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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

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Places To Avoid

This station connect 3 lines and 2 of them (L2 &amp; L4) are not a problem. If you want to connect with L3 though you will have to walk the equivalent of 3 blocks (see image). So when you look at a...
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Las Ramblas

We stopped to have a pita sandwich at a shop and at the door the price in bold numbers was 4,9 euros. Not cheap but not outrages, we went in ordered two pitas and two sodas. The catch NO PRICE ON THE...
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Purchases to Avoid

If a 20 euro Messi jersey sounds too good to be true, it is! Avoid purchasing the cheap jerseys on Las Ramblas, unless you're buying it for someone who you don't really like, haha. The jerseys are...
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Overrated Sites

Poble Espanyol was built for the 1929 International Exhibition as an open air museum that was meant to showcase different Spanish architectural styles and crafts. Today, you pay an admission fee to...
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People to Avoid

La Rambla is very risky place. Lots of cheaters, beggars and pickpockets are roaming freely, in crowded place without any body protesting and there is no police watch. The worst and the most common is...
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Getting Around

The main square (called Placa de Catalunya on which all these beautiful historical buildings are situated, is the natural centre of the city of Barcelona: a stage for various minor and major events, a...
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Bullfights

The great majority of people from Barcelona and rest of Catalonia not only are against bullfight but also hate it. In fact the Catalan law of Animal Protection will quite probably be modified next...
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High Prices

Most tourist shops will sell you naff souvenirs and we all bought one. Fair enough. What is really bad is their food range: a tin of mussels in escabeche sauce for 7 euros? I can by the same at a...
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Not a Tourist Trap

This isn't the only city that wants to claim the famous Christopher Columbus.... If I had known about the observation deck at the top of this monument, I would have had travel pictures of the entire...
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360 Elevator at Arenas De Barcelona

The Arenas De Barcelona is now a Shopping mall with a rooftop terrace filled with restaurants with views around Barcelona of which you can access via the escalators inside the mall for free or via...
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Sightsee tour was tourist trap and lost money

I found Barcelona city tour hop on hop off bus tickets but it was tourist trap because I lost money and all tourists who paid the 28€ round trip tickets couldn't do round trip. They promise if you pay...
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travels12345
Jun 15, 2016

Three days in Barcelona

As big as Barcelona is, its not an impossible mission to enjoy it even if you have only 3 days.Make sure the hotel you choose is at city center cause it is a good start point to most of the "To Do"...
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Danalia
Feb 06, 2011

Flamenco

Certainly, Barcelona may be not 'the' place for flamenco and Spanish guitar venues. Places like Tarantos in Plaça Reial may not be a bad show, but most likely the only 'locals' there will be the...
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Belsaita
Nov 08, 2010

Everybody speak Spanish... but won't admit it!

What I am going to write is not a real tourist trap, it is just a cultural matter. As I have already written in my Local custom tip about the Catalan language, the Spanish constitution recognizes...
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Mikebond
Apr 28, 2009

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Plaza Europa, 50-52, 08902
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Avenida Pallaresa 73-79, 08924
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Campus de la Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona (UAB), 08193
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Carrer Elisabets 11, Barcelona, 08001, Spain
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Plaza Europa 45 , 08908
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Av. Pallaresa, 66-68, 08921
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Top Things to Do in Barcelona

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Sagrada Familia

final part of my tips with more pictures what is undoubtedly Antoni Gaudi's greatest creation and still unfinished up to this day is the Magnificent La Sagrada Familia Basilica (Basílica i Temple...
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Parc Guell

The park was originally conceived as part of a commercially unsuccessful housing site, the idea of Count Eusebi Güell, after whom it was named. Ultimately, only two houses were built, neither designed...
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Las Ramblas

part two of my tips with more pictures around Las Ramblas The Populas Las Ramblas of Barcelona is like an open tree-lined pedestrian mall that starts across the Plaça de Catalunya and ends at the...
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Casa Milà - La Pedrera

Casa Milà is one of Antoni Gaudi's architectural wonders of which it is located along the intersection of Passig De Gracia and Carrer De Provenca. It is also known as La Pedrera of which it was built...
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Tibidabo

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...
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Barri Gotic - Gothic Quarter

this will be my general tip of the gothic quarter as I will have separate individual tips along the attractions I went along the Gothic Quarter. Barri Gòtic (Catalan or Barrio Gótico in Spanish) the ...
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Belsaita

"Barcelona es bona..."
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seamandrew

"Seamandrew's Barcelona Page"
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Oleg_D.

"The capital of County of Barcelona"
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bpwillet

"Truly Catalunya, Truly Spain"
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spanishguy

"Barcelona,one of the most beautiful Spanish cities"
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