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Catalunya Things to Do

  • Sagrada Familia

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Barcelona Things to Do

    More details outside of the birth of Jesus, and above the crucifixion. Another fresco shows the three kings and on the opposite side what seem to be local peasants in Adoration before the new-born baby.

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  • Port Aventura

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Salou Things to Do

    Port Aventura is a large theme park just outside Salou, it has all the main "big" rides, plus , children's rides and lots of live shows. You really need to plan your way around this site to fit in all it has to offer. Note, the times of the shows you wish to see, and the areas they are in, get there in good time as the theatres soon fill up. The...

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  • Cathedral de Saint Mary

    Tarragona Things to Do

    The Cathedral Basilica of Santa Maria is the See of the Archbishop of Tarragona who exercises his Episcopal ministry at the service of the whole Archdiocese. That Cathedral is dedicated to Saint Mary, Saint Paul and his disciple Saint Thecla. It was erected on the foundations of ancient temple. Its construction began in 1171 and it was consecrated...

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  • City Cathedral

    Girona Things to Do

    Oh god, when I saw the cathedral from the bottom of the stairs that lead to it I noticed how impressive it is. We walked up the steps on the baroque stairway of the cathedral which is located on the highest point of the Old Town. It was closed so we walked around a bit till we return again and walk again the steps (yes, perfect for aerobic exercise...

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  • Beach

    4 out of 5 stars

    Lloret de Mar Things to Do

    Visit the beach, of course... Lots of sunshine, soft drinks, food and sight seeing. Like the notice in the picture says: Now is the time! Lloret de Mar, the main beach looking south ; in the background the tall hotel we used to call "Kim's Coiffeur" - or "Kim's" for short - after the huge billboard that they had on the roof ... .Or had they?...

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  • Beaches

    Sitges Things to Do

    What do you do in Sitges? Beach! bake in the sun, swim, swim and swim.........Sitges is the nearest place from Barcelona with nice sandy beaches...aside from Barceloneta of course which is inside Barcelona itself. We took the Renfe train for a half an hour ride from Barcelona Sants Estacio station.

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  • Odysea Diving Center

    Torredembarra Things to Do

    There are some really nice and diversified dive sites around Torredembarra. Divers of various levels can really enjoy the underwater experience, see lots of fish and other marine creatures and also wrecks. The team of Odysea Diving Center (http://www.odysea.cat/en/) is very friendly, highly professional and multilingual. They are SSI associated and...

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  • Parc Guell

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Barcelona Things to Do

    This Placa is a great place to obtain a great view over much of Parc Guell. The view extends over the City to the ocean, with views extending Barcelonetta. If you are lucky you may obtain one of the Gaudi design seats located around the edge.An ideal place to relax.

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  • Aquapolis Water Park

    Salou Things to Do

    Go to bar Zeppelin and just gasp in amazement at the sight that is the bar beast from hell. They should make documentaries about this woman, if indeed it is a woman, is that a lump in your throat dear? Oh I dont mean to go on about her but it's such fun. Be sensible; there is a Huge theme park, and if you go along to the harbour end of town, some...

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  • Roman Amphitheatre

    Tarragona Things to Do

    Roman Amphitheater of Tarragona was built during the end of I and beginning of second centuries B.C. This is no biggest amphitheater in Mediterranean area but anyway its capacity was from twelve and up to thirteen thousand spectators. Some admirers of Roman culture should always remember this amphitheater was the place of were horrible and cruel...

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  • City Walls

    Girona Things to Do

    The city wall or Stone Route is high with steps so you need to be fit.The wall is well maintained with modern brick topping.The start of the wall by the river Onyar is at Placa de Catalunya. The views are great. This part of the wall ends (starts ) in the Jardins de Francesa where after a few metres break continues for just a little more wall. At...

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  • Pinya de Rosa

    Lloret de Mar Things to Do

    Last picture i put on the net about Pinya de rosa. But it was such a nice garden you could take as many pictures you like and all as beautiful as can be. yahoo

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  • Passeig de la Ribera

    Sitges Things to Do

    With hills and Old Sitges on one side and the Mediterranean on the other, the Passeig de la Ribera is the most scenic part of Sitges. The long boulevard hugs the bay and boasts numerous beaches and beautiful architecture. Many cafés and restaurants are also located here. As a result, Passeig de la Ribera has become the main area in Sitges where...

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  • Las Ramblas

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    Barcelona Things to Do

    We stayed in a hotel on Las Ramblas which was located on one of the smaller roads. I cannot stress how careful you have to be in terms of pickpocketing. Especially if you're female and going with a small group of girls, be EXTRA careful. The men are sleazy, and clearly aim at girls who look vulnerable and who are tourists. BEWARE of Danzatoria...

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  • Beaches

    Salou Things to Do

    A clear blue sea... a white and empty stripe of sand... a coconut tree... that's Salou. Excuse - me, I was reading a brochure, but reality is... almost that: The clear blue sea is somewhat greenish but OK. The white sand is brown. The coconut tree is palm tree. To empty the stripe of sand I just have to invite out the 20 or 30 thousand...

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  • Rambla Nova

    Tarragona Things to Do

    When you walk along Rambla Nova from the Tarragona bus station toward Mediterranean Balcony you will no miss the monument of Castels and Casteleros. Castels is Catalan National Sport known at least for last three hundred years. So, Castels is the human pyramid and casteleros are the people who are constructing such pyramid. The rules are very...

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  • El Call - Jewish Quarter

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Girona Things to Do

    The part of the old town which is the old Jewish quarters is called the Call. During the medieval time this is were the Jewish community lived and here they had the synagogue, the butcher selling kosher meet, and baths. In Catalonia the Jewish community was only bigger in Barcelona than in Girona. But in 1492, as in the rest of Spain, all Jews had...

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  • Coast

    Lloret de Mar Things to Do

    I found this pic on the web and i liked it so much that i desided to use it. I unfortunately don't remember the name of the site or the persons name. Please excuse me for showing these pic, if you recognize it tell me and i will put your name and url on it if you will thanks yahoo

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  • Walking

    Sitges Things to Do

    If you visit the Museum Maricel, do not miss the "Sant Miquel" Tower, the "Saló d'Or" (Golden Hall), the "Saló Blau" (Blue Hall) and the cloister, with its magnificient views of the sea. I spent there almost half an hour...just looking around me, listening to the the seagulls and looking at the sea.....

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  • Casa Milà - La Pedrera

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Barcelona Things to Do

    If you are a fan of Gaudi then no visit to Barcelona would be complete without a visit to La Pedrera. This was Gaudi's last civil project and arguably one of his most original. A visit here consists of a number of areas, the Espai Gaudí, located in the attic, provides an overview of Gaudí's work; the La Pedrera Apartment recreates the life and the...

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  • Cambrils Fishing Port

    Salou Things to Do

    A trip to Cambrils from Salou takes about 15 minutes and a fare of 2 to 3 euros on a Plana bus. At the end of the bus route ,walk ahead to the fishing port and small shops area. There are good fish restaruants. There is a marina and lovely sandy beaches.

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  • Balco del Mediterrani - Mediterranean...

    Tarragona Things to Do

    Statue of Roger de Lauria is situated at the end of the Rambla Nova, it is probably the most popular monument of Tarragona and the best decoration of so-called Mediterranean Balcony. That bronze statue was founded in 1886 by Felix Ferrer. The monument was opened in 1889. Unfortunately sculptor was in blissful ignorance about the fashion, arms and...

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  • Arab Baths

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    Girona Things to Do

    We thought it would be much bigger, since there was quite a lot photos from it. It was actually quite a small place, and it took about 15 to 10 min for us to visit it, even if I took lots of photos. But on the other hand, it was very cheap. I think it was around 2e. Check the timetables from internet. The timetables in all the brochures are what...

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  • Passeig Marítim

    Sitges Things to Do

    Walking (or cycling, or roller skating) along the Passeig Marítim gives you the opportunity of enjoying the beach, the view and finding also some artists, as painters, sculptors of sand or this man with his violin. Believe it or not, these pictures were taken in November.

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  • Tibidabo

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Barcelona Things to Do

    I am looking forward to visiting this mountain which is occupied by the Sagrat Cor Church and Tibidabo Amusement Park. There are a number of ways the top of the mountain may be reached. There is the Tramvia Blau tram, the Tibidabo Funicular cable railway and by bus, It is written that you have spectacular views over the city and the coastline from...

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  • Promenade

    Salou Things to Do

    Why not take a long walk along the promenade. Salou has beautiful sea front, stretching from the Cambrils end right to the far North of Salou which is quite a few miles, taking you along the beautiful beaches. It is flat with plenty of seats to sit on along the way, plus plenty of free toilets. It is flat and very wheelchair friendly. The walk way...

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  • Roman Circus

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Tarragona Things to Do

    One of the most emblematic monuments of the ancient city of Tarraco. It was built in I century B.C. but rebuilt during the Middle Ages when the Kings of Aragon redesigned it for use as a Royal Palace. It is currently home to Tarragona's History Museum.

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  • Church of Sant Feliu

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Girona Things to Do

    St. Feliu church together with Cathedral looks the most powerful and big in Girona old town. The church is modeled in Gothic style; actually the gothic spire of church is one of rare that is genuine in Spain. Church contains the chapel of patron of St. Narcisus, saint of the flies. In 1285 attack of French, flies came from St. Narcisus tomb to...

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  • Esglesia de Sant Bartomeu i Santa Tecla

    Sitges Things to Do

    Dominating the skyline of Sitges, the Església de Sant Bartomeu i Santa Tecla dates from the 17th century. The octagonal tower, however, is a 19th century addition. The church replaced a previous 14th century Gothic structure, which in turn had been built over the ruins of a Romanesque chapel. Behind the church is the old town of Sitges and some of...

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  • Montjuic

    Barcelona Things to Do

    Fantastic view of the huge cruise ships in port. We sat and watched with envy of the passengers, but then realised they would most likely only have limited time in Barcelona and not enjoy this wonderful city as we have during our 6 day stay.

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  • Fountains

    Salou Things to Do

    A nice thing to do on an evening is walk to the fountains at the boulevard for on certain evenings they have a lightshow wiht music. We liked it sure but since we are not too patient to stay in a place for too long we walked on to see more of Salou at night. When my father saw this photograph he said: "So! you only like to see the back of me eh!"

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  • Forum Roma

    Tarragona Things to Do

    The forum was the center of daily life where people socialized and discussed public matters. A vast square, it was rimmed by the most important buildings in the city: the curia, the basilia, temples and countless shops. Unfortunately, much of Tarraco’s forum was destroyed as a result of urban expansion in XIX century. Today only a portion of the...

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  • Old Town

    Girona Things to Do

    The old town of Girona (Barri Vell) is the main reason to visit Girona anyway. I guess noone comes here for the Eixample (the modern part) that has a lot of shops, restaurants etc but nothing unique for the visitor. We did it only on foot of course and we enjoyed a lot just to stroll around inside the Old Town before we headed into the main...

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  • Museu Maricel de Mar

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Sitges Things to Do

    Although not terribly ancient, the Maricel de Mar building is one of Sitges' most recognisable features. The building as it stands dates from 1911, but it was built on the foundation of an older chapel whose arches were incorporated in the existing building. It was rebuilt as a residence in an eclectic Gothic style, but now serves as a museum...

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  • Casa Batlló

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Barcelona Things to Do

    My grandmother told me about this house by Gaudi where the roofline represents the dragons back, and the cross was St. George's sword slaying the dragon. I took these pictures from the Bus Turistic, and my pictures are better than hers (!) Barb (mom - daughter of grandmother) visited the inside and added some photos of the interior in 2015. The...

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  • Fiesta

    Salou Things to Do

    We only had one night in Salou, and one whole day, but we were lucky enough to see the Salou fiesta going through the Old Town. Like a parade, it was made up of about 30 different colourful floats, with kids on every one, handing out sweets. when i say handing out, some of them were throwing them as hard as they could at people in the crowd, some...

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  • Port Aventura

    Tarragona Things to Do

    At PortAventura the fun has no bounds. It is a fascinating journey through five exotic cultures. Relish the rush of the Hurakan Condor´s heart-pounding free-fall, behold the world´s most acrobatic Chinatown or take a dip at Caribe Aquatic Park, a tropical paradise where you can relax all year round. They offer a 2-Day Pass, so you have enough time,...

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  • La Rambla de la Libertat

    Girona Things to Do

    East of the River is Gironas La Rambla, Rambla de Llibertat. This street is a pedestrian street (well, there is only a narrow passage for cars) lined with shops and cafes/restaurants. The restaurants have outdoor tables so it is a nice place to sit down in, have something to eat and watch people, after a day of busy sight-seeing.

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  • Cau Ferrat

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Sitges Things to Do

    Built in 1893 as a residence for Santiago Rusiñol, Cau Ferrat incorporates Gothic windows taken from the nonextant Sitges castle that once existed on the site. Cau Ferrat is adjacent to Maricel de Mar.

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  • Barri Gotic - Gothic Quarter

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Barcelona Things to Do

    Neogothic Pont dels Sospirs or Bridge of Sighs connects the eastern wall of Palau de la Generalitat and western wall of Casa del Canonges (House of Cannons). Previously, there were many other bridges of this kind over Carrer del Bisbe but they were destroyed. This one was built after their destruction in XX century. These bridges were built so that...

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  • Archaeological Museum

    Tarragona Things to Do

    Tarragona is connected with the roman era so it was no surprise that there is a good archaeological museum here. Archaeological Museum (museu nacional arqueologic de Tarragona) was founded in mid 19th century (the oldest in catalonia) and has a rich collection with items that focus on organization and social life in the roman city of Tarraco. Most...

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  • River Onyar

    4 out of 5 stars

    Girona Things to Do

    The bridges over river Onyar are a nice way to walk from one side (Barri Vell) to the other (Eixample) and gives you great opportunities for photos of the colourful houses. There are 11 bridges in Girona some of them for pedestrians. We started from Pont de Pedra (bridge of stone pic 1) which is located near Placa Catalunya (pic 2) because I knew...

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  • Plaça Reial

    4 out of 5 stars

    Barcelona Things to Do

    The Placa Reial ("royal square") is a historic square in the center of Barcelona, between Las Ramblas and the Barrio Gotico. The square is lined by palm-trees, has restaurants and cafes under arched walkways and decorative lanterns designed by architect Antoni Gaudi.

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  • Town Hall

    Tarragona Things to Do

    Ajuntamento or City Hall of Tarragon is just nice building built in XIX century where the city government works now. So, there is nothing special, just a building and a square in front of it with underground parking lot under the square and nothing else. And I don’t have any idea why the City Hall building was subdivided into special category....

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  • Monastary Sant Pere de Galligants

    Girona Things to Do

    Monastery and church was constructed in the year of 992 outside defensive walls of Girona. Monastery was never big one, keeping small numbers of monks and doing minimal services, as just baptism. Church of Sant Pere de Galligants is known from 1130; probably the portal of it is from earlier church. Place is known as a great example of Catalan...

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