The Golden Fish (El Peix)

Barcelona Gehry fishIf you walk along the beach of Barcelona, you will notice an unusual sculpture at the water’s edge. This is one of the symbols for the post-Olympic Barcelona. It is said that if you look at this fish, named El Peix in the right light it looks like its bobbing along the water of Barcelona´s beaches. We hope you enjoy our hotel for family in Barcelona.

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Tramvia Blau: Ride Barcelona History

Tramvia BlauThis blue public tram system dates back to 1901 and represents the old Barcelona before the war. If you want to see amazing views of the city this tram runs to the foot of Tibidabo, past Mondernista and Noucentista buildings to get the best of all that Barcelona’s architecture has to offer. We hope you enjoy your stay at our hotel for family in Barcelona.

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Best Beaches Outside Barcelona

HOME MORTBeaches in Barcelona are some of the best city beaches in Europe, but sometimes you want to avoid the crowds and swim in waters that are only occupied by your family and a few other guests. The coastline of Catalonia has 114 beaches designated by blue flags to symbolises a clean and quality beach. Barcelona has 24 flag beaches, Tarragon has 38 and Girona has 28. Here is a list of the 4 best beaches that you can go to by car to avoid the large wave of tourists that tend to overrun the Barcelona beaches during the summer months. We wish you a lovely stay at our hotel in Garraf. 
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Andorra: The Little Country Outside Barcelona

andorraLocated almost 3 hours away by car is a little known country called Andorra. It is so remarkably unknown that most Europeans don’t know it exists! It is currently being governed by two co-princes who are not from the country. One is the 24th President of France, Francois Hollande and the other an Archbishop named Joan Enric Vives i Sicilia, from Barcelona. It is also the sixth smallest nation in Europe, 16th in the world by land and 11th by people. Andorra´s capital is the highest in all of Europe with the official language being Catalan, but recognizes Spanish, French and Portuguese too. Gaining independence from the French empire in 1814 and has continue to keep its independence since then. We wish you a lovely stay at our hotel in Barcelona. 

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Refugi 307: Barcelona Bomb Shelter Tour

Refugi 307Refugi 307, also known as Shelter number 307, was built during the Spanish Civil War to protect the local population from the bombings that happened during this time. It is one of more than 1000 bomb shelters built in Barcelona during the Spanish Civil War. We wish you a lovely stay at our hotel for family in Barcelona.

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Love Barcelona’s Chocolate Museum

Museu de la Xocolata de Barcelona façanaBarcelona’s is filled with culinary treasures, enough to be designated as the cultural hub for Catalan cuisine. The streets are filled with Paella, seafood and other Barcelona treasures, but one thing that the Catalan people do love, like everyone else in the world, is chocolate. Enjoy pleasant chocolate adventures while visiting our hotel for family in Barcelona.

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6 Free Events Not to Miss in Sitges

sitges spainSitges’s active beach life and sunny weather is the highlight of any stay in this lavish Mediterranean paradise. However, it’s the animated events that certainly make this lively town the place to go! Throughout the year Sitges has plenty of exciting family events for locals and visitors to enjoy; most of which are free! We wish you a lovely stay at family hotel in Vilanova i la Geltrú!

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All You Need to Know About Sagrada Família

Sagrada Família Sagrada Família is an iconic Barcelona symbol that has captivated the world profoundly enough that it has be designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site despite being decades away from completion. The basilica can be seen from many parts of town as hundreds of thousands of visitor’s flock to it every week. As a visitor to Barcelona it is highly recommended you visit this world icon, but not without vital information first! We wish you a lovely stay at our hotel for family in Barcelona.

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5 Best Restaurants in Sitges With Family

 

Image courtesy of campingsitges.com
Image courtesy of campingsitges.com

Sitges is known for its white sands, deep blue waters and the green rolling hills of Garraf Massif. Rising from a quiet fishing town, Sitges has transformed into one of the most flamboyant and culturally-ambient travel destinations in the world. We wish you a lovely stay at our family hotel in Vilanova i la Geltrú!

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