Synopses & Reviews
You can count on Rick Steves to tell you what you really
need to know when traveling in Barcelona.
With the self-guided tours in this book, you'll ramble down the Ramblas, explore the medieval Old City, and discover funky boutiques and hangouts in characteristic El Born. Learn how to master the Metro and how to bypass the long lines at Antoni Gaudand#237;'s Sagrada Famand#237;lia. Immerse yourself in Catalan culture, ponder the art at the Picasso Museum, and go on a tapas bar crawl. Then head to the Eixampleand#151;Barcelona's "uptown"and#151;to marvel at the Modernista architecture of Casa Miland#224; and the Block of Discord.
Rickand#8217;s candid, humorous advice will guide you to good-value hotels and restaurants. Heand#8217;ll help you plan where to go and what to see, depending on the length of your trip. Youand#8217;ll get up-to-date recommendations on what is worth your time and money. More than just reviews and directions, a Rick Steves guidebook is a tour guide in your pocket.
About the Author
Rick Steves has spent 100 days every year since 1973 exploring Europe. Rick produces a public television series (Rick Steves' Europe), a public radio show (Travel with Rick Steves), and an app and podcast (Rick Steves Audio Europe); writes a bestselling series of guidebooks and a nationally syndicated newspaper column; organizes guided tours that take thousands of travelers to Europe annually; and offers an information-packed website (RickSteves.com). With the help of his hardworking staff of 80 at Rick Steves' Europe, Inc.and#151;in Edmonds, Washington, just north of Seattleand#151;Rick's mission is to make European travel fun, affordable, and culturally broadening for Americans.