Metropolitan Connectivity 


Country: Spain
  1. Catalan
  2. Spanish
  1. BCN Barcelona International Airport 12.6 km
Climate code: Csa warm mediterranean climate
Global city cat.: GaWC Alpha- Global Cities
Population (city): 1,607,104 (2013) world: 57
Population (metro): 2,208,652 (2001)

News, Essays & Blog Posts (3 / 8)

Barcelona Finds a Way to Control Its Airbnb Market
By: Feargus O'Sullivan at City Lab   Published: 06/Jun/2018
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Tags: Barcelona

The city’s latest move to limit vacation rentals could come in handy for other cities trying out their own regulations.

Gaudí Regalvanised
By: The Monocle   Published: 01/Jan/2018
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Liam Aldous reporting from Barcelona: The architecture of Antoni Gaudí has branded this city but until now this masterpiece has been off-limits. As it finally reveals its secrets, it’s caught up in a Catalan identity crisis.

Barcelona Articles (8)

Podcast Episodes (1 / 1)

Building Better Cities: Barcelona
By: The Urbanist   Released: 13/Sep/2018
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Tags: Barcelona

We continue to explore the pages of ‘The Monocle Guide to Building Better Cities’. This week we’re off to the Catalonian capital to hear how the city has changed through the years and what lessons it has learned for the future.

Upcoming events

MWC Barcelona (2019)
Barcelona:    25/Feb/2019 – 28/Feb/2019


Points of interest

1: Casa Milà 2: La Rambla 3: La Sagrada Familia 4: Montjuïc 5: Park Güell 6: Torre Agbar

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