: Barcelona Estació de França
: Ronda Litoral
: Sant Cugat Golf Course
Car: not necessary
Other activities: Bicycle Tours, Walking Tours, Boating and Hot Air Ballooning. Visits to Vineyards. Barcelona Acquarium nearby.
The apartment is situated in a pedestrian street in the heart of Barcelona's Gothic Quarter only one block from the beautiful Port Vell - Barcelona's old port - where many of the old buildings have been restored and converted into restaurants and galleries. The Marenostrum centre offers shopping, cinemas & the Barcelona Aquarium. You can take the cable car from here to Montjuic for amazing views of Barcelona and the port.
In the Gothic Quarter, medieval sights abound, mixed in with shops of every description and sidewalk café life.
Barcelona's medieval catherdral is a short stroll through the Gothic Quarter and near to Plaza Catalunya. The Picasso museum is just a few minutes away, in the heart of the Born.
Wander along to the Ramblas and soak up the colors, sights and sounds of the famous La Boquería market - a great place to have lunch. A few minutes further on brings you to the MACBA, Barcelona's museum of Contemporary Art.
Paseo de Gracia, with its famous Gaudi buildings, Casa Batllò and La Pedrera is a short taxi ride away. Paseo de Gracia runs from the Plaza Catalunya up to Diagonal and is home to all the best designer shops.
The iconic Sagrada Familia - Gaudí's famous unfinished cathedral - is just a 15 minutes taxi ride.
Moving around Barcelona is easy: taxis are cheap and plentiful and public transport works really well. Two metro lines are only 5 mins away. The hop on/hop off Touristic Bus also stops nearby and is a great way to see the city.