Navigating Barcelona with Mobility Needs

Report by Lucy Peters. Famed for its colorful and buzzing neighborhoods and tiny streets of the Gothic Quarter, Barcelona may seem like it is off limits and too daunting for travelers with limited mobility. On the contrary, Barcelona is an ideal city for those who have access requirements. The legacy of hosting the Olympic Games […]

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Barcelona renews its commitment with the environment 

Catalonia’s main city revalidates the Biosphere World Class Destination certificate, in compliance with the standards for sustainable and quality tourism. Barcelona is, yet again, a ‘Biosphere’, tourist destination. Recently, Catalonia’s capital has revalidated the certification as a city Biosphere World Class Destination, which recognizes the advances in making tourism an environmentally and socially sustainable activity. Only […]

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BGB and La Marató Tv3 “a walk through La Rambla and El Raval”

Author and guide: Nuria Bargalló. Our participants during La Marató Tv3 in La Rambla The first Marathon of TV3 took place in 1992. It is a solidarity project promoted by Televisió de Catalunya, Catalunya Ràdio and Fundació La Marató de TV3 and focused on obtaining economic resources for the scientific investigation of diseases that, for […]

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Are you a responsible traveller?

Every year there are more people that have the chance to enjoy some holidays and travel. But that also means it increases the pressure on the locals and on the environment. We often think about being a sustainable or responsible traveller when we are in the middle of nature or in a remote area, but […]

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Accessible Barcelona: tourism for disabled travellers

Accessible pedestrian crossing. PHOTO: Turisme de Barcelona Accesible Barcelona: Is the city well adapted for wheelchair users? Do musems in the city welcome blind and partially sighted persons? Are the beaches accessible for people with reduced mobility? We know that every traveller has different needs, especially if you are a wheelchair user or you have any sort […]

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BGB raises in La Marató de TV3 2016 more than 5.100 euros for the fight against the stroke

Children enjoying La Marató TV3 On Saturday and Sunday 17-18 December Barcelona Guide Bureau participated one more year in the La Marató de TV3. This year we are very happy to announce than we collected more than 5.100 euros to give a financial boost to research on strokes and traumatic spinal cord and brain injuries. BGB […]

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