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  • Scams and tourist traps in Barcelona

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    Barcelona is the ideal destination for a few days, with culture, monuments, parks, entertainment, bars and fiesta ... So, yes, Barcelona's tourist and that says big tourist numbers also said tourist traps! The most common, not to be had in Barcelona ... Pickpockets: It's a little wound in Barcelona. In high traffic areas such as La Rambla and in stations, better beware of bags and parcels lying around. Some small scams are often cited on travel forums, the officer false, the person that catches your eye while his accomplices are your pockets, etc ... avoid having the air of a lost tourist [...]

  • Traveler Blog Barcelona

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    Barcelona Unlike A cityguide English very useful for those who want to be aware of the latest trends in culture materials, bar, restaurant, or night trips & hellip; Blog Topics: Barcelona, ​​tips, culture, gastronomy, exit Url blog. target="blank"> see

  • Selection: 10 cheap hotels in Barcelona

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    The hotels are relatively expensive in Barcelona, ​​there are not many hotels within 50 euros. The budget will have to turn to youth hostels and pensions. Pensions are an economical solution for housing in Barcelona, ​​pensions, also called hostals, usually offer dorm beds and private rooms. But beware the term 'hostel' can also group superior facilities. The rates for a single room in a Hostel around 25 euros, and for a double room 35 Euros (the bathrooms are generally municipalities). Cheap Hotels in the Eixample district of Barcelona Eixample is a famous district of Barcelona, ​​this [...]

  • Top attractions in Barcelona

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    For an unforgettable holiday in Spain visit Barcelona. Amateur culture or sports, the city offers the opportunity to easily find your quest. Admire its Canadian culture, multi-style architecture, museums with various themes, its sandy beaches, renowned restaurants and bars in festive tapas. Take a Drassanes metro to the famous Rambla. From the foot of the splendid colon statue, let marvel along the way by the various buildings. Arriving at the famous market of the city, stop. It's the opportunity to get souvenirs of your trip, scented candles castanets. A little further, visit the famous Palau [...]

  • Barcelona by night

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    Barcelona, ​​for a night, Barcelona time of a lifetime! It's true we have the impression that time stands still when you're in Barcelona. We may have stressed, ran all day, when evening comes, Barcelona knows how to welcome its visitors and adorn the colors of the party! If you love music, this is perfect! You'll find all kinds of music in Barcelona. Each bar or club will offer you the best kind. You could go to the "Gothic Quarter & Las Ramblas" to find a Spanish medieval atmosphere. Among the places that we suggest you: Rita Blue on Plaza Sant Agusti, a bar that also restaurant and nightclub [...]

  • Top 10 most visited attractions in Barcelona

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    Barcelona is a wonderful city where living is not enough to enjoy the charm of the city and its attractions. That's why we offer you a top 10 of the most popular attractions and the most visited in Barcelona history to organize your holiday before departure. If we were to advise the attraction site attracts more crowd it would be "La Sagrada Familia Antoni Gaudi '. This is a very large temple designed by the architect in question and took almost 80 years to finish. It's so huge that you have to find out just out of curiosity! The second attraction is the Barcelona Aquarium, located in the [...]

  • The best beaches of Barcelona

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    If you want to enjoy a beach holiday, sun umbrella and without from the end of the world, Barcelona is your destination. A 4.5 km of coastline you to take full advantage of swimming. The city is home to many beaches, so you will have no trouble finding room to drop your towel and soak up the sun. Here are a selection of the best beaches in Barcelona: The beach of Barceloneta: it is the closest beach to the city center, it can be reached on foot (20 minutes walk or via the L4 yellow metro line). This beach will please you if you like crowded places of the world. Besides the high season, it will [...]

  • Must markets in Barcelona

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    Among the major habits of people of Barcelona is to have a drink while their market. They meet people and like to spend quality time. During your stay in Barcelona, ​​nothing like living the Barcelona habits, why we chose to make a selection of the most interesting markets in the city. It will talk about Mercat which means "market" in Catalan and you can live moments lively and meet wonderful people. In Barcelona, ​​food markets are distinguished, flea markets, but also other types of markets such as the antique market or clothing, it is actually a way to Barcelona than strolling in the markets [...]

  • How to get from Barcelona airport to the city center?

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    You have to go to Barcelona by plane and you ask a question that is not so obvious: how can you get to Barcelona city center from the airport. You have the choice of taking a taxi, take the train or just take the bus. Be aware that the international airport of Barcelona El Prat is located 10 kilometers south -is the center of Barcelona. It will not take you more than 20 minutes to get there but much like all big cities, taxis are convenient but often are expensive. The taxi from the Barcelona airport returns significantly more expensive than taking public transport. But it is much more [...]

  • Transport in Barcelona. Optimize your time of stay.

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    The Metro is a convenient way to Barcelona, ​​it is clean and punctual. The metro ticket is around 1.5 euros. If you intend to make more than a trip, it is advisable to obtain a card of 5 or 10 trips or map Barcelona. This card entitles you to unlimited travel over a period of time. It also offers discounts at restaurants and shows. Barcelona also has a bus network that provides transport from the center of the city to multiple destinations. There is a bus to Barcelona airport every ten minutes and it's cheaper than the Aerobus or the train. It is important to ensure they have a valid ticket [...]

  • Rent a car in Barcelona: pros and cons

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    Barcelona is a huge city that is home to several interesting places to visit. It makes sense to find an optimal solution for transportation in the city. Need to rent a car depend on the nature of the stay and places to visit. In fact, for a family, especially with children, renting a car is necessary, this allows you to visit the suburbs of Barcelona and its beaches as Baladona. This city has beautiful beaches and an archaeological site novel. A car is also useful if there is no subway stations near your hotel and it is located far from the city center. The rental price of a car in Barcelona [...]

  • The car parks in Barcelona

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    The city of Barcelona has a large number of parking located throughout the city and its suburbs. They are mainly located near the metro and trams, tourist attractions and shopping centers. Some hotels also have parking. Choosing a good parking will depend on several factors such as time, cost and location. The parking adopt multiple billing systems, multi-day, day and billing billing by the hour. Some car parks in Barcelona are free, some are paid and sometimes very expensive, especially those to the major tourist sites. Indeed, in areas frequented by tourists one hour parking costs about 3 [...]

  • Art galleries in Barcelona

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    Among the museums of Barcelona and its beautiful places in the city center are dotted with art galleries, exhibiting different forms of Spanish and European art. A visit to Barcelona necessarily imply a visit to art galleries. This city, which by its artists, exposes to the world the Spanish and European creativity in all its forms Juan Miro Foundation. Even a gallery dedicated to a famous Spanish artist Juan Miro. It contains a multitude of works of this artist some date back to the year 1914. Visit this gallery and enjoy to see all the artistic aspects of Juan Miro, from painting to some sketches [...]

  • The best museums in Barcelona

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    Spain as a global destination, the country includes many summer tourism and party animal that cultural tourism with its great historical and artistic value outside. Many Spanish cities are known for their museums and the most important is probably Barcelona, ​​the cradle of Spanish history without hesitation. A visit to Barcelona wants indispensably mean a detour through its museums. Here is an idea of ​​the cultural side of Barcelona Picasso Museum. For up to 1 million visitors each year, it is undoubtedly the most visited museum in Barcelona. This gallery totally dedicated to Pablo Picasso, [...]

  • The best gourmet shops in Barcelona

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    Spain and its delights are known worldwide. Spanish cuisine known throughout the great leaders of Catalan cuisine has little need of witness. A visit to Barcelona inevitably leads us to the most demanding corners of this legendary city. Here is a route to be an unforgettable culinary pleasure. & # 13; Located on the Passeigb Garcia, the Mandarin Oriental stands out due to its spectacular setting. The breakfast in this hotel is a bit expensive but its price is largely justified by the diversification of its content. Meats, cooked eggs, fresh fruit, pastries, all gourmets will find them adding to [...]

  • Relax in parks and gardens in Barcelona

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    Find a green area in Barcelona to enjoy a day outdoors is a real breeze. Indeed, the Catalan capital full of parks and gardens, simply stroll through the city to find many green corners. Here are some suggestions for the best gardens in Barcelona Parc Güell: it was designed by architect Antonio Gaudí. Its beauty has earned it a ranking of UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1984. At the entrance, do not miss a short break before the two buildings mushroom, real architectural masterpieces. Then continue your way towards the stairs. Here you can not miss the room with 84 columns. From here breathtaking [...]

  • Internet cafes in Barcelona

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    Here is a (non-exhaustive) list of Internet cafes if you want to call your loved ones via the web. Bornet Carrer Barra Ferro, 3, 08003 Barcelona. Tel: 93 268 July 15 Abre Internet Locutorio Carrer d'Aribau, 308, 08006 Barcelona. Tel: 93 200 84 35 Cyber ​​Vi @: Gran V & iacute; a de les Corts Catalanes, 206, 08004 Barcelona. Tel: 93 422 32 71 Ciber Condal: Low Carrer de Sant Pere, 26 08003 Barcelona. Tel: 93 268 December 00 Cibervirreina Carrer of Asturias, 78, 08024 Barcelona. Tel: 93 368 57 70 Ciiber Aribau Carrer d'Aribau, 226, 08006 Barcelona. Tel: 93 200 38 06 Web People: Carrer [...]

  • The history of Barcelona

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    (-) 35 000: First human presence on the site. It is assumed that the ancestors of the Celtiberian tribe Laietani took the Pyrenees to reach the southern plains. Other clues suggest the establishment of a camp around 230 BC. BC by the Carthaginians Hamilcar Barca . first century BC. J.-C: The Romans found a colony: Barcino , around Mount Taber, a small hillock. If one believes the Latin poet Ausonius, Barcino was prosperous, based its economy on fishing and farming hinterland. fourth century: Barcino must protect itself behind a wall (which remains remains today) after the Frankish [...]

  • Shopping in Barcelona: tips

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    The city of Barcelona is a diverse city, people come for its frenzied nights, for its beaches, for its youthful, relaxed atmosphere, but also and especially for shopping. What appeals to fans of shopping in Barcelona is the diversity of the offer thus meeting the small and large budgets. & # 13; With 35,000 stores, you have something to shop. But with such diversity you may not know which way you head. To do good business without having to travel around Barcelona and down, we suggest you go to the "line of 5 kilometers", this line extends to the Ramblas, Passeig de Gracia and ends in Diagonal [...]

  • The general description of the hotels in Barcelona

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    Before leaving for Barcelona, ​​it is important to know all the general descriptions of hotels. Thus, one must read the user reviews on the various existing hotels in Barcelona. According to them, it is quite easy to find cheap hotels. Moreover, as their reservation is not difficult because most of them are listed in the booking sites. Since Barcelona is a famous tourist city, there is listed more 420 hotels that are ready to meet every need of every visitor. These hotels are scattered everywhere in Barcelona for example in the vicinity of airports, it is possible to find hosting in general [...]

  • The history of Barcelona ... broadly

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    Not easy to summarize the rich history of Barcelona in a few lines ... however, it is always interesting to be aware of the major events that have marked the history of the city that we are visiting. To us then we dive deeper into the periods that excite us. Antiquity: Barcelona was originally a Roman colony called Barcino, although there are traces of occupation since 4000 BC. The city will then pass into the hands of barbarians (Swabians, Alans, Vandals, Visigoths ...) then the Arabs in 715 before being conquered by Louis the Pious in 801. The Middle Ages: Barcelona becomes [...]