CATALAN TOURIST BOARD

CATALAN TOURIST BOARD

The Catalan Tourist Board (ACT in Catalan) is an organisation of the Government of Catalonia responsible for marketing and promoting Catalonia as a tourist destination. They provide support to the travel industry and identify and develop opportunities within all the foreign markets together with its travel industry.
http://www.catalunya.com

BARCELONA CITY COUNCIL

BARCELONA CITY COUNCIL

The official Barcelona website, created by Barcelona City Council, is a communication channel which allows citizens to carry out different procedures and transactions wth the council, as well as providing information on events in the city.
http://www.bcn.cat


A one-stop shop for tickets to many attractions in Barcelona

The official organization of tourist promotion of Barcelona invites you to explore and discover the main attractions of the city.
You can also make online purchases to the best shows in town to avoid queues.

Visit http://bcnshop.barcelonaturisme.com


SERVEI METEOROLÒGIC DE CATALUNYA

SERVEI METEOROLÒGIC DE CATALUNYA

No reputable country lacks a meteorological department or bureau to provide its community with access to weather forecasts. We don’t either! Unfortunately for you meteo.cat website is in Catalan only, but surely you’ll recognize the weather symbols, won’t you? Check’em out before engaging into outdoor activities… they’re (usually!) quite spot on.
http://www.meteo.cat

METROPOLITAN TRANSPORT AUTHORITY

METROPOLITAN TRANSPORT AUTHORITY (TMB IN CATALAN)

Transports Metropolitans de Barcelona (TMB) is the main public transit operator in Barcelona. The bus network serves Barcelona through 102 lines and the subway service has 141 stations and it is formed by 7 lines and 2 funicular railways. In 2012, TMB carried 553 million passengers which is roughly 62% of all the passengers using public transportation in Barcelona. TMB offers AR apps that make travelling on public transport easier. Get them on your phone!
http://www.tmb.cat


TRAVELING WITH TEENAGERS?

Discovering Barcelona, a travel guide for teens

The ultimate guide to the wonderful city of Barcelona but with a twist: it does not aim to be a typical tourist guide covering only monuments, museums and other very interesting but often boring facts about the place you’re visiting. Instead, this is a “guide for teens” to attractions and activities that I am sure you’ll enjoy more while in Barcelona. Let’s show adults that they can also see many of those things while you’re having fun along the way. Over 60 attractions and activities and other ideas to have a wonderful time in Barcelona.

Buy it in Amazon >> Discovering Barcelona, a travel guide for teens

LOOKING FOR MAPS?

STREEWISE MAP OF BARCELONA

In a strange city, your sense of direction is only as good as the map in your hands. The best maps to carry are published by STREETWISE®, the first maps to be designed with modern graphics and a laminated, accordion-fold map format. This map is designed so that it will easily fit in your pocket or purse and since it is plastic or plasticized paper, is sturdy. Note this map covers the central area of the city only. It’s the best companion to YOUR Sunandlife’s tailored itinerary, especially for visiting the labyrinthine streets of the Old City in Barcelona.

Buy it in Amazon >> Laminated City Center Street Map of Barcelona