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Maremagnum and Aquarium, the door to the sea of Barcelona

There is an area in the “Port Vell” (old port) of Barcelona that combine leisure, tourism and relaxation, created specifically for the enjoyment of both Barcelonians and visitors: is the area of the dock called “Moll de Espanya” (dock of Spain).

Accessible from the famous Ramblas, thanks to the wonderful and amazing marine platform called “Rambla del Mar”, we find in this place a recreational area consisting in an open seven days a week mall, with a great variety of restaurants of all kinds: from fast food to haute cuisine, a great aquarium and various yacht clubs of the city. A city with a large tradition in the world of sailing. Continue reading Maremagnum and Aquarium, the door to the sea of Barcelona

Brief history of Barcelona from its beginnings to nowadays

The first evidence of human population in the territory that today forms the city of Barcelona dates back to 4000 years ago in the late Neolithic period (2000-1500 BC). Anyway, strictly speaking, the city of Barcelona was founded by the Romans in the late first century BC, on a previous Iberian settlement (Barke-no). In the second century it was walled and had a time of great prosperity, even if the capital and major city of the Roman province was Tarraco, Tarragona nowadays. Continue reading Brief history of Barcelona from its beginnings to nowadays

3 secret and hidden corners of Barcelona that nobody knows

Barcelona is full of secret and hidden corners, they are spread all over the city but they still go unnoticed for most of the visitants and even the citizens. We are talking about all those magical and not so known places in the city that will definitely make the difference on your holidays. Finding one of this spots is like finding a real treasure that you will probably never forget. Here you have a list of 3 of them, but remember, they are all around and it’s up to you to find them. Continue reading 3 secret and hidden corners of Barcelona that nobody knows

4 advices to avoid the typical mistakes when visiting Barcelona in summer

Barcelona is one of the most popular destinations in the Mediterranean during the months of summer and no wonder why. Its nice weather, atmosphere, people and culture turns this international coastal city into the right spot to spend some nice holidays, no matter if you want to chill or you rather spend some crazy and exciting vacations. Continue reading 4 advices to avoid the typical mistakes when visiting Barcelona in summer