Barcelona, the capital city of Cataluña, is a Mediterranean and
cosmopolitan city that makes up in its urban design, roman vestiges, mediaeval
districts and the most beautiful examples of the Modernism and twentieth century
avant-gardes. Not in vain, the UNESCO has declared world heritage some
emblematic constructions of the architects from Cataluña Antoni Gaudí y Lluís
Doménech i Montaner.
Roman origin, its long history and its economic dynamism have proportioned to
Barcelona an impressive cultural wealth, patent in the conservation of its rich
historic-artistic patrimony and the promotion of the most novel
artistic trends. A very wide cultural agenda will lead the visitor to museums,
exhibitions, open air sculptures. and a large programme of music,
theatre and dance.