As for everyone in life, everything will depend on your attitude, but if you come wanting to learn and make the most of the academic and personal experience of studying abroad in Barcelona, ??we assure you that life in Barcelona is going to fascinate
We tell you more about this city: Located on the Iberian Peninsula on the northeast coast of Spain, Barcelona is the second most populated city in Spain after Madrid. It is the capital and province of Catalonia. Catalonia limits to the west with the autonomous community of Aragon, to the South with the community of Valencia and to the north with France. Barcelona is on the central Catalan coast, with Girona in the North and Tarragona in the South. Barcelona is situated between two rivers: the Besòs (north) and the Llobregat (South) and the Collserola mountains (west) and the Mediterranean sea (east). You will see that it is very easy to be located in the city.
Barcelona has a hectic cultural life that is reflected through its museums, galleries, festivals and local fairs. The favorable climate of the city, and the character of its citizens make the city have a great social life, so you will frequent your restaurants, music venues, theaters and cafés.
When you visit the neighborhoods of Barcelona, ??you will see how ancient architecture and historical monuments combine with modern buildings and facilities to create an eclectic and fascinating urban landscape. Stroll through its pedestrian streets and enjoy a moment of disconnection in its modern cafes, parks and public squares.
Here are some ways to enjoy the culture of Barcelona:
Barcelona has hundreds of terraces in its bars, cafes and restaurants where you can sit in the street and enjoy a coffee, or delicious tapas. Take the opportunity to observe the life of the city sitting on any of these pleasant terraces.
Get to know the history of Barcelona in the History Museum of Barcelona, ??the MUHBA El Call, the Templo de Agosto and the Born Cultural Center.
Visit the works of Antonio Gaudí, a 19th century architect who designed the Sagrada Familia in Barcelona, ??Parc Güell, Casa Batlló, La Pedrera among others. His works are incredibly unique and fascinating, full of fantasy inspired by nature.
Learn about the works of Picasso, whose first step was Barcelona in his early life, at the Picasso Museum, located in the wonderful neighborhood of El Born, and Els Quatre Gats, a modernist café, a favorite meeting place for famous artists.
Walk through El Raval, the most multicultural neighborhood in Barcelona and enjoy live music, delicious food and local shops.