Badalona

Badalona, a Mediterranean town located to the north of the mouth of the river Besòs, is one of the most ancient, historic towns in Catalonia.

Lying within the province of Barcelona, it is just 10 kilometres from the capital, Barcelona itself.
The municipality of Badalona covers an area of 21 km2 which is varied in its relief, running from sea level to an altitude of 465 metres and 6,3km of beach.

It is bounded to the north-east by the steep Marina hills, the town’s green lung where a wide variety of flora can be found, as well as a rich historic heritage in the form of country houses and farms.  Badalona has a subhumid climate, with mild winters and dry summers.

Just 28 km from Barcelona airport, Badalona is well-connected to neighbouring municipalities and with the capital, Barcelona, by the C-31 motorway, the B-20 and the N-II main road, as well as having a station on the Barcelona-Mataró railway line and being part of the Barcelona Metro network, Line 2 of which links Badalona-Pompeu Fabra station to Barcelona’s Paral·lel station..