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Barcelona: Tips to travel

Barcelona is one of the most visited cities in the world, and many businesses take advantage of this to rise prices. For this reason, we’ll show you the main tips to enjoy your stay in the city trying to save money.

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Barcelona is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Spain. Barcelona has many different attractive destinations, from history (Roman and Medieval times), architecture (Gaudi and modernism), amazing mediterranean food (from local Catalan to Spanish tapas and cuisine restaurants with food from around the world), and a diverse nightlife for all tastes.

Transportation

Take the Barcelona Card and you’ll have free public transportation and discounts at museums, shops and tourist restaurants. The Barcelona Card covers metro and bus.

Architecture

Gaudí is Barcelona’s most famous architect for his unique style inside modernism and his inspiration in nature to do his work. With the Gaudi tour in Barcelona you will know Gaudí most famous buildings like Casa Batlló, Casa Milà, La Sagrada Familia and other amazing buildings in Passeig de Gràcia. But not only Gaudí is all we can find in Barcelona regarding architecture. Don’t miss Casa Fuster, designed by Josep Puig i Cadafalch. All eixample is full of examples of modernism. Also, you can find the remnants of ancient Roman architecture in the Gotic district.

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Get lost in History and amazing Museums

Barcelona has one of the best walking tours to discover the city with experienced guides and historians. Walk through Gothic district with its ancient Roman and Medieval treasures or take a route to enjoy Gaudí’s monuments and buildings. City history museums are amazing, from history, modern art, medieval art, science or detailed examples as Picasso Museum. It does a great job of explaining the history and importance of this city.  If you prefer, it’s also possible to take a personalized tour to enjoy the city at your own pace; visit Las Ramblas, gothic Cathedral, walk alongside Raval and enjoy this amazing city.

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Accomodation: Hostel/Hotel

In hostels room’s costs goes from 15 to 40 EUR per night. Hotel double rooms have its lowest price in 70 EUR and can rise to the highest prices in the city’s top hotels. You can also try an apartment from 50 EUR per night, it can get cheaper if you choose something away from the center, which is not a bad option because Barcelona is a city easy to move with public transport and bike.

Food 

The average menu costs around 10-12 EUR and tapas usually get to 15 EUR every person, with 3 tapas for everyone. A fine restaurant is around 30 EUR. If you want to eat like a real locals, don’t miss this amazing tapas tour through the Gotic, you’ll walk the amazing streets of this part of Barcelona and discover some of the best tapas restaurants. This is a way to enjoy the city that differs from tourist main restaurants, and a way to truly enjoy the food that local people in Barcelona use to eat. You’ll discover the great mediterranean cuisine with the Spanish tapas formula, which is very popular here.

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