District of Barcelona
in Barcelona of Catalonia, Spain
- Barcelona International Airport (8 mi)
- Sabadell Airport (10 mi)
- Girona Airport (47 mi)
- Aeròdrom dels Pirineus-Alt Urgell Airport (76 mi)
- Perpignan-Rivesaltes (Llabanère) Airport (100 mi)
- Carcassonne Airport (126 mi)
- Palma De Mallorca Airport (131 mi)
- Castres-Mazamet Airport (150 mi)
- Toulouse-Blagnac Airport (160 mi)
- Palau de la Música Catalana and Hospital de Sant Pau, Barcelona (Unesco heritage, 1 mi)
- Works of Antoni Gaudí (Unesco heritage, 2 mi)
- Archaeological Ensemble of Tárraco (Unesco heritage, 50 mi)
- Poblet Monastery (Unesco heritage, 56 mi)
- Madriu-Perafita-Claror Valley (Unesco heritage, 82 mi)
- Catalan Romanesque Churches of the Vall de Boí (Unesco heritage, 104 mi)
- Cultural Landscape of the Serra de Tramuntana (Unesco heritage, 118 mi)
- Zoo de Barcelona (zoo, (2 mi)
- Olympic Port (marina, (2 mi)
- Aquarium Barcelona (zoo, (2 mi)
- Karting Minilandia (amusement park, (10 mi)
- Indoor Karting Barcelona (amusement park, (6 mi)
- Natupark (amusement park, (8 mi)
- Tibidabo (amusement park, (3 mi)
- Observatori Fabra (observation point, (3 mi)
- Mirador del Aeroport del Prat (observation point, (6 mi)
- Catalunya en Miniatura (amusement park, (9 mi)
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- 41.389 and 2.159 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- N 41° 23' 19" and E 2° 9' 32"
- Currency and Currency Code:
- Euro - EUR
- Spoken languages:
- Spanish, Catalan, Galician, Basque, Occitan
- Local electricity:
- Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
- Local Time: 04:07 AM (Monday)
- Timezone: Europe/Madrid
- UTC/GMT offset: 1 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 8:01 am and 5:22 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -43.750 and -176.800 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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Safety Score: 3,0 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning we advice caution when travelling to Spain.
Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Spain. Last Update: 2023-12-03 08:22:15
Delve into Centre
The district Centre of Barcelona in Barcelona (Catalonia) is a district located in Spain about 312 mi east of Madrid, the country's capital town.
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Local weather forecast
Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 13°C / 56 °F
|Morning Temperature||11°C / 52 °F|
|Evening Temperature||13°C / 56 °F|
|Night Temperature||11°C / 52 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||0%|
|Air Pressure||1015 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Moderate breeze with 13 km/h (8 mph) from East|
|Cloud Conditions||Broken clouds, covering 83% of sky|
|General Conditions||Broken clouds|
Tuesday, 5th of December 2023
12°C (53 °F)
11°C (52 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, broken clouds.
Wednesday, 6th of December 2023
13°C (55 °F)
12°C (53 °F)
Broken clouds, light breeze.
Thursday, 7th of December 2023
14°C (57 °F)
13°C (56 °F)
Overcast clouds, gentle breeze.
Hotels and Places to Stay
Expo Hotel Barcelona
The Urban Suites
Acta City 47
AC Hotel Sants
AC Hotel Diagonal L´Illa
NH Collection Barcelona Constanza
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Lip Dub del barri de #Sants per @SomCanVies
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Excavadora Quemada en Can Vies ( Barcelona )
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A la vaga del transport públic el 29 gener!
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La Plataforma de Suport a Can Vies encercla el Districte.
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Desalojo Okupas de Can Vies en Sants ( Barcelona )
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Universo ALIEN de la calle Alcolea de Dalt. Concurso de decorados de las Fiestas de Sants 2013
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Attractions and noteworthy things
Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.
Volta a Catalunya
The Volta a Catalunya is a popular road bicycle race held annually in Catalonia, Spain. It is a part of the UCI World Tour programme, ranking second behind the Vuelta a España in popularity for Spain. Due to its place in the riding calendar, it was long viewed as an important Tour de France preparation race for cyclists. After the inauguration of the ProTour, the race moved to May, making it an alternative for the Giro.
Estadi de Sarrià
Estadi de Sarrià was a football stadium in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain. The stadium was the home of RCD Espanyol from 1923 to 1997. The stadium was located in the Barcelona district of Sarrià and has become a legendary place for the Catalan club.
Camp de Les Corts
Camp de Les Corts, commonly referred to as Les Corts, was a sports stadium in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain. It was the home ground for FC Barcelona until the club moved to the Camp Nou in 1957. Les Corts was built as a result of a long-term plan by the club president, Joan Gamper, to provide FC Barcelona with its own stadium. It replaced the Camp del carrer Indústria as the home of FC Barcelona. Inaugurated in 1922, the initial capacity was 20,000.
Sants is a neighborhood in the southern part of Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain. Formerly an industrial town on the plain bordering Barcelona, known as Santa Maria de Sants, it belongs nowadays to the district of Sants-Montjuïc and is bordered by the districts of Eixample to the northeast, Les Corts to the northwest, and by the municipality of l'Hospitalet de Llobregat to the south. Although old-fashioned, its name is sometimes still written Sans in some Spanish-language sources.
Mercat Nou (Barcelona Metro)
Mercat Nou is a station of the Barcelona Metro. It's served by L1 (red line). Built in 1926, it was one of the system's few open-air stations before being demolished and rebuilt due to the revamping of the metro and Renfe railway lines in the area. Two AVE lines cross the area right underneath the station on their way to Sants Estació. The station reopened in June 2009, after nearly two years of closure. According to Barcelona City Council the work cost €15.6 million.
Badal (Barcelona Metro)
Badal is a station on line 5 of the Barcelona Metro. The station is located underneath Carrer de Sants, between Carrer Arizala and Carrer Sant Feliu de Guíxols. It was opened in 1969. The side-platform station has a ticket hall on either end, the western one with two accesses at Carrer Arizala and Carrer Carreras Candi, the eastern one with one access at Carrer de Sants.
Plaça de Sants (Barcelona Metro)
Plaça de Sants is a station serving line 1 and line 5 of the Barcelona Metro located in the district of Sants, in Barcelona. The Line 1 station was opened on 1926 and is located below the Carrer de Sants between Carrer d'Alcolea and Carrer de Guadiana. A connection to line 5 was added in 1969, under the Plaça de Sants between Carrer de Sants and Carrer Galileu. The station has six accesses.
Entença (Barcelona Metro)
Entença is a station on line 5 of the Barcelona Metro. The station is located underneath Carrer Rosselló in the Eixample, between Carrer Entença and Carrer Rocafort. It was opened in 1969. The side-platform station has a ticket hall on either end, the eastern one with one access at Carrer Rocafort, the western one with one access at Entença.
Barcelona Sants railway station
Barcelona Sants railway station or Estación de Sants is the main railway station in Barcelona, owned by Adif, the railway infrastructure agency of Spain. It has become the Catalan capital's most important transport hub - being the centre of Rodalies de Catalunya including Barcelona suburban railway services and regional services, as well as the main inter-city station for national and international destinations.
Tarragona (Barcelona Metro)
Tarragona is the name of a station in the Barcelona Metro network, served by L3 (green line), located under carrer de Tarragona in the Sants-Montjuïc district of Barcelona, not far from rail station Barcelona Sants. It was opened in 1975 as part of the section of current L3 then known as L3B.
Plaça de Francesc Macià, Barcelona
Plaça de Francesc Macià is a square in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain. Located in one of the main business areas of the city, it's one of the most transited points of Barcelona. It's crossed by Avinguda Diagonal and several other major thoroughfares: Avinguda de Josep Tarradellas, Travessera de Gràcia, Carrer del Comte d'Urgell and Avinguda de Pau Casals. It's part of the Sarrià-Sant Gervasi district, even though it borders two other districts of Barcelona: Les Corts and Eixample.
Les Corts (district)
Les Corts is one of the ten districts into which Barcelona, Spain has been divided up since 1984, numbered IV. It was created in 1897 out of two former municipalities: Les Corts de Sarrià and some parts of Sarrià (the remaining of which went to become the current district of Sarrià-Sant Gervasi). It had 82.588 inhabitants in the 2005 census, which makes it the least populous district of the city.
Hostafrancs (Barcelona Metro)
Hostafrancs is a Barcelona Metro station, located in the neighbourhood of the same name in the Sants-Montjuïc district of Barcelona, served by L1 (red line). It's still occasionally written as Hostafranchs, following the old Catalan spelling, chiefly in Spanish-language contexts. The station was inaugurated in 1926, as part of the first Ferrocarril Metropolità Transversal section ever built. It can be accessed from carrer Moianès and carrer Consell de Cent. The platforms are 88 metres long each.
Plaça del Centre (Barcelona Metro)
Plaça del Centre is a station of the Barcelona Metro, served by L3 (green line). It takes its name from a square located in the border between two districts of Barcelona: Les Corts and Sants-Montjuïc, and in the intersection of the streets Avinguda de Madrid, Carrer de Berlin, Carrer dels Comtes de Bell-lloc and Carrer de Vallespir, a short walk away from the major railway station Estació de Sants.
La Masia de Can Planes, usually shortened to La Masia,, is the name given to FC Barcelona's training facilities located near the Camp Nou in the Les Corts district of Barcelona, and is often used to generically describe the youth academy of Barcelona.
Maria Cristina (Barcelona Metro)
Maria Cristina is a Barcelona Metro station, in addition to a Trambaix stop, served by lines T1, T2 and T3. It's located in Avinguda Diagonal, between carrer del Doctor Ferran and Gran Via de Carles III, in front of the La Caixa headquarters, in La Maternitat i Sant Ramon, in the district of Les Corts. The metro station was opened in 1975, along with all the stations that span from Sants Estació to Zona Universitària.
Les Corts (Barcelona Metro)
Les Corts is a Barcelona Metro station, on L3. It's named after a district, Les Corts. It was opened in 1975, when the Zona Universitària - Sants Estació section was added to the line. It's located under carrer de Joan Güell, between Travessera de les Corts and carrer de can Bruixa. It is in close proximity to the Nou Camp, home of 4-times champions league winners FC Barcelona
La Nova Esquerra de l'Eixample
la Nova Esquerra de l'Eixample is a neighborhood in the Eixample district of Barcelona, Catalonia. Originally it formed a single unit, called Esquerra de l'Eixample, with the current neighborhood l'Antiga Esquerra de l'Eixample.
Les Corts (neighbourhood)
Les Corts is a neighborhood in the les Corts district of Barcelona, Catalonia. It is the most central part of the district and was the main core of the old town of les Corts, or les Corts de Sarrià (added to Barcelona in 1897).
Sants-Badal is a neighborhood in the Sants-Montjuïc district of Barcelona, Catalonia. It belonged to the former municipality of Sants, current district of Sants-Montjuïc. Extending 0,41 km² and with a population of 24,507 it is the most densely populated neighborhood in the city with a density of 59,685/km².
EAE Business School
EAE Business School is a business school, located in Barcelona and Madrid, Spain. EAE stands for Escuela de Administración de Empresas. Created in 1958 it is one of the most prestigious business schools in Spain and ranked 3rd best business school in Spain after IESE and " Istituto de Empresa " according to the MERCO Ranking 2012. QS World University Rankings ranked EAE as number 67 in the QS Global 200 Business Schools Report in 2012.
Pavelló de l'Espanya Industrial
The Pavelló de l'Espanya Industrial (English: Industrial Spain Pavilion) is a building located in Barcelona. Completed in 1991, it hosted the weightlifting competitions for the 1992 Summer Olympics.
Sons of the Holy Family
The Congregation of the Sons of the Holy Family, Jesus, Mary and Joseph (Latin: Congregatio Filiorum Sacrae Familiae, Iesu, Mariae et Ioseph; abbreviated S.F. ) is an Institute of Consecrated Life for priests in the Catholic Church. The congregation is dedicated to educating the young and strengthening Catholic family life.
Dona i Ocell
Dona i Ocell (English: Woman and Bird) is a 22-metre high sculpture by Joan Miró located in the Parc Joan Miró in Barcelona, Catalonia. The sculpture was covered in tiles by the artist's collaborator Joan Gardy Artigas. The sculpture is part of an artwork trilogy commissioned from Miró to welcome visitors to Barcelona.
Plaça dels Països Catalans, Barcelona
Plaça dels Països Catalans is a square in Barcelona on one side of the city's central railway station, Estació de Sants, in the district of Sants-Montjuïc. It borders carrer de Tarragona, carrer de Numància and Avinguda Roma. It was so named in 1989 after the Catalan Countries. The square was inaugurated in its current form in 1983, built over the station rail yard, and it's notable for its lack of vegetation.
These districts also belong to Barcelona.
- Bogatell Beach
- Can Tunis
- Ciutat Vella
- Dreta de l'Eixample
- Eixample Left
- El Arrabal Mas
- El Arrabal Torrelletas
- El Carmel
- el Clot
- el Coll
- el Poblenou
- Fort Pienc
- Gothic Quarter
- la Barceloneta
- La Bonanova
- La Bordeta
- Las Tres Torres
- Les Corts
- Nou Barris
- Poble Sec
- Sagrada Familia
- Sant Pere, Santa Caterina i La Ribera
- Sarria-Sant Gervasi
- The Raval
These are districts that are close by, but belong to a different city than Barcelona.
- Barri de les Corts
- Sants - Badal
- la Nova Esquerra de l'Eixample
- la Font de la Guatlla
- Sant Gervasi - Galvany
- la Maternitat i Sant Ramon
- l'Antiga Esquerra de l'Eixample
- la Marina de Port
- Sant Antoni
- el Putxet i el Farro
- la Vila de Gracia
- la Salut
- el Camp d'en Grassot i Gracia Nova
- la Teixonera
- la Marina del Prat Vermell
- el Baix Guinardo
- Can Baro
- la Font d'en Fargues
- el Guinardo
These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Barcelona.
- Sant Just Desvern
- Sant Feliu de Llobregat
- Sant Cugat del Valles
- Santa Coloma de Cervello
- Sant Vicenc dels Horts
- Santa Perpetua de Mogoda
- Sant Quirze del Valles
- Montornes del Valles
- Corbera de Llobregat
- Llica de Vall
- Castellvi de Rosanes
- Caldes de Montbui
- Premia de Mar
Barcelona: Centre, Barcelona (source)
Collblanc i La Torrassa: Plaça Cerdà, Collblanc i La Torrassa (source)
Hostafrancs: Plaça Països Catalans, Hostafrancs (source)
Barcelona: Passeig de Gracia, Barcelona (source)
Sarrià-Sant Gervasi: Mitre Street looking to NE (at Balmes St), Sarrià-Sant Gervasi (source)
Bonanova: Ronda Dalt looking to North-East, Bonanova (source)
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