"Tres dias en Barcelona" Barcelona by annase
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I spent 3 days in Barcelona in December 2007. The city was interesting, however, at that time of the year probably not at its best. I think the city is probably at its best during the summer as you can then hit the beaches (although not everyone agrees as you can see from the comments below. Thanks for everyone for their contributions). Of course, you can still go to the seaside any time of the year although it's not warm enough to lay on the beach and work on your tan! =) When I went to down there, there were a couple of guys trying to surf, but the waves weren't very big for them to actually be able to do it properly!
There were a lot of Spanish speaking people around at that time of the year. I only heard occasional Danish and German once. I don't know what's case in summer.
The highlights for me on my visit were definitely the Magic Fountain on foot of the hill Montjüic (Jewish mountain) and the Sagrada Familia in its evening lighting as well as the Güell park.
I also visited the Picasso museum and would have wanted to go to Joan Miro museum, but the queues were too long as it was during the Xmas break and virtually everyone seemed to be off from work!!
I had a lovely vegan meal at Juicy Jones which is absolutely great, if you are vegan/vegetarian.
- Pros:Many interesting cultural sights
- Cons:The city's probably at its best in summer =)
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