We show you how to get to the Grand Prix of Spain, the most important event of F1 and is only an hour and a half by public transport from Hotel Lloret Ramblas the most central and picturesque Barcelona. You’ll see how quick and easy it is effortlessly from our hotel.
We left the hotel after a good breakfast (free booking in our official website Barcelona Hotel Ramblas) and just 1 minute walk you found the Metro L3 towards Trinitat Nova.
We started in Catalunya L3 1 stop (1 min) off at Paseo de Gracia, switch to Renfe – R2 (Railways) direction Granollers Centre about 27 min to Montmelo.
Remember: The frequency of trains is about 15 min
Once you get there 3 min walk to the Estació Vella, from here bus 510 and 4 min off at P. I. The Pedregar – Verneda Congost, then change to bus 370 in 4 min until Circuit de Barcelona. We have already arrived … and now enjoy the race !!!.
Well I hope you have been helpful.
Useful event information
Race day: Sunday 15 of may 2016
Place: Circuit de Barcelona (Montmeló)
More info: Barcelona Fórmula 1
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 in Barcelona. A lot of treasures full of museums and architectural wonders, beaches and perfect squares are waiting for us.
We left the hotel Lloret Ramblas and crossed La Rambla towards the Gothic Quarter, just 5 minutes walk is located the cathedral of Barcelona, 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 with amazing views of the Gothic Quarter.
If you walk around the cathedral of Barcelona and you lose in the streets, you will be surprised with hidden squares.Plaza Cataluña is just 5 minutes walk, and is neuralgic point of Barcelona, that’s where all means run transport, is also a meeting point for citizens and tourists. Here begins La Rambla and is the boundary between the Gothic Quarter and the Eixample.
Among exclusive shops and fancy restaurants is this fantastic masterpiece. Casa Batllo was designed by architect Antonio Gaudi, this unique building very colorful and remarkable textures found in “La Manzana de la Discordia” and represents the legend of Sant Jordi. Its roof is the dragon’s back and the balconies are carnival masks.
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.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.
L9 Sud is the new underground line, that connect El Prat airport with the city center of Barcelona, Plaza Catalunya & La Rambla.
How to get to Hotel Lloret Ramblas from Airport?
The ride is about 1 hour and from the Airport take L9 Sud until Torrasssa and then switch to L1 (red) until Catalunya exit La Rambla. From there you will see Hotel Lloret Ramblas on the right side of La Rambla.
Barcelona one of the most improtant European tourist cities of Spain, and it’s important to know where to stay in Barcelona.
How many days you stay in Barcelona?
If you come to Barcelona for the first time, you must know that it is a walkable city, as well as an accessible and modern public transport, where you can have all the most important tourist attractions close by. The Ciutat Vella district is made up of El Gotic, El Raval, La Rivera and Barceloneta neighborhoods. Having said that, visiting the city will not take you more than 3 days.
Best area to stay
If you only come for a weekend and want to maximize your time, the important thing is to find a central hotel where you could visit all the tourist spots a stone throw. La Rambla & Plaza Catalunya, is the neuralgic area of Barcelona, from here 10 min walk to Gaudí’s masterpieces, 5 min walk to the cathedral of Barcelona, 15 min walk to Picassso museum, 5min walk to the MACBA, 8 min by subway to the beach, also all public transport close by.
Another good option is Eixample neighborhood just above Plaza Catalunya the border of the Gotic zone. This distric is safe area and also the center of modernism in Barcelona where you can find Casa Ametller, Casa Batlló, La Pedrera in the glamorosus Passeig de Gracia with a lot of trendy fashon shops.