During the Mobile World Congress 2017 the capital of Catalonia becomes the world’s epicenter of the revolution of mobile devices. From Youth Hostel Pere Tarrés we have gathered up the best applications to know Barcelona from your mobile device.
Discover Barcelona from the phone
Move around Barcelona
Transports Metropolitans de Barcelona (Barcelona Public Transportation) offers one of the best apps to use public transportation in the city. Both from a smartphone, tablet and even from a SmartWatch. You can plan your trips and check the nearest transportation options.
Possibly our favorite app to move around Barcelona and more than 50 cities around the world. It includes all transportation options (Metro, Bus, Tram, bicycle, walking and taxi). You can see your departing and arriving point and the app notifies you when you have to drop off or switch the line.
Here you’ll find museums, attractions, restaurants, etc. geolocated and classified according to the your needs of accessibility: wheelchairs; guide dogs; deaf accessible, etc. This guide is available in Catalan, Spanish, English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese and Russian.
Metro Walks – Android
The metro and the bus are the most used transport by the barcelonins, as well as for the tourists. Metro Walks proposes tourist routes ordered by districts and difficulties and vertebrated by the public transport network. This app is only available for Android.
The history of the city
This one of the best apps to discover Barcelona. Turisme de Barcelona (official Tourist Board) offers a comprehensive guide to attractions, restaurants, museums, bars … and is available in a multilingual edition of 5 languages.
A complete audio guide in Catalan, Spanish, English and French on the legacy of the great architect of Barcelona.
The neighbourhoods of Barcelona
The City Council has created a digital guide for each city district. Discover historic routes, walks or theme visits from your smartphone. There’s one (iOS and Android) for each of the nine districts of Barcelona: Ciutat Vella, Eixample, Poble Nou, Sants-Montjuïc, Sant Andreu, Les Corts, Sarrià, Gràcia and Nou Barris.