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Découvrir la Catalogne : Barcelone, Figueras, Cadaques, Rosas,...

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  • Capit ale Barcelona

  • Country Spain

  • People : Approximately 7 million .

  • Status autonomous community

  • Language : Castilian, Catalan, Occitan

  • Religion : Catholic

    • M oney Euro

    • Payment Cards Credit cards are widely accepted (Visa, Mastercard ...) and ATMs are widespread .

    • Budget stay 1 Week 300-600 Euro

    • Restaurants
      Cheap : less than 5 € / person
      Average : 10-25 euros / person
      Premium . more than 35 € / person.

    • accommodation
      Cheap : around 15-20 euros / night (hostel dorm bed youth or small pension). Cheap : 25 to 45 euros / night (single room / do uble in a hotel or hostel cheap). Average Price: 45-60 EUR / night (for a double) comfortable . From 70 euros / night for a double room. Premium : beyond 100 euros / night .


      How to get there?

      • By Air: There are many direct flights to Catalonia from the main French airports. Most major European airlines and low-cost serving Spain: Iberia, Air France, Lufthansa, easyJet, Vueling ... Low Cost Companies land at Girona or Salou and help make you a good price for Catalonia market. Ryanair offers flights from Beauvais to Salou from 22 euros.

      • By car: In Spain the railcars 'Autovias' are free, highways 'autopistas' are paying and not data. Take AP-7 from France to Barcelona.

        On site:

        • Car : Road network of good quality. As in France, the fluorescent jacket and warning triangles are required.

        • Bus The two main bus networks are Eurolines and Iberbus Linebus. Many Spanish travel by bus because it is cheaper than the train.

        • Train : Excellent and fast, not given by cons. Most railway lines

          Catalonia are connected to Barcelona. The high-speed train puts Barcelona at 2:30 of Madrid.

          • Tips : In the summer, take the necessary precautions against sunburn and sunstroke, and do not forget to drink water .

            • Pickpocketing : In Barcelona, ​​it should be cautious in the most tourist areas and public transport, the number of pickpocketing is quite high Do not carry all your money and your papers in one place. Do not leave anything in sight in your car.

            • Hashish: Keep your car to the eye on the return trip to France, so that no hiding the drug in order to make him cross the border. It has happened that people are unwittingly mixed to drug trafficking.

            • phony vacation rental: many scams are reported in vacation rentals, it is recommended to ensure the serious rental agencies .

              • Climate mid-mountain Mediterranean climate half. The region benefiting both the Mediterranean Sea and the Pyrenees mountains. On the coast summers are hot and dry and winters are mild.

              • Average temperatures 29 & deg; C in summer and 13 & deg; C in winter .

              • Best time to reach : Spring and Autumn are the best seasons, the weather is nice, not too hot, and tourist hordes have not yet arrived .

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