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Barcelona "Unwrapped"

Barcelona is embodied with jewels of home-grown Catalan architecture, modernisme, and contemporary architecture, markets that are a treat for the senses, treasures of the ancient Roman and medieval city, parks where you can unwind. Along narrow streets, with secluded squares and charming corners, you will find a series of civil and religious Gothic constructions. Barcelona , a pulsating upbeat city has something for everyone. If on a family holiday choose from an amazing and varied range of activities available all over the city, from the aquarium, zoo and the beach, there's fun for all. Craftsmen’s workshops, exclusive shops, franchises, shopping centres and street markets all make up the shopping offer of Barcelona and last but not the least, Barcelona's nightlife is one of the most vibrant. Discos, live music, pubs and restaurants are situated in the most emblematic places in town and enjoy exquisitely prepared modern Mediterranean cuisine at the hands of some of Spain’s greatest chefs. Barcelona, sure doesn't disappoint !!

The City Sights

401 Carrer de Mallorca
La Sagrada Familia

The best of Barcelona can be discovered with the convenient city sightseeing Hop On Hop Off bus. The bus covers 44 stops on 3 different routes. Switch between the three different bus routes as you wish to explore different areas and aspects of the city.Wander around the medieval alleys of the Gothic Quarter; stop off to visit the extraordinary UNESCO-World Heritage-listed La Sagrada Familia church designed by the late, great architect Antoni Gaudi; or soak up the lively atmosphere, shops and street theater along the vibrant Las Ramblas.hop off to visit some of Barcelona’s cultural hotspots, such as the Picasso Museum, or to take a stroll around Port Olímpic, the picturesque palm-dotted marina crowned by giant copper fish sculpture by Frank Gehry. This and much more will make for an enjoyable day around the vibrant city.

Beaches, Sand and Sea

140 Carrer de València

Barceloneta is the first of the Barcelona beaches and its 4.2 km of golden sandy beaches only 10 minutes from the city centre.Windsurfing and kite surfing are equally popular. Enjoy a refreshing drink from one of the many beach huts. Or, just lie down and soak up the warmth of the Spanish sun. Indulge in a romantic private cruise as you watch the sun go down and the colours change on the horizon or relax at one of the many restaurants and bars at the Barcelona Promenade and cool off from the day at the beach.

Family Fun

s/n Moll d'Espanya del Port Vell
L’Aquàrium de Barcelona

Barcelona offers fun for everyone: kids and adults, thrill seekers, and if you are looking for peace and quiet. Walk among sharks, stroke dolphins, take a head-spinning ride on a roller coaster or enjoy the magnificent views of Barcelona and peaceful atmosphere of the parks.7,000 friendly animals are waiting to greet you at the Zoo de Barcelona in the Parc de la Ciutadella. L'aquarium has sharks swimming alongside hundreds of other species as you walk through the glass underwater tunnel.The Tibidabo Amusement Park is located in the Sarria Sant Gervasi District The amusement park has an elevated located overlooking the city and from the Tibidabo Sky Walk you can get brilliant views from the mountains to the sea.For a picnic or a lazy afternoon there are a number of parks to choose from, Jardi Botanic is just one of them. Finally , take a night tour or simply enjoy The Magic Fountain located in front of the Palau Nacional at the start of Avenida Maria Cristina in the Montjuic neighbourhood.

Markets and More

91 La Rambla
Mercado de La Boqueria

Barcelona is a city with an interesting blend of modern and traditional establishments.Enjoy shopping with an eminent Mediterranean nature, mainly family run, with great service, based on deeply rooted friendly and professional service, with a representation of every type of merchant imaginable.Barcelona also boasts a large number of shopping centres, they are filled with leisure spaces and restaurants for having a nice time, either alone or with friends and family. Last but not the least are the famous markets in Barcelona.Get lost in the maze of produce, seafood, candy at the iconic La Boquería off the Las Ramblas. Continue your market tour by visiting the Santa Caterina market, a place with some very interesting architecture, notably its colorful, wavy roof. Finally savour Barcelona's finest cuisine at one of the many local restaurants.

Wine Tasting , Tapas Evening and Flamenco Night


Learn the ins and outs of Spanish wine tasting during a lesson offering the chance to sample five wines in Barcelona. Expert wine lovers to novices will enjoy this fun-filled session introducing guests to the wide variety of Spanish vintages, key producers, and tasting notes, hosted at a Barcelona wine store near the city centre.Indulge in some local culture of a lively Tapas evening in Barcelona’s thriving culinary scene on a tapas bar tour. Skip the touristy spots in favour of tapas bars favoured by city locals, sampling locations that offer Catalan-style small bites and other country-wide favourites. Savour a few ‘pintxos,’ a tapas style favoured by those in northern Spain, and visit an ancient ‘bodega’ offering more traditional tapas fare. And as night falls, Experience an exhilarating, flamenco performance at Barcelona’s legendary Tablao Cordobes. Get enthralled watching the talented troupe of flamenco dancers as a unique display of agility, passion and energy is demonstrated on stage. Take in the lively atmosphere of one of Spain’s most famous flamenco venues.