Barcelona has a unique blend of sun, sea, and sand, coupled with a big city atmosphere steeped in culture. Situated on Mediterranean coast, Barcelona is the thriving capital of the Catalonia region of Spain, which is famous for its festivals, and of course Catalan Paella, which uses freshly caught seafood. With so much to see and do it can be hard to discover all of what Barcelona has to offer in one trip. Hiring a car will help you to get around quicker and pack more into your holiday. Take a look at the gothic quarter and see how Barcelonas stunning architecture shaped the city, or go to Camp Nou and watch Barcelona CF play their silky brand of football.