Barcelona is the capital city of Catalonia, and the largest city on the Mediterranean coast that sits between river Llobregat, river Besos and the south of Pyrenees Mountains. Barcelona is one of the most visited places in Europe, commanding millions of visitors yearly. One of its attractions is the 19th century Modernist architecture of the unfinished church “La Sagrada Familia” designed by Antoni Gaudi.
Your Barcelona tour promises the best of European culture couple with beautiful beaches almost at your door step and warm sunshine almost throughout the year. Barcelona is modern arts city with many great painters and artist – so take some time to explore the history and the best of arts in the museums and galleries around the city.
This article is to make your Barcelona day trip most pleasurable, giving you adequate details on different places you can visit from Barcelona. If you are considering having the best of times on your Barcelona day trips, outlined below are some must-visit locations for you.
Girona, about 100km away from Barcelona is one location you must consider for a day trip from Barcelona. It is a city with so many historic churches, museums and monasteries. Enjoy casual walk along the peaceful streets surrounded with significant cultural landmarks as you visit the shores of Girona. Great treat awaits you on your day trip from Barcelona as you visit Cathedral del Santa Maria with its classic 18th century architectural Romanesque Cloister and Gothic nave that stands as one of the widest in the world.
The River Onyar with the colored houses along its banks and the various bridges lined across are beautiful sites to behold – the 10th century Benedictine Monastery of Sant Pere de Galligants with its beautiful Romanesque architecture is a must-visit places in your Girona best day trip Barcelona. Take time to visit Archeological museum of Cataluna, Girona history museum, museum of Cinema and Jewish city museum to explore the history and culture of the region – the Girona art museum will also open you up to a new world of art.
Other places you can visit are; the Game of thrones filming location, Convent of Sant Domenec, Basilica de Sant Feliu, Devasa Park, the monastery of San Daniel and Jewish quarter. You should also take time out to sample the best of Spanish dishes at El Celler de Roca – Girona best restaurant recognized worldwide.
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