by Marcia Simon, CTA, APR
A visit to Barcelona will likely include a stroll down Les Rambles (La Rambla), the main walking street lined with shops and restaurants filling tourists with paella, tapas, big mugs of local beer and sangria, and some really odd flavors of gelato. Other than to say, “been there, done that,” if you miss La Rambla, you can still have an excellent time in Barcelona.
Explore the city and its outskirts. Plaça de Catalunya (Catalonia Square) is where you’ll find Tourist Information. This square is known as the “belly button” of Barcelona, the center of visitor activities, tours and excursions. It also serves as a boundary point for the different neighborhoods that reach out in different directions from this core. Under the plaza is the large mass transit metro complex.
10 Great Things to Do in Barcelona
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Marcia Simon, CTA, APR, got the travel bug when she was 14 years old, made her first overseas trip traveling Europe on a EurailPass at age 17, and considers travel the best investment of time and money she's ever made for herself and her family.