Barcelona | COINED Spanish Experiences

COINED Spanish Experiences

Spanish Schools, Volunteers & Interships all over Latin America

Barcelona

left_column

Barcelona

Barcelona is not only the capital of the Catalunya region, but is also a cosmopolitan city that has a special and unique charm, and is located at the edge of the Mediterranean. The city is prosperous, dynamic and enchanting; but most of all, it is always lit with energy. Barcelona offers a very diverse atmosphere, where culture, communication and entertainment are part of the everyday life. Barcelona has always been a city at the cutting edge of fashion and architecture, combining the old with the new. Barcelona’s unique, exciting atmosphere provides foreigners with a truly unforgettable experience. There are two major art festivals during the year: one in the summer and one in the autumn. There are also concerts and shows continuously playing.
Barcelona is one of the most important tourist destinations in Europe because of the variety of its offers. Catalan Modernism is reflected in the work of Gaudí, which attracts thousands of tourists every year, but Barcelona has much to offer architecturally. Don't miss the mysterious medieval streets in the Gothic Quarter, where you can find small shops of all shapes and colors. You can enjoy the warm climate of the city in the Barceloneta where the beach is waiting for you. The colorful fountains of Montjuic will take your breath away, you should take advantage and enter the National Art Museum, which has no waste. You'll live the Catalan culture in its capital, take a walk along the Ramblas admiring the human statues, approach the largest football stadium in Europe: the "Camp Nou", have a drink in the neighborhood of "gràcia" or go to a concert the "Palau Sant Jordi '." Barcelona gives you thousands of opportunities to spend an unforgettable time.

Highlights 
City with an active nightlife.
Have the experience of living in a bilingual region and experience the fusion of cultures.
City of many historical and artistic monuments.
Barcelona offers many attractions. Whether you're a fashion-victim, a soccer fan or an artist, Barcelona is an ideal place to visit.
Transport 
Barcelona has many lines of subway, train, bus and Tam. In addition, the Prat airport is one of the busiest airports in Europe.
The best of the city 

Walk through the modernism of Gaudí: The Church of  “La Sagrada Familia” was declared world heritage site by UNESCO along with the other works of Gaudí. La Pedrera, Casa Batlló and Park Guell are some of the symbols of the city that you must have seen.

Gothic Quarter and Borne: The Gothic Quarter is the oldest part of the city and its historic center. There you'll find the remains of the first wall in the plaza of the Cathedral, as well  the church of Ma stands majestic, Sardanas are danced in the squares and hide unexplored bars and corners await your visit.

The magic fountain of Montjuic: 1929 for the Universal Exposition, the magic fountain surpriced Barcelona for the first time.The game music, colors and water make the fountain one of the main attractions of the city.

Las  Ramblas: The emblematic Paseo de La Rambla flows between "Plaça Catalunya" and "Port Vell": You will be surrounded with flowers, human statues, souvenirs and artists.

Camp Nou: If you're a great football lover you shouldn't miss the opportunity to visit the largest stadium in Europe: The Camp Nou (New Stadium). The stadium of FC Barcelona is a tourist attraction worth visiting.

Poble Espanyol: The "Poble Espanyol" is an outdoor museum located on the mountain of Montjuïc.It was built for the International Exhibition and aims to bring together the main characteristics of the villages of Spain. It hosts concerts, exhibitions and events.

right_column

Climate

Climate 
The climate of Barcelona is Mediterranean, and it is characterized by hot summers, with the occasional summer thunderstorm and mild winters.
***