Barcelona / Spain
"El Puerto", the harbor, offers a panoramic view of Barcelona and the boulevard "Paseo de Colón".
Barcelona's most important economic center of Catalonia, impresses with historic buildings from the Gothic to the medieval and modern, innovative architecture. Inseparable from the city is the name of the artist Antoni Gaudi: The church "Sagrada Familia" is the symbol of Barcelona. The facade was designed by Gaudi.
The pedestrian boulevard "Rambles", with numerous outdoor cafes, restaurants, shops and bars is worth a stroll day and night.
A visit to Barcelona is for art lovers a treat. The Picasso Museum hosts most important works of the artist of the century and an exhibition about Picasso’s artistic life. The Museum for Modern Art and the National Museum from Catalonia. The 13th century Cathedral La Seu lies in the Gothic old town of Barcelona, the Barrio Gotico. A tour to twelve of construction works of the great architect Gaudi starting with the Avinguda Diagonal through the Paseo de Gracia with the famous Gaudi buildings takes you after crossing the city to the fantastic garden Parc Güell. Northwest of Barcelona is the Montserrat Abbey, the famous Benedictine Monastery from the 11th century at an altitude of 2380 m wherefrom you can enjoy a fantastic view. Visit to the 16th century basilica, where the oldest boys’ choir in the world rehearses.