Barcelona Journals

Best of Barcelona in 3 Days

A December 2004 trip to Barcelona by Desseree

Quote: We visited the best of Barcelona in 3 days, with 2 days on the tourist bus seeing most of the city's highlights and a day trip to Montserrat.

Bus Turístic

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Attraction | "Sightseeing in Barcelona - Tourist Bus"

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Purchase a 2-day pass for the tourist bus, which makes 40 stops dotted around the city. There is an information desk on the foreshore at the end of La Rambla. It is €20 for 2 days. There are three coloured loops to follow. If time is at a premium, I would suggest leaving the green line for last. For the best views, go to the top of the bus. However, make sure you have a thick coat, scarf, and hat on, as it can get very cold. I would also suggest sunscreen and lip balm. The travel guide indicates what you can see at the next stop in both Spanish and English. They will usually indicate opening and closing times for that day and what vouchers you can use. I strongly suggest that...Read More

Member Rating 5 out of 5 on January 20, 2005

Bus Turístic

Barcelona, Spain 08002
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Montserrat

Attraction | "Sightseeing in Barcelona - Montserrat"

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Day three: Take an early train to Placa d’Espanya. The train leaves the station once every hour and takes about 1 hour to get there. I suggest you sit on the left-hand side of the train to give you a brilliant view as you approach the mountain. With the tourist bus voucher book, it costs about €31.1. This included the train there and back; the cable car up and back from the station or the mini-train, your choice; two other cable cars from Montserrat, one to the very top of the hill 960m above sea level and one downwards to a smaller chapel, plus entry to the museum and lunch. It turned out to be great value. Lunch includes a soup or salad, main dish, soft drink or water, and dessert. I chose the dried...Read More

Member Rating 5 out of 5 on January 20, 2005

Montserrat

Barcelona, Spain