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All atractions within walking distance from Hotel Lloret Ramblas Barcelona


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The distances of the tour that we suggest, is from the location of our hotel in Barcelona. All tourist attractions are just a stone throw, you also have on hand all public transport including the aerobus bus that coming from the airport.

  1. Barcelona Hotel Lloret Ramblas: accommodation with all basics for your confortable stay in Barcelona city center.
  2. La Boquería market: The main market in the city center on Las Ramblas, fresh food, sea food, fruits, you can find almost everything, also there are bars and restaurants inside the market, where you can eat snack food standing in the bar counter or seated on the table.
  3. Teatro del Liceo: The most prestigious opera house in Barcelona that welcomes the best singers in the world.
  4. Palau Guell: Gaudi house most recently opened. You can visit the incredible rooftop with colourful chimneys.
  5. Barcelona Port: At the end of Las Ramblas next to Columbus monument main port, arrival and departure to all destinations Europe in cruise.
  6. Barcelona Cathedral: Upward in the middle of the gothic area, This gothic cathedral was constructed in between XIII till XV century
  7. Picasso Museum: The most influential cubism artist in the world. Huge collections of over 4.000 works.
  8. Santa Maria del Mar: In La Rivera neighborhood this church is an example of the debugged catalan gothic architecture.
  9. Parc de la Ciutadella: Constructed for the universal exposition of 1888 in Barcelona.
  10. Arc de Trionf: The main entrance of Barcelona
  11. Casa Batllo: Gaudi house amazing modernist architecture. Colourful facade decorated with pieces of tiles and nature forms.
  12. La Pedrera: Gaudi’s masterpiece in Paseo de Gracia the most glamorous and expensive street in Barcelona. Discover the rooftop and the amazing chimney.

Where is the hotel in Barcelona

Running down the center of the Ciutat Vella (dividing the Raval and Barri Gòtic) is the boulevard La Rambla. La Rambla stretches from Plaça Catalunya to the Mediterranean sea and, now extends out over the sea into one of Barcelona’s newest centers of entertainment, Maremagnum.

barcelona-hotel-la-rambla

La Rambla, a pedestrian strip roughly 1km long, is world-famous of street performers, fortune-tellers, pet and flowers stands and artists, A stroll along this bustling avenue can be and adventure at any hour, day or night. The tree-lined thoroughfare, known in Catalan as Las Rambles, actually consists of five distintc ramblas.

Font de Canaletes-visitors who want to come back to Barcelona are supposed to sample the fountain’s water. Halfway down La Rambla, Joan Miro’s paviment mosaic brightens up the alrady colourful street. Pass the Monument a Colom on the way out to Rambla del Mar for a spectacular view of the Mediterranean.

Walking tour Gaudi’s masterpieces

gaudi buildings barcelonaRoute of Gaudi buildings in the city center of Barcelona.

Gaudi (1852-1926) was one of the most influential architects of modernism, most of his works are in Barcelona and his designs are very distinctive, for their organic forms and colorful facades made with pieces of tiles. Antoni Gaudí was a deeply religious person and in many of his works can be seen the influence, as well as the passion for nature.

Hotel Lloret Ramblas founded in 1926 is family hotel on Las Ramblas the Barcelona, 2 min walk to Plaça Catalunya the heart of the city. From here we can show how easy is to vist the most amaizing Gaudí buildings in Barcelona just stone throw to the city center hotel.

Walk down five blocks Las Ramblas until C.Nou de la Rambla. Palau Güell was one of the first Gaudi’s work, and may appear the influence of Mudejar art.

Palau Güell 1886 – 1890 designed by Gaudi – Rooftop chimneys.

Walk up along the wide, tree-lined Passeig de Gracia and resist the tempatation to enter the endless array of designer boutiques. You may notice a significant difference from the cramped, old building of the Barri Gotic.

The entire block between C.Aragó and C.Consell de Cent, known as La Manzana de la Discordia, is one of the most notable Modernist landmark, and you will see the clash among three designs: Casa Amatller, Casa Lleó, and Casa Batlló

Casa Batllo designed by Gaudi – Bone-shaped columns

Three long blocks up Passeig de Gracia another fascinating Gaudi’s building La Pedrera, designed to mimic the ocean´s waves and seaweed, and its are definitely worth a visit.

La Pedrera by Gaudi – View of the facade from Passeig de Gracias

La Sagrada Familia the last stop is well worth the long walk. Take a right on C. Provença and follow it for 11 blocks. You cannot miss the best Gaudi’s masterpiece.

Templo Expiatorio de la Sagrada Familia – Gaudi masterpiece

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