Will the weather be fine in Barcelona? Will people understand what I'm saying? Take a look at the practical and useful information below and you'll find the answer to some of the most frequently asked questions before you pack your case.
Most flights arrive at Barcelona International Airport (Aeroport del Prat-Barcelona), 10 km from the city centre. It is a major transport hub where more than 130 airlines operate. The airport has two terminals, T1 and T2.
The company Premium Traveller offers a wide range of added value services for airport travellers at Barcelona Airport. Check-in assistance, private lounges, fast-track security clearance, luggage pick-up and transfer to the runway in a private vehicle.
Barcelona enjoys a mild climate all year round.
As in 19 other european Union countries, the official currency is the Euro (€).
Two official languages, Catalan and Spanish.
As throughout the European Union, the emergency telephone number is 112 and can be used to contact the police, fire brigade and ambulance service.
Rail links with most cities in Spain and Europe depart from Barcelona-Sants Station. The rail operator is the state-owned company RENFE.
There are high-speed-train connections running from Barcelona.
Barcelona has become Europe’s leading cruise port. It now has seven cruise terminals and three ferry terminals serving the Balearic Islands, Rome and Genoa.
Barcelona enjoys a privileged Mediterranean climate with mild winters and warm. The average winter temperature is 54ºF and it seldom rains. Summer temperatures usually reach 86ºF, and are often higher and the average temperature in spring and autumn is 70ºF.