The Little Book of Barcelona
From Tapas to Gaudi
Nestled between the mountains and the beach, this cross-cultural Catalan city enjoys the best of both worlds. It's a hub of the hottest trends in the world of culture, fashion, nightlife, cuisine, biotech and design, combining cutting-edge innovation with local and craftmaking traditions. One of the most popular destinations in the world, you can walk through the vibrant boulevard of Las Ramblas, see Gaudi's masterpieces of organic architecture Parc Güell and the breath-taking Sagrada Familia, and savour the gastronomic delights of New Catalan cuisine.
Packed with trivia, facts, travel tips, unmissable landmarks and more, The Little Book of Barcelona tells you everything you need to know about where to go, what to see and how to spend your time best. Take a tour around its neighbourhoods, visit the fine-dining destinations and cava bars, take in a match at Camp Nou - and celebrate this vibrant and romantic city.
'I wrote every day between the ages of 12 and 20, when I stopped because I went to Barcelona, where life was too exciting to write.' Colm Tóibín