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Catalunya Things to Do

  • Sagrada Familia

    Barcelona Things to Do

    Historical, magnificent, breathtaking were the worlds that left my lips when I saw the Temple of Sagrada Familia. It was even more beautiful than in pictures. I insist to everyone to visit it because it is the jewel of Barcelona. You can get there by metro with the line 2 or the line 5 easily.

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  • Port Aventura

    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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  • 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

    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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Las Ramblas

    Barcelona Things to Do

    Las Ramlas is the center of Barcelona. It's a long road full of shops, restaurants, coffee shops and souvenirs. In this street there are some masked people which have fun. You can also find some canteens where you can enjoy crepes or waffles wich smells and tastes really good. Into the narrows there are night clubs and other bars where you can...

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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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  • Church of Sant Feliu

    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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Parc Guell

    Barcelona Things to Do

    Park Güell is a garden complex with architectural elements situated on the hill of El Carmel in the Gràcia district of Barcelona. The acquaintance with "Barcelonian modernist style" is impossible without visiting of park Guel. Eusebio Guell has got a farm on the western surburb of Barcelona on a slope of mountain Pilada (Bald mountain) in 1899....

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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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  • Arab Baths

    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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Casa Milà - La Pedrera

    Barcelona Things to Do

    Casa Milà, better known as La Pedrera, meaning the 'The Quarry', is a famous building designed by Antoni Gaudí. The Mila's house is the main sight of parkway Passeig de Gracia. This Gaudi's building more reminds sculptural, product than product of architecture. The six-storied house is similar to a huge rock. Windows and doors remind grottoes.

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  • Cambrils Fishing Port

    Salou Things to Do

    Cambrils is the ajoining resort to Salou and just a €1:50 bus ride away.(2010), It's a much quieter place than Salou with lovely sandy beaches a very smart marina, there are some very nice fancy shops to spend your money in. There are some excellent fish restaurants on the beach road facing the marina. Do try some of their homemade ice cream,...

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  • El Call - Jewish Quarter

    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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  • 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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  • 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

    Mirador de l’Alcalde (the Mayor’s Lookout) is located at the Montjuic Hill. It is a viewpoint offering spectacular views over the port and the whole city. A nice place with various terraces at different levels, gardens, and sculptures and fountains. I went to the Mirador de l’Alcalde by bus, but you can also go there by the Montjuïc Cable Car...

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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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  • City Walls

    Girona Things to Do

    This was the best part of our visit to Girona, the roman walls. It was very typical in medieval period the cities to have fortified walls around for secure against the sieges. The walls that date back to the romans are so well restored that you walk on them around the Old Town for many minutes(pic 1). We’ve done it all and we had some nice photos...

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  • Roman Circus

    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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  • 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

    Barcelona Things to Do

    Wow, I enjoyed every part of this whole trip! From getting the funicular up to Tibidabo, to getting it back down again! Mount Tibidabo is the mountain that overlooks Barcelona. Firstly, it was my first time on a funicular and it was great to travel on a different mode of transport. Once at the top, after enjoying the stunning views on the way,...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Cau Ferrat

    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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  • Plaça Reial

    Barcelona Things to Do

    The Palau Reial or "Grand Royal Palace" is a complex of historic buildings in Barri Gotico. It was a residence of the counts of Barcelona and, later, of the Kings of Aragon. It is composed of three distinct edifices: the Salo del Tinell, built by King Peter IV in 1359-1362 the Palatine Chapel of St. Agatha (1302), built under King James II 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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  • River Onyar

    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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  • 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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  • Museu Maricel de Mar

    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

    Barcelona Things to Do

    Casa Batlló is a building located in the center of Barcelona and is known as one of Antoni Gaudí’s masterpieces! The building was originally built between 1875 and 1877 by Emili Sala Cortés, who was one of Gaudí’s teachers, but it was bought by the wealthy textile industrialist Josep Battló i Casanovas in year 1900, and he commissioned Gaudí to...

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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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  • Museu Casa Castellarnau - Castellarnau...

    Tarragona Things to Do

    The Castellarnau House Museum is situated along Cavallers Street, a street were many noble families had their homes. The mansion was bought by the Castellarnau family in 1764. In 1954 it was given to the municipality and in 1977 it opened up as a museum. On the ground floor there are temporary exhibitions in rooms where the walls are painted with...

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  • Monument a Colon - Columbus Monument

    Barcelona Things to Do

    The Columbus Monument is a 60 meters tall monument honoring Christopher Columbus's first trip to the New World. It stands at the lower end of La Rambla, and was erected in Barcelona because it was here Columbus reported to Queen Isabella and Ferdinand after his trip. Construction began in 1882 and it was completed in 1888 – just in time for the...

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  • Passeig de la Muralla

    Girona Things to Do

    Built between 9th and 15th Century, these Medieval walls surround a big part of the Girona Historic centre. Accesible at quite a few points, you can go up and walk along it, enjoying the spectacular view of the city and its surroundings. The first day I waited up to see the sunset... And the next morning the sunrise. As already mentioned, Girona...

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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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  • Parc de la Ciutadella (PARC CLOSED)

    Barcelona Things to Do

    Parc de la Ciutadella is a huge (280,000 square meters) park in the center of Barcelona, and it is a nice place for strolling around. First of all it is a city park with green areas, flowerbeds, trees, refreshment stalls, statues, a lake, and a very impressive Baroque fountain. It was built for the Exposición Universal de Barcelona in 1888, and was...

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