Taking My Parents Out of Town: A Weekend in Barcelona

Spain, Barcelona Guide (B): Taking My Parents Out of Town: A Weekend in Barcelona

After one and half year having me moved to Florence, at the end of October 2016 finally my parents came to Italy, for the 3rd time in their life, to visit.

Staying in a Florentine apartment in cozy Borgo San Frediano, playing with their grandson in the morning, shuffling in the city like a local, after 3 weeks, they got familiar with the Florentine life and asked to go for a trip out.

Considering this was the first time me being a “tour leader” for a senior group, we decided to choose a city, where is connected with a direct flight from Florence. After screening and comparing, Barcelona was chosen as our final destination.

After booking a 3-night (2-day) stay, the Wang family headed to the airport on a Thursday evening, started our slow-pace tour in this modern and artistic city of Spain.

After a good night sleep following by a big breakfast as a morning call, we stepped out for our first tourist stop, the one of a kind church La Sagrada Familia.

No one would skip this place while visiting Barcelona, even though it is always full of tourists, full of crowds, and surrounded by construction sites. This architecture of Gaudi, similar to many Cathedrals in major Italian cities, is like the face of Barcelona and attracts people from all over the world to visit. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Taking My Parents Out of Town: A Weekend in Barcelona
Guide Location: Spain » Barcelona
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Sasha Wang
Read it on author's website: https://staialborgo.com/2016/11/22/weekend-in-barcelona-with-parents/
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • La Sagrada Familia
  • Park Guell
  • Teleferic
  • Casa Batllo
  • Montjuic Park
  • La Rambla area
  • VIANA
  • Hotel Room Mate Carla

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