Enjoy Fantastic Tour In Barcelona, Catalonia!
The second-largest city in Spain, Barcelona is quickly becoming one of the most fashionable cities in EuropeBarcelona culture and lifestyle can be seen in the stunning architecture, museums, art galleries, theatre, festivals and cuisine which are all part of the cultural heritage of this lovely city. It is this amazing mixture that has attracted people in their thousands to visit this vibrant and exciting city by the Mediterranean sea.
As well as all the popular attractions and sightseeing, this lovely city is overflowing with history and culture, shops, restaurants, clubs and bars.
What to see
Museums, Markets, Garden, Church
Get your bearings on the city's most famous parade, La Rambla. Take in the market stalls, street artists and tapas bars before making your way to the scenic Barri Gotic, home to the city's main cathedral as well as many other beautiful churches.
Gaudi's most famous work, and a must-see in Barcelona, is the Sagrada Familia Catholic basilica – still under construction. There are several other examples of his artistry on display as you stroll around – his lavish garden complex, Park Guell, in the suburbs, is particularly worth a visit. There's plenty for art lovers too, with museums dedicated to the works of Picasso and Miro.
Barcelona also has several excellent parks, chief among them is the Parc de la Ciutadella near the Port Vell and Barceloneta beach. The parks of Barcelona are also not to be missed, with 68 municipal parks in total. The famous Montjuïc is the largest which covers the mountain of the same name. Take a trip here for some breath-taking sites and perfect holiday photo opportunities. Other popular attractions to explore on Barcelona breaks include the Barcelona Zoo, the beaches, various live music venues and fascinating street markets such as La Boqueria.
Barcelona has several beaches for your holiday and while they may not be the best in the Mediterranean, they're decent enough. Nova Icaria is the closest to the Olympic marina, so it's also the busiest.
Barceloneta is wide and long with a stretch of wooden decking dotted with pizzerias and bars. Mar Bella is great for watersports and you can hire sail boards, hobie cats and kayaks. Bogatell is very long and backed with a long concrete walkway for joggers, rollerbladers and cyclists.
Eat & Drink
Barcelona food would be impossible without a handful of essential ingredients. Olive oil, garlic and tomato are the top three without a doubt. Barcelona cuisine is characterized by an innate creativity that other Spanish regions lack. For example, raisins and nuts are often mixed into vegetable dishes; rabbit is combined with snails; poultry or meat is cooked with fruit.
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