Sophisticated and whimsical, Barcelona captures your heart, pulls at your soul, and turns up the corners of your mouth in a big, bright smile.
|Barcelona||3||Roger De Lluria Hotel or Hotel Claris|
Upon arrival at the airport or train station, you are met and transferred to your hotel. Barcelona, a 2000-year-old city, is an enthralling mix of the old and new; sophisticated, bohemian, cultured, filled with art museums and startling architecture. The abundance of art galleries, chic boutiques and excellent restaurants, famous for the Catalonian taste, will keep you busy all day.
Get a unique view of the harbor from the Columbus Monument “El mirrador.” Enjoy a walk along Las Ramblas, the busiest and most lively street of the city. Arrive at the Plaza de Cataluna and continue to Paseo de Gracia. Admire the impressive Sagrada Familia, Gaudi’s masterpiece. Feel the atmosphere of the city walking in the Gothic quarter. Visit the Cathedral of Barcelona. Go to Guell Park and see Gaudi’s colorful mosaic masterpieces, including the famous terrace. Get a panoramic view of the city and harbor from Montjuïc Hill. Enjoy the gorgeous Montjuic Dancing Fountains. (B)
Today is at leisure to enjoy all of the delights of this cosmopolitan city or perhaps take one of our suggested excursions. (B)
After breakfast, transfer (not included) will take you to the train station or airport for your next Iberian encounter. (B)