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  • Barcelona: shopping centres and luxury in Diagonal.

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    … Barcelona. (Catalonia) Shopping centres and luxury in Diagonal. Part of the Diagonal extends from the passeig de Gràcia to the plaça Francesc Macià, and this is the home of business and commerce in the city. In this part of the city and in the Pedralbes quarter the visitor will find original archite…

  • Barcelona: fashion in Centro.

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    … Barcelona. (Catalonia) Fashion in Centro. The picturesque streets of the Born and Gotic areas have a large number of shops dedicated to the latest fashion designs. Shops selling the latest in clothes and fashion, shops dedicated to interior design with the newest of ideas, art galleries, avant-garde…

  • Barcelona: street markets and craft stalls in Poble Espanyol.

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    … Barcelona. (Catalonia) Street markets and craft stalls in Poble Espanyol. In various parts of the city, such as the plaça Nova, the plaça del Pi or the plaça Real, you can find street markets almost every day of the week, selling unique objects, craft work, antiques, stamps, cinema posters, records,…

  • Barcelona: culture to suit all ages.

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    … Barcelona. (Catalonia) Barcelona offers a range of cultural options to suit all ages. Many of its museums such as the Chocolate Museum, the Maritime Museum or Cosmocaixa (where kids can experience a tropical rainfall, for example) are the perfect way to spend a fun day which will be both educational…

  • Barcelona fashion.

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    … Barcelona. (Catalonia) Barcelona is a cosmopolitan city oozing with exclusive luxury. Come and discover some amazingly cool, chic places: prestigious international fashion houses, perfume and jewellery stores, interior furnishings, art galleries…To find the trend-setters, take a look at the young de…

  • Barcelona: prestigious shops in Eixample.

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    … Barcelona. (Catalonia) Prestigious shops in Eixample. The most exclusive shops of the city are to be found in the straight avenues and modern architecture around the passeig de Gràcia and the Rambla de Catalunya. Exclusive national and international fashion designers, exquisite jewellers, prestigiou…

  • Barcelona, a city for strolling.

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    … Barcelona. (Catalonia) With its Mediterranean climate and wide boulevards, Barcelona is ideal for strolling. On the Paseo de Grácia avenue you will find luxury shops and buildings such as Gaudí’s famous houses, the Casa Batlló and La Pedrera. Take a stroll through the streets of the Gothic Quarter a…

  • Barcelona: perfect for gifts.

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    … Barcelona. (Catalonia) The perfect place for buying souvenirs in Barcelona is the famous avenue known as La Rambla. In this area you will find typical gift and souvenir shops with all kinds of objects and ideas inspired by the city. Gaudí's Art Nouveau style and the colours of Barcelona FC are parti…

  • Barcelona: a return to childhood.

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    … Barcelona. (Catalonia) In Barcelona everyone is guaranteed to have a good time thanks to its attractions, the zoo where you will marvel at the acrobatics of the dolphins, the aquarium (one of the largest in Europe)… All of this in a destination where you can also spend the day on the beach and hire …

  • Barcelona, flavours from other worlds.

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    … Barcelona. (Catalonia) When it’s time to eat you’ll find that Barcelona is also cosmopolitan too. The city’s line-up of restaurants includes numerous places where you can surprise your palate with a whole range of different tastes and flavours imported from other continents. Oriental, Arab, Indian, …

  • Shopping for everybody in Barcelona.

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    … Barcelona. (Catalonia) Shopping in Barcelona is a attractive option, and the city’s shopping centres are a great place to indulge. You can plan a perfect day, made to measure for you and your companions, as these centres combine all kinds of shops with a wide range of entertainment for everyone. You…

  • Gourmet cuisine in Barcelona.

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    … Barcelona. (Catalonia) In Barcelona you'll be able to enjoy exquisitely prepared modern Mediterranean cuisine at the hands of some of Spain's greatest chefs such as Martín Berasategui. What’s more, Barcelona’s restaurants offer the chance to dine in unique and original venues, including an enormous …

  • Major sporting events in Barcelona.

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    … Barcelona. (Catalonia) In Barcelona you’ll be able to experience some unforgettable sporting moments, ranging from once-in-a-lifetime football matches to thrilling motor races. The first, because the city is home to one of football's greatest teams, the FC Barcelona. Their game is a guarantee of a f…

  • Barcelona: peace and quiet, music and terraces.

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    … Barcelona. (Catalonia) The city of Barcelona is the perfect place to enjoy a few drinks while looking out over the Mediterranean, strolling through its streets or dining in any of its restaurants. A good area for this is the Port Vell harbour which has numerous bars and restaurants overlooking the s…

  • Barcelona, a film location.

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    … Barcelona. (Catalonia) Now you can retrace the footsteps of famous actors such as Penélope Cruz, Javier Bardem and Scarlett Johansson, and see the city through the eyes of Woody Allen… these are just a couple of the proposals available from Movie Walks, which offers routes around Barcelona based on …

  • Motorcycle racing: enjoy the World Championship in Spain.

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    … Spain is a top destination for fans of motorcycle racing. Not only for the huge following to be found here, but also because it is the only country to host four World Championship races. Book your dates now and come and experience Spain’s passion for motorbikes. Spain can currently boast of being on…

  • Four brilliant artists in Catalonia.

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    … (Catalonia) Close your eyes and dream. Can you imagine visiting an area that brings together stunning works by four great figures of 20th-century painting? This place exists. It is the Region of Catalonia, in northeastern Spain, birthplace of Salvador Dalí, Joan Miró and Antoni Tàpies and the place …

  • Park Güell: The Architecture of Nature.

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    … Barcelona. (Catalonia) Park Güell seems as if it were taken from the pages of a fairytale: strange, eccentric, even dream-like, but undeniably beautiful. A stroll through the park will awaken even the sleepiest imaginations. The peculiar shapes and daring color combinations mixed in with the park’s …

  • Spain, a family destination.

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    … Spain is the ideal place for a holiday with all the family. Come and discover a warm, welcoming country with the best infrastructure for families, where the little ones will be looked after like nowhere else. The notion of family has a deep-rooted importance in the Spanish way of life, and you will …

  • Antoni Tàpies Foundation: transcendental paintings.

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    … Barcelona. (Catalonia) Any lover of contemporary art visiting Spain should make a point of seeing the Antoni Tàpies Foundation in Barcelona. This museum has one of the most complete collections by this universal artist, who was always innovative and engaged with his time. Don't think twice –explorin…

  • Golf and much more on the Costa Brava....

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    … Girona. (Catalonia) Spain is an international reference for golf enthusiasts. One of the country's most privileged golfing destinations is the Costa Brava (Catalonia). Modern sports complexes offering a full range of services, prestigious hotels, courses designed by worldwide experts, a wide variety…

  • Sant Jordi Festival in Barcelona.

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    … Barcelona. (Catalonia) Roses, books and lovers: Barcelona is full of them on 23 April. In Catalonia the World Book Day becomes an especially romantic festivity. The people in Catalonia celebrate the day of their patron saint, Sant Jordi, with a curious tradition. If you want to know what it's about,…

  • The latest avant-garde architecture in Spain.

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    … Strolling around the streets of many cities in Spain you'll notice that innovation and design are to be found in more and more of its buildings. Famous architects such as Frank Gehry, Santiago Calatrava, Richard Rogers, Norman Foster and Rafael Moneo have chosen Spain to build their latest works. He…

  • The Marian Route.

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    … We propose a trip along the itinerary of the Marian Route. You'll see three of the most important and best-known Marian shrines in the whole of Europe and the Americas: the shrines of El Pilar, Torreciudad and Montserrat. You'll also find a wealth of cultural, natural and gastronomic attractions wel…

  • The Sagrada Familia Church, universal symbol of Barcelona.

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    … Barcelona. (Catalonia) Discover an unparalleled architectural gem, a unique creation that has become Barcelona's most universal symbol. Come and get to know the Sagrada Familia, the pinnacle of Antoni Gaudi's creation, a monumental church comprised of shapes, towers, curves and complex, unique sculp…

  • The Via Augusta, following the trail of the Roman Empire in Spain.

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    … Can you imagine walking on a road more than 2,000 years old, surrounded by stunning landscapes? Would you like to go on a wonderful journey back to the times of the Roman Empire? All this is possible if you come to Spain and travel the Via Augusta. A trip that will make you feel like a real emperor.…

  • The finest dishes… from Spain's museums.

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    … Savouring a delicious recipe by one of Spain's most prestigious chefs is always a delight. However, if you happen to be enjoying it after looking at some of the world's most important works of art, then the idea becomes irresistible. Find out which of Spain's main museums, besides famous paintings a…

  • Spain's maritime museums: discover the secrets of the oceans.

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    … Are you interested in the seas and oceans? Would you like to get to know their secrets and discover the history of navigation? If so, then you are in luck. In Spain there are a host of naval and maritime museums awaiting you. Come and see galleons, submarines, shipwreck remains, objects recovered fr…

  • Science museums in Spain: touching allowed!.

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    … Would you like to have fun while you learn all about yourself and the world around you? Spain's Science Museums offer the chance to enjoy yourself while you discover, in a simple, entertaining and totally interactive way, all the mysteries of nature, human beings and the universe. You'll find out wh…

  • Operas wrapped up in gold.

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    … Spain presents opera with a golden lining. These are the theatres themselves. They will make sure you enjoy the show to the full, in Barcelona, Madrid, Valencia, Oviedo, and Bilbao. A wide range of first-class opera, and unique settings for you to enjoy the art in every sense. Come to Spain and disc…

  • Mountains to climb in Spain.

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    … Climbing is a great way to have fun while challenging yourself physically, in breathtaking natural surroundings. Spain is Europe's second most mountainous country, and is therefore the perfect option for lovers of this sport. Lofty peaks, crags overlooking the sea, demanding climbs and mountains for…

  • Spain's European Heritage.

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    … The European Heritage Label is awarded to those places, monuments or cultural properties that have played a key role in Europe's common history. Spain's inclusion on the list was a foregone conclusion. This trip will take you to see the Spanish sites that have this label and will give you an idea of…

  • Discover Spain through its traditions.

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    … Spain is a land of legends, unusual tales which often mix historical fact and fiction, whose origins date way back. Get to know these stories in an original and enjoyable way, by discovering traditional Spanish culture. Giants, dragons, witches, spirits, battles, saints and magical nights... The lis…

  • Spain awaits you… on Elipsos Trenhotel.

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    … Come to Spain on Elipsos Trenhotel and find out why this is an original way to travel to our country. This hotel on rails runs across Europe and is synonymous with comfort and quality service, with a full range of facilities: à la carte restaurant, bar, bilingual staff... Rest peacefully in its full…

  • Gaudí: fairy-tale architecture.

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    … If there is one artist who was able to invent a whole new world of fascinating shapes and colours through his architecture, then this is Antoni Gaudí. A unique, universal artist who we recommend you discover. Come and see his most famous works such as the Sagrada Familia Church, Güell Park, Casa Mil…

  • Botanical Gardens.

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    … The exclusive world of the plants protected in Spain’s botanical gardens invites you to take an extraordinary trip through the most breathtaking and diverse flora on the planet. Their locations in cities such as Madrid, Barcelona, Malaga, Valencia, Cordoba and Tenerife make these gardens a high qual…

  • Haute cuisine in Spain.

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    … Cuisine as an artistic creation to delight the senses –this is the way gastronomy is seen in Spain. A range of five-star culinary attractions offering a world of tastes, presentation, aroma, textures, colour... Dishes by chefs such as Adrià, Arzak, Berasategui, Ruscalleda, Santamaría, Subijana and R…

  • Endless nights of fun in Barcelona.

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    … Barcelona. (Catalonia) A good way to enjoy the nightlife on offer in Barcelona is by dancing to all hours of the night to the latest techno sounds. The nightclubs in Barcelona are famous all over the world for their electronic music. Many of the top names come to deejay in the city’s discos. In area…

  • The “Movida” in Spain (between about midnight and about 4 am).

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    … If you’re a night owl, this is when you’ll find the maximum opportunity for partying. Here are a few ideas to guide you when you set out to enjoy Spain’s “movida” in the top cities for nightlife. Madrid. Madrid comes alive at night, and especially at the weekend. Discos, bars, cafés and fashionable …

  • Partying all night long (after about 4 am).

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    … You can party all night long in Spain, even once the sun has come up. Here are a few ideas to guide you when you set out to enjoy a night out on the town in some of the top Spanish cities for nightlife.  . Madrid. Although any time in Madrid is a good time for dancing and meeting people, you’ll find…

  • Dad, where do animals live?.

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    … How many panda bears have your children seen? How many koalas apart from in cartoons? And snakes that aren't from films? They probably don't even think white tigers exist, nor imagine that a panda eats more than ten kilos of bamboo every day. You neither? Then you have various reasons for visiting t…

  • Spain's Parador hotels: the perfect place for families to stay.

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    … If you are thinking of coming to Spain with your family, and you would like to stay at places with atmosphere, we suggest the Parador hotels. If you choose them as places to spend your holidays, you will find distinctive accommodation, offering services for the smallest members of the family. Your c…

  • Early hours of the evening (between about 8 pm and 11 pm ).

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    … Here are a few ideas to guide you when you set out in the early evening to enjoy a night out on the town in some of the top Spanish cities for nightlife. Madrid. Musicals and theatre: Madrid offers the chance to spend an unforgettable evening in the theatre with a whole range of musical shows every …

  • Poble Espanyol, a children's town in the heart of Barcelona.

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    … Barcelona. (Catalonia) At Poble Espanyol, younger visitors will find a world of adventure, while grown-ups will discover a city without cars where children can run around wherever they want. This enclosed space in the city of Barcelona itself is a scale replica of a town featuring all of Spain's mos…

  • Enjoy motor racing circuits in Spain up close.

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    … Driving a latest generation car, visiting the pit of your favourite team, entering the press room in a circuit or experiencing a motorcycling Grand Prix or Formula 1 are just some of the things Spain offers. Come and enjoy it in the circuits in which champions such as Fernando Alonso, Jorge Lorenzo …

  • Spas, an Alternative for Quality Tourism.

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    … Few ways of getting to know Spain’s hidden corners are as healthy as a visit to one of its spas. Sun, sea, sports and nature all make up an offer that, for its professionalism and variety, is unique in the world. The most modern facilities and the best health and beauty treatments come together in t…

  • A cruise liner in the Spanish Mediterranean.

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    … Spain is becoming an ever more popular departure and stopover point for Mediterranean cruises. Year after year, more and more people opt to spend a few days at Mediterranean destinations in Spain at the beginning or end of their cruises, to discover cities such as Barcelona (Europe's number one crui…

  • An incredible trip to Almodóvar’s Spain.

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    … A world-famous filmmaker. Winner of two Oscars and the creator of a brazen universe that has revolutionised Spain’s image. We are talking about film director Pedro Almodóvar. Here we suggest a great idea: to discover the places in Spain that he used as the setting for his films. Try to recognise the…


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