Barcelona Off The Beaten Path

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  • Day Trip: Montserrat, Barcelona

    1. Day Trip: Montserrat

    An hour by train from Barcelona is the impressive Montserrat. From the train station at Espana, you can buy the round trip tickets that include both the train and the cable car for around 18E. The...

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  • Day Trip, Barcelona

    2. Day Trip

    Take the train (RENFE, blue line) to Blanes, You may buy directly a combined ticket for Lloret. After your arrival in Blanes, take a bus to Lloret departing from the train station (1,80 Euro a ride)....

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  • Tibidabo, Barcelona

    3. Tibidabo

    You can get to Tibidabo with your metro ticket and a little bit of walking. Take from Passeig de Gracia the train S1, S2 or S5 to Peu del Funicular. Here change to the funicular to...

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  • Day Trip: Figueres, Barcelona

    4. Day Trip: Figueres

    Salvador Dali museum. I know, I know, there's already SO much to see in Barcelona. But if you've got an extra day, this is definitely a worthwhile trip. It takes a good 4 or 5 hours to see the whole...

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  • Day Trip: Sitges, Barcelona

    5. Day Trip: Sitges

    just a short train journey ideal to escape to for a day trip. found this nice video that sums up the area Sitges video Few resorts can boast the privileges of Sitges: a breathtaking landscape,...

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  • Side Streets, Barcelona

    6. Side Streets

    Wife and I stayed in Confortel Hotel on Calle Ramon Turro before and after sailing on our cruise with NCL in November 08.One block from the hotel was A local Rambla "Las Rambla Poblenou" will check on...

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  • Churches, Barcelona

    7. Churches

    Monastery of Sant Pau Del Camp or Saint Paul in the Field was founded by Guifre Borrel the Count of Barcelona during his rule between 897 and 911 A.D. We have that information from his gravestone...

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  • Art / Architecture, Barcelona

    8. Art / Architecture

    Casa Fajol o de la Papallona This little- visited "Gaudi" ** gem is located near Placa Espanya and Parc Joan Miro. Although it is not open to the public, the reason for visiting is the enormous moth...

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  • Parks / Plazas, Barcelona

    9. Parks / Plazas

    Plaça de Tetuan is among major squares. I passed it by when was coming back from Sagrada Familia. It's located on the intersection of Gran Via de les Corts Catalanesand Passeig de Sant Joan. Its...

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  • Montjuic, Barcelona

    10. Montjuic

    Back when I visited this attraction not many people knew about it -- at least I never heard about it in my first visit to Barcelona, but on my 2nd visit I got to see it and I LOVED IT...!! There...

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  • Barri Gotic, Barcelona

    11. Barri Gotic

    We were strolling around to find interesting place. Then we find a nice courtyard and stepped in. How lucky we were! We find these: I learned that this building is Palau del Lloctinent. The...

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  • Parc Guell, Barcelona

    12. Parc Guell

    Park Guell is skillfully designed and composed to bring the peace and calm that one could expect from a park. The absolute focal point of the park is the main terrace, surrounded by a long bench in...

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  • City Views, Barcelona

    13. City Views

    This was the first picture I (Barb's son) took in Barcelona. It is of the Bull Ring - there are still bullfights in Barcelona every Sunday througout the summer. However I think it is being turned into...

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  • Along the Harbor, Barcelona

    14. Along the Harbor

    Just close to the Monument to Columbus you will see the huge Aduana building the old customs building constructed in 1902 by Enric Sagnier and Pere García, and is in the Neoclassical style. The winged...

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  • Beaches, Barcelona

    15. Beaches

    A city beach is called Platja Barceloneta. There is a bus from Plaza Catalunya that takes you there or you can walk for around an hour. Beach looked kind of hippy and there was lots of action going...

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  • Food / Drink, Barcelona

    16. Food / Drink

    La Boqueria is Barcelona's most famous market. There you can find any kind of fresh food and many, many sweets. They have the most amazing natural fruit juices and they are quite low priced. There...

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  • Shopping, Barcelona

    17. Shopping

    At the followinglink you will find discount vouchers for many activities, restaurants, parks and lots...

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  • Museums, Barcelona

    18. Museums

    This monastery was founded in 1326. Here you can visit the cells, the infermary, the refectory, the kitchen and the church. This monastery also houses the Collection Thyssen Bornemisza; with...

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  • Entertainment, Barcelona

    19. Entertainment

    its not as popular as it once was with Peret as the top rep of it;,but you can see all about it in Barcelona here http://www.calarumba.com/conciertos/la-pegatina-sala-razzmatazz.html and another...

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  • Barri Gràcia, Barcelona

    20. Barri Gràcia

    The Plaça del Diamant is not a very touristy place. In fact, tucked away in Gràcia, you aren’t likely to assign it any specific importance compared to the other little squares in the neighbourhood....

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  • Other Gaudi Creations, Barcelona

    21. Other Gaudi Creations

    This estate was built between 1884 and 1887. Gaudì designed the stables and the porter's lodge. Visits are not permitted, but you can enjoy the wrought iron gate (the dragon!) Finca Guell is...

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  • Las Ramblas, Barcelona

    22. Las Ramblas

    The best kept secret street of Barcelona ;-) The Rambla is, of course, the best known landmark of Barcelona, and deservedly so. Meandering down from the Plaça de Catalunya to the Columbus statue,...

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  • Nou Camp Stadium.., Barcelona

    23. Nou Camp Stadium..

    The Nou Camp (or Camp Nou in Spanish) is the largest football Stadium in Europe. This is where Barcelona Football Club (commonly known as barca to the locals) play their home games. The ground was...

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  • Port Vell, Barcelona

    24. Port Vell

    I highly recommend that you visit the BARCELONA AQUARIUM, located right next to Maremagnum shopping center, in the New Port... It's very big and modern, very well maintained and you will see some...

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  • Rarely known monuments in Barcelona, Barcelona

    25. Rarely known monuments in Barcelona

    Barcelona, being the second most populous city in Spain (only after Madrid), has many hidden spots and busts or monuments very curious that tells about its...

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