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Montserrat Natural Park Hiking and Monastery with a Local Guide

Montserrat Natural Park Hiking and Monastery with a Local Guide
Duration:
6 hours
From:
USD 75.21
Come and hike around the hidden trails of Montserrat, the world famous multi-peaked “sawed mountain”, visit the Benedictine Abbey and hear the boys choir sing the famous Escolania de Montserrat on this unique half-day excursion from Barcelona.<br>We will start the day visiting the Benedictine abbey of Santa Maria de Montserrat and discovering its amazing history. Then we will get ready and start hiking across Montserrat beautiful trails going across its singular rock formations. From the trails of Montserrat we will enjoy incredible panoramic views while we eat a typical Catalan bocadillo (sandwich) before coming down to the abbey to hear the boys choir sing the famous Escolania de Montserrat (from Monday to Friday).

Gaudí & Barcelona Legends

Gaudí & Barcelona Legends
Duration:
2 hours
From:
USD 27.77
Immerse with us into captivating legends from the past that can be seen everywhere in the city once you know them. Understand how architects like Gaudí were inspired by them and left a lasting impact on Barcelona.<br>Why is there a dragon on the roof top? Why was a bat decisive in a battle? Where is the House of Bones? What´s the legend behind the Catalan flag? How to put this into the context of the current independence movement?<br>During the two-hours walk we will make the connection from medieval Catalan history and legends to what inspired Gaudí and other architects when designing the residential buildings along the grand boulevard of Passeig de Gracia. From street pavement to lamp posts – all have a story that we want to tell you! <br>If you love history brought to life by passionate storytellers and you want to enjoy the intimacy of a small group then this is your experience. After these two hours you will discover details you have not noticed before. See the city with different eyes!

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 BCN Barcelona Airport Info & Guide


Barcelona International  Airport

Where is Barcelona Airport?  


Located on Spain's Mediterranean coast, the Catalan city of Barcelona has a rich history dating back 2,000 years when it was a Roman town named Barcino.


Today, this very modern, yet incredibly old city is fantastic for exploring. From fantastic architecture and museums to shopping and spectacular beaches, Barcelona is one of Europe's most popular cities.


Barcelona International Airport (IATA: BCN, ICAO: LEBL), officially Barcelona El Prat International Airport, or Barcelona El Prat Airport, simply known as Barcelona Airport, is located 12 kilometres (7.5 miles) southwest of Barcelona city centre, Catalonia, Spain. The facility lies partly in the municipality of El Prat de Llobregat, giving the airport its name.


Barcelona Airport is one of three airports that serve Barcelona. Two others, Barcelona Girona Airport (GRO) and Barcelona Reus Airport (REU), both located some distance away, are used by low cost carriers.


In 2012, Barcelona Airport served 35,145,176 passengers, making it the country's 2nd busiest airport behind Madrid Barajas International Airport (MAD), the 9th busiest in Europe and the 34th busiest in the world.


BCN is a hub for Iberia Regional, Ryanair and Vueling. Other airlines that fly to Barcelona Airport include Aeroflot, Air Berlin, Air Canada, Air Europa, Air France, Air Transat, Alitalia, American Airlines, British Airways, Delta Air Lines, easyJet, El Al, Emirates, Finnair, Flybe, Germanwings, KLM, Lufthansa, Swiss International Air Lines, TAP Portugal, United Airlines and US Airways.


Cities with flights to Barcelona Airport include Algiers, Amsterdam, Athens, Atlanta, Bogota, Brussels, Buenos Aires, Casablanca, Doha, Dubai, Dubrovnik, Frankfurt, Istanbul, Kiev, Lisbon, London, Marrakech, Miami, Milan, Moscow, Nador, New York, Oslo, Paris, Reykjavik, Rhodes, Rome, São Paulo, Singapore, St. Petersburg, Tangier, Tel Aviv, Toronto, Vienna and Zurich.


Your best bet for a Barcelona Airport transfer is the train. Details on all options are included in this guide.


Or, to truly arrive stress free, treat yourself to a private Barcelona Airport transfer from IHateTaxis.


 

 Other Items of Interest at Barcelona Airport


Services at Barcelona Airport include:


  • Pau Casals Lounge (fee) - Terminal T1 (awarded "Best Lounge in the World 2013" and "Global Lounge of the Year Award 2013", by Priority Pass)
  • Joan Miró Lounge (fee) - Terminal T1, second floor (P2)
  • Colomer Lounge (fee) - T1, first floor (P1)
  • Canudas Lounge (fee) - T2 B, first floor (P1), Module M3
  • Business Centre - T1
  • Mobile phone charging (lockable, EUR 1 for 30 minutes) - T1, Floor 1 (Sky Centre, Boarding Area B); T2 B, Floor 1 (Module M3); T2 C, Floor 1 (Module M1)
  • Pharmacy
  • Duty free




Additional Barcelona Airport information may be found by visiting their official website below.



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Last Updated: 4 Jan 2019