facts on barcelona spain



Those of you visiting the country s splendid second city will welcome a few facts on barcelona spain, plus accommodation and travel information.

Bustling Barcelona is a joy to visit!

A delightful mix of historic and modern it offers heaps of artistic resources plus beautiful Costa Brava beaches nearby.

Children adore the Aquarium, Zoo, Maritime Museum, Museum of Barcelona Football Club, Olympic Stadium and nearby theme park.

Adults adore the vibrating night-life!



facts on barcelona spain - sightseeing

Barcelona is a culture-vulture s dream come true!

Spreading north-west from the harbor is the Old Town - at its heart the Gothic Quarter or Barrio G tico.

Admire the impressive Cathedral of Ciudad Condal and Arco de Triunfo.

Adjacent to the Gothic Quarter is Barrio de la Ribera - why not visit the Picasso Museum whilst there?

Enjoy the incomparable atmosphere of Barcelona s renowned Las Ramblas - lively streets which combine to make a broad avenue leading to the harbor and Mediterranean Sea.

The fortress-topped hill of Montjuic offers you Barcelona s Olympic Stadium plus fine museums.

Get to know Gaud s fantasy works in central Barcelona - Park G ell, Palau G ell, Casa Mil La Pedrera ...

Gaud is best-remembered for the part he played in the construction of Sagrada Familia Cathedral - another absolute must.



facts on barcelona spain - airport

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El Prat de Llobregat is Barcelona s airport - situated some 12 kms from the city center.

Taxis from airport to city center will set you back about 18 euros.

Buses from the airport include the A1 Aerob s and buses EA and EN.

You can also "let the train take the strain" - Rodalies (Cercan as) - or the underground/subway.


facts on barcelona spain - where to stay

What are your accommodation options when staying in Spain's second city?

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Learn how to find and book a hotel in central Barcelona ...
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Some suggestions for budget hotels and hostels ...
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Your guide to holiday apartment rental ...
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Economy apartment rentals for those on a budget ...
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Affordable rentals in Barcelona's old town ...
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Holiday rentals in El Borne District ...
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facts on barcelona spain - sightseeing info

What are the main sights to see? ... Who was Antoni Gaudi? ... What will the weather be like? ...

Discover the answers on the following pages ...

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All about the most popular sights to see in Barcelona ...
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Follow the Antoni Gaudi trail ...
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Will the weather be good? ...
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All about the region of Catalonia ...
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facts on barcelona spain - travel and tours

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Superb choice of Barcelona tours ...
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Your Barcelona travel guide ...
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In-depth information on Barcelona Airport ...
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