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Barcelona COVID19 Restrictions and Vaccination

Barcelona COVID19 Restrictions and Vaccination

A guide to the current COVID-19 mobility, activities, restrictions in Barcelona and Catalunya.

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Updated: Aug 26, 2021

About BarcelonaTravelHacks

About BarcelonaTravelHacks

Barcelona Travel Hacks is primarily a travel blog about the many things to do and see in and around Barcelona.

Views: 51
Updated: Aug 26, 2021

Wikiloc guide and Routes

Wikiloc guide and Routes

An introduction to wikiloc website and application for navigation in the city and countryside.

Views: 177
Updated: Aug 10, 2021

Barcelona Public Transport Guide

Barcelona Public Transport Guide

Public transport guide for Barcelona and Catalunya via TMB Metro | Renfe Trains | FGC Trains and busses.

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Updated: Aug 1, 2021

Recently Added or Updated Attractions

Sants Food Market

Sants Food Market

Mercado de Sants is a beautiful, recently refurbished, large, modernist, brick, cathedral like, food market dating from 1913.
Views: 333
Updated: Oct 13, 2021
Parc De Cervantes Rose Garden

Parc De Cervantes Rose Garden

Public rose garden with over 2000 flowering rose bushes and 27 spiecies of trees. Best time to visit is May to July when Roses are in full flower.
Views: 287
Updated: Oct 13, 2021
Pedralbes Gardens

Pedralbes Gardens

French and English styled majestic Gardens of former royal palace with fountains, ponds, tree lined boulevards, statues and sculptures.
Views: 259
Updated: Oct 13, 2021
Pedralbes Monastery Museum

Pedralbes Monastery Museum

Former monastery Founded by King James II of Aragon in 1326. 3 tier courtyard garden and preserved rooms such as the kitchens, dining hall, basement and Church.
Views: 304
Updated: Oct 13, 2021
Sants Food Market

Sants Food Market

Mercado de Sants is a beautiful, recently refurbished, large, modernist, brick, cathedral like, food market dating from 1913.
Views: 333
Updated: Oct 13, 2021
Parc De Cervantes Rose Garden

Parc De Cervantes Rose Garden

Public rose garden with over 2000 flowering rose bushes and 27 spiecies of trees. Best time to visit is May to July when Roses are in full flower.
Views: 287
Updated: Oct 13, 2021
Pedralbes Gardens

Pedralbes Gardens

French and English styled majestic Gardens of former royal palace with fountains, ponds, tree lined boulevards, statues and sculptures.
Views: 259
Updated: Oct 13, 2021
Pedralbes Monastery Museum

Pedralbes Monastery Museum

Former monastery Founded by King James II of Aragon in 1326. 3 tier courtyard garden and preserved rooms such as the kitchens, dining hall, basement and Church.
Views: 304
Updated: Oct 13, 2021
Maternitat Gardens

Maternitat Gardens

The gardens are a space for enjoying the tranquil ambience of a health-care complex built at the end of the 19th century.
Views: 238
Updated: Oct 13, 2021
Museo Episcopal De Vic

Museo Episcopal De Vic

Museum of Religious artefacts distributed over 4 floors of space that includes paintings, sculptures, jewelry and iron work.
Views: 312
Updated: Oct 13, 2021
Vic Roman Cathedral

Vic Roman Cathedral

Cathedral dates from 1803 by architect Josep Moreto i Codina in neoclassical style. The visit includes the gothic styled cloisters from the 14th century.
Views: 262
Updated: Oct 13, 2021
Mola de Colldejou Plateau

Mola de Colldejou Plateau

18km route in Llaberia natural park via forestall paths. Ravine to Moll de Colldejou plateau ruined castle. Panoramic views of coastline and interior landscape.
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Updated: Oct 13, 2021
La Garriga Los Cingles De Berti Figaro

La Garriga Los Cingles De Berti Figaro

A 17km route via Puiggracios Church and semaphore, Clascar castle ruin, along the top of a cliff wall. Spectacular valley views, returning via a waterfall.
Views: 303
Updated: Oct 13, 2021
The 7 Waterfalls Of Campdevanol

The 7 Waterfalls Of Campdevanol

14km route via grazing hills to get to the torrent de cabana river which has 7 natural waterfalls surrounded by pine forests. Great place to go bathing in the summer.
Views: 305
Updated: Oct 13, 2021
Sant Quirze De Besora Montesquiu Castle Waterfall

Sant Quirze De Besora Montesquiu Castle Waterfall

18km route via Montesquiu castle, through forests to Besora Castle ruin & village. Abandoned water mill complex & giant waterfall. forestall ridgeline to town.
Views: 586
Updated: Oct 13, 2021
Tagamanent castle ruin from Figaro

Tagamanent castle ruin from Figaro

An Easy.Meduim 14km linear route from Figaro to Sant Marti de Centelles going up Valcarquera river valley to Bellver Farmhouse Restaurant and Tagamanent Castle ruin via forestal paths.
Views: 177
Updated: Oct 13, 2021
Tagamanent Castle Sumit

Tagamanent Castle Sumit

A 16km circular route from Sant Marti de Centelles through cattle grazing hills and forests to a ruined castle. This route is only 1 hour from Barcelona on the train.
Views: 280
Updated: Oct 13, 2021
Taga Sumit from Ribes de Freser

Taga Sumit from Ribes de Freser

17 Km walk from Ribes de Freser to the summit of Taga mountain via cattle grazing hills, pine forests and mountain ridges. Spectacular panoramic views.
Views: 505
Updated: Oct 13, 2021
Ribes De Freser To Vall De Nuria Via Queralbs

Ribes De Freser To Vall De Nuria Via Queralbs

15 Km walk from Ribes de Freser to the vall de Nuria ski resort via cattle grazing hills, pine forests, a spectacular mountain valley the village of queralbs and waterfalls.
Views: 343
Updated: Oct 13, 2021
Puigmal Sumit From Vall De Nuria

Puigmal Sumit From Vall De Nuria

10 Km walk from Nuria resort to Puigmal summit via cattle grazing hills, pine forests and a mountain river to the summit. Spectacular panoramic views.
Views: 334
Updated: Oct 13, 2021
Toses to Planoles via Serra De Montgrony

Toses to Planoles via Serra De Montgrony

13 Km walk from Toses to Planoles via Serra de Montgreny mountain ridgeline giving spectacular 360 panoramic views descending and climbing to each peak.
Views: 373
Updated: Oct 13, 2021
Vall De Nuria Racked Railway and Queralbs

Vall De Nuria Racked Railway and Queralbs

Cremallera de Nuria is a racked mountain railway from Ribes de Freser to Nuria Resort via the village of Queralbs. Nuria Resort is 5km from the French border.
Views: 315
Updated: Oct 13, 2021
Nuria Winter and Summer Mountain resort

Nuria Winter and Summer Mountain resort

Nuria Resort is a winter and summer hotel restaurant mountain complex with ski slopes, ski lifts and great mountain hiking trails 5km from the French border.
Views: 20
Updated: Oct 13, 2021
Ametlla De Mar To Ampolla Coastal Walk

Ametlla De Mar To Ampolla Coastal Walk

17Km coastal walk from L'Ametlla de Mar to l'Ampolla via GR92 Passing beautiful small coves and beaches that are unspoilt by human activities.
Views: 405
Updated: Oct 11, 2021
Wolfs Cave and El Torn Beach near El Hospitalet del Infant

Wolfs Cave and El Torn Beach near El Hospitalet del Infant

A Natural cave only accessible by the sea swimming 100m from a small beach. Beautiful long clothing optional beach backed by pine forest and mountains.
Views: 2k
Updated: Oct 11, 2021
St Vicens de Calders to Torredembarra Coastal Walk

St Vicens de Calders to Torredembarra Coastal Walk

An Easy 12.7Km Coastal walk from Coma-ruga to Torredembarra via GR92 passing the picturesque fishing village of El Roc De Santa Gaieta and many natural beaches.
Views: 358
Updated: Oct 11, 2021
Tarragona to Tamarit and Altafulla Coastal Walk

Tarragona to Tamarit and Altafulla Coastal Walk

An EASY 14Km linear Coastal walk via GR92 from Tarragona passing Abandoned Hospital de Arrabassada, Beaches, coves, watchtower, pine forest trails and Tamarit Castle.
Views: 292
Updated: Oct 11, 2021
Torredembarra To Tarragona Coast Walk

Torredembarra To Tarragona Coast Walk

18km costal walk Via GR92 from Torredembarra to Tarragona passing lighthouse, cliff views, roman ruins, watch tower, Tamarit castle, Waikiki beach, Arrabassada hospital ruin.
Views: 316
Updated: Oct 10, 2021

Guide to the Barceloana Neighbourhoods

A guide to attractions on Las Ramblas in Barcelona

A guide to attractions on Las Ramblas in Barcelona

What to do and see on Las Ramblas, the most famous boulevard in Barcelona starting at the port Columbus monument and ending at Plaza Espana.

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A guide to attractions in the Gothic Centre of Barcelona

A guide to attractions in the Gothic Centre of Barcelona

The Gothic Quarter is the medieval and Roman walled city and is charecterised by narow winding streets, old buildings and botique shops and restaurants.

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Things to do and see around the Port area of Barcelona

Things to do and see around the Port area of Barcelona

Once a thriving trading port, today the port is mostly for tourism with Maremagnum complex and marina with historic buildings given over to museum spaces.

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Attractions guide for the El Born neighbourhood of barcelona

Attractions guide for the El Born neighbourhood of barcelona

Medieval part of town that grew as a result of the prosperous port of barcelona and housed people related to sea trades and wealthy merchants.

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Attractions guide for La Eixampla neighbourhood Barcelona

Attractions guide for La Eixampla neighbourhood Barcelona

La Eixampla Neighbourhood, with grid street layout, grew in the 18th Century because of a need for barcelona to expand beyond the Gothic walled city.

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Attractions guide for Parc Cuitadella and Ribera Barcelona

Attractions guide for Parc Cuitadella and Ribera Barcelona

The site of the former Citadell fortress was extensively redeveloped into a park for the 1889 world exhibition. Remaining citadel buildings are museum spaces.

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Attractions guide for the Barceloneta area of barcelona

Attractions guide for the Barceloneta area of barcelona

A neigbourhood built almost entirely on reclaimed land to house the fishermen of Barcelona port and today a beach community with great seafood restaurants.

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Attractions guide for the Gracia Neighbourhood Barcelona

Attractions guide for the Gracia Neighbourhood Barcelona

Gracia was an indepandant village outside of Barcelona until obsorbed into the city by La Eixampla expansion and is famous for its summer street festival.

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Things to do in the Parc Guell and Horta areas of Barcelona

Things to do in the Parc Guell and Horta areas of Barcelona

Parc Guell and Horta are two hills in Barcelona city that were farmland and shanty towns used as anti-arial gun emplacement sites during the civil war.

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Things to do and see in Tibidabo mountain in Barcelona

Things to do and see in Tibidabo mountain in Barcelona

Tibidabo is a sumit of the collserola sierra and historically was a playground for the wealthy of Barcelona. A great city viewpoint with a theme park.

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Things to do and see at Montjuic mountain in Barcelona

Things to do and see at Montjuic mountain in Barcelona

Montjuic, Jewish mountain, was farmland and seltements until the Jews were evicted to quary the mountain and landscape it for the 1889 world Exhibition.

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A guide to Sants, Les corts & Pedralbes areas in barcelona

A guide to Sants, Les corts & Pedralbes areas in barcelona

Sants, Les corts and Pedralbes were villages south of Barcelona but now absorbed by espansion. Diagonal is a large university campus with gardens.

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Attractions guide for the Sant Gervasi area of Barcelona

Attractions guide for the Sant Gervasi area of Barcelona

This area at the foot of Collserola and tibidabo was the wealthy part of town with grand houses and gardens away from the bustle of the centre .

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Things to do in Forum, besos and Poble Nou area of barcelona

Things to do in Forum, besos and Poble Nou area of barcelona

Forum and Sant Adria next to Besos river is reclamed land from heavy industry such as electricity generation for the city and redeveloped for the 1992 Olympics.

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Guide to areas outside of barcelona

Things to do and see in Parc Collserola forest natural park

Things to do and see in Parc Collserola forest natural park

Park Collserola is an 84.65 square Km forested natural park with easy hiking and cycling trails behind the city often refered to as the lungs of Barcelona.

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A guide to the Montserrat mountain and Manresa area

A guide to the Montserrat mountain and Manresa area

Discover the gologically unique mountain range of Montserrat with world famous monastery near the roman medieval market town of Manresa.

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The best beaches, coastal trails & towns on the Costa Durada

The best beaches, coastal trails & towns on the Costa Durada

The best day or weekend trip beaches and mediterranean coastal towns and vilages, served by rail lines, in the Costa Durada (south) of Barcelona.

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Things to do and see in the Pre-Pyrenees and Pyreneees

Things to do and see in the Pre-Pyrenees and Pyreneees

The pre-Pyrenees foothills have hiking trails from the many villages with the pyrenees mountains for hiking and winter sports depending on the season.

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Things to do and see in El prat de Llobregat & Castelldefels

Things to do and see in El prat de Llobregat & Castelldefels

Baix Lobregat is the delta area of the Llobregat river and covers towns such as El prat (airport), Castelldefels beach and town plus a nature reserve.

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Things to do and see in La garriga to Vic & towns in between

Things to do and see in La garriga to Vic & towns in between

A section of the Catalan countryside along the Congost river known for great hiking trails, villages and roman medieval Vic market town.

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The best beaches, coastal trails & towns on the Costa Brava

The best beaches, coastal trails & towns on the Costa Brava

The best day or weekend trip beaches and mediterranean coastal towns and vilages, mostly served by bus, in the Costa Brava (north) of Barcelona.

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Things to do and see in Tarragona and Reus and in between

Things to do and see in Tarragona and Reus and in between

Tarragona, the Catalan town with the most extensive roman ruins museums. Inland towns nearby like Reus give access to natural parks for hiking.

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Things to do and see in the Vilafranca El Penedes region

Things to do and see in the Vilafranca El Penedes region

Penedes is a region of Catalunya mostly dedicated to grape growing and wine production with the capital of the area being the town of Vilafranca.

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A guide to the attractions in and near Girona and Figueres

A guide to the attractions in and near Girona and Figueres

Northern Catalan roman medieval inland towns like Girona and Figueres have many museums, castles and historic houses to visit.

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Themes of attractions in and Around Barcelona

The best beaches, coastal trails & towns in Catalunya

The best beaches, coastal trails & towns in Catalunya

A filter to find content related to beaches, coastal towns and cities in Barcelona and Catalunya. How to complete the GR92 coastal hiking trail.

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A list of Catalan Modernism architecture in Barcelona

A list of Catalan Modernism architecture in Barcelona

A filter that selects Gaudi, Domenech I Muntaner and Puig i Cadafalch Catalan modernism Art Nouveau architectural masterpieces in Barcelona.

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Places to visit with viewpoints in Barcelona & Catalunya

Places to visit with viewpoints in Barcelona & Catalunya

A filter to find the best places in Barcelona for a good viewpoint of the city and my favourite places outside the city for stunning countryside views.

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Parks and Gardens in Barcelona and Catalunya

Parks and Gardens in Barcelona and Catalunya

A filter to find the best parks and gardens in Barcelona plus many unknown secret corners of nature in the capital and principal towns outside of Barcelona.

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Museums in Barcelona capital and Catalunya

Museums in Barcelona capital and Catalunya

A filter to find content about the best museums in Barcelona capital and the more unknown museums outside of the city in the many Catalan towns and villages.

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A guide to Historic houses in Barcelona and Catalunya

A guide to Historic houses in Barcelona and Catalunya

A filter to find museums that are former grand homes and historic houses in Barcelona and Historic houses worth a day trip outside of Barcelona city.

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Churches, Cathedrals & Monasteries in Barcelona & Catalunya

Churches, Cathedrals & Monasteries in Barcelona & Catalunya

A filter to sellect religious buildings, churches and cathedrals that can be visited in Barcelona and further afield in principal towns outside of Barcelona.

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A list of hiking trails to enjoy in the Catalan countryside

A list of hiking trails to enjoy in the Catalan countryside

A filter that selects all the activities on this website that are walking routes in Catalunya. See the wikiloc page also.

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The best boulevards and squares in Barcelona and Catalunya

The best boulevards and squares in Barcelona and Catalunya

A filter to find the best boulevards and public squares for walking, chilling, dining and drinking in Barcelona and outside of the city.

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Art galleries in Barcelona Capital and Catalunya

Art galleries in Barcelona Capital and Catalunya

A filter to find museums that have a strong art collection or are exclusively dedicated to the display of art in Barcelona city outside of the city.

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Shopping Centres in Barcelona and Catalunya

Shopping Centres in Barcelona and Catalunya

Buildings with an interesting history in and around Barcelona that have been converted to unique shopping centres or areas exclusively dedicated to retail.

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Famous food Markets in Barcelona Capital and Catalunya

Famous food Markets in Barcelona Capital and Catalunya

A filter to find the best historic food markets in Barcelona in buildings that have an interesting story and are architecturally pleasing.

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Castles and attractions related to the Civil War

Castles and attractions related to the Civil War

A filter to find Castles and buildings associated with the civil war in Barcelona and some unknown gems in more rural locations.

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Places with a theme of Entertainment

Places with a theme of Entertainment

A miscelaneous type filter that will show things to do and see that I can only classify as being built exclusively for the purpose of entertainment.

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Bars and Restaurants that have unique decorations

Bars and Restaurants that have unique decorations

A filter that shows classic and famous bars and restaurants that have a particular theme with the decoration, menu or food.

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A list of cultural events occuring in Barcelona & Catalunya

A list of cultural events occuring in Barcelona & Catalunya

A filter that selects Events in and around Barcelona that occur on specific dates of the year that have cultural significance.

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A list of attractions that are also transportation links

A list of attractions that are also transportation links

A filter to select scenic public transport such as mountain funiculars, cable cars, rack railways and historic stations in and around Barcelona.

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A list of Roman remains to visit in Barcelona & Catalunya

A list of Roman remains to visit in Barcelona & Catalunya

A list of things to do and see in and around Barcelona such as museums and monuments that have a theme of Roman Catalunya.

Views: 150
A list of places constructed for the 1992 Barcelona Olympics

A list of places constructed for the 1992 Barcelona Olympics

A filter to find attractions, sites, venues and museums for and about the 1992 Barcelona Olympics and places with a sports theme.

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Buildings with a government or adminastrative purpose

Buildings with a government or adminastrative purpose

A filter to find Hhstoric government and administrative buildings that are not traditionally thought of as touristy but can actually be visited.

Views: 127
Abandoned and Ruins in Barcelona Catalunya

Abandoned and Ruins in Barcelona Catalunya

A filter that selects Ruined and abandoned places in and around Barcelona that are unatended ruins or have since been repurposed or preserved.

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Attractions by Distance from Barcelona

All attractions withing the Barcelona Metropolitan area

All attractions withing the Barcelona Metropolitan area

Want to limit your exploring to Barcelona Capital? This filter selects all the things to do or see in the Barcelona Metropolitan area.

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All attractions within 1 hour train or bus from Barcelona

All attractions within 1 hour train or bus from Barcelona

A filter that selects things to visit in the towns and vilages immediately surrounding Barcelona within zero to one hour train or bus travel from the capital.

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Attractions within 1 to 2 hours train or bus from Barcelona

Attractions within 1 to 2 hours train or bus from Barcelona

A filter that selects day or weekend trips further afield that are one to two hours train or bus travel outside of Barcelona capital.

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Attractions within 2 to 3 hours train or bus from Barcelona

Attractions within 2 to 3 hours train or bus from Barcelona

A filter that selects day or weekend trips that are two to three hours train or bus travel outside of Barcelona capital an nearer the extremities of Catalunya.

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