The first house completed by Spanish architect Antoni Gaudí will open to the public this autumn, following a major restoration. Featuring colourful tiles and ornate details, Casa Vicens was built by Gaudí between 1883 and 1885, as a summer home for .
It was the first place I visited in Spain , on the recommendation of my father, a retired Spanish teacher. ... modernist landmarks are all over the city: don't miss his Roman Catholic basilica, the Sagrada Família (sagradafamilia.org), under.
So when did it become a hotel? In 2004, after many intervening adventures, including playing host to a fashionable cafe in the 40s and a dance hall in the 50s before falling into disrepair. Bought by Spain's Hoteles ... the Casa Mila apartment block.
Even non-guests can use Grand Hotel Central's pool (between the trendy El Born district and the Gothic Quarter). Look for the pillared entrance and take the lift to its Skybar. Off-season (Nov-Mar), you can get in from 1.30pm, and in summer, you just.
There, perched on Casa Milà , stand a row of chimneys that resemble the Star Wars villain and the evil Empire's stormtroopers. It is said these stone funnels gave George Lucas the inspiration for the characters' masks when he visited the Catalan capital.
Barcelona is working hard to shed its image as ideal stag and hen party territory and show its smart and sophisticated side, which existed long before hordes of tourists arrived. What's more, the city's energising art and food and drink scenes have.
An Evening at Casa Batlló in Barcelona includes a private tour of this iconic architectural treasure created by Antoni Gaudí between 1904 and 1906. Guests will have time to take in this masterpiece of shape, color and light, then feast on tapas and.
But as we discovered first-hand in Spain's culture capital, love is usually the first casualty of travel. Time was short and we had to make some tough sightseeing ... The friendly hotel staff mentioned that Passeig de Gracia — the city's premier.
BARCELONA (Sputnik) — Catalan nationalist organizations called to organize protests "against actions of the Spanish law enforcement agencies on the referendum day" on Tuesday during the "national strike." Thousands ... "I ordered a taxi in advance.
Unfortunately, Google Street View is not available in China, so I can't show you the venue of the Cup of China, the Capital Indoor Stadium, or the Hotel Nikko New Century Beijing, which was the hotel where Yuri and Victor stayed during their time in.
Or for the shopper who wants to be conveniently positioned on Passeig de Gracia (an equivalent of New York City's Fifth Avenue), check in to Monument Hotel , a member of the Preferred Hotels & Resorts LVX collection, where rooms are spacious and the.
La Pedrera and Casa Batllo are both situated in the middle of this magnificent strip and provide for a nice, cultural and architectural break during a busy shopping day. At the end of the street sits one of the city's most historic and iconic hotels.
Casa Camper Barcelona. Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain . 9 Telegraph expert rating. The Camper shoe people have created a fun, informal and eco-friendly reimagining of the hotel experience, which eschews conventionally luxurious trappings but which .