Barcelona is One of The Most Beautiful City Ever - Favourite Places in My List to Visit
The Port of Barcelona, SpainClick thumbnail to view full-size
Barcelona is one of my favorite city for travel destination in Spain. This was my second visit in the month of October 2011.
We have 3 weeks vacation in Costa Dorada, L' Ampolla. The first week we spent our time in the beaches, sun bathing, swimming with 22 to 24 degrees seawater and in the swimmingpool.
The second week, we went two days and one night in Valencia, the third week with two days and overnight stay in Barcelona.
A city trip is ideal in the months of September and October when it is not too warm compared in Summer. In October we did had a warm sunny weather with a temperature of 30 to 33 degrees. Other advantage is not too many tourist at this low period and the hotels or appartments are cheaper than in peak Summer season. We rented a four star appartment near Gaudi's Park Güell which i would recommend when travelling with groups, 4 persons or more than staying in hotel which is more expensive.
There are lots of beautiful interesting places to visit in Barcelona of which i did a hub about Gaudi's work and the Famous Magic Fountain of Montjuic.
Las Ramblas Walking Tour, Barcelona, SpainClick thumbnail to view full-size
La Boqueria Market of Barcelona, SpainClick thumbnail to view full-size
Poble Espanyol, Barcelona, Spain - Walking TourClick thumbnail to view full-size
Places to Visit
Other tourist places to see are the Museums, Art Galleries, Flamenco Shows.
Famous Attractions are:
Las Ramblas - famous street of Barcelona
La Boqueria Market - crowded with tourist where one could taste different fresh fruit juice, buy all kinds of meat, cheese, variety of fishes, Spanish products.
L' Aquarium de Barcelona - a great place for children where kids and adults have the opportunity to feed the Manta Fisch and admire the ocean life, the sea water world just located in the Port of Barcelona.
Different day and night tours can be arranged:
Tourist Bus hop on and hop off visiting tourist attarctions around Barcelona
Barcelona Stadium Tour
Gothic Quarter Tour
Picasso Walking Tour
Gourmet Walking Tour
Tapas Walking Tour in the evening or morning
Modernist Walking Tour
Barcelona Bike Tour
Barcelona City Tour
Day Trip to Montserrat or Sitjes
Sailing off Barcelona Coast
Marina Walking Tour
Flamenco Show with Dinner
Wine and Cava Tour
Port Aventura Park Tour
Parc Güell Walking Tour
The famous FC MUseum.
National Museum of Art of Catalunya.
Poble Espanyol de Montjuic or the Spanish Village - this is a small Spanish Village where different style and architecture of houses from different places in Spain are replicated. Several gifts and souvenir shops can be found from handmade woodcrafts, spanish products and different specialities of cheese, meat, marmalade, typical Spanish restaurants. Famous is the Flamenco Show at tablao de Carmen.
The Gothic Quartier - beautiful historical architecture.
Ride with Transbordador Aeri del Port or "Port Cable Car".for an areal view which begins at the top of the cable tower accommodating 20 people.
The Teleferico de Montjuic cable car to view the Castle and beautiful panoramic view of Barcelona.
The famous four golden sandy beaches 4,2 km long in Barcelona can be reach with a Metro and train.
Marbella Beach (Nudist Beach)
La Sagrada Familia
One of Gaud's work.
Please visit my hub about Antonio Gaudi's famous works by clicking the link below:
The Magic Fountain of Montjuic
The most visited attraction. The pictures beside were taken during the day. Please visit my Hub of which the photos and the show were taken at nighttime with video.
Click the link below:
Walking and Shopping Tour in Barcelona, SpainClick thumbnail to view full-size
Tip: Get a Barcelona Card to avail Public Transportation, free entry to Museums, Galleries and attractions.
A four days to one week stay in Barcelona will give you more experiences of the dazzling city, day and night life, participating on tours and activities, tasting delicious Spanish gourmet, shopping adventure, enjoy the beaches, sun bathing and swimming in the crystal clear sea water.