Barcelona Tourist Guide
Located between the mountains and an amazing beach, combining a modern lifestyle with Roman architecture and offering outstanding experiences, Barcelona for a reason is a very popular destination for both short weekend trips and longer summer getaways. Join us and explore all the magical places of Barcelona!
Barcelona offers you everything from outstanding restaurants, nightlife and entertainment to worldwide known museums and architecture. Sagrada Familia, Picasso Museum, FC Barcelona Stadium and Park Guell are only some of them. Apart from the most famous sights the city has many more outstanding treasures.
Masterpiece of Antoni Gaudi which has been under construction since the year 1882 and is still not completed is being visited by millions of tourists every year.
If you have yet to visit Barcelona, chances are you have still heard of the ever-so famous Las Ramblas as it is often referred to by many as the iconic tourist landmark in all of Barcelona. Located in the very heart of the city where there are endless restaurants, attractions, hotels and sights to see throughout the entire boulevard.
There are 4.2 km of golden sandy beaches in Barcelona - and only 10 minutes from the city center! The closest hot spot is Barceloneta, located just a few hundred meters from Barcelona's main area. This beach is accessible from the "Barceloneta" metro stop, and is very popular throughout the many sunny months in Barcelona. Not only is swimming popular, but windsurfing and kite surfing can be seen here almost every day, as well.
Another popular spot is Icaria Beach, located near "Ciutadella Vila Olimpica" metro stop. There are several clubs located here, and it is always bustling with activity. Turn right once you exit the metro and walk towards the twin towers. (Total walk time will be around 10 minutes). If you are more keen on playing volleyball instead of simply sprawling in the sun, then head to Bogatell (located near the Bogatell metro stop), where there are plenty of courts and other athletes waiting to play!
If you want to head a little more out of the city, then enjoy Sitges beach, which is almost a 30 minute train ride from the city center. Here, there are 17 different beaches to choose from - everything from nudist to family-friendly!
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