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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
From EUR49.00
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

Comfortable Shoes Tips (9)

ABSOLUTELY two pairs of comfortable shoes.

COMFORTABLE shoes. Let me say it again--Comfortable shoes. Barcelona and Porto have serious cobblestone streets that will do your feet and body in and kill any form of shoe with a heel!!!!! Two pairs...
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Jun 03, 2007

Blisters are a pain

Barcelona is a town for walking, so make sure that your shoes are comfortable. New fashionable shoes will ruin your visit. My wife came with such shoes and could not walk after the first day, making...
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Jan 20, 2007

Comfy shoes

Basically, you can get everywhere by metro, however, if you want to see all the great sights of the city, you'll have to do it by foot. So bring your most comfortable shoes, you're gonna need them,...
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Nov 21, 2005

comfy shoes for lots of walking

Your best walking shoes/sneakers are necessary! Whether it's taking a walking tour of Modernista architecture or just wandering the Barri Gotic and Las Ramblas, there is a lot to be seen in Barcelona...
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Jul 02, 2004

Walking, walking, walking....

Never leave home with your luggage full. You always buy something during your trip. How are you carryng it home? Comfortable shoes! There is no better way to get to know a city than walking around it!...
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Dec 18, 2003

Packing List

I would recommend taking as little as possible on day trips so you don't have to carry a makes the day much more enjoyable. :) Take some shorts for gets warm there during the...
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Mar 25, 2003

Packing List

Bring a bag that is easy to tote around. A backpack would be a great thing but sling it in front of you so that you can watch out for pickpockets. In this bag you can put your cameras and stuff like...
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Sep 08, 2002

Casual will do

For a short term city tripp, a small suitecase is ok. Adjust your clothing to a mediterranean climate. Barcelona has some nice small beaches, and if the weather is fine (which is most of the time...
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Sep 01, 2002

Take shoes that are made for walking

Pack light Comfortable shoes are a necessity. I ended up with a toe problem due to poor fitting shoes and had to cut the toe out of my canvas sneakers to get by. Don't let this happen to you.
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Apr 25, 2010
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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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