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Barcelona Travel Articles:
Gaudi Focus - Sagrada Familia - the Unfinished Masterpiece
The Holy Family Cathedral in Barcelona is the most visited tourist attraction in Barcelona, pulling in over 2.5 million paid visitors each year - and it's not even finished yet! So what's all the fuss about? Read on to find out more.
Barcelona Metropolis - Why Everyone wants to be in Barcelona!
The 2008 Global Cities Index featuring with the Top 60 cities in the world was released recently and Barcelona in Spain didn't even make the list! Here's why I think they were wrong - read on to find out more!
Free Entrance to Barcelona Museums? Yes please!
Barcelona in Spain has some fantastic Museums; often it's difficult to cram in seeing a few with so many other cultural and historical sights on offer. So what if told you it was free?!With such a wea ...
Why Sunday is My Favourite Day in Barcelona.
Sunday is traditionally the day of the week for relaxing, spending time with your family or friends, and preparing for the coming week. In my home of Barcelona, there are a few more things on offer, too. Read on to find out more.
Michelin Restaurants in Barcelona
According to the new Michelin guide for 2009, Tokyo has more Michelin stars than any other city in the world. What about Barcelona? Read on to find out more.
Christmas Festivities in Barcelona
A Catalan Christmas is very different to many other European traditional Christmas celebrations, and the city of Barcelona is a perfect example to see why. Read on to find out more.
Christmas Shopping in Barcelona
Barcelona is already a great place to shop, but when it comes to Christmas, you’re spoilt for choice. So where are the must go places? Read on to find out!
Barcelona Thrill Seekers
The Catalan Capital of Barcelona has lots to offer including great heritage, culture, gastronomy and nightlife, but there are also some other reasons people visit the surrounding areas and the city itself - those looking for thrills!
Five Great Reasons to Visit Barcelona!
On the banks of the Mediterranean Sea, Barcelona is the second city of Spain and currently a hotspot for business and tourism alike. So what's taking everyone to the Catalan Capital? Here are 5 reason ...
Beyond Barcelona - Decovering Girona
In the north of Catalunya, close to the Pyrenees Mountains on the border of Andorra and France, lies the province of Girona, best described for its diversity. Medieval towns, Coastal resorts, beaches ...
Top 10 Museums in Barcelona
Barcelona has some wonderful cultural sights and some of the world's best architecture, but the Catalan Capital also offers some great Museums, too. Here are my best 10.
A to Z of Barcelona, Spain
Here's the definitive list of everything associated with Barcelona - but from A to Z!!
The Theatre Zone of Barcelona - Parallelo
Every big city has its Theatre Zone. New York has Broadway, London has Shaftsbury Avenue and around, and Barcelona has Avinguda Paral·lel.
Barcelona Day Trips
The Catalan Capital of Barcelona has many wonderful sights to see, but it's also a city that can be easily navigated in a few days, leaving time for some outside trips. Here are the most popular day trips from Barcelona.
Barcelona is Shopping Heaven!
Barcelona and fashion go hand in hand. The streets of Barcelona have some of Europe's beautiful people, dressed to kill at all hours of the day. There are many famous Spanish brands, including Custo ( ...
Top 10 Coolest Ways to Get Around Barcelona
The Catalan Capital of Barcelona is a very accessible city, and fairly easy to navigate, which leaves you with only 1 question – how to move around. Here are my top 10 cool ways to visit the city.
Top 10 Sights and Attractions for Children in Barcelona
Barcelona is a very child friendly city. It is not uncommon to see young children out late at night in terraces and on the streets when normally you would expect them to be in bed. So it's no surprise ...
Sant Pau del Camp - The Hidden Gem of Barcelona
Barcelona has many famous buildings, none more so than the spectacular Sagrada Familia by Gaudi, but the old quarters of El Raval house a real gem that not all of the guide books will tell you about. Read on to find out more.
Barcelona as a Business Capital
The Catalan Capital of Barcelona in Spain is a hotbed for business at the moment, with many of the major world congresses and conferences choosing Barcelona as their chosen destination. Read on to fin ...
Best Barcelona Views
The Barcelona Olympics in 1992 were held up on Montjüic Mountain and around. This is where the main Olympic Installations are and today the Olympic Stadium holds RCD Espanyol's home games – ...
Barcelona, Spain as a Family Vacation Location
Many people may think that a city break is not the first choice for a family holiday. However, Barcelona in Spain has many attractions for children and families. Read on to find out more.
Barcelona Parks and Gardens
Flanked on one side by Tibidabo Mountain and the Mediterranean Sea on the other, Barcelona is a very compact city built fairly high and compared to other European cities, doesn’t have many green spaces, but those that it does have certainly make up for that fact. Read on to see why.
Las Ramblas of Barcelona - The Most Famous Street of the Catalan Capital
Ask anyone who is going to visit Barcelona where they'd like to stay, and the usual response is "close to Las Ramblas". This Barcelona promenade is the most famous street in the city, and is actually ...
Barcelona Gaudi Focus: Palau Güell
Early 2008 saw the (partial) re-opening of one of Barcelona's top attractions - Palau Güell, or the Güell Palace. This amazing edifice is a must see attraction in Barcelona - read on to see why.
Barcelona UNESCO World Heritage Sites - 9 Masterpieces to Marvel
In 2005, UNESCO declared Barcelona as having nine sights of "outstanding cultural importance to the common heritage of humankind". These nine sights are something you don't want to miss! Read on to fi ...
What NOT to See in Barcelona
Many visitors to Spain would love to include watching a bullfight as one of their "to-do" things, but if you visit Barcelona, you won't want to. Read on to find out just why.
Montserrat - A Great Day Trip from Barcelona
If you visit Barcelona, then there are various day trips in and around Catalunya well worth visiting - Montserrat mountain is one of them.
Barcelona Tourist Bus - A Great Way to Visit the City
You may think that you're not the kind of person to take an open-top tourist bus when you visit a city, but the Barcelona tourist bus is a great way to get around. Read on to find out why.
Budget Barcelona - Ways to Save Money in the Catalan Capital
Barcelona still pulls the crowds in, and continues to be a top destination for short breaks, but there's no need to flash the cash to make sure you have a great time. Read on to find out more.
Tasting Barcelona - Things You Must Have When You Visit The City
Barcelona has a variety of delights to sample, and not all in the top restaurants. Many of the best treats can be enjoyed on a budget.
La Mercé - Patron Saint of Barcelona
Barcelona actually has 2 patron saints – Santa Eulalia, who is often called the children's saint, and Our Lady of Mercy, or "La Mercé". Find out here about traditions and festivities marking the week of September 24th.
Why Barceloneta is Where to Stay and Play in the Catalan Capital?
Shhhh; it's a secret. It's hard to keep a lid on anything in Barcelona, but Barceloneta has just about succeeded. And maybe I should keep it that way? After all, it's my neighborhood, and I don't want ...
Santa Eulalia - The Forgotten Saint of Barcelona
If you've been fortunate enough to visit Barcelona in the week of the 24th September, you'll know from "La Mercé" festival week, that the patron saint of Barcelona is Our Lady of Mercy. There i ...
When is a Good Time to Visit Barcelona?
You might automatically assume that summer is the best time to visit Barcelona. Well, I would say leave summer to the steaming tourists and read on for my tips and hints as to when to visit.
Gaudi Focus - The Main Attractions in Barcelona by the Famous Catalan Architect
A quick focus on the famous architect of Barcelona's quirky buildings and parks, with a little history and details to whet your appetite.
Barcelona Scams and How to Avoid Them
Some scams to be aware of in Barcelona, and my tips for not being the next one it happens to! Tourists are often easy prey for the scammers and thieves in Barcelona. Read here to inform yourself of the common ones and how to avoid getting caught out.
My Own Personal Top 10 Barcelona
After writing an article based on the official visitor stats for Barcelona sights and attractions, I had to add my own 2 cents worth. So here's my own personal, 8-year experience top 10, and the best thing is that 5 are free.
Top 10 Sights in Barcelona
Here is the difinitive list of official visitor statistics of the top ten sights to see in Barcelona, Spain. Why not check this list out before you go to avoid missing out on the best places? Read on for more information.
Barcelona Sights and Attractions
As one of Europe's top destinations and still the number 1 short-break city stop, just what is it that so many people can't resist about Barcelona? Find out here!
Navigating Barcelona - How to Find Your Way Around the Catalan Capital
One of the main concerns when visiting any new city is the fear of getting lost. Ok, we all know it's normal, and sometimes part of the fun but if you could avoid doing it then you would.
Walking Tour of Barcelona - Gothic Quarter
This, approximately 2 hour tour, takes in the Quarter's most important structures. Begin at the Placa Nova where you'll see remnants of the Roman wall. As you pass onto Carrer del Bisbe you are cros ...
Barcelona Travel Guide - Sights and Museums
Barcelona is Spain's most progressive and "European" city with a flair for eye-catching architecture. In 1888 and 1929 it hosted World Exhibitions and in 1992 the Olympic Games. Each event altered t ...
The capital city of Catalonia and the second largest city of Spain, the Ciudad Condal Count city, Barcelona is located in the comarca of Barcelonès, along the Mediterranean coast between the mo ...
Walking Tour Of Barcelona - Things You Can Do By Foot
The Catalonia capital and Spain's largest city, Barcelona is your destination, if you art and architecture. Located in the comarca of Barcelonès, along the Mediterranean coast between the mouth ...
A Whistlestop Tour of Barcelona, Spain
Visiting Barcelona, with limited time? There is so much to see in this fascinating city, which would normally take at least a week, but it is possible to see the major highlights in a couple of days t ...
Sporting Holidays In Barcelona
You must consider traveling to Barcelona, if you are planning for your sporting holidays. You can find a number of sporting facilities in Barcelona. The city has long sporting tradition. Barcelona hos ...
10 Reasons To Visit Barcelona
You've a number of reasons to visit Barcelona, located in northeastern Spain in the Mediterranean. Barcelona is the second major Spanish city, chief harbor, and business hub. It is the capital of the ...
The History of Barcelona
The seaport city Barcelona is city in northeast Spain on the Mediterranean Sea. Located in the comarca of Barcelonès, along the Mediterranean coast between the mouths of the rivers Llobregat an ...
A Vistit To Barcelona And Costa Brava
The history of the Iberian Peninsula dates back to the Romans. The most distinct impression is of what the Arabs who inhabited this region left. You can visit various Roman and Arab structures on your ...
Gothic And Modern Barcelona
When you decide to visit Spain, Barcelona should be on the top of the list of the cities worth visiting. It's the most unusual and the least Spanish city in the whole country.Barcelona is one of the l ...
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