Hostal Rio de Castro

Address: Av. Paral-lel, 119, Barcelona, Catalonia, 08004, Spain and Canary Islands | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Barcelona

Barcelona - Day 1

A travel blog entry by leisurologist on Oct 07, 2014

4 comments, 4 photos

... Some of the buildings are hundreds of years old, while others are ultra-modern. There are lots of museums and art galleries – Barcelona is renowned for some famous artists including Gaudi and some other guys. After the bus tour, we strolled around the harbour. I picked out my mega yacht. Unfortunately there are 2 things holding me back – it wasn't for sale, and I’m a few million short on cash.



A travel blog entry by joeandsusan on Aug 01, 2014

1 comment, 3 photos

... park and proceeded on the Hop-on bus to the Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya (Catalan Art Museum) on another Barcelona hill top. The vision for the museum is to showcase Catalan art from the 10th century through about 1930. It holds an ensemble of medieval 11-13 century-mural paintings, the only one of its kind in the world. In addition there are Gothic, Renaissance, Baroque and modern, contemporary collections. The most fascinating was a temporary exhibit ...


A travel blog entry by dligonsf on Jul 02, 2014

47 photos

... Park Güell (designed by Antoni Gaudí; 17.2 ha or 42.5 acres), Oreneta Castle Park (also 17.2 ha or 42.5 acres), Diagonal Mar Park (13.3 ha or 32.9 acres, inaugurated in 2002), Nou Barris Central Park (13.2 ha or 32.6 acres), Can Dragó Sports Park and Poblenou Park (both 11.9 ha or 29.4 acres), the Labyrinth Park (9.10 ha or 22.5 acres), named after the garden maze it contains.[43] There are also several smaller parks, for example, the Parc de les Aigües (2 ha or ...

On Catalonian Independence

A travel blog entry by santillana95 on Jun 05, 2014

1 photo

... much importance, or thought for that matter, to Catalunya’s independence. Sure, she told me, she told people she spoke Catalan, she herself spoke Catalan, and she said she was from Catalan, but the independence movement wasn’t something she occupied herself with. This girl was the youngest person I spoke to, a year younger than myself at eighteen.

Thus were my encounters and conversations with some people of Barcelona. I admire the ...

6 January 2014

A travel blog entry by tangara on Jan 06, 2014

... onto a Barcelona shirt with number ten. Then with not many shops open we strolled around the streets but we didn't go to Sagrada Familla as it was quite a long walk away. In the end I bought a little statue of a singing owl and it turned out to be quite a hot ...