Author: Petya Tsaneva
Number of pages: 152
PRICE: €6.99 / $7.99
This is where it all began...where I understood how far I could go”, says the great painter Pablo Picasso. The genius architect of Barcelona, Antoni Gaudi, says that “in the Sagrada Familia, everything is providential”. And Freddie Mercury and Montserrat Caballe sing “Barcelona! Such a beautiful horizon. Barcelona! Like a jewel in the sun”…Barcelona is a truly special place which touches its visitors with its charming and magical atmosphere, unique and distinctive architecture, vast green parks, beautiful squares, exuberant Mediterranean spirit…With our travel guide, TOP 40 Barcelona, we would like to show you all this and more, and help you get a real sense of Barcelona’s special character!
The guide is organized into three chapters:
Chapter One introduces you to the city and gives you an overview of Barcelona – from its geography, climate and origin to its culture, world famous architecture, the genius of Antoni Gaudi and many more.
Chapter Two reveals the TOP 40 tourist sites, listed in alphabetical order. For each sight, you will find information about its history, interesting facts, opening hours and entrance fees, official website, address and closest metro station.
Chapter Three contains practical information about airports, how to get to and from them, public and tourist transport, Barcelona card, safety tips and many more.
120 Colour Photographs – the large number of photographs will help you navigate your way through the Catalan capital easier.
Colour Text Boxes with Curious Information – the colour text boxes throughout the guide point your attention to those little hints, interesting facts, local stories and legends which make your visit so much more exciting and enjoyable.
Official Websites – we have also provided the official websites of the tourist sites, airports, public transport services, Barcelona card, hop-on hop-off bus tours, Barcelona’s tourist website, etc. This allows you to easily check the official websites for any updates or for more information when planning your trip.
City Map – the map of central Barcelona shows the tourist attractions, described in Chapter Two, the major bus and train stations, metro stations, etc., making it easier for you to plan your daily itineraries.
Transport Network Map – Barcelona’s transport map is also included in case you opt in for exploring the city entirely or partially by public transport.