Links and Resources for Barcelona
Maps, travel tips, translation tools, expat resources, information and services
Barcelona City Map
Great map of Barcelona. Search by street address or by crossroad of two streets. You can also add landmarks such at metro stations etc.
The City’s magazine in English. Has a good classified section which is mostly in English. Pick up a printed copy from Café de L’Opera, La Rambla 74 (opposite the opera house Liceu) or the cinema Verdi, Calle Verdi, Gràcia.
Barcelona Travel Tips
Barcelona Travel Tips offers important information for traveling to Barcelona, with details on all the major tourist attractions as well as culture and sport. It’s a new site and is currently in Spanish, but will be in English, Dutch and Catalan.
Barcelona Web Design – Maxima Graphics
Web design and graphic design for individuals and businesses in Barcelona, Spain. Affordable professional websites, including WordPress, ecommerce sites and blogs.
Barcelona Info in German
A comprehensive information site for Barcelona in German. Gives information on many things including accommodation, food and drink, transport, shopping, attractions and events.
Lawyers specialising in Divorce Law and Family Law, including inheritance, the buying and selling of property and wealth management. English spoken and their website is also in English.
Currencies Direct are an international money transfer company that you can use to send money between countries without incuring any fees. What’s more, they are extremely competitive on exchange rates. Because they are such a large company with funds in many countries, money is not actually transferred – you simply pay Currencies Direct the money you want to send, and they pass the money into your overseas account directly from their funds in that country. Hence, no transfer fees.
A general site for all expats, with a Barcelona and Spanish section.
Kids in Barcelona
Kids in Barcelona is an essential guide for families visiting Barcelona and living in the city. Schools, parks and play, children’s shops, child-friendly restaurants and online parents’ forum.
www.mumabroad.com is a free information site for parents in Catalunya based purely on recommendations from local mums. The site provides recommended activities for kids in Barcelona, Sitges, Sant Cugat, Maresme, Girona and Tarragona. Look at the site for regional cinema, theatre and event listings for children across Catalunya (updated daily), visit the buy/sell message boards and read reviews on family holidays in Barcelona, Costa Brava & Costa Daurada.
My Expat Network
Watch the BBC online with iPlayer from abroad. My Expat Network gives you a UK IP address for your internet connection so it appears that you are in the UK. They also have a US version of their software.
Rural Guide to the Pyrenees
This is a guide for the Pyrenees mountains of Spain, Andorra and France. It includes information about parks, nature, sports and activities. Cultural highlights of each area are also covered; with details about routes, monuments, museums and more. Plus, content about festivals, fairs, and food.
Online Free Text Messaging from Spain
Send free text messages online from Spain. Most mobile packages include national SMS, but sending SMS overseas is still quite expensive. Using this service you can send free SMS to most countries. You usually have to register first, but then text for free from your computer.
United Kingdom in Spain
This website is full of vital information applicable to any UK citizen living in Spain. Advice on tax residency and who needs a resident’s permit.
Link to movingtobarcelona.com
We’d love you to link to movingtobarcelona.com. Here’s the code to make it easy for you:
<a href=”http://www.movingtobarcelona.com” target=”_blank”><b>Barcelona Guide</b></a>
And here’s some text to go with it… but of course you can use your own text if you prefer:
A guide to moving to and living in Barcelona, with information and advice on finding accommodation and work, legalities such as obtaining your NIE, banking and money, and much more …