Seaside city in the Catalan-speaking region of Spain noted for many buildings by Gaudí and the site of the 1992 Summer Olympics.

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Step-free / wheelchair (or few steps) access on the Barcelona Metro

We went to Barcelona recently, as my wife has CP, she finds steps hard work, my arm also gets a good workout supporting her if we have too many steps to face. Most metro stations seemed to have many ...
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Does La Sagrada Familia light up every night?

For example this blog post says it does not. I can't find a schedule anywhere.
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Late night travel on a Sunday in Barcelona

Does the transport from the airport run on a Sunday night (about 9pm) going to Tetuan, Marina, or Arc de Triomf? One of our guide books incorrectly said the airbus did not run on a Sunday, hence this ...
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Ferry from Barcelona to Tangiers [closed]

I see that there is a ferry that takes 24 hours and travels between Tangier and Barcelona. I saw on a travel site that it is not recommended. Has anyone done this? did it feel dangerous or simply not ...
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Cheap places to park a car in Barcelona?

I would like to go to Barcelona by car and I'm looking for cheap ways to park my car for about 6 hours. I have already been to Barcelona and I parked my car for 10 hours of parking of Arc De Triomf ...
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Reserve hotel from Barcelona airport?

I am travelling from NYC to Barcelona, and returning back. If I miss my return flight to NYC, and my next flight is a one day later, how can I reserver hotel from Barcelona airport? I do not speak ...
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Early morning on-demand taxi in Spain

During my journey, I need to go to Airport in early morning. So I'm looking for popular on-demand taxi services in Spain. My Airbnb : El born, Barcelona From : Barcelona Airport To : Geneva Airport ...
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Do you have to be over 18 to stay in a hotel in Barcelona? [duplicate]

Me and my boyfriend are both 17, we want to go on holiday to Barcelona together but are not sure if you have to be 18 to get into a hotel
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Travelling to Spain via London, Madrid or Barcelona [closed]

I am going to Spain for one week. I have a flight from the 21st to the 26th, from London to Madrid. But, now, I did some searching and found that Madrid is perhaps not as interesting as Barcelona. ...
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Can I enter Paris with Spain visa? [duplicate]

I have a single entry visa to Spain but I decided recently to change my trip from Barcelona to Paris, the question is can I go to Paris with the issued visa? Note that: there's no direct flight from ...
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What are my options for frequent travel between Barcelona and Mataró?

I will regularly take a train from Barcelona to Mataró and back (twice a day, every weekday, starting from October). The R1 line seems to be exactly what I want: it crosses Barcelona with stops in 5 ...
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Leaving luggage in Barcelona at midnight [closed]

I'm arriving in Barcelona past midnight, as my plane is arriving at 23:30. I was wondering where I can leave my luggage at this time; I checked on the websites of LockerBarcelona and others, but all ...
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What's the safest way to protect your valuable belongings from theft at the beach?

I am travelling solo to Barcelona. I was wondering if anyone has any tip on how to enjoy the beach when travelling alone. As in, is it safe to leave your belongings on the beach when you go for a ...
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Until when are Barcelona's beaches warm enough to swim?

I'm looking to book a flight sometime this fall to Barcelona. How far away can I be sure that the water is going to be warm enough to swim? Obviously there are seasonal variations, so I'm interested ...
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How to travel from Madrid to Barcelona the cheapest way

I need to travel between Madrid and Barcelona, Spain. Do they still have slow regional trains?
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Where was this place in Barcelona?

I went to Barcelona in October 2000 and we went out partying, went to a place that was a cathedral(?) located up on a hill and they had a club in the building that once had been a cathedral, several ...
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Place to leave my luggage in Barcelona for one night and get it back early in the morning

I will have a one night connection at Barcelona airport and planning to visit the city during the night I would like to know the address of locker where I could leave my luggage and get it back early ...
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What's the best way to go to Barcelona from Madrid? [closed]

What's the best way to get to Barcelona from Madrid?
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Is the train station of Aiguafreda, Spain ever served?

While planning a trip, I saw that to access the Montseny Park, near Barcelona, one can take a train to the town of Aiguafreda. However, on Renfe website, the train services website, I cannot find ...
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Catalan or Spanish in Barcelona?

I am going on a city trip to Barcelona, and as usual, I want to learn a few local words so that I can ask directions or order my drinks that way. My question, though: should I learn Spanish or ...
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Buying stamps in Barcelona Sants station

Earlier today, I bought some postcards in Barcelona, from a gift shop at a museum which didn't sell stamps. I then retired to a nearby cafe for a coffee, and wrote the postcards. After that, I hopped ...
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Hotels in Barcelona for People Aged 17?

I wanted to know if there are hotels in Barcelona that allow people over 16 to check in (under 18).
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Where can I rent a 125cc scooter in Barcelona by the month?

Whenever I travel to Barcelona, I love to rent a scooter. It's a really great way to get around town. I'm planning to be there for the month of August and would like to find places that rent long ...
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First time in Barcelona: affordable places to eat for a student

I will be arriving in Barcelona on the 13th of September and I will be staying together with my girlfriend for 6 nights. Although I have a job, as students the budget is, let's say, a little ...
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Hostel in Barcelona near Sonar festival night site [closed]

I'm traveling to Barcelona to Sonar festival and I would like to find a hostel near the night festival site. Is there a hostel within a 20 minute walking distance?
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Does a ticket to Montserrat Mountain include 8 free city rides?

Regarding Barcelona 1) I have heard that a ticket to Montserrat Mountain includes 8 free city rides. Is it so? 2) Are there any activities that runs only on a specific day? E.g. the magic fountain?
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Are there any last-minute cheap Spain-domestic flights?

I'm travelling alone to Barcelona airport (BCN). I would like to take a cheap round-trip flight from BCN to Madrid. Is there any web-site or smartphone app that sells last-minute cheap Spanish ...
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Hiking near Barcelona - or alternative hiking cities close-by?

I am going to Barcelona in the start of July together with a friend. We have 3 to 4 days (in Barcelona) and we want to see some beautiful nature and the possibility to hike, and we also want to spend ...
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Which of the two peripheral Barcelona airports (Girona or Reus) has the cheapest connection to the city?

There are flights from Frankfurt Hahn Airport (HHN) to both Girona-Costa Brava Airport (GRO) and Reus Airport (REU). The flight prices are similar, so I am wondering which airport has the cheapest ...
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Why is the train between Barcelona and Madrid so expensive?

A one way ticket from Barcelona to Madrid is more than 100 euros, which is much more expensive than in the rest of Western Europe. It is even more expensive than the Eurostar, which required to dig a ...
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Want to Drive from Barcelona to Madrid

I want to drive from Barcelona to Madrid (Around 600kms) this december. Is it beautiful? What are the safe car hiring options for foreigners?
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What to do in Barcelona? [closed]

I'm going to be for one week in Barcelona. Any tips of nice things to do? I don't like night clubs and such so much. I like to see curious local things, eat good food and the like. I'm not a great art ...
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Do buses run 24 hours a day in Barcelona?

We have found out that the metro in Barcelona operates from 05:00 to midnight (most of the time). However we have planned a couple of trips which last longer than that. Any idea if the buses operate ...
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Is it feasible to travel daily from Gavà to Barcelona?

We are planning a 5 day trip to Barcelona and due to a limited budget we were thinking of staying in Gavà and then travelling to Barcelona, practically every morning. Do you consider this as feasible ...
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Is a day trip between Barcelona and Andorra possible?

I am traveling to Barcelona this October and wish to take a day-trip to Andorra. Is this possible?
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Hiring a car in Berlin and dropping it off in Barcelona for a road trip

I am planning on a road-trip from Berlin to Barcelona. I am most interested in knowing if I can hire a car in Berlin and drop it off in Barcelona. (also, if anyone has tips on routes to take that is ...