Exciting Barcelona evokes the memory of hustle-bustle, mass humanity, incredible art, tapas –a chic, modern metropolis!

la Sagrada Familia by Gaudi
la Sagrada Familia by Gaudi

A little bit of everything is found there; art, cuisine, fashion, religion, history….

  • La Sagrada Familia by Gaudi
  • Pablo Picasso Museum
  • Boqueria market
  • Flamenco shows
  • tapas
  • incredible shopping–Desigual!
  • Las Ramblas street
  • Barceloneta beach
  • the Zoo
  • Catalunya Square

Being the big city that it is, you will see unusual things. People with odd behaviors on full display is not uncommon. On two separate days, we saw unusual things that made us laugh and made us nervous but they are funny memories. They definitely made us realize  that we were in a foreign place! Las Ramblas—the busiest street in Barcelona. Activity, nightlife, entertainment….

Las Ramblas (photo from internet)

The museums were very satisfying and introduced us to Gaudi and Picasso.

The Barceloneta beach was inviting after several days of sightseeing:

from internet

The Flamenco show performed after a dinner buffet was very entertaining and educational for us because we had NEVER seen one before and the interpretation of it was revealing.IMG_4271 IMG_4260We stayed in an apartment near Las Ramblas street. We walked out onto Las Ramblas each day and night. It was the Barcelona BCN apartment.

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Follow this lesson plan to build trip itineraries with your family:

Travel Lesson Plan: Integrate the Concepts

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