Living in Barcelona: An Expat City Guide

Areas to Avoid in Barcelona

While Barceloan ranks as the 11th safest city in the world, it's still got some neighbourhoods that you might want to avoid. These neighbourhoods are best avoided either because they've low quality housing or because these touristy areas attract too many pickpockets.

FIND OUT WHICH AREAS TO AVOID

What is the cost of living in Barcelona?

How expensive is life in Barcelona? Get a feel for the cost of living in Barcelona, from accommodation to food prices and public transport costs.

DISCOVER THE COST OF LIVING

Best Cities to Visit Near Barcelona

Living in Barcelona? Don't limit yourself to just exploring this city and discovering the 11 best trip destinations near Barcelona, whether you're a history, art, culture buff, adventure enthusiast, or wine lover.

DISCOVER THE DAY AND WEEKEND TRIPS

9 Reasons Why Barcelona is Perfect for Expat Life

Beautiful Barcelona has consistently been one of Spain’s best cities. The city offers an unparalleled quality of life, stunning beaches, buzzing nightlife, wondrous architecture, and culture as beautiful as the city’s surrounding landscapes. Not surprisingly, these are just some of the reasons expats find Barcelona the perfect home away from home.

9 REASONS EXPATS LOVE BARCELONA

How to Use Public Transport in Barcelona

Getting around in Barcelona can't be easier thanks to its vast public transport network. Find out what public transport options are available, how to get a ticket, and to save costs using a monthly travel card.

HOW TO GET AROUND BARCELONA