You must travel to Spain Barcelona at least once in your lifetime, you will not regret it. Two of the best ways to travel to Spain Barcelona is via cruise ship or airplane. The natural beauty of Spain Barcelona is stunning whether you approach it from the Mediterranean Sea or from the air. The European country of Spain is divided into seventeen communities. Barcelona is in the community of Catalonia. The Catalonian Community has its own autonomy. As a result, they have their own local government, police and they maintain control over their community which includes Barcelona, the capitol city.
When you travel to Spain Barcelona, you'll find a city teeming with over 1.5 million people. They really took world center stage in 1992 when they hosted the Olympic Games. The people speak Catalan and Castillian Spanish. Catalan is spoken throughout Catalonia. The capitol city is historically and culturally a Mediterranean City that has somehow preserved its Gothic City Center. It has a large number of museums that exhibit their art and history throughout the ages. Visiting the museums is a must because they enable you to get a better understanding and a greater appreciation for the unique culture.
Barcelona is deeply Catholic. One of the best times for a family visit is early Spring during Easter. They have plenty of processions, passion plays and pageantry. It's a great time to visit. Barcelona is known for its small romantic streets and quaint shops. They draw you in as you stroll about with your partner. This place is definitely on for honeymooners. The beautiful coastline along the Mediterranean Sea is a magnet for tourists. It boasts 5,000 kilometers of coastline along with breathtaking beaches. This area has also provided an added boost to the economy of Spain.