Monday, May 20, 2013

Introducing us

Number 1 top pick for Europe according to Lonely Planet (, Barcelona is the capital of Catalunya (Catalonia in English), on the north-east corner of the Iberian Peninsula.

Catalonia is a land with a rich variety of landscapes, and with a history, a culture and a language of its own, the Catalan language. Spanish is also an official language.

If you want to know more about Catalonia, Catalan and Barcelona, you can go to:

We are also pleased to introduce here some of the Catalan cultural heritage that has been included in the UNESCO World Heritage List:

In Barcelona:

In the rest of Catalonia:

And also some ancient traditions included in the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity:

Benvinguts a Barcelona!

Welcome to Barcelona!

By Sílvia Xicola