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The capital of the Catalans offers a variety of entertainment possibilities for its Barcelona guests, with exceptional architectural structures, rich cultural h...
The capital of the Catalans offers a variety of entertainment possibilities for its Barcelona guests, with exceptional architectural structures, rich cultural heritage, delicious cuisine and a pleasant time. The accommodation and transportation options in the city where the beach is decorated by a number of beaches that appeal to all ages are also quite satisfying.
When to go to Barcelona?
The fact that air temperatures in Barcelona, under the influence of the Mediterranean climate, are watching over the average from May to November, makes the work of travelers who want to travel to the city a lot easier. In the remainder of the year, the sun and the open air drop rain at certain intervals. Temperatures in the summer are around 40 ° C, rarely falling below 8 ° C in the first months of the year.
The period between May and September is especially ideal for those who want to deal with water sports on the beaches that cover the coastline and to sunbathe peacefully on the beach. While the number of tourists peaked in August, there is a slight decline in September when some of the shopping venues and shops are closed. Also in June, the city is transformed into an open air entertainment center thanks to numerous cultural events such as Festival de Sant Joan, Festival de Sonar and Grec Arts Festival. The national day is celebrated on September 11th.
If you are not good with hot weather, you can travel to Barcelona from January to March. Carnival, held between these months, makes the city as fun and lively as it is at least during the season.
Where to Stay in Barcelona
The 4-star Hotel Vueling Bcn by HC is one of the most popular places to stay in Barcelona.
For many, there is no doubt that accommodation comes at the forefront of the most important topics in the Barcelona travel guide. The most preferred places for accommodation in the city's 10 settlement areas are Ciutat Vella, the historical part of the city, San Marti, the modern face Eixample and the beautiful beaches of the coastline. It is also necessary to open a separate parenthesis in Catalonia Square, which is considered the heart of the city.
Barri Gotic, which sheds light on the city's past in the borders of the Ciutat Vella, one of the oldest narrow streets, Gothic churches, and one of Europe's leading historical settlements, is the Barceloneta which has become the eyes of travelers and El Raval with its vibrant nightlife. 3 ★ Andante Hotel, 4 ★ Petit Palace Boqueria Garden, 5 ★ Eurostars Grand Marina Hotel GL. Options like you are waiting for you.
If you want to be close to the modern amenities of the city and to the unusual structures of Gaudi, you can focus on options such as 3 ★ Caledonian and 5 ★ El Palace Barcelona, all within the Eixample borders. This region also attracts attention with its rich shopping facilities.
In the past, industry, Sant Marti, nowadays a modern business and life center, is the last place I would recommend to you for your stay. Especially the residential area, which is overlooking the city for the sea holiday, is a bit far from the center but it is closing this gap thanks to the abundance of transportation options. For those who want to be close to the plaza within the San Marti borders, which are quieter and quieter than the other regions, there are many facilities, mainly 4 ★ Capri by Fraser Barcelona and 5 ★ The Level at Melia Barcelona Sky.
Places to Visit in Barcelona
You can start by building a list of places to visit in Barcelona, placing Plaça de Catalunya in the heart of the city. Then, to get information about the history of the city, you can turn your route to Barri Gotic and visit the City Historical Museum, the Temple of Bashdakozoz, Roman Wall and Agustus Temple remains, the FredericMare Sculpture Museum. I would recommend taking a full day to Barceloneta within the borders of Barri Gotic and enjoying the beaches and entertainment possibilities. The Catalan National Art Museum sheds light on not only the city but the history of the whole region, with its rich collection.
One of the architectural beauties that the city hosts is the Sagrada Familia Basilica, which is shown as the greatest work of Antoni Gaudí. You can see the reflection of Catalan modernism and its magnificence in Park Güell, which the famous architect designed from the nature. Other works of Gaudí's richness in urban texture are Casa Mila, also called La Pedrera, and Casa Batllo, 10 minutes away from Catalonia Square.
To enjoy the natural beauties Barcelona has, you can part of your time to the Tibidabo and Montjuic hills. At the same time, at the summit of Tibidabo, there is a glorious Church of the Holy Heart, at the top of the hills that offer guests an exquisite view of the city. Places to visit on Montjuic include the Barcelona Arboretum, the Catalan Archeology Museum, the Laribal Park and the Mossen Costa Llobera Kaktüs Garden. Also on the hill is my personal favorite Poble Espanyol. Founded in 1892 and covering 14 hectares, Parc de La Ciutadella is another treasure in the city where you can find peace in a lush environment.
Barcelona International Airport is the arrival point of almost all of the flights to the city. There are many options to go from the airport to the city center, where the density is very high. Among these options, travelers often use their first choice for Aerobus' A1 and A2 buses. Tickets for buses departing from Terminal 1 and Terminal 2 at 5-minute intervals between 05.35-01.00 are set at 5.90 euros. Besides the private buses, the vehicles belonging to the municipality carry passengers to the city center 24 hours a day from the airport. From 04.50 to 23.50 You can go to bus 46, Nit Buses on line N17 and N16 for the rest of the day. If you need a faster transport option, you can also opt for metro. In addition to taxis for comfort-minded individuals, special shuttle services such as Shuttle Direct and myDriver also provide a solution to the need for transportation from the airport to the city center.
If you are in the city, you can think of walking as the first option in transportation. Because most of the places to visit are located close to each other in the city center with a small face. If you want to go somewhere else without effort, you can take advantage of the metro network that forms 11 hattan, or bus services that are arranged on over 200 routes if you are in the center. The trams operating in the city provide quick access to most places, as is the case all over the world, while appreciating the comfort and safety of the trams.
As an alternative to the means of transport in the city, I can suggest you hop on hop off bus tours. It is organized by Barcelona Bus Turistic, the most popular and the most comprehensive of the tours offered to travelers in 1 and 2 day options. Firman's tour buses operate throughout three years on three different routes covering all of Barcelona's destinations. In addition, the vehicles are traveling at intervals ranging from 5 to 25 to 44 stops on these routes. During the tour, the voice guidance service is provided on 16 levels.
Food and Beverages in Barcelona
You will not be able to prepare a travel guide to Barcelona and not to mention the city's rich food culture. Local people generally like to keep breakfast simple and care about lunch and dinner. He also likes to suppress his hunger by consuming various snacks. Thanks to this habit, over the years a rich snack culture has been formed in Churros and Bocadillos and pastries. Dessert options are limited, but when it comes to eating, there are dozens of different tastes from Barcelona to Tapella to Paella, from Exqueixada to Gazpacho.
If it is not for you to try local delicacies, you can easily find your meals and halal food in Turkish, Middle Eastern restaurants. Divan, Kilim, Ugarit, Summak restaurants such as kebab and fish varieties at the beginning of the menu options.
If you are wondering what prices you can eat in Barcelona and where and what you can consume, you can check out the following topics for details.
Barcelona's bustling night life consists of many options, from thematic parties to traditional entertainments. If you enjoy sitting in a quiet environment and enjoying local drinks when you go out at night, you can opt for the alleys of the Gothic Quarter. For places of the same style, you can also go to Las Ramblas Street and the port area. For menals where different cultures are synthesized, places like Carpe Diem near Barceloneta Beach can meet your expectations. There are also good options in Gracia such as Espit, Chupitos, LoPinyol and La Vinya del Senyor.
Every Monday Opium Mar, Tuesday Apollo is hosting thematic parties. Maremagnum, the leading shopping center of the city, hosts a number of spaces, which are mainly host to the crazy parties that attract the attention of young people. Of course the thematic fun in the city is not just about organizations based on folly and difference. If you want to follow flamenco shows, one of the symbols of the country, you can go to Flamenco Tablao Cordobes or El Tablao de Carmen.
Places to Go to Barcelona on Barcelona's Beaches & Barcelona
There are 9 beaches on the 4.5-kilometer coastline in the center of Barcelona, where the sea can be enjoyed from the beginning of June until October. Spanning the Olympic Port on both sides of these beaches are provided by security lifeguards and Red Cross officials.
Barcelone is the city's most popular beach. After a beach of 1,1 kilometers in length, San Sebastia is immediately next to the beach, followed by families and individuals, including older age groups. Bogatell and Nova Icaria are preferred by those who want to sunbathe in a more peaceful environment. Mar Bella and Nova Mar Bella at the end of the shoreline appeal to young and homosexual individuals through marginal atmospheres.