What to do
Barcelona is a cosmopolitan city with a unique charm all its own; a multicultural city full of surprises that offers visitors an extensive range of options: Learn about and enjoy its history, art, monuments, the best ways to discover the city, port, museums, culture, sports, cuisine and lots more. Stroll through its streets and discover the hidden gems in tucked-away corners – they all have a story to tell. Losing yourself in Barcelona’s streets is like being transported to another time; a truly unique experience. Immerse yourself in this fashionable, dynamic, and charming city full of contrasts.
What to see :
History / Culture
Casa batlló: 1904-1906. Casa Batlló was designed by architect Antoni Gaudí, the greatest representative of catalan modernism. His work entailed a complete remodelling of an existing building. Industrialist José Batlló Casanovas commissioned Gaudí to renovate the building which was originally constructed in 1875. In 2005 Casa Batlló was declared a World Heritage Site by Unesco, as part of «The Works of Antoni Gaudí». http://www.casabatllo.es/
La pedrera: This Modernist building is located on Passeig de Gràcia and was constructed between 1906 and 1910 by Antoni Gaudí.
Other important places in Barcelona:
Plaza de Catalunya: This is the best-known square in Barcelona and it is famous, among other things, for being a place where people gather to feed the pigeons that flock there to daringly perch on the hands of those offering them food. It is a meeting place for many locals and is a strategic point in the city, as important areas lead off from it, including the Ramblas, Passeig de Gràcia, and Portal de l’Angel, one of the city’s most important shopping areas.
Las Ramblas: This emblem of Barcelona covers almost 2 km and is divided into four different sections, where thousands of people gather every day along with the jugglers, mime artists, singers, stalls, etc. – it’s a spectacle not to be missed.
Restaurants in the Area:
The hotel is located on Gran Via in Barcelona, and there are many restaurants to choose from in the area. Hotel reception will be happy to give advice or to make recommendations according to customer preferences.
Transports in Barcelona:
The easiest and most convenient way to get around Barcelona is by public transport (metro/bus/tram)
Hotel Acta Atrium Palace: Metro station ‘Passeig de Gràcia’ (150 metres).
Metro lines 2 and 3.
You can also take one of the numerous taxis that operate round the clock in Barcelona.