Spain, Barcelona Guide (B): Barcelona Travel Guide

Barcelona Travel Guide
Spain makes me so happy. The weather, culture, people and food are beautiful and Barcelona is the city that has it all.

The largest city on the Mediterranean and one of the most important centres in Europe, Barcelona has evolved in to a tourist mecca with over five million visitors per year. Captivating architecture dominates the tourist itinerary, with numerous Antoni Gaudí designed structures being the primary attraction alongside the gothic quarter. Barcelona has just about everything you would expect to find in a big European city; great nightlife, amazing food and adventure in abundance, but in Barcelona there’s also a good beach and even better weather.

We were in town for our first stop (and my first time) in Spain, and Barcelona lived up to the hype. 

Casual street scene

Getting There

We arrived to Barcelona from a tiny village called Montpeyroux in France. From Montpeyroux we hitchhiked to nearby Gignac, where we caught a bus to Montpellier for €1.50 each. From Montpellier we had booked a ride-share with BlaBlaCar to Barcelona, which took about four hours including stops and cost €30 each. Ride-sharing is a great way to get around Spain, it’s very common and usually cheaper than both train and bus. Because ride-sharing is so available you might not have a lot of luck hitchhiking in Spain.

If you are travelling from Montpellier to Barcelona, Flixbus is a great option. Tickets cost between €16 and €25 per person and the journey ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Sights Map

Guide Name: Barcelona Travel Guide
Guide Location: Spain » Barcelona
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Hostel One Paralelo   Mediterranean Youth Hostel   Sagrada Família   Casa Calvet   Casa Batlló   Casa Milá   Hospital de Sant Pau   Bunkers del Carmel   Icària beach   Bogatell beach   Mas Guinardó   Tomy’s Tapas   La Boqueria  
Author: Kane Power
Read it on author's website: http://www.roamandrecon.com/barcelona/

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