Port Aventura is the second most famous park in Europe, and is located in La Costa Dorada at 1:30 hs by bus from Barcelona. The park offers plenty of activities and play areas for the whole family.
This amaizing park is spread out in several areas, with impressive attractions, from the highest roller coaster in Europe up to 78m, or the Furius Baco which reaches a speed of 135km per hour. There is also a water park with exciting experiences and simulators.
How to get there:
To get from Barcelona by train, the most easy way is to take train (RENFE) line R-16. The most central station is Barcelona Passeig de Gràcia, and here you can see the timetables and also you can get a discount to the park, if you buy ticket + entrance in the automatic ticket machine or in the station.
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This telecommunications tower is located on the Tibidado hill in la Sierra de Collserola. Designed by Norman Foster, is visible from every part of Barcelona. The needle-like upper structure rests on a concrete pillar and is anchored by 12 huge steel calbes. Rising to a hieght of 560m above sea level, the top is reached by a glass-fronted elevator, which crawls up the outside of the tower. More info about la Torre de Collserola.
Picasso tribute in the street of the same name, in front of the Ciutadella Parc. Masterpiece by Antoni Tapies in 1981, precursor of informalism and one of the most recognized Spanish artist in a worldwide.
The first stone of the Baroque style castle, which still dominate Montjuic’s hill, was laid in 1640. It was for many years a symbols of terror as a prison and torture centre for political prisoners. No longer in military use, today the castele houses a military museum displaying ancient weaponary and a statue of Franco.
El Born hip neighbourhood which was reborn several years ago. Student and artists movies in, attracted by cheap rents and airy warehouses, fostering and arty vibe that now blends in with the area’s old-time aura. Experimental design shops share the narrow streets with traditional balconies residential buildings strung with laundry.
From Hotel Lloret Ramblas 20 min walk until El Born.