Photogallery: Spain: Barcelona – Maritime Beaut
Spain: Barcelona – Maritime Beaut
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The city which never sleeps. This is probably the most accurate nickname to the second largest city in Spain – Barcelona. This beautiful and poplar tourist destination has marvelous architecture made not only by A. Gaudí, beautiful parks, beaches, and metropolitan culture. And this all will amaze you. Take a short walk in its streets thanks to our photogallery.
Text: Oskár Mažgút
Photos: Mária Ondrejková
Salvador Dalí. A name that lives 30 years after the death of its bearer. This eccentric artist has left an indelible surrealistic footprint not only in painting, sculpture, photography and literature, but also in architecture. And it was in this area that it was most realized in its homeland, the so-called Wild Coast (Costa Brava) of the Autonomous Community of Catalonia in the north of Spain.
The monastery high in the mountains has for centuries been a refuge for the Benedictine monks, who are here guarding the miraculous statue of the Black Madonna of Montserrat. Maybe you belong to pilgrims who will go to her to worship. But even if you do not believe in miracles, take a day trip here from Barcelona. It is an exceptional and impressive place.
Famous for the Fallas of Valencia, maybe you have heard it sometime in the past, but also for its gastronomy, its good climate and for its love for life. A city not as well known perhaps as others (Madrid, Barcelona) but that undoubtedly has nothing to envy.
On our website you can find articles about various interesting cities. We recently visited Valencia and New Jersey, for example. Today we will focus on the picturesque metropolis of Catalonia - Barcelona. This is a city that you will definitely like. Why are we so confident? Because this city just has everything. It offers so much that you can't be disappointed.
Spain has almost 8,000 kilometers of coastline, including the beaches of the Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean coast. Today we will visit a region located in the Autonomous Community of Catalonia (Spain consists of 17 autonomous communities), namely the province of Gerona.
This time we are in a city with thousands of years of history. A city that is located not very far from Madrid and that boasts a Roman aqueduct of, attention, more than 2000 years old.
Let´s delve in this magical city.
In the northwest of the Iberian Peninsula and the border with Portugal we find the Spanish region of Galicia.
Today we set off about 100 km from Barcelona, to the Costa Dorada. This place is also known as the Gold Coast due to its beautiful beaches.
Almost everyone knows the Dead Sea in Israel, but have you ever heard of the European one? This seawater lagoon is located in the Spanish region of Murica and is called the Mar Menor.
Today we have the Way of St. James, “Camino de St. James ", which is an unforgettable experience. For now, however, let's just look at where you can go on this pilgrimage and why you should go on it.
You can go to the Camino de Santiago pilgrimage from a number of different places, such as Spain and Portugal. But today we will go the better, the French Trail.
Avila's pride, among others, are its perfectly preserved walls. Once you get there, you will find yourself in a world where time has stopped. These walls protect many historical monuments including Romanesque churches, medieval monasteries or Renaissance palaces.
Today we take you back to the Asturian town of Oviedo.
Even though summer is slowly coming to an end, it is still a good time for vacation. Today, we will head the sunny country of Spain, more precisely to Andalusia. We will see the province of Malaga to enjoy the Costa del Sol.
Our next goal when traveling around the island is the place called Atlantis and the Ses Salines National Park.
Ibiza is an island full of possibilities. Whether you are looking for historical monuments or for wild nature or small and large beaches. We are going to see some exciting places today.
On this very day we take you to the Spanish island of Mallorca situated in the western regions of the Mediterranean Sea. It belong to the Balearic Islands autonomous region. As it is winter now, the beginning of the year is the best time to plan a summer vacation. The following lines should introduce you to this amazing, shiny island.
Palma de Mallorca (Palma is an oficial name) is the capital and the largest city of the Balearic Islands. So, how can you enjoy a vacation here?
Spain’s second largest city, the center of Catalonia, popular destination of digital nomads, and mostly the place from where you bring countless great experiences. Barcelona is very kind to any type of traveler and you can visit it in any season.
In narrow streets of historical center in Barcelona is really easy to get lost. However, you can be sure that you would always end up at some cathedral or, at least, small shrine. They are hard to see from distance, they just suddenly pop up in front of you. On the other hand, famous Sagrada Família is easy to see from distance.
Having 512 meters, Tibidabo is the highest summit of the Serra de Collserola. Therefore, you should miss it if you want to enjoy one of the best vistas over Barcelona. Tibidabo is on city’s northwest. You can easily distinguish it for its white temple on the top.
I visited the Catalonian capital with my family for a week in the time of Christmas holidays. I like to learn about culture of the country I spend my time in so I spent lot of time wandering in the streets, in parks or had breakfast in back-alley cafes with locals. I enjoyed hours-long dinners having great tapas and even better wine. I tried to met as new people as possible. True, only disadvantage was that I didn’t speak Spanish or Catalonian.
This rich city boasts with more than just architecture of brilliant Antonio Gaudí. In today’s part we will visit local aquarium and Barcelona coast promenade where are berthed historical ships and other interesting things.
Welcome to our series dedicated to the fascinating Spanish city of Barcelona, which about we will be following three parts. In them you will know that it is a city that you should see at least once in your life.
In the second part about the beautiful city on the Mediterranean coast you can find out more about the beautiful villas that the famous architect Gaudí left here.
In the third part of our series you can learn about other notable references genius of Antonio Gaudi, which are the Sagrada Família and Parc Güell.
We bring you the last part of our series on sunny a shinning Barcelona. The trip will end on Montjuïc.
Certainly I am not the only one who used services of a lowcost airlines. To be honest, I have never regretted doing this. I was pleasantly surprised that such a journey gave as a bonus.
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It is easy to get lost in the historical center of Barcelona. You will always end up at some cath...
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