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Discount cards to visit Barcelona

To save money when visiting Barcelona it is a good idea to buy discount cards and combined tickets that offer discounts to enter the best museums, the major tourist attractions and to have flat rate using public transport in Barcelona. In addition to money, you can save time because in many cases you can avoid the long lines that are formed to buy tickets at the places of interest. We present here the most important cards so that you can check which ones may interest you more according to your preferences and the duration of your stay in Barcelona.

Where to park cheap in Barcelona - Low cost car park

Barcelona car parks have always been known as expensive, but that has changed. For some time there are options aimed at tourists and visitors in general that allow to park in Barcelona in such a way that the parking space costs almost as much as the room of a budget hotel.

The Funiculars of Barcelona

Within the transport classified as peculiar and antique we find the funiculars. In Barcelona, we present here three of them...

Barcelona cable cars

The first meaning of Cable Car in the dictionary of the Collins says: "A cable car is a vehicle for taking people up mountains or steep hills. It is pulled by a moving cable". But in the present context we want to define it otherwise, "a transportation system that offers panoramic views and in which people float in the air in a vehicle that seems to move very slowly, providing pleasant sensations, mixed with astonishment and a relaxed and slightly euphoric feeling".

Free Parking in Barcelona

It is understandable that on a trip we want to save the most money, and parking in Barcelona is not cheap, although there are parking options for days in the center of the city that have cheapened the parking cost. But now it's about totally free, where to park for free in Barcelona? Is it possible? ... Yes, it is. In some areas and spaces 24 hours a day and others in limited hours. Discover where, the pros and cons of each area, and other important aspects.

Ciutat Vella (part 3): Sant Pere, Santa Caterina and la Ribera + la Barceloneta

In the Middle Ages, the center of Ciutat Vella, the Gothic, was widened when the wall that enclosed it, was opened, and reached the quarter of Sant Pere, Santa Caterina and La Ribera, which is one of the four quarters of the district of Ciutat Vella. This quarter is formed, as its names indicates, by three zones: La Ribera, that occupies much of the now called Born; Santa Caterina, named after the convent that bears his name; and by Sant Pere, known as the monastery of Sant Pere de les Puel·les or Puelles.

Ciutat Vella (part 2): The Gothic Quarter

Coming to Barcelona Barcelona it is not possible to avoid the Ciutat Vella (old part). It is the center, the historic district, there where cultures mix, and that includes also the famous Gothic Quarter, with streets and buildings from different eras. This quarter hosts monuments and areas of vital importance, and consists of different neighborhoods: el call (or Jewish quarter), Sant Just i Pastor, Santa María del Pi, la Catedral, Santa Ana, La Mercè and Palau.

Ciutat Vella (part 1)

Many years ago the Romans came to Barcelona. After trying several locations, and after several battles with the inhabitants of those lands they thought it was best to settle between the Las Ramblas and the Via Laietana which at that time were brooks, and there was neither the Opera Café or the Post Office building.

Cheap gas stations in Barcelona | Gasoline, diesel and biodiesel prices

Finding a gas station cheaper than another in Barcelona will save us more than a few cents. The difference, filling a tank with 50 liters, can be € 11 for gasoline, € 10 for diesel and € 7 for biodiesel. Resources to compare and list fuel prices by cities there are many. What we want to explain in this article has to do with the other important variable at the time of refueling: the location of cheap gas stations.

Tattoos in Barcelona

Any time of year is good to visit Barcelona and enjoy all the possibilities offered by the city. To remember your time in the city you can find a great variety of souvenirs: shirts, magnets, figures ... but a way to take a unique and unforgettable memory of the holidays is to get a tattoo in Barcelona!

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