Barcelona, Spain

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Given that everyone has doubts before traveling, here we will answer the most common questions to travel to Barcelona. Discover all the useful information before visiting the Catalan capital!



Below we present the different documents that are necessary to enter Spain based on the nationality of the visitor:

Countries of the European Union

The nationals of all the countries of the European Union can access Spain without the need for a visa. It is only necessary to bring the National Identity Document or passport in force. The countries of the European Union are the following:

Germany, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Czech Republic, Romania and Sweden.

Other countries exempt from visa

For stays of less than three months, the national citizens of the following countries only need to have a valid passport:

Andorra, Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Vatican City, Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Colombia, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, Macao, Monaco, Nicaragua, New Zealand, Panama, Peru, Paraguay, Republic of Korea, San Marino, Switzerland, Singapore, Uruguay and Venezuela.

Other countries

The best option for citizens that have not been cited before is to ask at the Spanish Embassy in your country or consult on the website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Spain.
Prices in Barcelona

How much does things cost in Barcelona? Is it expensive to eat in a restaurant? How much money do I need to travel? You will find in this section tips to plan your trip better in the Catalan capital.

Prices in Barcelona are similar to those of other cities such as Madrid and a little lower than those of most European cities, especially if we compare them to those of some cities such as Amsterdam, Venice or Vienna.

Public transport in the city presents very affordable rates and reserving the accommodation with time it is possible to find downtown hotels for a modest price.

The tickets to the museums of Barcelona are somewhat expensive, but you can reduce expenses to the fullest by following our tips on how to save.
Some examples

We list you with the prices of some products in Barcelona:
Food and drink

  • A coffee with milk: between € 1.25 and € 2.50.
  • A cane of beer: € 2.50.
  • Menu of the day at a cheap restaurant: € 8.50.


Transportation

  • Simple metro ticket: € 2.20.
  • Bonus of 10 trips by metro and bus in zone 1: € 10.20.
  • Taxi from the airport to the city center: between € 25 and € 30.


Accommodation

  • A double room in a hotel in the center: from € 60.

Tourist visits

  • Entrance to the Holy Family: € 15.
  • Entrance to the Picasso Museum in Barcelona: € 12.
  • Barcelona Card: from € 45.


Weather in Barcelona

How is the weather in Barcelona? It was very cold in winter? Can you go to the beach all year round? Know Barcelona time to enjoy the maximum of your trip.Barcelona has a Mediterranean climate, characteristic of its warm summer temperatures and soft in winter. It is common for small scattered rains throughout the year.

Winter in Barcelona : The winters in Barcelona are cold but smooth, with average temperatures of 16 or 17ºC and minimum temperatures of 4.5ºC. During the months of September and October, it is very common for a few days of heavy precipitation due to the cold drop phenomenon, which can leave more than 80 liters per square meter in a few hours.

Summer in Barcelona : The summers in Barcelona are warm during the day and somewhat cooler at night. During the months of July and August average temperatures of 28ºC and minors of 19ºC are reached, with a slight chance of rainfall.

Best time to travel to Barcelona : Any time of year is good for traveling to Barcelona, ​​since the winters are not too cold nor the summers very hot. If during your visit you want to enjoy a few days of the beach, the best months are those that go from May to the end of July, since they are the warmest ones without getting so hot as in the month of August.