Colonia Güell is a unknown work of Gaudi in Barcelona. Indeed, few tourists actually know this particular area. It used to be a textile factory, with accommodations for the employees nearby. Have a little trip outside of the city and enjoy this industrial heritage while staying in our aparthotel for family in Sarrià.
Tag: Day Trip
La Garrotxa is a national park, located in Catalonia, equidistant from Mediterranean sea and the Pyrenees. It gathers 40 volcanic cones and over 20 lava flows. You will also find typical village, with Medieval heritages and castles for some. It is the perfect place for nature lovers and all kind of activities! Visit this park while you stay in our family hotel in Camprodon.
Beaches in Barcelona are some of the best city beaches in Europe, but sometimes you want to avoid the crowds and swim in waters that are only occupied by your family and a few other guests. The coastline of Catalonia has 114 beaches designated by blue flags to symbolises a clean and quality beach. Barcelona has 24 flag beaches, Tarragon has 38 and Girona has 28. Here is a list of the 4 best beaches that you can go to by car to avoid the large wave of tourists that tend to overrun the Barcelona beaches during the summer months. We wish you a lovely stay at our hotel for family in Garraf.
Located almost 3 hours away by car is a little known country called Andorra. It is so remarkably unknown that most Europeans don’t know it exists! It is currently being governed by two co-princes who are not from the country. One is the 24th President of France, Francois Hollande and the other an Archbishop named Joan Enric Vives i Sicilia, from Barcelona. It is also the sixth smallest nation in Europe, 16th in the world by land and 11th by people. Andorra´s capital is the highest in all of Europe with the official language being Catalan, but recognizes Spanish, French and Portuguese too. Gaining independence from the French empire in 1814 and has continue to keep its independence since then. We wish you a lovely stay at our familial hotel in Barcelona.
When you visit Barcelona, not only are you visiting a fascinating city, you are also in the heart of a beautiful geographical area too. With the Pyrenees mountains and Mediterranean coast so close by, you may want to consider adding a few days to your visit so you can visit those area’s as well. Getting to these areas is easy. You can hire a car if you like, join a tour company, or just take a bus or a train. At our hotel for family in Barcelona we can help with those arrangements.
Located in Salou, South Barcelona on the Costa Dorada, PortAventura is one of the most popular and visited park not only in Spain but in Europe. Annually 4 million people come down to get a taste of the adventures, thrills and excitement. Other than being the largest theme park in the South of Europe, it is in the top 10 most visited parks in Europe. So if you’re up for such wild and fantastic time, dont miss this out during your stay at our family hotel in Vilanova i la Geltrú (Image courtesy of pequeocio)
Situated 40 km south-west of Barcelona, our hotel for family in Costa del Garraf is located in the historical city of Vilanova i la Geltrú. The town is a historical fishing port south of the coast of Catalonia since the early 20th Century. Today the town is a hub of famous resorts with an approximate population of 66,000. (Image courtesy of Eigene s Werk)