The capital of Catalonia, Barcelona is a multifaceted city with a history that spans centuries. A dreamscape of architectural wonders which range from the subterranean ruins of the Roman empire and the cathedrals of the Gothic Quarter to the masterpieces of Modernisme and Gaudi, the city's contemporary marvels are no less inspiring with iconic structures like the sleek Agbar Tower and the Mare Nostrum Tower. The rich Catalan culture has long been revered for its culinary innovations. There are numerous underground bars, beachfront chiringuitos, and all-night clubs. Nestled between the Mediterranean Sea and the Collserola mountains, Barcelona's outdoor offer runs the gamut from hiking and biking, to water sports and simply lounging on the golden beach. A city that has inspired several artists, it is no wonder its museums and galleries are adorned with striking works. Barcelona is a city of culture, where there is always something exciting to discover.