From the Gothic buildings in the Old Town to the Modernista mansions in Eixample, sizzling Barceloneta beach to hilly Montjuïc, the capital of Catalonia is Spain’s most dynamic and stylish city. Becoming familiar with each area will help when planning your trip to this multifaceted metropolis.

n This section divides Barcelona into three sightseeing areas, as shown on this map, plus an area beyond the centre.


Old Town

Barcelona’s medieval maze of crooked streets and secret squares winds inland from the old harbour, Port Vell. It’s the perfect place to saunter along narrow ...

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