Give Me 3 Days and I’ll Give You Barcelona!

Give Me 3 Days and I’ll Give You Barcelona!, Barcelona, Spain (B)

Barcelona, one of the world’s greatest cities, is Catalonia’s vibrant capital. If you can only visit one city in Spain, it should probably be Barcelona. The best period to visit is from mid-April to mid-June, and from mid-September to mid-October, when the crowds haven’t arrived yet and the temperature is comfortable.

A tribute to Christopher Columbus, who returned to Spain after he discovered America, this statue was built in 1888 and is more than 7 metres high.

A part of UNESCO World Heritage Site, this mansion is a magnificent example of domestic architecture in the context of Art Nouveau. It was the home of the Güell i López family until they moved to Park Güell. Gaudí designed a functional palace adapted to the family’s needs in both their private life and the intense cultural and social life they led.

The elegant ambiance of the Plaça Reial is highlighted by the Fountain of the Three Graces, street lamps and palm trees, and it is one of Barcelona’s busiest, most vibrant spots, particularly at night. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Give Me 3 Days and I’ll Give You Barcelona!
Guide Location: Spain » Barcelona
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Dominique Lessard
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Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Columbus Monument
  • Güell Palace
  • Plaça Reial
  • Rambla
  • La Boquería Market
  • Plaça de Catalunya
  • Casa Amatller
  • Casa Batlló
  • Park Güell
  • Church of Santa Maria del Mar
  • Picasso Museum
  • Catedral de Santa Eulàlia
  • Palace of Catalan Music
  • Sagrada Família Church
  • Plaça d'Espanya
  • Magic Fountain of Montjuïc
  • National Art Museum of Catalonia
  • Montjuïc Castle

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