Monthly Archives: October 2014

What to do in Bacelona with family (Port Aventura)

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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.

Check out more attractions in Barcelona with family

Torre de Collserola

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.

Timetable and Prices
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Antoni Tapies, Picasso tribute

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Picasso tribute in the street of the same name, in front of the Parc de la Ciutadella. Masterpiece by Antoni Tapies in 1981, precursor of informalism and one of the most recognized Spanish artist in a worldwide.

Tribute to Picasso, is a sculpture made by Antoni Tapies in Barcelona between 1981-1983, the work of art was commisioned for the city council of Barcelona to commemorate the centenary of Picasso’s birth.

There are a huge glass cube where the water flow in all sides and you can see blurred, furniture like a mirror, a sofa and a cupboard, chairs piled up with rope and sheets.

This creation with many differents materials are typical for the artist called informalism, Tapies want to bring art and daily life closer together.

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