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Catalunya Things to Do

  • Sagrada Familia

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Barcelona Things to Do

    My son only saw the outside, but I paid to go in. The stained glass was so cool with the sun shining in.Open between 9.00 and 18.00 from October to March, and between 9.00 and 20.00 from April to September. Now I know where the term Gawdy comes from. The price to visit the Sagrada Familia interior, museum and school designed by Gaudí, as well as...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Parc Guell

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Barcelona Things to Do

    I was surprised to find that this once free tourist attraction now charges admission but if you are a fan of Gaudi then it is worth a visit. The architecture is fascinating and there are plenty of places to sit and enjoy the atmosphere. The Parc is really well maintained and if you really want to enjoy the place then I would strongly recommend...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Las Ramblas

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    Barcelona Things to Do

    Las Ramblas is a tree-lined pedestrian street in central Barcelona, starting at Plaza de Catalunya and leading to the Columbus Monument at Port Vell. Originally, it was a series of shorter streets, hence the plural form of the street name. Las Ramblas is a popular avenue for both locals and tourists, with a high density of street artists (and,...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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

    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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  • 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

    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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Tibidabo

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Barcelona Things to Do

    Tibidabo is a mountain just northwest of Barcelona, crowned with the Church of the Sacred Heart. But the mountain's main draw is the Parc d'Attractions, a more than one hundred year old funfair. With a height of 512 meters (1680 ft), the Tibidabo marks the highest summit of the Collserola mountain range that borders the city to the north. The name...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Montjuic

    Barcelona Things to Do

    One of the must to visit while in the city, I am glad came back to take a picture as always in a rush lol! From plaça Espanya is already impressive and once in and up its awesome. You must stop here. It has been found the remains of an Iberian settlement from the 3C BC and 2C BC.!!! It has always been a strategic location from which to defend the...

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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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  • 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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  • Museu Maricel de Mar

    4 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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  • Barcelona Cathedral - Catedral de la...

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Barcelona Things to Do

    The gothic Cathedral of the Holy Cross and Saint Eulalia was built between the 13th to 15th centuries, with a cloister added mid-15th century. It was named after Santa Eulalia who died a martyr during Roman rule in Barcelona and is buried here. Beside her, the tombs of many bishops and nobles from Barcelona and Catalunya can be found here. Another...

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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

    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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Casa Batlló

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Barcelona Things to Do

    This is an architecture gem in Barcelona in continuation of the great Gaudi. It was built between 1904 and 1906. Located in the Illa de la Discòrdia, at 43 Passeig de Gràcia, Exeimple neighborhood. It was done on request of the owner Josep Batlló Casanovas, an entrepreneur of the textile industry. This house was done in the island of mansions in...

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  • Walking

    Girona Things to Do

    Wall Itinerary. Spectacular stroll along the path that runs around the ancient walls dating from Charlemagne (9th century) to early medieval times (14th-15th centuries). It borders the historic centre, making it an ideal setting to enjoy spectacular views of the city. From the towers, now turned into privileged view points, you can enjoy...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Barri Gotic - Gothic Quarter

    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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