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City break in Barcelona. Active leisure ideas for Barcelona - attractions, recreation and nightlife

Barcelona Port, March 2011 Barcelona attracts a huge number of fans of outdoor activities. Here travelers can try most original and unforgettable entertainments. The coastal zone is simply perfect for water sports. Rocky coastline of Costa Brava will be the best destination for divers. Platja 1'Aro Beach provides everyone with an amazing opportunity to fly on a parachute over the azure coast. Among the water parks of the city we should definitely mention "Water World" and "Aquabrava" – both parks provide visitors with truly ideal conditions for family rest.
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Fans of elite sport will appreciate the huge number of golf courses and athletic fields. You can find them in any part of the city. Mountain areas keep attracting lovers of skiing and mountaineering, as well as those, who simply want to stroll through beautiful natural places.
Those visitors, who want to relax either on daytime or at night, should visit the city’s clubs, the most popular of which are Sabor Cubano, Sidecar, Torres de Avila, Marsella and Bar Pastis. Incredible parties took place there every night. Visitors will be also able to see amazing concerts and dance lessons. Elephant night club is the favorite place of rest for the so-called "golden youth". This club is opened in one of the luxurious mansions. It often hosts performances of famous musicians and dancer; the local public has even accustomed to see stars performing on stage every night. Danzatoria nightclub has opened not so long ago after the complete renovation. Prior to closing the club has always had many regular customers. The popular club is located on Mount Tibidabo, so every morning young people exhausted from dancing and loud music go down from it. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
Discovering the architecture of Barcelona from bird's eye view! Barcelona Cathedral, Sagrada Familia, Columbus Monument, Camp Nou, Magic Fountain of Montjuic, all those monuments are defining the image of Barcelona … Open
Sports fans will find all they need in a cozy bar named Travel. Here they can enjoy broadcasts of most popular sport events. While watching football matches, visitors can enjoy the best beer in Barcelona, as well as excellent appetizers. Moog club cannot also be ignored. Each night this club becomes the place where gather fans of night dancing. The club has a great bar that accepts guests each night and works until seven o'clock in the morning. Certainly, Barcelona is rich in excellent recreational facilities. Music lovers and shopping fans will also find here many places to rest, as well as tourists who have come on vacation with children.
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Recommended places for active recreation and leisure in Barcelona

Mirablau
Where: Plaça Doctor Andreu, Barcelona; Telephone: +34 934 185 879;
La Vinya del Senyor
Where: Plaça Santa Maria 5, Barcelona; Telephone: +34 933 103 379;
Dry Martini
Where: Aribau 162-166, Barcelona; Telephone: +34 932 175 072;
Schilling
Where: Ferran 23, Barcelona; Telephone: +34 933 176 787;
Bar Marsella
Where: Sant Pau 65, Barcelona; Telephone: +34 934 427 263;
La Paloma
Where: Tigre 27a, Barcelona; Telephone: +34 933 016 897;
Otto Zutz
Where: C/Lincoln 15, Barcelona; Telephone: +34 932 380 722;
Reference information
Map of all parks
National and city parks around Barcelona
♥   Cave 'El Forat' , 0.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Natural Park 'Serra de Collserola' , 8.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Natural Park 'Muntanya de Montserrat' , 36.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Cave 'Cova del Cavall' , 89.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Natural Park 'Zona Volcànica de la Garrotxa' , 90.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all pret-parks
Amusement parks near Barcelona
♥   Amusement park 'Tibidabo Amusement Park' Barcelona, 5.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'PortAventura' Salou, 91 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all aquaparks
Water attractions around Barcelona
♥   Water park 'Illa Fantasía' Vilassar de Dalt, Barcelona, 20.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Marineland Catalunya' Palafolls, Barcelona, 57.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Aqualeon' Albinyana, Tarragona, 59.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Water World' Lloret de Mar, Girona, 65.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Aquadiver' Platja d Aro, Girona, 88.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all Michelin restaurants
Michelin-starred restaurants in Barcelona
♥   Restaurant 'Monvínic' Barcelona. Type - Modern cuisine. 0.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Tapas 24' Barcelona. Type - Traditional cuisine. 0.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Koy Shunka' Barcelona. Type - Japanese. 0.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Kak Koy' Barcelona. Type - Japanese. 0.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Casa Calvet' Barcelona. Type - Traditional cuisine. 0.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo

City tours, excursions and tickets in Barcelona and surroundings

Sites around Barcelona from our surveys on extreme Earth places

Sagrada Familia

From the series “15 unofficial man-made wonders of the world”
Fine stained glass windows and a variety of shapes and sizes, spiral staircases and tall columns make appearance unusual. Interior decoration of the temple made it Barcelona's main tourist attraction and the outstanding architectural project of global significance. The building plan designed by great master Gaudi is so complicated that even at the present level of technological development it will be possible to finish the construction not earlier than 2026. Sagrada Familia is in the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites. That's one of the most visited attractions in the world. … Read further

Vila De Gracia

From the series “Top 13 most fantastic and colorful streets and quarters”
In recent years, the celebration has acquired a distinct environmental focus. Only recycled secondary materials are used for street decoration of  Villa de Gracia. The process turned into a real competition, and literally any team can participate there. Each group presents an installation to the audience and the jury. The winner is selected on the last day. Those who are going to visit Barcelona in August should definitely walk along this fabulous street that is one of the brightest and most unusual in the world. … Read further
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City break ideas for neighbours of Barcelona

Guide to your best city break in Barcelona - popular places for recreation and leisure. Things to do during the day in Barcelona - attractions, parks, beaches, aquaparks, racing tracks, biking trails or waterski. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) where to spend your time in the evening (bars, discos, clubs, etc.). We share some good ideas and the question 'What to do in Barcelona?' disappears immediately.
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