Barcelona (70 Km.)
The town of Barcelona has been historically a strategic point of the Mediterranean since it was founded by the Romans more than 2,000 years ago. Today, with 1.6 million habitants (3.2 million in the metropolitan area), became one of the cultural capitals of Southern Europe. The city was built on Roman foundations, forming the area of medieval Gothic Quarter, Barcelona’s monumental center of gravity. Another artistic landmark of the capital is its modernist heritage, having eight buildings declared World Heritage Site by Unesco. His recent experience as Olympic host city promoted a modern urbanism that continues today. Barcelona is the fifth most visited city in Europe, with 5.5 million international visitors per year.