Catalonia's Press kit 2021
Welcome to Catalonia
A quality destination with a unique character
Catalonia is a Mediterranean destination in the North East of the Iberian Peninsula with a millenary history, its own culture and language, plus a wealthy historical and natural heritage.
The territory offers visitors stunning scenery, culture, history, and cuisine from the towering heights of the Catalan Pyrenees to the spectacular coastline of the Costa Brava, Costa Barcelona, Costa Daurada and Terres de l’Ebre.
19.3 million international visitors chose Catalonia as their holiday destination in 2019, making Catalonia one of Europe’s most popular tourist destinations. The region offers extensive opportunities for tourists from culture cravers to family travelers, sports enthusiasts, wildlife wanderers and those just looking to relax.
What will you find in this publication?
- Reasons to discover Catalonia
- Experience Catalonia
- Grand Tour of Catalonia
- Ignatian Year12
- The Landscape of Geniuses
- Get inspired
- Explore Catalonia by train
- Original and uncommon shops
- Peculiar accommodations
- Amazing gardens in Catalonia
- Best observatories and lookouts in Catalonia
- New Hotels in Catalonia
- Catalonia Events Calendar
- What’s next?
- Covid-19 Updates
Catalan Tourist Board is the official body that works to promote and consolidate the “Catalunya” brand around the world.
Catalonia is the number one tourist destination in Spain and one of the leading destinations in Europe, with more than 24 million tourists visiting per year, of which more than 14 million are from abroad.
The office in the Nordic countries takes leads the Catalonia's promotion in Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Finland, Iceland and Estonia.