Discover Barcelona

When enjoying the opportunities to learn and network at ESGO 2024, you’ll also have the chance to explore the myriad delights of Barcelona, a major city in Spain, and one of Spain’s largest port towns. A marvellous place that is rich with history, conserved artistic and architectural treasures.

Barcelona has many assets that make it a stunning and interesting destination and the perfect backdrop to ESGO 2024.


›Barcelona- A Dream City

Barcelona’s 2,000 years of rich history has been well preserved and offers a fascinating centuries-long history for anyone with a romantic streak or an interest in history.

Located on the coastal plain at the foot of the dramatic Collserola hills, the city’s picturesque geographical landscape in itself is one of Barcelona's main attraction.


›Barcelona- A City of Culture

The Catalonian culture has thrived in this lively city some of the country’s finest culinary achievements – from tapas, Iberico, paella and sangria, for which the city is well known for.

The city’s landmarks include some of the world’s greatest examples of gothic architecture, from the Barcelona Cathedral, to Gaudi’s legendary creations including the Sagrada Família, one of the city’s iconic landmarks, to the surrealist artistic offerings of Miró and Dalí, making it one of Europe’s most colorful and most vibrant cities.

Barcelona's must-see attractions encompass Park Güell, Casa Batlló, La Pedrera, La Rambla boulevard, Museu Picasso, Mercat de la Boqueria, and the nearby sites of Santa Maria de Montserrat, which perches atop Montserrat mountain, and the beautiful town of Sitges, a short drive down the coast.


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