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6.11.12

Things to do in Barcelona

To sum up my previous posts, there's lots to do in vibrant Barcelona and following are some of the to dos for a short trip:

  • Visit the Sagrada Familia - purchase tickets much in advance
  • Take a wine tour - this is anywhere in Spain, surely try the Spanish wine/ cava
  • Have a meal and take a stroll down Las Ramblas
  • Pick on bruschetta or pintxos 
  • Visit Museu Picasso - know everything about the brilliant artist and his growing up days in this little city.
  • Around Museu Picasso is a small chocolate factory, not a lot of people know about it but it surely is a must visit to purchase raw chocolate and see it in various artistic forms.
  • Take a stroll down the Gothic Quarter and have a meal at the little Spanish cafes in the gothic - like lanes
  • Don't forget Mango, Zara and some other high street brands originate from Spain - need I say more?
  • Take a walk down the Eixample area, or must I say Gaixample (that's the nickname and you know why).
  • Walk down Port Olimpic and SURELY have a meal at one of the restaurants or lounges, great music, street parties, superb buzz in the area.
  • Visit the Montserrat - we never got the time but everyone kept saying how beautiful it is. (Again, plan a trip in advance from one of the city tour buses, we couldn't make it because not only were we short on time, but all the trips were fully booked)/
  • Lastly, with all this walking, don't forget to take a Spanish siesta in the afternoons!

Museo Picasso

Chocolate art - there's a reason why one must visit the chocolate factory!

All in White Chocolate - YUM!

Chocolate Factory, Barcelona

It's not just white & brown! 

CHOCOLAT!

Port Olimpic, Barcelona


looking for Chocolate Factory...

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