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Plaça de Francesc Macià

Plaza Francesc Macià, 3, Barcelona
Plaça de Francesc Macià is a square, located in one of the main business areas of the city, and one of the most transited points of Barcelona. It's named after Francesc Macià  i Llussà  (1859-1933), Catalan president during the Second Spanish Republic who proclaimed a short-lived Catalan Republic.
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Tourist favorites in Barcelona

Museum and Study Center of Sport Doctor Melcior Colet

The Museum and Study Center of Sport Doctor Melcior Colet is a facility dedicated to the promotion and exhibition of the most prominent in the development of the history of the sport in Catalonia in recent centuries. It is based in a Art Nouveau house built in 1911 by Josep Puig i Cadafalch the Casa Pere Company. In 1982, Dr. Melcior Colet i Torrabadella gave the building to Generalitat of Catalonia to transform it into a museum.
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Carrer de Balmes

Carrer de Balmes, named after the Catalan philosopher and ecclesiastic Jaume Balmes, is one of the most important avenues in Barcelona. It was devised in 1859 as part of Ildefons Cerdà urban plan. Balmes is along Carrer Muntaner the longest road stretching from the sea towards the mountainside. Carrer de Balmes is also part of the so-called Gaixample, Barcelona's gay village.
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Barcelona Gothic Quarter Morning Walking Tour

Spend a morning taking a guided walk through Barcelona's fascinating Gothic Quarter. It's a great way to find your way around Barcelona and become familiar with the famous Gothic Quarter and its lively bars, tapas restaurants and trendy boutiques.

Small-Group Barcelona Cooking Class

Find out the professional secrets of Spanish cuisine during this small-group cooking class in Barcelona. Your local chef will teach you how to prepare an authentic 4-course Spanish banquet, which you will then enjoy with a glass of wine! Discover the secrets for cooking perfect Spanish omelets, tapas or ‘paella.’ Upgrade to include a guided walking tour of the lively Boquería Market before your cooking experience to discover the essential ingredients of Spanish cuisine and get an insight of local market culture. Enjoy personal attention from your chef on this small-group tour, limited to 14 people.

Private Tour: Barcelona Cooking Class with Boqueria Market Walking Tour

Learn the secrets of Spanish cooking during a private Barcelona cooking class. Start with a guided walking tour of the lively Boquería market, where you will get insight to local market life and discover the essential ingredients of Spanish cuisine. Your local chef will show you how to find and appreciate high-quality food. Then head to the chef's house to prepare an authentic three-course Spanish banquet! Find out the secrets for cooking perfect <em>paella</em>,<em> gazpacho </em>and Spanish omelets, and learn how to pair the delicious food with wine.

Great hotels in Barcelona

HCC Covadonga

Strategically located on Avenida Diagonal, the city’s main thoroughfare, HCC Covadonga Barcelona is found in the heart of the city's business and shopping centre, close to Plaça Francesc Macià. Offering all conveniences within walking distance, this area is ideal whether you are visiting the city on business or leisure, including the famous shopping store El Corte Ingles set opposite the hotel. On top of that, the establishment is easily accessible by any means of transport and is perfectly connected to the main routes into the city. Occupying a stately classical building dating back to the early 20th century, the hotel has been renovated on a few occasions, resulting in a harmonious combination of the building’s classic elements and the type of amenities one would expect in a modern hotel. Hotel HCC Covadonga is a fantastic choice if you are planning on visiting Barcelona. The establishment offers meeting facilities, a lounge bar and concierge service. You can also make use of a wealth of services such as dry cleaning, doctor on call, currency exchange and car rental service. The fully air-conditioned property also features facilities for guests with reduced mobility and offers free wireless Internet connection throughout the property. Hotel HCC Covadonga offers 101 bright and spacious standard rooms, to ensure as friendly and pleasant a stay as possible for our guests. Every modern, spacious room is equipped with telephone, television with satellite channels, free Wi-Fi, air conditioning and heating, minibar, safe and a complete bathroom with bathtub, hairdryer and an auxiliary telephone. Room service and an external laundry service are also available.

AR Barcelona Calvet

Calvet is anexclusive design apartment located in a trendy commercial area next to the centre of Barcelona, very close to Diagonal Avenue, with plenty of fashion boutiques and a huge modern shopping centre called L'Illa. It is a privileged situation, which makes the apartment ideal for those leisure and business travellers looking for a quality accommodation in the city, both for long or short stays. From the apartment you will be able to discover the exciting Catalan capital city, its monuments and attractions, as well as its animated night life. Calvet Apartment offers unique personalized services such as Spanish courses, guided tours around Barcelona and Catalonia, and a booking service for restaurants and shows. You will enjoy the elegant and relaxing environment in the apartment, which will make you feel like home. If you travel with babies you can ask a special baby kit, with a baby crib, a high chair, a diaper changing table and a baby pram. You will also find a basket with basic products and a selected wine menu. Other services, like interpreter and medical equipment rental are also available.

AR Barcelona Avenir

If your main concerns about your lodging when travelling are comfort, independence and space, then the Avenir Self Catering Apartment is waiting for you to make you feel like home. Avenir is an elegant apartment in the heart of Barcelona suitable for travellers in a business or a pleasure trip. The Avenir Self Catering Apartment is the answer to your requirements. It is an exclusive flat with all the services you need to make your stay a pleasant and an unforgettable experience. The big windows make the most of sunlight so during the day the whole apartment is naturally illuminated. Placed in the Sarrià-Sant Gervasi District, one of the most prestigious areas in beautiful Barcelona city, and for the joy of fashion-lovers, the Avenir Self Catering Apartment is located only few steps away from fancy boutiques and national and international designer shops.

AR Barcelona Casals

Casals is a unique design apartment located in a fashionable commercial area close to the centre of Barcelona, just a few steps away from Diagonal Avenue, Turó Park and next to the trendiest boutiques in the city. Its privileged position and personalized services, make the apartment an ideal accommodation for both long and short stays. Guests will have the possibility to visit the main attractions of the city, such as the Sagrada Familia or the Park Güell, both World Heritage Site by UNESCO, or go shopping around the fascinating Catalan capital city. The apartment has been completely restored and offers the maximum comfort in a cosy and elegant atmosphere. Moreover, Casals exclusive services include Spanish courses, one-day guided trips in Barcelona and its surroundings, and a show ticket booking service. If you travel with babies the apartment will provide you with a pram, a baby crib, a high chair and a diaper changing table. Besides, a welcome basket with basic foodstuffs will be given to you at your arrival, as well as a wine menu (subject to extra charges). An interpreter service and medical equippment rental (including wheelchairs and hospital beds) is also available.

You Stylish Luxury City Apartments

You Stylish apartments are a modern and elegant choice for your holidays located in a beautiful building of the famous Avenida Diagonal of Barcelona, close to major tourist attractions of the city and just 13 minutes’ walk from the prestigious Paseo de Gracia.Our apartments are decorated in the most modern and exquisite way. They can accommodate from 2 up to 6 people and all have a lounge area with LCD TV, DVD, natural sun light, balcony, CD, hi-fi stereo and a fully equipped kitchen as well, free wifi, heating, air conditioning systems, fire safety and many other.Furthermore, for a fee, the property serves breakfast and other meals and provides cleaning and nanny services.Situated in one the best connected areas of the city, the metro stop Hospital Clínic is just 10 minute walk and leads directly to Sants central station and the famous Camp Nou stadium of FC Barcelona.

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