Barcelona off the beaten path attractions

Barcelona off the beaten path attractions

Barcelona is certainly one of the most picturesque and lively cities in Europe so no wonder that its streets and monuments are always crammed with tourists. Luckily, Barcelona is big enough to allow you to breathe and discover less popular sights, beaches and restaurants. Once you’re done with exploring the central district of Barcelona and its most popular beaches, it’s time to discover some Barcelona off the beaten path attractions. It’s only then when you’ll have the fabulous Cata... [ read more ]

Top Five Free Attractions in Barcelona

Top Five Free Attractions in Barcelona

Barcelona is certainly among Europe’s most visited and beautiful cities but not a very pocket-friendly one, as well. Actually, it is the increasing number of tourists which make Barcelona more and more expensive, but there is no reason to be scared as smart planning and a few inside tricks can help you budget your trip. Not to mention that Barcelona is still much more affordable than London or Amsterdam, for example. If you’ve got a craving for Barcelona’ bohemian cafes and proverbi... [ read more ]

Architectural Styles in Barcelona

Architectural Styles in Barcelona

There are few European cities that can display such a wonderful blend of styles and architectural masterpieces like Barcelona. Unlike the rest of big European capitals who are particularly appreciated for their historic centers and Gothic or Baroque buildings, Barcelona prides on its Art Noveau and Modernist heritage. However, Barcelona’s abundance of modern, state of the art buildings should surprise no one, considering that Barcelona’s symbol , the Sagrada Familia cathedral is itself a... [ read more ]

Most Bizarre Attractions in Spain

Most Bizarre Attractions in Spain

Praised for its beaches and lively cities, Spain is a country of extraordinary diversity.  Here sun tan is guaranteed almost all year round, but there is much more to expect from your encounter with Iberian lifestyle. Cities like Barcelona and Madrid are bustling with events, festivals, traditional music and dance. Works by Gaudi, Goya, Dali and Picasso represent only a part of Spain’s artistic heritage. And if you are searching for peace and tranquility, picturesque villages are ready to... [ read more ]