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Publisher Comments:

You'll never fall into the tourist traps when you travel with Frommer's. It's like having a friend show you around, taking you to the places locals like best. Our expert authors have already gone everywhere you might go — they've done the legwork for you, and they're not afraid to tell it like it is, saving you time and money. No other series offers candid reviews of so many hotels and restaurants in all price ranges. Every Frommer's Travel Guide is up-to-date, with exact prices for everything, dozens of color maps, and exciting coverage of sports, shopping, and nightlife. You'd be lost without us!

This updated edition of Frommer's Barcelona is the definitive guide to Spain's capital of style and culture. From the wild modernist architecture of Gaudi to the astounding Picasso Museum, and the colorful street life of La Rambla, we list all the best hotels, restaurants, nightlife, shopping, and more. We also cover Mallorca, Sitges, and Bilbao, the hottest destination in Spain.

Synopsis:

Frommer's. The best trips start here.

Experience a place the way the locals do. Enjoy the best it has to offer.

Find great deals and book your trip at Frommers.com

Synopsis:

Barcelona was voted one of the World's 20 Best Cities by Condé Nast Traveler's 2007 Readers' Travel Awards. Barcelona is the only city in the world with nine UNESCO World Heritage buildings.

Synopsis:

Opinionated write-ups. No bland descriptions and lukewarm recommendations. Our expert writers are passionate about their destinations--tell it like it is in an engaging and helpful way.

Exact prices listed for every establishment and activity--no other guides offer such detailed, candid reviews of hotels and restaurants. We include the very best, but also emphasize moderately priced choices for real people.

All Complete guides offer user-friendly features including star ratings and special icons to point readers to great finds, excellent values, insider tips, best bets for kids, special moments, and overrated experiences.

The latest, savviest trip-planning advice--from saving money on airfares to renting a cell phone abroad to the latest advice on sustainable travel-to help readers make the most of their time and money.

About the Author

Peter Stone has resided in regions throughout Spain, including Malaga, Barcelona, and Alicante. A lifelong lover of Hispanic culture, history, and language, Peter made Madrid his home in 1998. He has contributed to several travel brochures and to a variety of European magazines and guidebooks.

Table of Contents

List of Maps.

What’s New in Barcelona.

1 The Best of Barcelona.

1The Most Unforgettable Barcelona Experiences.

2The Best Splurge Hotels.

3The Best Moderately Priced Hotels.

4The Most Unforgettable Dining Experiences.

5The Best Things to Do For Free.

6The Best Stuff to Bring Home.

7The Best Activities for Families.

8The Best Museums.

2 Planning Your Trip to Barcelona.

1Visitor Information.

Destination Barcelona: Pre-Departure Checklist.

2Entry Requirements & Customs.

3Money.

The Euro, the U.S. Dollar & the British Pound.

What Things Cost in Barcelona.

4When to Go.

Barcelona Calendar of Events.

5Travel Insurance.

6Health & Safety.

ETA Strikes Again.

7Specialized Travel Resources.

8Planning Your Trip Online.

Frommers.com: The Complete Travel Resource.

9The 21st-Century Traveler.

Online Traveler’s Toolbox.

10Getting There.

Getting Through the Airport.

Flying with Film & Video.

11Packages for the Independent Traveler.

Ask Before You Go.

12Escorted General-Interest Tours.

13Special-Interest Trips.

14Recommended Books, Films & Music.

3 Suggested Barcelona Itineraries.

1The Best of Barcelona in 1 Day.

2The Best of Barcelona in 2 Days.

3The Best of Barcelona in 3 Days.

4 Getting to Know Barcelona.

1Essentials.

The Barcelona Card.

The Neighborhoods in Brief.

2Getting Around.

Fast Facts: Barcelona.

5 Where to Stay.

1The Best Hotel Bets.

2Ciutat Vella (Barri Gòtic, El Raval & La Ribera).

3L’Eixample.

Family-Friendly Hotels.

Barcelona’s Self-Catering Boom.

4Sants, Paral.lel & Montjuïc.

5Barrio Alto & Gràcia.

6Barceloneta Vila Olímpica & Poble Nou.

Bright Lights, Spa City.

7On the Outskirts .

8Apartments & Aparthotels.

6 Where to Dine.

1Food for Thought.

Barcelona’s Green Scene.

2The Best Restaurant Bets.

3Ciutat Vella: Barri Gòtic.

Make It Snappy.

4Ciutat Vella: La Ribera.

5Ciutat Vella: El Raval.

More Tapas.

6Poble Sec & Montjuïc.

7L’Eixample.

Family-Friendly Restaurants.

8Gràcia.

Eating Alfresco.

9Barceloneta & Vila Olímpica.

10Barrio Alto.

11Out of Town.

7 What to See & Do.

1Ciutat Vella (Old City).

El Call: The Jewish Quarter.

2L’Eixample.

Gaudí’s Resting Place.

Doing the Moderniste Walk.

3Gràcia.

4Montjuïc.

The Magic Fountain.

5The Harborfront.

6Outer Barcelona.

Mes Que un Club (More

Than a Club)! 

Small but Good: Other Barcelona Museums.

7Parks & Gardens.

8Outdoor & Sporting Pursuits.

8 Strolling Around Barcelona.

Walking Tour 1: Barri Gòtic (The Gothic Quarter).

Walking Tour 2: La Ribera (El Born & Sant Pere).

Walking Tour 3: El Raval.

Walking Tour 4: Moderniste Route (L’Eixample).

9 Shopping.

1The Shopping Scene.

2Shopping A to Z .

The Zaravolución.

La Boqueria: One of the World’s Finest Food Markets.

To Market, to Market.

Specialty Stores in the Barri Gòtic.

10 Barcelona After Dark.

1Best Bars & Pubs.

2The Performing Arts.

3Bars, Cafes, Pubs & Clubs.

Dancing with the Green Fairy.

Twisting by the Port.

The Village People.

11 Side Trips in Catalonia.

1Montserrat.

Route of the Cistercian Monasteries.

2Tarragona.

Catalonia Remembers Pablo Casals.

The Beaches of the Costa Daurada.

3Sitges.

Where the Boys Are.

Cava Country.

4Girona.

El Call.

Garden of Sea and Myrtle.

5Lloret de Mar.

6Tossa de Mar.

7Sant Feliu de Guíxols.

8Palafrugell & Its Beaches.

A Room with a View.

9Figueres.

The Mad, Mad World of Salvador Dalí.

10Cadaqués.

The Most Famous Chef in the World.

12 A Side Trip to Majorca.

1Palma de Majorca.

2Valldemossa & Deià (Deyá).

3Port de Pollença & Formentor.

Appendix A: Barcelona Past & Present.

1Barcelona Today.

2History 101.

Dateline.

Appendix B: The Catalan Culture.

1The Language of Catalonia.

2Barcelona’s Architecture.

3Art & Artists.

Gaudí: The Saintly Architect.

4A Taste of Catalonia.

Appendix C: Useful Terms & Phrases.

1Useful Words & Phrases.

2Numbers.

Index.

List of Maps.

Spain.

The Best of Barcelona in 1 Day.

The Best of Barcelona in 2 Days.

The Best of Barcelona in 3 Days.

Greater Barcelona.

Barcelona Public Transportation.

Ciutat Vella Accommodations.

L’Eixample Accommodations.

Sants, Paral.lel & Montjuïc Accommodations.

Ciutat Vella Dining.

L’Eixample Dining.

Gràcia Dining.

Barceloneta Dining.

Vila Olímpica Dining.

Barcelona Attractions.

Walking Tour 1: Barri Gòtic (Gothic Quarter).

Walking Tour 2: La Ribera (El Born and Sant Pere).

Walking Tour 3: El Raval.

Walking Tour 4: Moderniste Route (L’Eixample).

Catalonia.

Tarragona.

Sitges.

Girona & the Costa Brava.

Majorca.

Palma de Majorca.

General Index.

Accommodations Index.

Restaurant Index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780470096925
Author:
Frommers
Publisher:
Frommers
Author:
Stone, Peter
Subject:
Europe - Spain & Portugal
Subject:
Barcelona (spain)
Subject:
TRAVEL / Europe / Spain & Portugal
Copyright:
Edition Number:
2
Series:
Frommer's Complete Guides
Series Volume:
338
Publication Date:
20081003
Binding:
Electronic book text in proprietary or open standard format
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
352
Dimensions:
7.88x5.16x.78 in. .67 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Frommer's. The best trips start here.

Experience a place the way the locals do. Enjoy the best it has to offer.

Find great deals and book your trip at Frommers.com

"Synopsis" by , Barcelona was voted one of the World's 20 Best Cities by Condé Nast Traveler's 2007 Readers' Travel Awards. Barcelona is the only city in the world with nine UNESCO World Heritage buildings.
"Synopsis" by , Opinionated write-ups. No bland descriptions and lukewarm recommendations. Our expert writers are passionate about their destinations--tell it like it is in an engaging and helpful way.

Exact prices listed for every establishment and activity--no other guides offer such detailed, candid reviews of hotels and restaurants. We include the very best, but also emphasize moderately priced choices for real people.

All Complete guides offer user-friendly features including star ratings and special icons to point readers to great finds, excellent values, insider tips, best bets for kids, special moments, and overrated experiences.

The latest, savviest trip-planning advice--from saving money on airfares to renting a cell phone abroad to the latest advice on sustainable travel-to help readers make the most of their time and money.

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