Travel Blogs from Calafell
... Very interesting. The Madonna was found in another place of the mountain and brought to the cathedral hundreds of years ago. It is located in an area about the altar for the church attendees to view and we wound around behind the altar, upstairs and filed past it quickly. We were allowed a quick picture and you could say a quick prayer while touching the ball. Afterwards we saw the Cathedral where songs were being sung by visitors. ...
... that has a tradition of having "candles" (really oil lamps) hanging. These weren't just any old oil lamps, each one was a piece of art, completetly unique in its own right. We lit our candles for Baba, Bru and Baby Greyson and then headed back to the cable car for the journey back to Barcelona. I had remembered reading that the Magic Fountains, the ones that were off a few days before, were going to have a special show on Jan 1 and since the train station was underneath this area, ...
... weirdest looking church ever - we think it's a church and gothic is the only word that springs to mind to describe it but is only one flavour in the building. The building has been under construction for heading onto 100 years and is planned to be completed by 2040 at which time it'll be the tallest and weirdest building in Barcelona. It was designed by Gaudi who has other strange looking buildings here and he considered it to be is ultimate work before his untimely death under a ...
... Last night we went for a walk and ended up on La Rambla, one of the most important streets in Barcelona, where locals and tourists alike "ramble", shopping or just enjoying the beautiful evening. From there we found the old Barcelona, lots of little narrow streets. We also found the Apple store where we were able to purchase an SD card reader as the after-market one I had was not working very well.
Barcelona hosted the Olympics in 1992 and you can see what ...
... VO (original version) cinema
Yelmo Icāria is a large 15 screen cinema located inside a shopping centre ('El Centre de la Vila') close to the port area in Barcelona. The films screened are new releases and a large selection are available. I am putting the information here for myself and others to tuck away for future use.
Yelmo Icāria Calle Salvador Espiriu, 61 El Centre de la Vila Port Olimpic 08005 Barcelona, Espaņa.
Other places to stay in Calafell
Cl Vilamar 79 , Calafell | 3 star hotelfrom $87
Calle Costa Daurada 1, Calafell | 3 star hotelfrom $80
Mossen Jaime Soler 44, Calafell | 4 star hotelfrom $110
Av Sant Joan de Deu 119, Calafell | Hotelfrom $65
Carrer Vilamar 94, Calafell | 1 star hotelfrom $72
Placa Catalunya 29, Calafell | 3 star hotelfrom $84
C/Vilamar 101, Calafell | 3 star hotelfrom $68