Barcelona is Spain’s second largest city, and has a population of 1,605,602 (2006). Its location on the Mediterranean coast makes the city a beauty to behold. Spain’s capital as well as its most populous city, rests between the rivers Llobregat and Besòs. Only a few people are still unaware of the natural endowments that this attractive city possesses: from the city’s gorgeous turquoise sea to its exquisite selection of cuisines to its rich cultural heritage. Barcelona’s location on the Mediterranean coast enables it to enjoy a sizzling relationship with Spain’s economy, thereby serving as one of Europe’s major economic centres.
The Barcelona International Airport is the second largest in Spain. As a major tourist destination, Barcelona, with its attractive features, attracts vacationers from all over the world. A visit to the city would be incomplete without a stop at its football club known as FC Barcelona. Vacationers who enjoy the entertainment derived from soccer competitions should thoroughly enjoy visiting this wonderful recreation spot. Barcelona is home to one of the best football clubs in the world today, a two-time UEFA Champions League winner. Renowned for its attractive playing style, FC Barcelona boasts of a large fan base than spans across Europe, Asia, Africa and South America.