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Days are long in Barcelona: The morning extends until well after midday, lunch begins around 2 p.m., and late opening hours mean the afternoon merges with the evening. DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Barcelona and Catalonia
will help you make the most of your trip and every lingering hour of the day — and night.
You'll find detailed listings of the best hotels, restaurants, bars, and shops for all budgets in this revised and updated guide. Plus, insider tips on living la vida Barcelona, from enjoying sangria in the Park Güell to sunning yourself in Port Olímpic's lesser-known corners. It also includes in-depth coverage of all Barcelona and Catalonia's unforgettable sights, such as Gaudí's extraordinary La Sagrada Familia church and the historic avenue of La Rambla. And, don't miss the suggested "Four Great Days in Barcelona." Each day maps out an itinerary ranging from "Gaudí Greats" to "Family Fun."
DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Barcelona and Catalonia includes unique illustrated cutaways, floor plans and reconstructions of the region's stunning architectural marvels, plus 3-D aerial views of Barcelona's best districts to explore on foot. There's even a chart showing the distances between major sights for walkers.
The guide's indispensible pull-out city map is clearly marked with sights from the guidebook, to lead you straight to the best attractions Barcelona has to offer. You'll also find detailed street views of all the key sight seeing areas, transportation maps, and information on how to get around, from the best bus routes to the most useful tickets to buy for your stay.
With beautiful, newly commissioned photographs and spectacular 3-D aerial views revealing the charm of each destination, DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Barcelona and Catalonia shows you what others only tell you.