Barcelona Short Stay

Barcelona Travel Guide

Barri Gotic

Between Las Ramblas and the Passeig de Picasso lies one of Barcelona’s most famous areas: Barri Gotic, the Gothic Quarter. Its fame is well deserved. For, here, visitors can find streets and buildings from the Middle Ages that will provide hours of fascinating exploration. There are small winding alleyways where tourists can find all manner of Gothic-era buildings, shops housed in centuries-old structures, cafes and much more. Continue reading “Barri Gotic” »

Ciutat Vella

Whenever we travel to any city, we generally want to check out its history and its traditions. If you are of the same mould, your trip to Barcelona shall remain incomplete without viewing the Ciutat Vella. Literally meaning the `old city,’ the Ciutat Vella is the oldest district of Barcelona city. What makes it viewing even more important is the fact that the locals treat it as the centre of their city. Continue reading “Ciutat Vella” »

El Raval

Welcome to yet another district of Barcelona city, which was, till some years back, infamous for its crime and prostitution which mingled along with its nightlife and cabaret shows. Those who have visited this district of Barcelona city during those days will be amazed by the changes that have taken place in the recent past. In fact, it is now one of the rated tourist attractions of the city. Continue reading “El Raval” »

La Boqueria

La Boqueria, Mercat de Sant Josep, St. Joseph’s Market…. Whatever name you use to describe it the sights and smells will be the same. This bustling conglomeration of food stalls, restaurants and tapas bars is one of Barcelona’s most often visited attractions. That last fact is all the more interesting since relatively few tourists seek fresh produce on their wanderings. But here one can find that and a great deal more. Continue reading “La Boqueria” »

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” »