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Saturday, May 28, 2011

Guide to a Romantic Weekend in Barcelona, Spain

Cathedral of Barcelona before 2007 restorationImage via Wikipedia

By Allen S. Border

If you are considering a romantic weekend with your partner this Valentines then might as well consider Barcelona, Spain. It is great for all those who have not been there before. Even if you have been there before, it is sure that you have already fallen in love with the city.
Barcelona, Spain is popular for its culture and history, romance began with Romeo and Juliet, and they along with Barcelona can combine result in a great Barcelona weekend. If you want to visit Barcelona from UK, then you have bundles of cheap flight options. Once you reach Barcelona, it has several places to visit. Honestly, a weekend or two days is not enough for the city, you might not be able to visit everywhere and see everything in the city.

Barcelona at the back has the Tibidabo Mountains and at the bottom the beautiful Mediterranean Sea, a setting which will surely make it as one of the ideal places for a romantic getaway. There are cable cars to get to the Mountain; they take you to the old military fort on the top of Montjuic hill. A cable car ride is necessary since you get to see the other than sightseeing from the top as well.
Other than the cable cars, Barcelona weekend is filled with other activities as well. You can catch one of the many tour buses to visit the beautiful Antonio Gaudi's architecture. These buildings are scattered all around the city. Another famous place is the Las Ramblas Street, which is about 2 minutes walk straight road. The street has quite a lot to offer. It has from bars, to restaurants, to statues of people, to face paintings and many more. Another must see is the gothic quarter for the gothic cathedral. However, do not miss the most romantic spot in Barcelona- Montjuic. It has the beautiful water fountain and is called the magical fountain of Montjuic.
You will surely find people from different countries and cultural backgrounds relaxing and enjoying the beauty of the city and everyone will surely have a contented smile on their faces. This might be an excellent time and if you two are not married, yet make sure to pop the question in Barcelona, for this place has record of successful marriages
For more information on Barcelona weekend, check out the info available online; these will help you learn to find the Barcelona hen!

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