Guide for a hop-on-hop-off trip to Barcelona

Guide for a hop-on-hop-off trip to Barcelona

Apr 17th, 2019
Guide for a hop-on-hop-off trip to Barcelona
Barcelona is one of the loveliest cities in Spain and the largest capital city in Catalonia region which is also the second most populous city in the country. Your trip to Spain is incomplete without a visit to Barcelona. A perfect combination of hills and seas add stars to the city’s beauty. The Spanish town was found under the Roman Empire during the medieval ages and known for the masterpieces created by Antoni Gaudi dotting the city.
Hop-on Hop-off Barcelona in the tour buses to witness the alluring architectural gems that border the unfathomable seas and also get to taste some of the fine wines for which the city is famous.
Things not to miss out while being in Barcelona:
- Your trip to the city is incomplete if you miss the visit to one of Gaudi’s remarkable work and architecture that will surely mesmerize you!
- Visit the famous La Sagrada Familia, Park Guella, Casa Mila, and Casa Batllo to be awestruck with the artistic marvel of Gaudi.
- Get the primitive vibes while visiting Cobblestone Street and Gothic architecture.
- Do visit Sant Andreau district to know more about Catalonian history and culture
- Get a glass or two of the aromatic sweet Vermouth wine while you dine at a Spanish restaurant for brunch.
- Barcelona beaches like Somorrostro, Barceloneta, Sant Sebastia makes a significant part of a tourist visit. Take sunbath while enjoying the fresh sea breeze and watching the sea waves washing off the shore.
- Fill your shopping bags at one of the medieval age markets of Barcelona La Boqueria dating back to 200 years.
Key places you must be visiting at Barcelona
Barcelona is the twentieth most visited country in the world by people all over the globe. It is due to the famous landscapes and UNESCO’s eight World Heritage sites that people love to visit. Hop-on-hop-off the bus in Barcelona to watch these significant places of interest:
- The Barri Gotic (old city of Barcelona, UNESCO’s WHS)
- Columbus Monument at the waterfront
- Barcelona City History Museum
- Montjuic
- Fundacio Joan Miro
- Gracia
- Palau de la Musica Catalana
- Placa de Catalunya
- Museu Picasso
Tips and Tricks for the Tour
While touring around in the city one most important thing that you must cautiously do is to wear comfortable clothes and footwear to avoid any difficulty on tour. Pack sensibly to save yourself from carrying large bag packs that exhaust you in the middle of the trip. Make the journey a memorable one by following some simple tips & tricks:
Clothing - What to wear?
For your Barcelona trip pack your bags according to the season of your visit. Do include clothes that balance your style statement and are comfortable too! Your luggage should contain:
- A light jacket for the beautiful and cool evenings
- Jeans (for all seasons)
- Comfortable tops/shirts/t-shirts (any season)
- Coat, Hat, Glove and Scarf (in winters)
- Swimsuit (for beaches)
- A pair or two of stylish party wear
Footwear - Fashion & Comfort
When it comes to footwear, it is pretty confusing to choose between fashion and comfort. Your fancy shoes may not be comfortable enough whereas the simple, comfy footwear may look an odd one out at a celebration or event. It is wise to carry shoes that match every or most of the occasions. The small list includes:
- Ankle Boots (Winters)
- Sandals (any season)
- Flip-flops (beaches)
- High heels/Wedges (club)
Miscellaneous - Other traveling essentials
Who will not want to have a hassle-free memorable journey? For making cherishable memories and avoid the troubling situations keep the essential traveling kit in your bag that comprises:
- A lightweight Camera, to capture pictures of your sightseeing
- Sunglasses and hat
- Battery chargers, adapters, cables
- Toiletries like shampoo, conditioner, body soaps, toothbrush & paste, deodorant, etc.
- Cosmetics (for females) like lipstick, blush, mascara, eyeliners, BB cream so that you can give yourself a light touch up as and when required!
- Moisturizers to keep your skin hydrated and fresh, keep body lotions, lip balm, etc.
- Shaving Kit (Males)
- Travelling Passports
- Relevant Documents
You are all set to hop-on-hop-off in the city with a guided English bus tour. Visit the metropolitan and imbibe its culture, taste the various cuisines and see the remarkable sights around the Spanish City!
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