Book your SWISS flight from Dubai to Barcelona (BCN) early, because the incredible city is a very popular travel destination, for good reasons. People from across the globe fall in love with the city as soon as they arrive, wishing to stay forever.
You might need longer to experience Barcelona's, the pearl of the western Mediterranean's, many sights. Whether you want arts and culture, history and architecture, beach and sun, party and nightlife, excellent food and local crafts or just a beautiful landscape to admire, Barcelona has you covered on all these points and then some.
The “Barri Gòtic”, the Gothic Quarter, is the oldest part of town and has the old world charm of 14th and 15th-century buildings, little cobbled alleyways and the massive Gothic Cathedral at its center. However, a much bigger part of Barcelona is built in the late 19th-century style of Art Nouveau, and the most famous architect of that time is Antonin Gaudí. His cathedral still under construction, the Sagrada Familia, the Park Güell, the Casa Batlló and Casa Milà are just some of his highly creative buildings.
Art lovers are drawn to the Fundació Joan Miró, where selected works of this great artist are on display, together with other contemporary artist’s works. Pablo Picasso, Salvador Dali and Antoni Tàpies are also names tied to Barcelona.
Walk down the famous street Las Ramblas from downtown to the harbor and enjoy the happy atmosphere. If you want to have a day at the beach and enjoy the great climate of the Costa Brava: Barcelona offers long stretches of the finest sand beaches stretching north and south of the city. Barcelona, a metropolis that combines big city life with relaxed beach culture in its very own way.
Try the local Catalan kitchen and enjoy the sun-blessed wine of the region. In the evening, hundreds of clubs give you the opportunity dance the night away in Barcelona’s world-famous nightlife that can easily take until dawn the next day.
Dubai - ZurichFlight duration: 06:50 hrs total, Frequency: Mon,Tue,Wed,Thu,Fri,Sat
Departure DubaiTerminal: 1Counter opening time: 3 h prior to departure
Airbus A330-300Height: 16.80 mLength: 63.70 mSeats: 236
Crew:Pilots: 2Cabin crew: 11
Transit Zurich (ZRH)Arrival: 06:25Transit time: 0h 45m
Zurich - BarcelonaFlight duration: 01:40 hrs total, Frequency: 7 x daily
Arrival BarcelonaDistance to city centre: 14 km