Sunny Barcelona

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Sunny Barcelona

Barcelona is one of the first tourist destination of Spain, with a history among the oldest in Europe, a capital, Barcelona, which never sleeps and an inland full of charm not to forget beautiful beaches in La Costa Brava. Don't forget the variety of artistic treasures.

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Must see Barcelona

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Image - Sagrada Família
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Sagrada Família
Esteban:Sagrada Familia should be at the top of your list.This church will surprise you, not only because of its massive size, but especially because of its architecture, which perfectly shows off the genius of its architect, Antoni Gaudí.
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Park Güell
Esteban:The Park Güell is a public park system composed of gardens and architectonic elements located on Carmel Hill, in Barcelona, Catalonia. It was designed by Gaudí. It has a stunning view of the city of Barcelona.
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Image - Montjuïc
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Montjuïc
Esteban:Montjuic is a mountain of Barcelona, which houses a homonymous neighborhood, in the district of Sants-Montjuic. There is a fountain famous for its programmed water and light shows, with musical choreography
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Ciutadella Park
Esteban:The Parc de la Ciutadella is very idyllic and probably the greenest oasis in the megacity of Barcelona. It invites you to relax, to rebound and to go for long walks.
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Image - Mercado de La Boqueria
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Mercado de La Boqueria
Esteban:It might not be front and centre of the average itinerary, but the great foodie pilgrimage the city has laid at our feet with La Boqueria Market can’t be missed.
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Image - Cathedral of Barcelona
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Cathedral of Barcelona
Esteban:The Cathedral and its square mark the beginning of the Gothic Quarter, one of the most fascinating places of the Barcelona downtown.
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Gothic Quarter
Esteban:It is one of the most beautiful neighborhoods. It is a mix of old and new that brings people from all over the world to stay in the Gothic Quarter.
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Beaches in and out

Barcelona has great city beaches, which you can read about here, but there are also many amazing beaches near Barcelona to the north and south of the city which can be reached easily by train.

Image - Sant Pol de Mar
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Sant Pol de Mar
Esteban:Lovely beaches with rocky outcrops gives Sant Pol a Costa Brava sort of feel. San Pol de Mar is a nice little village on the beach with fishermans' cottages surrounding the 11th-century church of Sant Pau which also has sections that date back to 6th and 10th centuries.
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Image - Costa Brava Full Day Tour
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Costa Brava Full Day Tour
Esteban:Explore the picturesque villages and dramatic coastal cliffs of Costa Brava on this full-day tour from Barcelona. Costa Brava, which translates to ‘rough coast,’ gained its name from the area’s rocky, jagged coastline, which forms into islets and small coves with crystal-clear waters.
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Garraf
Esteban:Garraf is an fishing village about 25km south of Barcelona on the old coast road between Castelldefels and Sitges. Garraf beach is at the foot of La Falconera cliffs. The beach itself is lined with lovely old fisherman's huts, which are now used as beach huts.
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Image - Platja de Castelldefels
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Platja de Castelldefels
Esteban:Castelldefels beach is a popular place for sailing, windsurfing and kitesurfing. April and May are the best months for kitesurfing on Castelldefels beach.
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Sitges
Esteban:Sitges is a lovely seaside resort about 39 km south of Barcelona. It has 17 small beaches and coves including some gay beaches and nudist beaches. The Sitges beaches are shallower than the beaches on the Costa Brava and Barcelona, so perhaps a little more fun and safer for small children.
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Image - Playa de Bogatell
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Playa de Bogatell
Esteban:Bogatell beach is a popular hang-out for outdoor sports players and sun worshippers alike. Located just by the up-and-coming Poblenou neighborhood and away from the crowds of the busy Barceloneta beach. It is the best beach for beachvolleyball lovers.
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Best Local Vermut in Gracia

Vermut is a fortified wine, meaning that every day red or white wine is made stronger by the addition of alcohol such as brandy or eau-de-vie. Vermouth is then also aromatized with the addition of herbs and other botanicals. aoa

Image - La Vermu
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La Vermu
Esteban:Go here with your friends and drink away an afternoon. Make sure you try their home-made vermouth. Go early if you want to find a seat!
Image - Bodega Cal Pep
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Bodega Cal Pep
Esteban:Not much has changed here in the last, let’s say 50 years or so, but that is part of the charm. The vermouth is terrific.
Image - Las Vermudas
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Las Vermudas
Esteban:Different kind of home made Vermut, nice enviroment and really good tapas.

Wonderguide map

  1. Sagrada Família
  2. Park Güell
  3. Montjuïc
  4. Ciutadella Park
  5. Mercado de La Boqueria
  6. Cathedral of Barcelona
  7. Gothic Quarter
  8. Sant Pol de Mar
  9. Costa Brava Full Day Tour
  10. Garraf
  11. Platja de Castelldefels
  12. Sitges
  13. Playa de Bogatell
  14. La Vermu
  15. Bodega Cal Pep
  16. Las Vermudas

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