Barcelona, the cosmopolitan capital of Spain’s Catalonia region, is known for its art and architecture. The fantastical Sagrada Família church and other modernist landmarks designed by Antoni Gaudí dot the city. Museu Picasso and Fundació Joan Miró feature modern art by their namesakes. City history museum MUHBA, includes several Roman archaeological sites.
The Barcelona lies on 15m above sea level The climate is warm and temperate in Barcelona. The rain in Barcelona falls mostly in the winter, with relatively little rain in the summer
The monthly average temperature ranges from 9 °C (48 °F) in January to 24.5 °C (76 °F) in August. Here are the average temperatures.
Due to the city’s location on the east coast of Spain, rainfall is not abundant, in fact, the flow of Atlantic weather fronts comes from the west. Read More
While people in the city do speak Spanish, visitors who go the extra mile and learn a few words of Catalan will certainly be made welcome in this hospitable city.
The official currency of Spain is the Euro (EUR), and the exchange rate is currently 1 USD to 0.88 EUR.
Credit Cards & ATMs:
ATMs are a regular sight throughout the city, while major hotels and restaurants and many smaller retailers will accept Mastercard and Visa.
(Source : Budgetyourtrip / travel Tables )