The enthusiasm for life in the northeastern region of Spain literally jumps off the pages of DK's Eyewitness Travel Guides: Barcelona & Catalonia with colorful street maps, cutaway diagrams of historic buildings, and over 500 full-color photographs. Barcelona, located halfway down Catalonia's coastline is one of the great Mediterranean cities, both saturated in the rich history of the region and boldly modern. Catalonia has an exceptional collection of medieval architecture from the 11th and 13th centuries and it is easy to see the influences of many different cultures. Easy-to-use color coding and clearly labeled photographs help guide you through nearly 2,000 churches. A special section highlights entertainment, sports, music, and recreation. If it's the beautiful palm-tree lined beaches or breathtaking views of the Pyrenees this comprehensive guidebook is designed specifically so you can't overlook any of the regions amazing sites.