Barcelona has a population of just above 1.6 million people, which makes it the second largest city in the country of Spain and sixth largest city in Europe. Much like the entire country of Spain and most of the European Union, Barcelona uses the Euro as its currency. The beautiful parks, beaches, museums and weather all year round make Barcelona holidays a great place to visit.
Barcelona contains seven different beaches and it was voted by National Geographic Magazine as the best beach city in the world. No matter which one you choose, you will find a great place to relax. The Barcelona Museum of Contemporary Art is one of the most popular museums in the city. It features Spanish art that was all painted after 1945. The Labyrinth Park is a historical garden that is the oldest one located in Barcelona. The large garden maze in the center of the park is what draws most of the visitors.
Barcelona features a Mediterranean climate which allows the temperatures to never get too hot or cold. July and August are the hottest months of the year, and they will see high temperatures around 28°C most days. The winter takes place during December, January and February and the high temperatures will generally be between 13 and 14°C. Barcelona is also a very dry city, as it will only rain a few days each months. The mild temperatures and the lack of rainfall means the Barcelona has the perfect weather for tourist visiting the city.