Barcelona is a modern, cosmopolitan city with an impressive architectural and monumental heritage, the most splendid exponents of which are its Gothic and modernista buildings. Five of its buildings have been designated World Heritage Sites. It also has a good beach and a fantastic nightlife.
Top Ten Things to do in Barcelona:
1 - Las Ramblas: This unique, lively and colourful boulevard runs from Plaça de Catalunya down to the port, lined with newspaper and book stands, and interspersed with bird and flower stalls. Las Ramblas is a mile long and is bustling with tourists, artists, street performers, restaurants and the La Boqueria Market.
2 - Gaudi: Gaudí is the city's most internationally renowned and emblematic architect. His buildings are a must-see attraction which leave everyone who sees them speechless with wonder - The Sagrada Famíliatemple in the city is Gaudí's most emblematic work. Park Guell is an English garden complex which is home to sculptures, tiling and buildings created by Gaudi himself. Guell Park has a terrace with great views of Barcelona.
3 - Port, Barceloneta and Vila Olímpica: The Barceloneta is a traditional sailing and fishing district which is renowned for its fish and seafood restaurants. There area has some must see attractions such as L'Aquarium, The Olympic port, The IMAX Cinema and Barecloneta Beach. The beach is 15 a minute walk from Las Ramblas
4 - Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya (MNAC): See one of the world's most important collections of Romanesque and contemporary art at this Barcelona museum. It is a short walk to the Magic Fountain of Montjuic which preforms at night with lights, motion, music and colour.
5 - Tibidabo Amusement Park: A magic mountain where you can enjoy exciting, fun rides and attractions. Located just 30 minutes north of Barcelona by shuttle bus.
6 - Parc de la Ciutadella: The park is the perfect place to relax and has a peaceful and welcoming atmosphere and pleasant attributes such as the spectacular waterfall, the pond, flower gardens, and an abundance of trees. Another area of the park is occupied by the large zoo.
7 - Montjuïc: Barcelona's foremost cultural area with attractions such as the Museu d'Arqueologia, the Museu Etnològic, the Fundació Joan Miró, the Fundació Fran Daurel and the Fundació CaixaForum, which is housed in the old Casaramona factory. You can get a funicular to the top of the hill and visit the Montjuic Castle which houses the military Museum. If you walk down the hill you can walk past the Olympic stadium, which has free admission and a cafe.
8 - Gothic Quarter: The remains of the Roman city survive here alongside the city's medieval buildings, witnesses to a splendid past.
9 - Barri de la Ribera: This district houses one of Barcelona's most visited museums, the Museu Picasso.
10 - Camp Nou: Barcelona Football Club Home Ground - See a match or take the museum tour.
F1 Spanish Grand Prix Package
This F1 ticket and hotel package includes accommodation for 3 nights at 4* Hotel Abbot or similar and General Admission tickets to the race, for both Saturday and Sunday. Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya has hosted the Spanish Grand Prix since 1991, and continually grows in popularity. The circuit lap length is 4.65km and a total of 66 laps are completed by the drivers. Modifications have been made to the track over the years, but there are still some strategically difficult corners in there that will have you on the edge of your seat - especially with maximum speeds of 206mph!
- A must see event for any F1 fan
- Circuit de Catalunya has hosted the Spanish Grand Prix since 1991, and with a few tricky corners it is worth the watch!
- Explore Barcelona after enjoying the race and qualifying circuits.
- 3 nights' accommodation in 4* Hotel Abbot or similar
- B&B basis
- General admission tickets for Saturday qualifying & Sunday race
- Return hotel-track transfers for both days (see hotel pickup instructions below)
- Return airport transfers (see hotel pickup instructions below)
- Meals & beverages - unless otherwise specified
- Local taxes where applicable
- Everything else not mentioned above
Tickets are non-refundable once confirmed.
Prices for extra nights and ticket upgrades are available by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org – please specify exact dates, number of people and/or tickets you would like prices for.
Airport transfers Please contact us with your flight details and mobile phone number as soon as possible after booking so we can arrange this for you. Failure to do this may mean that your transfers are not confirmed. Circuit transfers Track transfers are made by private shuttle bus. Normally you are expected to arrive at the circuit in 45mins, but this may vary, depending on traffic conditions. Please note that in case the minimum number of 10 people for the transfer is not reached there may be a small supplement to pay, alternatively you will be refunded the cost of the transfer
4* Hotel Abbot or similar
Located in the upmarket Eixample area of the city, in Avenida Roma - just a 10 minute walk from Plaza Espanya.
Its rooms are modern and bright and come with air conditioning, free WiFi access, flat screen TV, minibar, safe and private bathroom with hairdryer.
The hotel has a 24 hour reception with concierge service, a sun terrace and a café. Breakfast is served in the breakfast room.
Nearest Airport: Barcelona International Airport (approx. 20mins)
Get on the C-31 from the airport, take the B-20 to Passeig de la Vall d'Hebron in Barcelona. Take the exit toward Montbau from B-20. Continue on Passeig de la Vall d'Hebron. Drive to Carrer de Berruguete. (approx. 30mins)
By Public Transport
The high-speed AVE Train leaves from the main SantsTrain station and there are direct trains to Barcelona Airport.
By Private Transfer
Please note that airport transfers are included in this package, contact us with your flight details after booking
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