Travel Guides:


Paper format

  • The Time Out Barcelona Guide by Sally Davies (Editor) (updated annually; try to get the latest addition).
  • The Rough Guide to Barcelona.
  • Lonely Planet Barcelona.
  • Schmap Barcelona Guide .
  • Barcelona Unbound Sutro Media app
  • Pod CityGuides
  • A Brighter Place - Barcelona Student Guide  (Made by students and for students but can be used by any budget traveller..)
  • Diário de Bordo - O pulsar das minhas viagens (travel book in Portuguese, with several trips made by the author, one of them through Barcelona) 
  • DK Eyewitness Travel Guide(s)
  • Insight / Discovery Channel Travel Guide(s)
  • Lonely Planet Guide(s)
  • AA Explorer, AA Key or AA Spiral Guide(s)
  • Barcelona Modernisme Route (useful visitor's guide for the city's "Modernisme" heritage published by Barcelona's City Council)
  • Discovering Barcelona, a travel guide for teens
  • Barcelona en silla de ruedas, Montse Serrano e Isabel de Villalonga (ALBA) Una Guia Accesible de la Ciudad. (SPANISH)

Websites

Mobile

 

 

 Books


Fiction

  • The Shadow of the Wind: by Carlos Ruiz Zafon
  • The Angel's Game: by Carlos Ruiz Zafon
  • La Ciudad de los Prodigios (The City of Marvels ) by Eduardo Mendoza
  • The Cathedral of the Sea by Ildefonso Falcones 
  • A Light Comedy by Eduardo Mendoza
  • The 'Pepe Carvalho' series by Manuel Vazquez Montalban

Fiction for Kids

 Non-Fiction

  • Barcelona: A Thousand Years of the City’s Past by Felipe Fernandez-Armesto.
  • Barcelona or Barcelona the Great Enchantress (Directions) by Robert Hughes.
  • Homage to Barcelona (Penguin Travel Library) by Colm Toibin.
  • Antoni Gaudi by Rainer Zerbst.
  • Catalan Cuisine: Europe’s Last Great Culinary Secret by Colman Andrews (cooking recipes are included!).
  • Barcelona: A Guide to Its Modern Architecture by M. Gausa.
  • Barcelona, the urban evolution of a compact city by Joan Busquets
  • Homage to Catalonia by George Orwell (historical - Spanish Civil War)
  • Gaudi by Gijs van Hensbergen
  • Ghosts of Spain by Giles Tremlett

Note:  to make sure you buy the most recent version of the above books, you may search directly at Amazon.com or browse the Barcelona section of the Schmap Travel Store.

Bookstores in Barcelona:


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Travel DVD or Video Viewing:

  • Local Video Rental Store
  • Local Library - Travel Video or DVD
  • Any large music store will have a range of travel DVD's or  Video's on sale.
  • Travel Video Store has an excellent internet site.
  • BBC Video series website section
  • Pilot Travel Guide series 
  • National  Geographic Travel DVD or Video Series
  • Escorted Tour Companies  DVD or Video's  e.g. Rick Steves' 
  • National Tourist Bureaus MAY have a introduction Video or DVD on offer  or Photo Gallery on their Internet site