Barcelona Culture and Lifestyle
An eclectic mix of modern and old has attracted people in their thousands to one of the most beautiful cities in Europe.
- The mouth-watering delights of Catalan food and the exciting nightlife are what everyone loves when they visit the city.
- The breath-taking Gothic Architecture and the Catalan Modernisme/Art Nouveau of Antoni Gaudi keep us coming back for more.
There are many cultural tours of famous museums and places to visit such as the Salvador Dali tour to Figueras in Girona which is very popular.
Barcelona Culture ~ Architecture
Many of these buildings were designed by architects such as Gaudi, Lluís Domènech i Montaner and Josep Puig i Cadafalch who designed the Casa Ametller in Passeig de Gràcia.
Barcelona Culture ~ Museums
Some of the most popular museums include Museu Historia de Catalunya, Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona (MACBA.
The Tápies Foundation, Centre de Cultura Contemporánea (CCCB), the Museu Picasso and Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya (MNAC).
Barcelona Culture ~ Festivals
The main festival is La Mercè – (la Mare de Deu de la Merce) who is patron saint of Barcelona.
Festivals in Barcelona are exciting and fun and almost always full of dancing and spectacular firework displays.
Barcelona Culture ~ Food & Cuisine
There are many mouth-watering restaurants all over town where you can discover the delights of Catalan cuisine.
Barcelona Culture ~ Theaters
There are many other lovely theatres which include Teatre Nacional de Catalunya and Teatre Lliure.
Barcelona Culture ~ Art Galleries
Barcelona is famous for it’s art galleries and artists such as Pablo Picasso, Joan Miró, Salvador Dali and Antoni Tapies who are integral to Barcelona culture.
Some of the most popular are the Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona (MACBA), Tápies Foundation, Centre de Cultura Contemporánea (CCCB).
The Museu Picasso and the Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya (MNAC) and FUNDACIÓ JOAN MIRÓ at Montjuic (Parc de Montjuïc) are top places to visit.
Barcelona Cultural Tours
Visit Gaudi’s masterpieces – La Sagrada Familia, La Pedrera (Casa Mila), Casa Batlo and the famous Picasso Museum.