Country : Spain
Region : Catalonia
Population : 1 604 555 inhabitants
Cosmopolitan and thriving, Barcelona reconciles Spain’s authenticity and XXIst century’s modernism in a festive atmosphere. Life is in full swing in this coastal city, which attracts architecture enthusiasts, gourmets and night owls. Few cities can rival with Barcelona, real economic place which distinguish itself by its animation, its artistic genius and its sense of elegance.
Brilliantly combining modernism and traditions, Barcelona is also an art avant-gardist. Over the years, the Catalan capital experienced great masters such as Picasso, Dali or Gaudí. Many street artists gather in the most effervescent and emblematic avenue of the city “Las Ramblas”. The cosmopolitan spirit confers to Barcelona the status of an essential cultural pole for tourists.
By plane :
- Barcelona -El Prat airport is located at 14km from the center of Barcelona.
It is possible to reach Barcelona thanks to bus, metro and taxi services.
For more information : www.barcelona-airport.com
Paris-Barcelona : 1h35
All the citizens of a European Union country member, of the EEA or of Switzerland, do not need a visa to stay in Barcelona. They only need a valid identity card or a passport, still usable 3 months after the return.
All the foreign nationals of a European Union country member, of the EEA or of Switzerland and those who possess a residence permit of a European Union country member, need a visa to stay in Barcelona. Get some information about administrative formalities and necessary documents to obtain a visa for Spain to the Spanish embassy or consulate in your country of origin or of residence.
WARNING : Information collected on November 2nd 2016.
To see the last information updated : www.exteriores.gob.es