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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.
Murmuri Hotel is the result of work of British designer Kelly Hoppen. The hotel is located in a building of the 19th century. This boutique hotel will please its guests with exclusive rooms … Open
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.
Magic Fountain Enjoy the horse-riding in the most beautiful area of La Garrotcha, where exist the set of active volcanoes. It is the largest volcanic zone of the Iberian Peninsula with amazing groves of olives and fruits, dense thickets of an alder and oak. The trip from Barcelona to La Garrotcha will take you half and hour. You can take the excursion for the whole day with the breakfast included. The walk will take 1 hour and after the horse trip, you will be taken for a lunch to the traditional rural restaurant "masia". In this restaurant, you will taste traditional Catalan dishes and wine. The cost of a tour is from 200 euros for 4 people.
In this city visitors will find not only ancient places of interest, but also modern sights. In other words, Barcelona is a city that can easily suit the needs and tastes of every tourist. … Open
Did you know that rock-climbing is available all year long in Barcelona? The mountain landscape around the city, perfect weather conditions, and thousands of rock climbing routes will make your day very exciting. You can hire the professional guide, who will teach and show you the peculiarities of this activity. In 1 hour drive from Barcelona is Monserrat, with 500 routes of the different level. Here you will enjoy an amazing landscape of the Pyrenean mountains. The minimum amount of participants is 2 person; the prices start from €100 per the person. the price includes the rent of equipment, the services of the guide and transfers back to Barcelona. Looking for some exciting water activities? Then beaches of Barcelona have what to offer. Surfing is one of the most exciting sports and recreation. October is the best month for surfing because the heat recedes, weather changes and dozens of surfers cover the lineup waiting for a wave. There are 3 spots where you can enjoy surfing; La Careta, El Masnou and Castelldefels beach. To rent equipment and get the personal lesson that will cost you 20-30 euros.
CASA BATLLA GAUDI BARCELONA The best way to explore Barcelona is to take a flight on the balloon. Flights are organized near the city and are available only since morning. The flight will last for 60 minutes where you will enjoy beautiful views of Catalonia, see the Pyrenean mountains, the Mediterranean Sea and at good visibility even Barcelona. The route will depend completely on the direction of the wind. If you want to arrange the romantic flight for two or share the basket with your friends (7 people) - it will cost you €700. The price for 1 passenger is €160. Price includes one hour flight, delivery to the venue of flight (a meeting at 7 a.m. on Plaza Catalunya) and the subsequent return to the centre, a typical Catalan breakfast, sparkling wine Kawa and the diploma for memory. Flights are carried out on Mondays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays.
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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

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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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