Barcelona will have received nearly eight million tourists by the end of 2011, a record number for the city. Did you have any doubts that Barcelona is number one place to visit? Keep traveling with Be Hostels!
During the months of July and August this year, Barcelona has increased by 16.5% the number of travelers who visited the city, breaking a record. This year it has had the best summer in history in terms of tourism, with no less than 1,576,410 visitors.
While final data for August have not yet been calculated, the estimates indicate that the middle months of the summer season have been the most prosperous in the history of tourism in Barcelona.
Catalonia and Barcelona has become one of the first tourist destination of Spain, it knows how to please the big majority : with a history among the oldest in Europe, a capital, Barcelona, which never sleeps and an inland full of charm not to forget beautiful beaches in La Costa Brava. The variety of artistic treasures, the Romanesque churches and the great names in modern art and architecture , Dali, Gaudi, Miro, Picasso …