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BARCELONA CITY, THE CULTURAL METROPOLIS

barcelona city tour

Spain is a very rich country. Its history and migratory past have managed to integrate, today, Latin joy, Mediterranean culture and Arab heritage. Undoubtedly, an explosive and successful mix that makes everyone who tries it fall in love. There are many different cities in Spain that are worth visiting. We recommend you to visit the guide “Viajar por España” to get some inspiration.

This time we are going to talk about Barcelona, one of the most important cities of the country, and one of the most popular tourist destination in Europe.

Visiting Barcelona City

The city of Barcelona will captivate you with the imposing beauty of its buildings, museums and churches, strongly marked by the influence of the architect Antonio Gaudí.

It is a cosmopolitan and multicultural city, which manages to attract expats from all over the world. Barcelona is synonymous with culture, innovation, avant-garde and open-mindedness.

It is a large city, with an area of 101.35 km² and a population of 1,636,762 inhabitants. In addition, it is a coastal territory, with a long promenade and a beautiful urban beach.

Barcelona City Tour: what to visit

Barcelona city has many tourist attractions. Some of the places that you cannot miss are Gaudí’s Sagrada Familia, Park Güell, the Metropolitan Basilica Cathedral, Casa Batlo, Paseo de Gracia, La Rambla, the San José Market, Montjuic or the Mirador de Colón.

If this is your first time in the city, we recommend that you choose to take a Barcelona City Tour. The city is huge and it is better that you trust an expert guide to optimize your time to the maximum. On the website “Que ver en Barcelona” you will find numerous very interesting activities and excursions.  You will also find inspiration to discover what to do in Barcelona in 1 day, in 3 days or with children.

 

How to get from Asturias to Barcelona

Fortunately, there are many ways to travel between Asturias and Barcelona, including buses, trains, airplanes, rental cars, and even taxi services. Here you will find information about how to get from Asturias to Barcelona.

· By Airplane: There are few companies offering direct flights from Asturias airport (OVD) to Barcelona: Vueling and Iberia.

· By car: The trip by car from Asturias to Barcelona will take between 8 and 9 hours.

· By train: You can take a train from Asturias to Barcelona with RENFE. The trip will last around 10 hours.

· By bus: You can take a bus from Asturias to Barcelona with ALSA.

· By Blablacar: One of the most common ways to travel from Asturias to Barcelona is using a Blablacar, a car sharing platform.

 

Where to stay in Barcelona

· Hotel Brumell

· Hotel SB Glow

· Zenit Borrell

· Hotel Colonial Barcelona

· Tryp Apolo

· Bruc & Bruc Hotel

 

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