Travel Blogs from Catalonia
... to the castle complex, where I find a guard, fast asleep. Clearly there aren't a whole lot of people interested in visiting Ksar Sghir's castle. I wake him up, gladly pay the 10 dirham (1 euro) entrance fee. I balk a bit when he insists that I need a "guide"... but when the scrawny old guide shows up I feel sorry for the guy, realizing that I'm probably the only customer he's had all week... Oh, why not. One guided tour isn't going to kill me.
The castle, although not all ...
... kitesurfing and today the beach was a colourful mass of kites. This is a very bohemian town dotted with ancient crumbling ruins, and of course another grand church which happens to be right next door to our pension. Tonight we decided to retire early and read. About 10.30pm we heard this comotion outside, loud voices and banging. We went out to investigate and coming down our narrow street was a massive platform with the madonna and ...
... our hotel to the rooftop pool with the intention of planning some more of our European adventure. Spain had captivated us with its warm weather, so we thought about extending our time here. In the process of this planning we stumbled across a little Spanish town, Tarifa on the south coast with frequent ferry service to Tangier, Morroco. The thought of spending a little time in Morroco was too good to pass up so we changed our plan there and ...
... can remember seeing. We know that the Sagrada Familia Church in Barcelona is one of Spain’s most known attractions but if it tops the Seville Cathedral then it must be a sight that we will certainly look forward to. Seville’s Cathedral contains Christopher Columbus’ tomb and a bell tower that we walked 34 steep ramps to ascend – plus a few steps at the top. While at the top enjoying the view, the hourly bells sounded. We were glad ...
... everywhere that said don’t feed the monkeys and if you did (and were caught) you would have to pay a 500 pound fine. The other people in our program who had visited Gibraltar last week said that if the monkey heard anything that resembled a wrapper they would pounce and steal it from you. One of the girls had the monkey take her draw string bag right out of ...
TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Vistamar Catalonia
Other places to stay in Catalonia
C/ Actor Pere Codina i Mont s/n, Lloret de Mar | 4 star hotelfrom $70
El Poble Sec, Barcelona | 4 star hotelfrom $120
- Staying at the tryp
- Stag Night
- Mixed Reviews
La Dreta de l'Eixample, Barcelona | 5 star hotelfrom $306
- See It All From The Majestic!
- In the Spotlight
- Location, Location, Location.
Sants, Barcelona | 4 star hotelfrom $132
- Great location
- Excellent views
- Brilliant hotel
La Barceloneta, Barcelona | 5 star hotelfrom $337
La Vila Olimpica del Poblenou, Barcelona | 5 star hotelfrom $349
- Fab Fab Fab
- Amazing views of the city and beach
- Very stylish hotel
El Besòs i el Maresme, Barcelona | 4 star hotelfrom $128
El Raval, Barcelona | 5 star hotelfrom $272
- Good hotel great location.
- Fab hotel - great location
La Maternitat i Sant Ramon, Barcelona | 5 star hotelfrom $151
- Very nice place!
- Pretty good place if you can afford it
- Fantastic buffet!!
La Maternitat i Sant Ramon, Barcelona | 5 star hotelfrom $159
- Soulless hulk
- Great hotel, but too far out
- Peace and quiet in a hectic city
Pompeu Fabra 32, Salou | 4 star hotelfrom $103
Les Corts, Barcelona | 5 star hotelfrom $135
Gran Reserva, Empuriabrava | 3 star hotelfrom $79
Calella, Calella | 3 star hotelfrom $39
Riera 77, Ap. Correos 56, Lloret de Mar | 3 star hotelfrom $49
Santa Susanna, Santa Susana | 3 star hotelfrom $76
C/ Barcelona 22, Tossa de Mar | 4 star hotelfrom $55
Santa Susanna, Santa Susana | 3 star hotelfrom $87
Avda. Mediterrani 17, Blanes | 3 star hotelfrom $68
Santa Susanna, Santa Susana | 3 star hotelfrom $78
El Besòs i el Maresme, Barcelona | 4 star hotelfrom $135
C/ Francesc Cambo 10, Lloret de Mar | 3 star hotelfrom $72
La Maternitat i Sant Ramon, Barcelona | 4 star hotelfrom $82
Malgrat de Mar, Malgrat de Mar | 3 star hotelfrom $63
Sants - Montjuïg, Barcelona | 5 star hotelfrom $113
C. Provenca 5, Palamos | 3 star hotelfrom $70