A vibrant, exciting city that also passionately preserves its heritage, Barcelona offers everything from innovative architecture and food to Gothic treasures and streets that are made for exploring. This is a comprehensive travel guide to one of the world´s most-visited cities. Whether you want to wander La Rambla, admire Gaudi´s architecture or visit the numerous colourful markets, this book will make sure you have the quintessential Barcelona experience. Features by local writers delve into topics including festivals, shopping and urban regeneration, while evocative accounts of the city´s districts bring Barcelona to life, from the Gothic Quarter (Barri Gotic) to the culturally-rich district of El Raval. Full-colour photography and maps help you navigate with ease, while the detailed Travel Tips directory gives you all the practical information and travel advice you need when planning what to do on your trip.