Barcelona Journals

Five Fantastic Days in Barcelona

A travel journal to Barcelona by debmercury

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Cathedral of Santa Eulalia (Barcelona Cathedral)

Attraction | "Barcelona Cathedral"

Cathedral of Santa Eulalia (Barcelona Cathedral) Photo, Barcelona, Spain
Barcelona's Cathedral is located in the centre of the Gothic area in Barcelona.One of the things I was really looking forward to on our trip to Barcelona was visiting the Cathedral especially when I found out you could pay to go up in a lift to the rooftops, I love heights and the fantastic views you get from being up there.The first thing that struck me was the elegant tall spires, on top of the highest spire is a statue of St Helen.Barcelona Cathedral is a 14th century Cathedral built in the Gothic style and is dedicated to St Eulalia who was martyred at the young age of thirteen. Eulalia's crypt with an albastor tomb is in the Cathedral down some steps under the...Read More

Member Rating 4 out of 5 on October 25, 2009

Cathedral of Santa Eulalia (Barcelona Cathedral)
Capellans, 4
Barcelona, Spain 08002
+933 102 580

Luz de Gas

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Attraction | "Tapas and Champagne Aboard the Luz De Gas"

Luz de Gas Photo, Barcelona, Spain
We spotted this Tapa's restaurant whilst wondering around Port Vell. The larger boat is the kitchen area where they do all the cooking. The smaller boat has an upper and lower level and a bar and this is the seating area. Each table has a large parasol above it.This looked like a really romantic place to eat especially at nightime when all the tables are lit by candlelight. To get on the boat you go up a small gangway and you are then on the lower level which is where we sat.We decided to sit and relax and listen to the Spanish music whilst sipping a glass of chilled champagne, the gentle rocking of the boat was very relaxing. Our waitress told us Luz De Gas means gaslig...Read More

Member Rating 4 out of 5 on October 10, 2009

Luz de Gas
Muntaner, 246
Barcelona, Spain 08026
+34 93 2097711

Hotel Europark

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Hotel | "Europark Hotel"

Hotel Europark Photo, Barcelona, Spain
The Location Of Europark HotelThe Europark is a three star hotel in L'Eixample district on Arago. It is in a fantastic location very close to the Passeig de Gracia and a short walk to Las Ramblas and the Barri Gotic (about fifteen minutes walk). The metro and trains get you anywhere you want to go in Barcelona and its only a five minute walk to the nearest station. The metro and trains are reasonably priced.Metro is 1 euro per ride.Train from airport to bottom of Arago was 6.50 euros each way.Address:Europark HotelArago323-32508009BarcelonaTelephone:93 457 92 05E-mail: Checki...Read More

Member Rating 4 out of 5 on October 3, 2009

Hotel Europark
Barcelona, Spain 08009