Novotel Barcelona Sant Joan Despi
Travel Blogs from Sant Joan Despi
Today we are off to discover the delights of Barcelona, but not before a good buffet breakfast in the hotel and working out the public transport system in order to get there. We are staying out of the city in a Novotel hotel where we got a great deal on a family room including the best breakfast buffet we have encountered so far.
Somehow it seemed easier to get the girls going this morning. It was obviously the allure of the beach. We had a buffet breakfast in the hotel before taking up residence on the sand. It was another beautiful day.
The girls exhausted themselves swimming before we packed up in search of a very late lunch. On the way we called into …
... like the odd public toilets in Venice, the ladies hairstyles in Dublin, the $19 per nail repair on the ship, the mafia in Italy (yes,they are still there & they are still wealthy), the different dogs everywhere, the excessive smoking by men & women in Italy & France, the odd food in Greece, the smell on some of the trains, and the general habits & attitudes of the locals everywhere. When you add to it the odd couples we met – ...
... in the dining room. Then we went out, Spanish style! I heard that many places in Europe don't eat dinner until 9ish and don't go out until 1am ish and stay out all night but I hadn't experienced that yet. Ireland definitely doesn't do that. So it was really cool to experience that here in Spain. We left at 1am to go to this club and danced. We made it home at around 5am ish which was actually early. It was a lot of fun! ...
... height of the largest mountain in the nearby hills, the reason being because Gaudi felt that no man-made creation should ever rise above God’s natural creations. The height of the church is overwhelming when standing at its base and the inside is even more impressive. Post that we visited many other smaller places. A special highlight that day was the visit to the FC Barcelona stadium. In the evening we walked at La Rambla.Las ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services