Spain, Barcelona Guide (B): Trip Planning? Here’s What to Do in Barcelona

Trip Planning? Here’s What to Do in Barcelona
Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona is a modern European powerhouse, the second largest city in Spain, the capital of Catalonia, and host to over 7 million visitors per year.. And it’s easy to see why, with over 300 sunny days per year, gothic neighborhoods with Roman walls and winding corridors filled with shops and restaurants, an international culinary reputation difficult to match. Throw in the beaches, the Gaudi masterpieces, the parks, markets and day trips to Montserrat. Well, you might just need help deciding what to do in Barcelona..

First off, getting to Barcelona:

Fly

If planned in advance, affordable direct flights are available from many major cities in Europe. From Paris for $22, Berlin for $29, Lisbon for $40, London for $51, and even Istanbul for $40.

Bus

Busses are not our favorite mode of travel.. The seats are generally cramped, the ride is bumpy, and departure/arrival times can be unpredictable. This said, bus travel is generally the least expensive.. The trip from Paris is only $35 but does take nearly 15 hours.

Train

Trains throughout Europe are a great option. You’ll avoid lines at the airport, enjoy beautiful scenery, and the trains are typically very comfortable. If you’re coming from any other city in Spain we highly recommend traveling by train. However, if you’re traveling from another European country, we still recommend flying due to overall cost and journey time. For example, the train route from Paris is 6 hours, and at ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Trip Planning? Here’s What to Do in Barcelona
Guide Location: Spain » Barcelona
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Hotel Arts Barcelona   Mandarin Oriental Barcelona   Ilunion Bel Art Hotel   Catalonia Park Guell Hotel   Estadi Olímpic   Font Màgica   Tibidabo Amusement Park   Sagrat Cor church   Parc de la Ciutadella   Park Güell   La Boqueria   Santa Catarina   Barcelona Cathedral   Sagrada Familia   Jamboree Jazz club  
Author: Josh And Krissy Sedivy
Read it on author's website: http://www.wanderlustduo.com/what-to-do-in-barcelona/

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