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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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Bullfights: not anymore in Barcelona

The original title of this tip was 'Bullfights: Don't waste your time and money'. I did change it, as nowadays (and I'm glad of it) even if you really wanted to waste your time and money watching a...
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Belsaita
Feb 05, 2015

Potential for Danger

Even though we were only two blocks off the main center and section of the city-Las Ramblas, it appeared to have a sense of danger surrounding the area. Raval used to be the mecca for crime, drugs and...
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BruceDunning
Dec 04, 2011

Deserted small streets late at night

Per a police officer my girlfriend spoke to, deserted side streets are a popular haunt for gangs.Stick to the main roads and busy areas.Try not to get lost, OK?! And carry a map, even if you're trying...
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mesoblonda
Mar 30, 2004

Vagrants-Homeless

Around the city I saw a fair number of homeless people milling around with little to do, but mill around. It appears the police tolerate the occupancy of sleeping in places that seem out of character...
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BruceDunning
Dec 04, 2011

Climbing the staircase at The Sagrada Familia

There is nothing dangerous about climbing the stais to the top of the Sagrada Famila's tower - except if you are clastrophobic.Ok, if you are over 30 or out of shape, dont go up either. To go to the...
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danielcv
May 28, 2004

Hotels to steer clear of

Legionnaire's disease is caused by the legionella bacterium. Air conditioning systems are a potential breeding ground for the bacterium (others include grubby showers, cooling towers, and...
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Harold_Godwin
Apr 04, 2011

Abusive waiters!!

Don't eat at Oriental cafe on Las Ramblas!! I almost got into a fight with the asian waiter there. My partner &amp; I had just shared a pizza &amp; a couple of drinks and asked for the bill. Now let...
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vishman
Oct 11, 2006

Use common sense

I think it is not worse than any other place. As in any other place such as London, Paris, NY, Chicago: Don´t carry all your money, credit cards, passport, etc. in the same place. Watch out for...
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magictravelers
Jul 30, 2003

Defective Merchandise

There are no bargains when it comes to buying electronics or small appliances in Barcelona. Beware of the small "importers" shops on the sidestreets. They will cheat you right and left. Check the...
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gilabrand
Jan 03, 2006

Parc Guell - Lots of walking and lots of steps!

It is not difficult to visit the lower portions of Parc Guell and enjoy the unique buildings at the entrance, the grand staircase, the lizard fountain, the hall of 100 columns or even the vast terrace...
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dlytle
Jul 10, 2003

Streets in Raval to avoid even at daylight!

The following streets are next to each other left of the Ramblas, so just paint the streets red on your map (btw I live in III and have friends living in I)From worse to bad:I C/Hospital between...
nesher79
Apr 15, 2008

LIFE GUARD YOUR U.S. PASSPORTS FROM PICKPOCKETERS

After so much hazzle reporting to a Spanish Authority -finding a translator (who is standing next to me on this photo) how it all happened so quickly. I ended up spending more than my budget, a New...
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listenandlearn
Jun 29, 2005
 
 
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Things to Do Near Barcelona

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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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