Barcelona is the name of a Spanish province and of its capital city, belonging to the autonomous community of Catalonia (Catalunya). The province is situated on the eastern side of Spain, having a Mediterranean coastline filled with beaches, each distinctive in its beauty. Barcelona province is world renowned for its historical landmarks, namely from the Roman Empire, especially in Barcelona city that has a long history of human settlement thanks to its defensive location between the mountain range of Serra de Collserola and the Mediterranean Sea. The contrasting modern architecture of the Sagrada Familia and other monuments by the Catalan architect Antoni Gaudí is also iconic. Take advantage of the live cam views available, and enjoy the best of modern and ancient architecture in Barcelona Province.
Population: approximately 5.5 million
Other major cities: L'Hospitalet de Llobregat, Badalona, Mataró, Cerdanyola del Vallès
Main attractions: Basílica de la Sagrada Familia, Casa Batlló, Gothic Quarter, Park Güell, Casa Milà, La Rambla, La Boqueria, Tibidabo Amusement Park, Montjuïc, Palau de la Música Catalana, Camp Nou, Plaça de Catalunya, Poble Espanyol, Barceloneta beach, Picasso Museum, Vic town, Pont del Diable
Major airports: Barcelona–El Prat Airport (BCN — Aeroport de Barcelona–El Prat)