Other Sites and
Apart from the walking
tours you book with me, I will also orientate you on things you can see and do on your own. If you
like we can talk more by email or even by phone if you wish to call me.
1888 International Exposition Sites
Walk down from Arc de Triomf down to
the Ciutadella. Stroll around the park, lie on the grass for a while, see some of the
Suggestion: Have lunch in El Born and go to the Picasso
La Barceloneta and the
Walk down Av. Joan de Borbón that runs by part of Port Vell. Go to the
beach and just watch everything that goes on.... it's like an amusement park!
Suggestion: Have a "Fideuá" for lunch. It's like a "Paella" but made with pasta
instead of rice. It's typical Catalan. (Don't let them forget to bring you some "All i
Suggestions to do on your
After spending some time touring with me and seeing the best
known sites, maybe you still have more time and I can help you learn to move around by yourself with public
transport. You'll have better knowledge about the city and will now feel confident to do some touring on
your own. I can also help you plan this.
Shopping Route: Diagonal / Pº Gracia - Pza. Catalunya - Portal del
- Picasso museum: Miró Museum, MACBA and CCB, Textile Museum, City
Museum, Catalunya Museum
- Walk down Las Ramblas, go up
the Colon statue, take a Golondrina, have lunch in Maremagnum (a mall with fast food and several
restaurants), visit the Aquarium. Or walk following the port to Barceloneta, an old fishermen’s neighborhood,
to have lunch (nice seafood) and see the beach.
- Go up to
Montjuich with the funicular and cable car, stroll around the castle, see spectacular
views of the sea and the city, and walk down to the museums: Miró, Archaeological, or
Pueblo Español (where you can have lunch), Caixa Forum and end your day at the Magical Fountains. (Some of
these sites are from the International Exposition of 1929.)
- Go up to
Tibidabo with the only
old streetcar left in the city (Tramvia Blau) and the funicular. See the church (walk up to the
top?), visit the old amusement park with the automaton exhibit, awesome views of the city...
- If you are into
sports or soccer, which in Europe we call
football or “fútbol”, you can't miss Fútbol Club Barcelona (El Barça) Stadium: Camp Nou
;-). Especially now that we just won the European Championship plus the two national
... and also the
1992 Olympic sites like the Montjuic Stadium and Palau Sant Jordi
- Modern Barcelona: Forum, Agbar, Zona