Throughout more than three years we have been offering updated and essential information to make your stay in Barcelona easier and more enjoyable. In ShBarcelona, apart from offering high level apartments that we rent or sell to our customers, we are also very demanding when it comes to the contents of this blog. We try to know the places we recommend, to choose well the selection of topics for our readers to be really informed and pursue trends in Barcelona so you don’t miss the latest events, places or culture activities. Therefore, over time, this blog has become a very complete and practical guide to live in Barcelona, useful for both local inhabitant and foreigners.
Here, in summary, we want to offer items that may be more useful if you are visiting the city for the first time, but if you already know Barcelona, it can be very useful as well.
The most emblematic monuments of Barcelona
You have to take a look to this 10 essential monuments of Barcelona, if you don’t want to miss some of the best places during your stay in Barcelona. Discover your own “must” and leave comments on this article. However, before touring the city is important to know to reach it once you land. So we also published an article about how to get to the airport of El Prat de Llobregat, so nobody fool you for being a tourist or a temporary visitor!
In this blog you will also find useful information in case of an emergency in Barcelona, with all the necessary phone numbers in case of fire or medical emergency, for example. You never know what can happen and it’s better to be cautious. If you want to get an identity number for foreigners because you will live in Barcelona for a long time, it is important to know how.
The best cuisine: paella and tapas
And don’t forget to enjoy the gastronomy of one of the most famous countries in the world for the quality of its restaurants and Michelin star cooks. You’ve probably heard talk about the paella, right? Well, try it in the best rice restaurants in Barcelona. Spain is also known for serving dishes that perfectly accompany a beer or a cup of wine, those are the famous “tapas“. Where do you go to have some? In this blog we mentioned in our food section some of the best tapas bars in the fishing district of the city, Barceloneta. Take a look!