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Small-Group Barcelona Chocolate and Sweets Walking Tour
"Treat yourself with a delicious and unforgettable walking tour of Barcelona! Meet your guide in the gastronomic center that was created to offer new experiences to foodies and travelers visiting Barcelona. Here enjoy a guided tasting of traditional Spanish sweets or chocolates all washed down with a drink.As you discover different types of sweets and chocolates your guide will explain how the sweets tradition in Spain started in monasteries centuries ago when nuns would create elaborate homemade delicacies. Next follow your guide through the charming alleyways of the Gothic quarter where most patisseries chocolate shops and cafés are located
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Private Custom Tour: Barcelona in a Day
"Your day in Barcelona is totally customizable and the itinerary for your half- or full-day tour will be tailored to suit your needs and interests. Before your tour your private guide will contact you to discuss the things you want to see so that your logistics can be arranged in advance.On the day of your tour meet your guide at your preferred location then set off by whatever necessary means of transport is required. Public transport is included but all meals entrance fees and requested transport by private vehicle are payable at your own expense.Perhaps visit some of the city’s must-see sights like Casa Batlló
From EUR44.00
 
Barcelona Old Town Sky Walk Tour
"Meet your guide in central Barcelona in the morning and head to Barcelona Cathedral also known as the Cathedral of the Holy Cross and St Eulalia. From street level the church’s Gothic architecture is striking.Strutting through Old Town pass the beautiful square of Placa Sant Felip Neri which hides some of Barcelona’s secrets. Famed architect Antoni Gaudi was a parishioner here — nearby is the site where he was struck by a tram and killed. This tucked-away courtyard is also featured in the Woody Allen movie Vicky Cristina Barcelona.< a 14th-century church in the Gothic Quarter (Barri Gotic). Ascend the bell tower to admire one of the best views of Barcelona capturing its colorful jumble of rooftops
From EUR43.00

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Catalunya (Catalonia)

Barcelona and Girona belong to Catalunya. The locals speak catalan which is very close to spanish. Catalan in all its variants is spoken over an area with a population of 10 million people.Catalunya...
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HORSCHECK
Jun 28, 2003

Catalan culture

When you come to Barcelona, you should know it's the chapital of Catalonia, a sort of little country inside of Spain. We don't dance flamenco or see bullfighting every sunday as some people could...
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morganna
Apr 16, 2003

Catalan customs!

Take a look to the local customs in my Catalonia page. Barcelona is the capital of Catalonia. You can have an idea about different local customs as the 'human- towers' , national...
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crazyguitar
Apr 01, 2003

Catalunya

Catalunya is the state Barcelona is in. Despite the repression during the 36-year Franco regime of all local dialects and cultures, Catalán as a language made a come back on the dictator's timely...
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b1bob
Mar 02, 2003

Newspapers and Media

The main newspaper in Barcelona are La Vanguardia, El Pais and El Periodico in Spanish. They are also Catalan newspaper, such as Avui and the Catalan version of el Periodico. The newspaper costs...
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tino_world
Jan 18, 2003

for some bizarre reason,...

for some bizarre reason, barcelona, one of the coolest cities in the world always finds itself looking to london for approval. as a result people speaking english are very well treated in barcelona,...
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donal
Sep 07, 2002

Catalan

Barcelona is located in the province of Cataluña/Catalunya and both Spanish and Catalan are spoken. People generally feel Catalan not Spanish (during Barcelona - Real Madrid in 2002 there was a giant...
Yosemite_44
Sep 05, 2002

Photo: Catalonian's Region...

Photo: Catalonian's Region Flag 'La senyera'. There are many differences between the regions in Spain. In Catalonia, there are two official languages: Spanish and Catalonian. Catalonian is spoken by...
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Sergioalc
Aug 26, 2002

People in Barcelona are proud...

People in Barcelona are proud Catalans. Don't call them spanish. No one will beat you for doing so, but they be much more friendly if you recognize their cultural identity. Pick up a few catalan...
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CptKangaroo
Aug 26, 2002

Another very 'Catalan' thing...

Another very 'Catalan' thing is the 'Gegants' (Giants): Great figures representing most of the time kings &amp; queens. They are also present in major Catalan town local parties. Barcelona's Giants...
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JaumeBCN
Aug 24, 2002

You have to Know that...

You have to Know that Barcelona isn't Spain. It's Catalonia and we don't speak spanish, we speak catalan, we make thingsdifferent of spain.. if you find Toros and Sevillanas Barcelona isn't your city!...
ssanzm1
Aug 24, 2002

THIS IS WHAT YOU HAVE TO LOOK FOR WHEN....

you need money or just need a BANK....In every country these Public Services have different colours, now you know that like a bull you have to go for red.......hahaha
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Apr 04, 2011
 
 
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Casa Aduana

Old Customs House, didn't explore inside but very unique architecture. The building was completed in 1902 and now sits 3-4 blocks from the port. The building is currently closed and sits at the...
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Parc de la Ciutadella

Created at the same time as the Universal Exhibition of 1888, on the space formerly occupied by the original citadel. Ciutadella is one of the largest green areas of Barcelona with plenty of alleys...
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Museu Picasso - Picasso Museum

Located in the Gothic area of the city, the Picasso Museum is well worth a visit. The museum presents Picasso's works in a chronological order and this really helps to provide a greater understanding...
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Museu d'Historia de Catalunya - Catalan History Museum

This museum opened during 1943 and one of its major attractions is to take a walk underground and view the streets of the Roman and medieval city. We were on a tour and did not have time to enter the...
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Museu de la Xocolata - Chocolate Museum

This is a museum about chocolate. I love chocolate and found the visit interesting. The exhibition starts with cacao and how it was used in America. And then how it came to Europe and later with the...
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Barcelona Walking Tours Gotic

This Great tour, organized by Turisme de Barcelona, offers you the possibility to walk by the Gothic Quarter, with an experimented guide that will explain you the history of all the hidden corners of...
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