Chicago Skyline - From The Adler Planeterium, United States
Barcelona is a fascinating city located along the coast of Catalonia, in the northeast of Spain. Sun-soaked beaches, busting city life and captivating architecture make it one of Europe's must-see destinations. No trip to Barcelona is complete without experiencing the stunning La Sagrada Família church, designed by prolific artist Antoni Gaudi. You can also explore the iconic Casa Milà, featuring playful and captivating curves. From here, a visit to the El Raval area of the city, located on the historic Raval district, is highly recommended. Here you can dive into a district with a great history and explore the narrow streets and squares filled with restaurants and pubs. At night, join in the vibrant nightlife in the many bars, clubs, and pubs in the area. For a different perspective of the city, catch a cable car to the nearby Montjuïc mountain and take in the breathtaking views as well as some of the city's best museums. Soak up the history and culture in Barcelona's old town, including the enchanting Gothic Quarter, perfect for strolling and discovering historic streets, quaint cafes and lively markets.