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Carmel Bukers, best views of Barcelona

One of the place that we recommend in Barcelona is viewpoint of the carmel bunkers. Until recently it was not very well known, but there is no doubt that it has become highly options, of the Catalan capital.

How are Carmel Bunkers

Actually, this place it’s a hill called Turó de la Rovira, that is 250mts above sea level. Despite of the name everybody knows like a “Carmel bunkers” because it’s what’s there… or what’s left. During the civil war it was build, and also anti-aircraft to defend Barcelona of the fascist attack, today you can see this bunkers because still remains of the walls and floors.

Remains of one of the bunkers

Besides having amaizing views of the areas that we knows of Barcelona, also you can see less knows neighborhoods (El carmel, VIlapicina, Guinardo). Also you can see Parc Güell and Tibidabo exceptionals 360º views.

How to get to Carmel Bunkers.

To get there you have to walk a little bit. You can go by car or by bus, in both cases you have to walk and climb stairs.By bus there is a bus stop right here. line V17 and 119.

Tip: Many people come to see the sunset and bring drinks and snack, to hang out and have a picnic 😉

Address: Carrer de Marià Labèrnia, s/n, 08032 Barcelona
Entrance: Free

Barcelona: 7 differents ways to see Catalan capital


Barcelona will surprise you from the first minute, a vibrant, modern city with history, that will invate you walking through the streets, Barcelona has something for everyone.

Awesome architecture, museums that will not leave you indifferent, avant-garde cuisine, flea markets, beaches, nightlife and much, much sun always present.

Come and begin to walk together.

Come to Barcelona Cathedral and take a look from above.

Yes, you can climb to the Barcelona Cathedral and walk for the roof, if you are not afraid of heights, from there 360º have amazing views of the Gothic Quarter and of course stunning post !!.

Mas info. barcelona cathedral

Walking Tour

We recommend a tour of his alleyways, going into in the Gothic Quarter, where you will be surprised. Hidden squares just around the corner, indoor gardens, Roman columns, smells and colors that are mixed with the bustle of the neighborhood squares. In its alleys you can explore the history of the city.

Barcelona European design Capital

Barcelona has been regarded as the European capital of design, so we suggest you visit the impressive Barcelona Design Museum recently opened. There you will see exhibitions of graphic design, industrial design and clothing. There is also a fantastic collection of decorative art of the III until XX century

More info: barcelona design

Barcelona cinema route

You’ve probably heard about Woody Allen, and you know that one of his film Vicky Christian Barcelona has been filmed here. Just 8 min walking from our downtown hotel you can explore one of the place where it was filmed, the Plaza Sant Felip Neri.

Barcelona Magic Fountain

Barcelona magic fountain that was built for the international exhibition in 1929. Only 5 minutes by subway from Hotel Lloret Ramblas until Plaza Espanya. Throughout the year you can see for free, light & sound show with impressive water jets which can reach 15 mts.

More info: magic fountain barcelona

Mediterranean cuisine

Barcelona is a cosmopolitan city, so you can find any kind of food, but it is best to sit on a typical bar with locals and eat some “tapas” which is a kind of snack that is usually served with a drink. Most popular tapas are: patatas bravas, shrimp scampi, potato omelette, ham, etc. It ensures that not spend much and you’ll get a good taste.

Bird Views Barcelona

If you want to see birds views, we suggest the cable rail port, it is the oldest and you can catch in the neighborhood of La Barceloneta (city center) and reach the mountain of Montjuic about 56 mts above sea level. Once there you can visit Militar Castle and a breathtaking panoramic view of Barcelona.

More info: Cable car barcelona


How to maximize your time in Barcelona in 2 days

Heyyy … time to get up, clean the lenses of our sunglasses, put on the shorts and sandals socks, rucksack ready to dive between medieval streets of the Gothic Quarter and beautiful Modernist buildings of Barcelona. A lot of treasures full of museums and architectural wonders, beaches, and perfect squares are waiting for us.

Route 2 Days in Barcelona

Hotel Lloret Ramblas to Barcelona Cathedral – 5 min walk

We left the Hotel Lloret Ramblas and crossed Las Ramblas towards the Gothic Quarter, just 5 minutes walk is located the Barcelona Cathedral, this architectural wonder between Gothic and Baroque dating from 1298 stands in the middle of the Gothic Quarter. The main entrance is the most impressive, once inside you can climb to the roof to see the amazing views of the Gothic Quarter.

View the cathedral from Placita de la Seu

Free access to cloister and temple from Monday til Friday 8:00 – 19:30hs; Saturaday and Sunday 8:00 a 20:00hs
Rooftop entrance: 3 Eur

Tips: Walk around the cathedral and lose it in the alleyways, you will find amaizing places.

Plaça Catalunya to Casa Batlló – 5 min walk

Catalonia Square is just 5 minutes walk from the Cathedral, and is neuralgic point of Barcelona, also a meeting point for citizens and tourists. Here begins La Rambla and is the boundary between the Gothic Quarter and Eixample neighborhood.

Plaza Catalunya intersection of all public transportation of Barcelona

Among exclusive shops and fancy restaurants, Casa Batllo is in Paseo de Gracia, and was designed by Antonio Gaudi. This unique building very colorful and remarkable textures is in “La Manzana de la Discordia”. The building, remains the Sant Jordi legend, where the roof is the dragon’s back, and the balconies the dragon’s victims the skull-shaped.

Casa Batlló to La Pedrera – 7 min walk

Two blocks further up is La Pedrera (Gaudi masterpiece), with its undulating facade and wrought iron balconies of organic forms. You can go and visit the strange roof and dazzle with their chimneys that give the impression of being warriors covered their helmets. From up there you will have another perspective of Barcelona.

La Pedrera view from Paseo de Gracia in Barcelona

La Pedrera to Sagrada Familia – 5 min by metro

Sagrada Familia towers view from Plaça de Gaudí

Only 5 minutes by subway’ll be shocked to see closely the Sagrada Familia. The imposing towers full of imagination that Anotnio Gaudí put on this controversial church. The basilica is not finished yet but you can not miss their fantastic interior.


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