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One of the best ways to get to know Barcelona and experience it to the fullest is to take the bus tour. You can hop on and hop off the bus at any place, choose any destination and change the route as often as you wish. Sights covered by the tour are all the main attractions in Barcelona including: Gaudi’s Sagrada Familia, Gothic Quarter Olympic Village, Poble Espanyol and are accompanied by the audio guide that includes 10 languages. You can buy the ticket for the tour either for one or two days, the price for one day ticket for adult is €22,00 and it is valid for 24hours.
If you are looking for a tour on two wheels there are some options for you! You can rent a bicycle or make a bike tour. The length of the tours vary, but they are all conducted in English. The bike tour is 3 hours long and you will ride 125cc automatic scooters. The tour takes start at Barceloneta area where an English-speaking guide will lead you through every district of Barcelona.
One of the most enjoyable ways the see the city is taking a walking tour around the Barcelona centre. Wide open boulevards, beautiful sights and historic quarters make walking tours a very pleasure way to visit the city. You can discover the city’s history as stroll through the squares and streets of the Gothic Quarter, one of the best preserved medieval districts in the Barcelona, enjoy a flavour-filled journey and discover the history of Barcelona’s cuisine, admire the Catalan art-nouveau buildings by architects such as Gaudí, Domènech & Montaner and Puig & Cadafalch. Follow in the footsteps of Picasso and the 19th and 20th century Bohemiam movement.
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New Year Eve in Barcelona
If you want to have an unforgettable New Year, La Cursa dels Nassos in Barcelona is a great chance for you to visit the city and have an interesting experience, participating in a 10km race through out Barcelona streets on December 31. For thousands of people that will be an amazing way of saying goodbye to the old year!
The first “La Cursa dels Nassos” was held in 1999 and since then, the number of participants has been increasing every year reaching 9,000 runners on December 2009. The race picks up the inheritance of the first Saint Sylvester Race on history, held in Sao Paulo in 1924.
The race will start at Selva de Mar Street and will have two starting times; the first one at 5:31pm and the second one at 5:33pm. The duration of the race is about an hour and a half, so it will be closed at 7pm.
Ten minutes after it starts, the participants will be running when would be dark outside, but fortunately the streets in Barcelona are well lighted so it will not be a problem for them to run at night.
All the participants must have a timing chip. For those who may not have their own, a single use chip will be available for 3€. It is mandatory for all runners to have a race number that is clearly visible and attached to the shirt.
The runners bag, with all the items can be picked up at: Complex Esportiu Municipal Mar Bella: Ave. del Litoral del Mar 86-96 from 29th -31 of December until 3pm.
The internet registration will be opened until midnight of December 26 and from December 9 until 21 the registration can be done at: Agrupació Atlética Catalunya, located at: The Estadi Municipal d’Atletisme Joan Serrahima (Joan Serrahima Municipal Stadium), Carrer del Polvorí, 5-7 (Montjuïc).
Barcelona is one of the best destinations for tourists; there is so much to see that you will find yourself returning again and again. For your New Year´s vacation in Barcelona you might need to rent short term apartments on the Ramblas, next to Sagrada Familia or you may prefer beautiful views to the beach, so renting beach apartments will be the best option for you. In case you are coming with friends don´t forget to check special apartments for groups.