Barcelona is a city in the Catalonia region, on the northeastern coast of Spain. It is the largest city in the area and it is also the Catalan capital. Attractions and top quality hotels are plentiful in Barcelonal, and the iconic landmarks include the Sagrada Familia church, Park Güell, and the soccer field for the city's Barça team, Camp Nou.
Other visitor's destinations include La Casa Batllo, an architectural landmark designed by famous artist and architect Antoni Gaudí, the Gothic Quarter and the Ciutat Vella, or Old City. Art enthusiasts can visit the National Museum of Catalan Art; which showcases some of the best art that has come from the Catalan region, including works by Joan Miró, Salvador Dalí, Picasso and Antoni Gaudí.
The port area of Barcelona and Montjuic are very popular traveler destinations as well. Transportation around Barcelona is very accessible with Barcelona Metro trains running to almost every neighborhood in the city. The Prat International (BCN) airport is just minutes from the city center.
An ancient city originally founded by the Romans, what is now Barcelona was incorporated in 1899. In the city, the weather patterns mirror that of other Mediterranean destinations. Summers are hot, with mild springs and autumns. The average high temperature in October hovers near an ideal 75 degrees.