Why dental tourism in Barcelona?
Barcelona has a wide variety of attractions that make the city one of the most popular touristic destinations of the world. Impressive architecture, great beaches, good weather all year long, a wide cultural offer, historical heritage, an excellent gastronomy, Barça, and much more... A long list of reasons to visit Barcelona while you get treated at Clínica DentalCasanova 25.
A city with declared World Heritage Sites by UNESCO
Barcelona, the capital of Catalonia, is a Mediterranean and cosmopolitan city with Roman remains, medieval quarters and the most beautiful examples of 20th century Modernism and avant-garde. The emblematic constructions by the Catalan architects Antoni Gaudí and Lluís Doménech i Montaner have been declared World Heritage Sites by the UNESCO.
Gaudí: Stone forests, colorful dragons and more
Antoni Gaudi, the genious modernist architect, was at the forefront of the Art Nouveau movement in Spain. His work in Barcelona led to the creation of some of the city's most notable landmarks. He was a pioneer in his field using color, texture, and movement in ways never before imagined. His works, both finished and uncompleted, stand as testimony to his genius. Visit and wonder at Gaudí's most iconic Barcelona buildings on a route that won't fail to impress. Pedrera, the Sagrada Familia, Park Güel and much more.
Lluís Doménech I Montaner: the splendour of modernism
The architectural works of Lluís Domènech i Montaner epitomise the Catalan modernista style. They encapsulate the endeavours of a humanist who knew how to integrate modernity and tradition into works of great formal beauty and rationalism, which contributed to the splendour of modernisme in Barcelona. His private residences – such as the Casa Lleó Morera, the Casa Fuster and the Palau Montaner – and his most widely acclaimed public buildings, – including the Palau de la Música and the wonderful Hospital de Sant Pau are a must see.
The city's origins are Roman and its long history and economic dynamism have made Barcelona a cultural and modern city, which can be seen in the historic-artistic heritage and the promotion of the most innovative artistic trends. Visitors can enjoy a wide cultural program, exhibitions, open-air sculptures, concerts, plays, dances, opera and dozens of museums like the MACBA (Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Barcelona), the Miró Foundation and the Picasso Museum.
If you like to watch sports Barcelona offers a wide range of possibilities: the F1 Grand Prix of Spain, the Moto GP Grand Prix of Catalonia, the Barcelona Open tennis tournament or the Barcelona World Race are just a few examples. If you prefer to practice them there are many facilities where you can, including sailing and water sports, skiing or golf. There are several skiing resorts in the Pyrenees and some of the best golf courses in Catalonia with easy access from Barcelona.
Walkable and friendly
The flat and regular lay out of the city make it ideal for walking or biking. There are over 150 kilometres of bike lanes if you opt for this means of transportation. The city also has an extensive network of subway and bus lanes, bus tours and the possibility to rent scooters.
Camp Nou: Barca’s football stadium
No matter where you come from, you're bound to know that there are two colours Barcelona is identified with: blue and maroon. Experience the passion for Barça and the best in football by going to a match and visiting Europe's biggest stadium. If you cannot see the team play during your stay at the city you can have a Camp Nou Experience, a tour of the stadium and a visit of the club’s Museum where you can learn all about its over 100 years of history.
The gastronomy of Barcelona can be described as a dynamic combination of tradition with a variety of influences from other cultures. It clearly sparks the Mediterranean flavor into the palate with the use of olive oil, fresh vegetables, produce, fish and meat. There is a lot of originality in the dishes due to Barcelona's closeness to both the sea and mountain. The offer of restaurants is very rich and many are awarded with the prestigious Michelin star.
Barcelona’s priviledge location on the cost and its moderate climate all year allows visitors to enjoy the over 5 kilometres of urban beaches it has. For those with a little bit more time there are also many other wonderful options in the coastal towns of Sitges or Salou where you can enjoy a relaxing day at the beach.
A trip to the land of wine and cava
Spend a relaxing day in the countryside as you sample wine and learn about cava (Catalan sparkling wine). You can venture into the Penedès region to discover some of Catalonia's most iconic wineries. There are many options for a one-day trip to extraordinary landscapes near Barcelona with guided tours. Learn how different varieties of wine are produced and, of course, taste them! Your local guide will lead you from one winery to another, entertaining you with interesting facts about Catalonia, wine and cava-making.
Hotels of all kinds
You'll find all kinds of hotels in Barcelona, from the classic to the modern, from the cosy to those offering every state-of-the-art amenity, from the centrally located to those in undiscovered corners of the city. And, of course, hotels with spas. This means that after a long walk around the city, you'll be able to plunge into their thermal waters and let yourself float away.
In Barcelona, you don't have to choose between going shopping or sightseeing. Wherever you go, you'll see that shops are part of city life. And while you discover unforgettable sights, you'll be welcomed by the window displays of leading international brands, modern designer shops and traditional shops that have been there since time immemorial. The privileged location of Clinica Casanova 25 in the heart of the city offers the chance to walk through the main streets of Barcelona and enjoy the most excellent boutiques. There are also outlet shopping centers a few kilometers from the city.
40 markets around the city make up a unique heritage network. Every neighbourhood has one; impressive architectural gems where you can also enjoy local produce and cuisine. There's no denying that a stroll around Barcelona's markets is an experience in every sense of the word.