Barcelona

Barcelona

BARCELONA

What to visit

General tour

– Museo de arte catalana (http://www.museunacional.cat/and

– Montjuic with the – museo miro

All gaudi s production is in barcelona as sagrada familia and all the building like la pedrera and casa batló

– Parc Guell, beautiful park with gaudi architecture (http://www.parkguell.cat/en/)

– Santa maria del Mar, – Santa Maria del Pi, – Cathedral, – Museo Picasso, – Barrio Gotico and Born to walk and finally – Mercado de la Boqueria

Other special things to visit

– Colonia guell (www.gaudicoloniaguell.org/You can reach Colonia Guell with the ferrocarril form plaça de España

– Monastery of Pedralbes (http://monestirpedralbes.bcn.cat/)

– Monastery of Montserrat (http://www.montserratvisita.com/es/index.html), one of the most beautiful things to see near Barcelona. You can visit the monastery and there are also several routes for hiking. You can reach Montserrat with the ferrocarril form plaça de España

– Hospital San Pau (http://www.santpaubarcelona.org/es/visitas)

– Palau de la musica (www.palaumusica.cat/You can check if they have interesting event or you can also plan only the visit

– Teatre del liceu (www.liceubarcelona.cat/)

– Another nice thing to do is walking from Barceloneta to Marbella beach, you can stop for lunch in a “chiringuito” which are the bar on the beach.

– Glories square with the Agbar tower (www.torreagbar.com/)

– Pueblo Espanyol (https://www.poble-espanyol.com/es) if you want an overall view of spain

– Torre Bellesguard (www.bellesguardgaudi.com/)

– Rambla Poblenou (Metro stop Poblenou, nice neighborhood near the sea)

– Avinguda de Gaudi (you can walk from Hospital de San Pau to Sagrada Familia)

What to eat (Catalan/Spanish)

Paella you have different types:

–  Paella de marisco

– Fideua (typical paella catalan style but done with small spaghetti)http://www.meritem.es/media/fideua-de-marisc.jpg

– Arroz Negro   (http://www.hogarutil.com/comunidad/archivos/201303/436312.1363620187-668x400x80xX.jpg?1)

–  Paella de Bogavante (http://recetolandia.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/05/arroz-con-bogavante-3.jpg)

Tapas:

– Fish: Chipirones, boquerones, Pulpo a la gallega, esqueixada de bacallà

– Other: Patatas bravas, pan con tomate, escalibada, Jamon iberico e Jamon iberico de bellota, torradas (this is an example but you can have different types https://maricarmenluna.files.wordpress.com/2011/05/mrp_6933_2.jpg), ous estrellats (broken eggs with ham and potatos  https://llamencs.files.wordpress.com/2012/10/img_0539.jpg),

– For Dessert I would recommend crema catalana

Restaurants

You can check our blog tastingdiary.wordpress.com

For Tapas I can recommend

– Fabrica Moritz (http://moritz.com/es/seccion/fbrica-moritz-barcelona) and – Ciudad Condal (http://www.tripadvisor.it/Restaurant_Review-g187497-d1059712-Reviews-Ciudad_Condal-Barcelona_Catalonia.html) – go early if you can and other very popular like – Quimet quimet (http://www.tripadvisor.it/Restaurant_Review-g187497-d717377-Reviews-Quimet_Quimet-Barcelona_Catalonia.html), -Cerveceria vaso de oro (http://vasodeoro.com/) or – bar la plata(http://barlaplata.com/).

For eating paella there are few places near Barceloneta and port olimpic, like – Ca la Nuri (http://www.calanuri.es/) , – Arenal(www.arenalrestaurant.com/),

– Catamaran (http://www.catamaranbcn.es/) and – Boo(www.elboo.es) is a restaurant boat on the beach.

Another very popular restaurant is -Romesco (http://restaurante-romesco.blogspot.com.es/) near la Rambla

Also italian restaurants are excellent if you want to try (there is a huge comunity of napolitan and you can have real original napolitan pizza) Check the blog 🙂 for example madre lievito, el sortidor, sports bar italian bar and an outstanding and romantic restaurant http://www.ilmercantedivenezia.es/

You can also make a food tour with http://foodlovertour.com/barcelona/