The narrow streets of the Gothic Quarter, the Raval and the Born are among the top attractions in Barcelona. Always full of life, these unique locations dont leave anything to be desired: shops, museums, historic buildings and palaces etc., you can find everything here. Much of the area is pedestrianised. Naturally there are many restaurants, some offering the finest international cuisine and others providing more humble but equally tasty traditional dishes. All this is just a short stroll from the famous Ramblas de Barcelona.
One of the greatest aquariums in Europe, the Barcelona Aquàrium is set in the Port Vell. Its Mediterranean style makes it a very special marine ecosystem, even though tropical aquariums and oceanariums are also included.
If traveling with children, the Aquarium of Barcelona is the ideal place to live a different day, to do something as ordinary as diving with sharks or to camp in fish.
Tibidabo Theme ParkTibidabo Theme Park
It is not just an amusement park. Besides offering a privileged view of the entire Barcelona, more than a hundred years of history make it a one of the oldest in Europe and the world. Today it has more than 25 attractions suitable for adults and children, shows and entertainment in every corner of the park. Whether you travel with family, with friends or as a couple, to live a fun, comfortable and enjoyable experience is very easy thanks to the Tibidabo amusement park that also offers a myriad of services (restaurants, shops and picnic areas).
Joan Miró FoundationJoan Miró Foundation
Fan of the surrealist painter Joan Miró? Do you feel curious about this art movement? Since 1975, the Joan Miró Foundation is dedicated to display and explain the work of Miró, who regardless painter, sculptor, engraver and Spanish ceramist, was considered one of the leading representatives of surrealism. This dynamic museum is located in Montjuïc Park and is a space focused on the artist's work and its coexistence with the most contemporary artistic creations. Click here for more information
Hospital de Sant Pau,…Hospital de Sant Pau, another magnificent modernist building
Designed by the architect Lluis Domenech i Montaner, the modernist premises of this hospital have been named as a new landmark in the city of Barcelona where history and innovation coexist. Strolling down the avenue of Gaudí from Sagrada Familia we find this magnificent modernist building which we cannot miss. Plan your visit
Your trip to Montser…Your trip to Montserrat
Catalunya’s pilgrimage site par excellance for the last thousand years, the “serrated mountain” (Montserrat in Catalan) represents the spiritual escapism venue that very welcomes either locals and visitors. As a popular day trip, let’s leave the bustling city to approach these unique natural formations and the monastery that lies between the bizarrely jagged rocks. Plan your visit
El Gran Teatre del L…El Gran Teatre del Liceu
Right in the heart of Las Ramblas lies the great cultural and artistic center. This is an ambitiuos theatre created in 1847, worthy of the importance of the city, which has endured for more than a century and a half, on the site of the former Convent of the Trinitarians of the Ramblas. Survivor of a fire in 1994, the Gran Teatro del Liceo offers today a full schedule of opera, dance, concerts, recitals ... all national and international art and culture just a few minutes walk from our Continental Hotels in Barcelona. Official site
Catalan Modernism: s…Catalan Modernism: stories behind Barcelona that are a must
If the end of 19th century brought Modernisme as a way of expressing Catalan values and local characteristics, nowadays we can consider this movement the stardard-bearer of Barcelona.
Barcelona through...Barcelona through...
George Orwell, born in Eric Arthur Blai, India, during the time of English imperialism, marked the literature’s history by his lucid and polemical prose. We all keep in mind the stress and agony of being watched by the Big Brother in Orwell’s probably most known fiction novel, Nineteen Eighty-Four, or 1984. Nevertheless, George Orwell experienced previously chapters of his life in the city of Barcelona.
Sports Lover, Don’t Miss…Sports Lover, Don’t Miss this in Barcelona!
If you want to enjoy sports, you have come to the right place. Since Barcelona hosted the Olympic Games back in 1992, the city has evolved in many ways and the current sports offer is mesmerizing.
Cruises in BarcelonaCruises in Barcelona
A great way of visiting Europe and the Mediterranean it is to take a cruise. However, to get the full experience, we highly recommend staying in the port city a couple of days before or after embarking on your sea trip. Barcelona is the ideal city for that.
Discover all family …Discover all family friendly attractions in Barcelona
Barcelona is packed full of things to do year-round. From family attractions, amusement parks and many museums that are specifically tailored to the interests of children
The Barcelona Magic …The Barcelona Magic Fountain: A water, music, light and color show
Casa BatllóCasa Batlló
El Palau de la Música…El Palau de la Música Nearby the Hotel Continental BARCELONA
Teatre Grec : Theater,…Teatre Grec : Theater, dance, music and circus show
La Pedrera situated on…La Pedrera situated on the best corner of Passeig de Gràcia
« La Sagrada Familia…« La Sagrada Familia » Temple: Work of Antoni Gaudí
« Gothic Cathedral »…« Gothic Cathedral » Nearby the Hotel Continental « BARCELONA »
« Gothic Quarter » N…« Gothic Quarter » Nearby the Hotel Continental « BARCELONA »
« Santa Maria del Mar…« Santa Maria del Mar » nearby the Hotel Continental « BARCELONA »
Maremagnum: Connected…Maremagnum: Connected to the end of Las Ramblas by footbridge
The Museu Nacional d'Art…The Museu Nacional d'Art and the Palau Nacional
The National Art Museum of Catalonia (MNAC in Catalan) was built for the International Expo 1929. However, like many other buildings in Barcelona, thanks to its location in the neo-baroque National Palace of Montjuïc and the continuous incorporation of new art galleries until 2004 the MNAC has become one of the increasingly popular museums in Catalonia. Your visit
The Barça Stadium Camp…The Barça Stadium Camp Nou was built in 1957
The Camp Nou, which is since 1957 the football stadium of FC Barcelona, with a capacity of over 98,000 spectators, can be considered one of the greatest of this discipline worldwide. Either to watch a game or to visit its immense facilities + Museum FCB which contains all the triumphs of the Catalan team to date, it’s worth get away from the center of Barcelona and witness one of the most emotional venues of the city. Get your tickets