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An Unforgettable Day in Barcelona from Bed & Breakfast Can Jan Vives

Hello wonderful guests of Bed & Breakfast Can Jan Vives! If you are looking for an adventurous day trip, Barcelona is the perfect destination. This vibrant city is just a short hour’s drive from our B&B and offers a wealth of opportunities to explore. Read on to find out why a day trip to Barcelona is an absolute must for our guests.

Barcelona, a City full of Adventure!

Barcelona has it all: from impressive architecture and art to beautiful beaches and delicious food. It is quite simply the destination in Catalonia.

How to get there? Very Easily!

You have two convenient options to get to Barcelona:

Train journey: From the station in Sils, simply take the train to Passeig de Gràcia in Barcelona. This train ride is not only extremely comfortable, but also offers beautiful views of the Catalan countryside. And best of all: in just 58 minutes, you’ll find yourself right in the bustling heart of Barcelona!

Car: If you prefer to set your own pace, you can go by car. It takes about 1 hour to get to the city. Parking facilities are plentiful, but do check in advance for information and rates.

Aerial view of Barcelona City Skyline and Sagrada Familia Cathedral

Top activities in Barcelona

Start your day in Barcelona with a visit to the famous Sagrada Familia, that insane structure by architect Antoni Gaudí. Admire the unique architecture and the beautiful stained-glass windows.

You can find tickets to the Sagrada Familia here.

Another impressive Gaudí creation is Casa Milà, also known as La Pedrera. This breathtaking building houses fascinating architectural details and offers a glimpse into the life of the rich in Barcelona of yesteryear.

Book your visit to Casa Mila here.

Beach, please!

Indulge yourself on Barcelona’s beautiful beaches, such as Barceloneta Beach. Here you can sunbathe, swim and just relax in the Mediterranean atmosphere. Don’t forget to cool off with a refreshing dip in the sea.

Shopping on Passeig de Gràcia and Plaça Catalunya

If you’re a shopaholic, you’ll love Passeig de Gràcia and Plaça Catalunya. Here you will find boutiques, department stores and designer shops where you can satisfy your shopping cravings.

El Born – The Old Town

Explore El Born, Barcelona’s old town center. Stroll through narrow streets, discover historical sites and enjoy the authentic atmosphere of this charming part of the city.

Visit Gaudí’s Houses, such as Casa Batlló

Another great activity is visiting the beautiful houses designed by Antoni Gaudí, such as Casa Batlló. Admire the unique architecture and creative genius of this famous Catalan architect.

Book your tickets easily via this link.

La Boqueria Market – Get a taste of Barcelona

Dive into the lively atmosphere of La Boqueria market. Here you can sample local delicacies and experience the diverse Catalan cuisine.

Park de la Ciutadella – Green Oasis in the City

Visit Park de la Ciutadella, a green oasis in the middle of the city. Here you can hire a rowing boat, admire the beautiful fountain, or just enjoy a picnic in this beautiful city park.

The Picasso Museum – Art in Abundance

For art lovers, the Picasso Museum is an absolute must-visit. Discover the works of this famous artist in the heart of Barcelona.

Book your tickets here

Montjuïc Mountain – Stunning views

Head to Montjuïc Mountain for great views of the city. You can also visit Montjuïc Castle here and enjoy the beautiful gardens.

Parc Güell – Gaudí’s Colorful Park

Be sure not to skip Parc Güell, a masterpiece by Gaudí that takes you to a fairytale world. Admire the mosaic benches, the colorful buildings and the stunning views of Barcelona.

Plan your visit and book your tickets for Parc Guell here.

Hop-on-hop-off Bus – Explore the City in Style

Make your day in Barcelona extra easy with a ride on the hop-on-hop-off bus. It allows you to reach the city’s main attractions quickly and easily, including the Sagrada Familia, Casa Milà, Parc Güell and much more. You can hop on and off at different stops, giving you flexibility to explore the city at your pace.

You can buy tickets for the bus via this link.

A day trip to Barcelona from Can Jan Vives is the way to explore this great city. Enjoy the best of both worlds during your stay at our B&B near Barcelona. We look forward to welcoming you and helping you plan an unforgettable day in this great city. Book today and experience the magic of Barcelona!

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Laura de Waal

Our blogs are written by our eldest daughter Laura. She has made Catalonia her home and knows how to find the best hot spots here.

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