Since the Olympic Games were held in Barcelona 1992 it has now become one of the most popular European tourist destinations. Of course visiting is wonderful but I can provide you with plenty of reasons why you should think about never leaving it.
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1. It Has A Great Climate
Winters are short and mild, whilst the summers are hot but are bearable.
2. Great Public Transportation
Have virtually every type of public transport you can think of from buses and taxis to the metro and trains.
3. Hit The Beach At Lunch Time
In the centre of the city you will find some of the cleanest beaches available.
4. It Retains A Village Feel
Even though the various districts seem have to merged into one they still retain a lot of their own quirky customs.
5. Pedestrians Rule
You’ll find that most of the city has been designed with us pedestrians in mind. As you wander its streets there are plenty of benches where you can stop and relax.
6. Great Schools
There are several schools in the city that offer high level international programs that now attract some of the best students from around the world.
7. Living In Barcelona Is Affordable
Unlike other major cities you will find that the cost of living in Barcelona is relatively inexpensive.
8. Barcelona Is Friendly
With such a mix of cultures it really does help to make you feel like you belong.
9. Great Food
There are plenty of great restaurants but also plenty of great shops where you can buy good quality fresh produce.
10. Barcelona Offers Peace & Quiet
Want to get away from the hustle and bustle that’s easy simply head up to the top of Montjuic.
11. Shopping Is Amazing
As well as well known designers there are plenty of stores that offer you the opportunity to buy some unique clothes or goods for your home.
12. Great Architecture
Everywhere you look there is some amazing architecture to view.
13. Fresh Seafood
Whether you want to savour a paella or make your own the seafood available here is among the freshest in all of europe.
14. Sweet Tooth Heaven
Barcelona is a chocolate lovers delight. Why not head to one of the many cafes and try out their delicious xurros con chocolate (churros with chocolate).
15. Bakery Bliss
On every street you’ll find a bakery not only offering freshly baked bread but a wonderful array of cakes and pastries.
16. Perfect Cup Of Coffee
Okay you may be craving a Starbucks, but you’ll soon fall in love with the coffee made here.
17. Great Wines & Cavas
The wines and cavas you can enjoy are often a fraction of the cost of the best wines and champagnes from France but taste just as great.
There are plenty of places around the city where live music can be heard.
19. World Class Museums & Art Galleries
As well as exhibitions of some of Spain’s most famous artists you’ll find that there is a thriving local art scene as well.
20. People Of Barcelona Know How To Celebrate
Throughout the year a number of festivals take place and its common for everyone to get involved.