Lonely Planet Barcelona (Travel Guide)

By Lonely Planet, Regis St Louis, Sally Davies, Andy Symington

Lonely Planet: The world's prime go back and forth advisor publisher

Lonely Planet Barcelona is your passport to the main proper, updated suggestion on what to work out and bypass, and what hidden discoveries wait for you. walk alongside los angeles Rambla earlier brilliant flower stands, benefit from the whimsy of Gaudi's architectural masterpieces, or spend a night sampling Spanish tapas at a humming cafe; all together with your relied on go back and forth better half. Get to the center of Barcelona and start your trip now!

Inside Lonely Planet's Barcelona commute Guide:

  • Full-colour maps and photographs all through
  • Highlights and itineraries assist you tailor your journey in your own wishes and pursuits
  • Insider tips to save lots of time and cash and get round like a neighborhood, keeping off crowds and hassle spots
  • Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, mobilephone numbers, web pages, transit guidance, costs
  • Honest studies for all budgets - consuming, drowsing, sight-seeing, going out, purchasing, hidden gem stones that almost all guidebooks leave out
  • Cultural insights give you a richer, extra lucrative trip event - paintings, structure, heritage, politics, activities, song, dance, nightlife, food, wine
  • Free, handy pull-out Barcelona map (included in print version), plus over 30 color maps
  • Covers los angeles Rambla, Barri Gotic, El Raval, l. a. Ribera, Barceloneta, The Waterfront, l. a. Sagrada Familia, L'Eixample, Gracia, Park Guell, Pedralbes, l. a. Zona Alta, Montjuic, Poble Sec, Sant Antoni and extra

The ideal selection: Lonely Planet Barcelona, our such a lot finished advisor to Barcelona, is ideal for either exploring most sensible points of interest and taking roads much less travelled.

  • Looking for simply the highlights of Barcelona? try out Lonely Planet's Discover Barcelona, a photo-rich advisor to the city's so much renowned points of interest, or Lonely Planet's Pocket Barcelona, a handy-sized consultant concerned about the can't-miss attractions for a fast journey.
  • Looking for extra large insurance? try out Lonely Planet's Spain guide for a complete examine the entire state has to supply, or Lonely Planet's observe Spain, a photo-rich advisor to the country's preferred points of interest.

Authors: Written and researched by means of Lonely Planet, Regis St Louis, Sally Davies and Andy Symington.

About Lonely Planet: Since 1973, Lonely Planet has develop into the world's prime shuttle media corporation with guidebooks to each vacation spot, an award-winning site, cellular and electronic commute items, and a committed tourist neighborhood. Lonely Planet covers must-see spots but in addition allows curious guests to get off overwhelmed paths to appreciate extra of the tradition of the areas within which they locate themselves.

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