With a history span of over 2000 years, the capital city of Barcelona is one of the most important cultural and tourism centers in Spain. Its beauty and rich cultural heritage have long been an infinite inspiration for many renown artists and architectures in the world.
⛵Why sailing in Barcelona?
Located in the middle of charming Catalonia, Barcelona is also known as a hotspot for beach lovers and sailing enthusiasts. The coastal area of Catalonia is known for its flavorsome seaside resorts, home to some of the most beautiful beaches in Spain. From Barcelona, set sail to Costa Brava, Costa Dorada, or Costa Maresme, and boaters will be spoiled with choices, from vibrant seaside towns, lovely fishing village, to historic Roman ports, all accompanied by arrays of colorful reef formations, sun-drenched beaches, and the signature turquoise water of the Mediterranean Sea. The city itself also has many beautiful and very well-equipped beaches to satisfy tourists
ℹ️ Useful information
• Climate: Barcelona has a maritime Mediterranean climate, with mild winter and hot summer. August is the hottest month, with an average temperature ranging from 27°C to 31°C during the day and around 23°C at night. January is the coldest month, with the average temperature ranging from 12°C to 18°C during the day, and 6°C to 12°C at night.
• Area: 101.4 km2
• Language: Spanish and Catalan
• Currency: Euro
• Timezone: GMT+2
• Coordinates: 41°23′N 2°11′E
📃 Important info for sailors
To charter a boat in Spain including the Canaries, boaters need to carry a valid sailing license of his/her country. Otherwise, the ICC (International Certificate of Competence) is also accepted.
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