Barcelona for families

Barcelona, with its wealth of family-friendly attractions and fascinating cultural institutions, is the perfect place for a family vacation. The city boasts everything from beautiful beaches to world-class museums to a wide array of historic landmarks. No matter where you go in Barcelona with your family, you’re sure to find something fun and exciting to do. With so many great sites and family-friendly activities, Barcelona always makes for a memorable family vacation. Continue reading “Barcelona for families” »

Barcelona weekend trips

A week-end – or why  not a week  – in Barcelona will bring you in contact with some of the worlds most amazing architecture. Barcelona was the place where Catalan architect Antoni Gaudí created his own very special variety of Art Nouveau. Continue reading “Barcelona weekend trips” »

Barcelona vacation guide

Barcelona is an ancient city, born of the Roman Empire. But like many great cities around the world, it flowered in the late Middle Ages and blossomed in the mid-19th century. Yet there are many exciting elements of the modern period there, as well. These periods are all evident in this northeastern Spanish city on the Mediterranean Sea coast. Continue reading “Barcelona vacation guide” »

Visiting Gaudi architectures in Barcelona

The architect Antonio Gaudi (1852-1926) didn’t create Barcelona. The city is over 2,000 years old and the famed artist was active around the end of the 19th century. But much that is worthy in this Spanish city is the result of his efforts. Just a list of the works he created that are still extant here would fill pages. To describe them would take volumes. Continue reading “Visiting Gaudi architectures in Barcelona” »

Barcelona Zoo

Barcelona Zoo receives over a million visitors per year. It isn’t hard to see why, once you know about all the things it has to offer animal lovers. Built in 1892 these 13 hectares located in Ciutadella Park house thousands of animals from 400 different species, many of whom are not typically found at other conservation facilities. Continue reading “Barcelona Zoo” »

Top tourist sights in Barcelona

From a general liveliness to museums to attractions, Barcelona has it all and definite eclectic flare. Barcelona is the capital of Catalonia, an autonomous area in the south east of Spain. The city sits directly on the Mediterranean coast and the population is over 5 million in greater Barcelona. Continue reading “Top tourist sights in Barcelona” »

Barcelona Airport

“El Prat”, Barcelona’s international airport, is one of the main gateways into the beautiful country of Spain. It is extremely close to central Barcelona, only fifteen kilometers via a direct route on the C246 freeway in the direction of Castelldefels. No matter what the day or the season, this is a quick and easy run. Continue reading “Barcelona Airport” »

Barcelona Five-star hotels

When you’re in Barcelona, why settle for anything less than the best? Start your vacation with a classy and extravagant bang by staying at the five-star hotels in Barcelona. Very few hotels in the world can rival the opulence and exquisite service offered in these hotels. The city itself is renowned for fine living and gastronomic treats. It is, thus, no wonder that a stay in any of the five-star hotels in Barcelona will truly be a once-in-a-lifetime experience for weary travelers. Continue reading “Barcelona Five-star hotels” »

Sonar Festival in Barcelona

Since 1993 this festival has been growing year by year until becoming an international recognized meeting event for music lovers of all Europe. In fact it attracts renown international artists, music industry professionals, publishing distributions and Electronic Music fans. Barcelona can’t be any better in order to guest such a terrific event! Each night there are parties flooding in the calles ( streets), pubs and crowded parks (Calle Botanica) of the Spanish city! Continue reading “Sonar Festival in Barcelona” »