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Best Day Trips from Barcelona

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Best Day Trips From Barcelona

In this article, our expert guides have compiled the best day trips from Barcelona. Barcelona is an amazing city that deserves at least a couple of days to explore. Now, if you have a little extra time on your hands and you are looking to venture out and check out some of the cool things to see and do outside of the city, you are in the right place. 

All these places and activities can be enjoyed in the same day and you should be back in your hotel in Barcelona before supper time. Enjoy!   

sitges

Sitges City Guide

Sitges is a beautiful beach town just south of Barcelona, known for its artsy and laid back vibes and spectacular beaches. Sitges is also very well known for its film festival and for its vibrant LGTB community and the cities pride week which is celebrated every June.

How to get to Sitges

As you can see by the map bellow, Sitges is just 47 minutes from the center of Barcelona by car, but Sitges is also very easy to reach on public transportation. You can take the R2 South line from Barcelona-Sants, in the center of Barcelona, and be there in under 40 minutes. The ride is just 3 stops long and it is easy and comfortable. 

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Dragon Khan roller coaster at Port Aventura

Port Aventura

Portaventura theme park Port Aventura is one of Spain’s most impressive amusement parks, located within the PortAventura World entertainment resort in Salou and Vila-Seca, Tarragona, on the Costa Daurada in Cataluña, Spain. One of the best things to enjoy in Spain with children!  Port Aventura attracts around 3.5 million visitors per year, which means that it is the most visited theme park in Spain and the 6th most visited in all of Europe. making it the most visited theme park in Spain and the sixth most visited theme park in Europe. The full Port Aventura World complex features a

How to get to Port Aventura

Port Aventura is located 112 km south of Barcelona, near Reus. It takes about an hour and a half to get there from the center of Barcelona depending on the traffic. You can also get there on the R17 train from Barcelona-Sants and takes about the same time. 

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Montserrat monastery

Montserrat monastery- Montserrat

Why do we recommend Montserrat monastery? The monastery played an important role in the political and cultural life of Catalonia. Since 1918 the monastery’s own publishing company have published not only religious but also secular writings. The Escolanía, or the boys’ choir from the monastery’s boarding school, has produced quality Catalan musicians. The monastery has a broad façade, by F. Folguera (1939) with reliefs by J. Rebull. On the right is the ‘Abbot’s Tower’ and, on the left, are the remains of the Gothic cloister, which Giuliano della Rovere, Abbot of Montserrat and later Pope Julius II, had built

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