Monthly Archives: August 2009

BARCELONA underground – FIGUERES highlights

Back to Passeig de Gràcia railway station, right in time for an express train to Dali‘s Figueres. We even had time for a short visit to Casa Amatller‘s kitchen and for a snack. Only that the underground cafe clock had … Continue reading

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Barcelona MX: mmm… xocolata!

We’ve planned this day for a trip to Figueres, waked up early in the morning and were at Passeig de Gràcia railway station late enough to miss the express train, so decided to sweeten our day at the Gran Via … Continue reading

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EIXAMPLE: A Modernista Fairyland

Our main itinerary in Eixample started by chance near FARMÀCIA NORDBECK and Fundació Vila Casas. An enchanted walk brought us to Passeig de Gràcia, where even a CocaCola window and McDonald’s look … different! Our first destination is La Pedrera. … Continue reading

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TIBIDABO: On top of the world

Next on our P L A Y list was Tibidabo Park, and we picked it with this modernista route in mind, thus the tram blau itinerary: – metro L7 from Plaça Catalunya – tram blau – Tibidabo funicular Piece of … Continue reading

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