Arriving in Barcelona is easy when you know what to do!
Discover the Park Güell, Sagrada Familia, Casa Batlló
Browse hundreds of classifieds for jobs offered, accomodation, and more.
In the directory you can find a wide range of services offered by large and small companies
Barcelona Events! The city has several festival events, concerts, workshops, sports events and much more.
You can find all of the essential local information you need here
Barcelona's nightlife revolves around its many clubs, bars, and open-air terraces
Barcelona has a huge variety of restaurants that represent the best of Catalan, Spanish and international cuisine.
About Barcelona Connect
Welcome to Barcelona Connect! Whether you are planning a holiday in Barcelona, moving to Barcelona, or already living here, you will find everything you need to make the most of your stay in the Catalan capital. This interactive site and Barcelona tourist guide has been carefully compiled and designed to provide you with the most useful insider information, top tips and recommendations to help you discover the real Barcelona.
Let our Barcelona tourist guide section introduce you to the many marvels of this popular Mediterranean destination. Many of the Top Ten sightseeing attractions in Barcelona were dreamed up by Antoni Gaudí, the innovative Modernist architect. La Sagrada Familia, with its towering spires and intricate stonework is an absolute must-see. La Casa Batlló and Casa Milà on Passeig de Gràcia, also by Gaudí, are two of the most iconic buildings in the city.
This is a city that takes culture seriously, and you’ll find this reflected by both the quality and quantity of museums and art galleries. These include the Picasso museum, the MACBA Modern Art gallery, the Fundació Miró, and Barcelona’s City History Museum. An essential stop on many tourist routes in Barcelona is of course Camp Nou, home to FC Barcelona. Take a guided tour and visit its fascinating museum.
This is a very kids friendly city, and there are lots of activities for children in Barcelona. Most of the museums offer children´s workshops, and cultural events tend to have a program for children too.
Barcelona’s best known street, Las Ramblas, stretches from Plaça Catalunya down to the seafront and Port Vell. It is lined with flower-stalls and bar terraces, and its many side streets take you deeper into the fascinating Gothic Quarter and multicultural Raval. You’ll find an introduction to all of Barcelona’s districts in this website, as well as a detailed tourist guide with plenty of interesting suggestions.
There is a lively nightlife scene in Barcelona, and of course plenty of excellent bars and restaurants to choose from. You’ll find a good variety here, from local Catalan cuisine to tapas, seafood, and plenty more. Our events section is regularly updated and brings you the lowdown on what not to miss during your stay! Every year there are countless local festivals; the Festa de Gràcia in August and La Mercè in September are the largest, attracting millions of people to join in these epic street parties.
If you´re looking for accommodation in Barcelona, you can book a holiday apartment directly through our home page.
Our Barcelona services directory is a useful resource for people who are planning to move to Barcelona. All the practical issues, such as residency papers, social security, registering with a doctor and getting an NIE number are covered. Services for expats are listed too, so whether you are looking for an English speaking lawyer, a business consultant, or simply some Spanish classes in a good school to get you started, go straight to the Directory section.
Barcelona Connect is more than just a city guide website; it’s an online community portal with more than 22,000 registered members. If you’re looking to make new contacts and find a job in Barcelona, check out the classifieds pages. Create your own member account and you can reply directly to these ads.
Use this Barcelona tourist guide to discover why Barcelona is one of the most popular holiday destinations in Europe, and for lots of ideas on how to make this an unforgettable city break.