This unique first edition guide explores Barcelona from a local perspective and guides travellers on day trips outside the city for a relaxing, immersive experience
Whether you're marveling at Gaudi masterpieces or cheering with locals at a football match, soak up the best of Catalonia's sun, sea, and delicious flavours with MOON BARCELONA & BEYOND.
*Explore In and Around the City: Get to know Barcelona's most interesting neighbourhoods, like the Gothic Quarter, El Born, the Ciutat Vella, and Gracia, and nearby regions, including Girona, Sitges, and more
*Go at Your Own Pace: Choose from tons of itinerary options designed for foodies, beach-goers, history buffs, art lovers, and more
*See the Sights: Marvel at the Sagrada Familia's fantastical architecture, hike through the colourful Parc Guell, see Picasso's earliest-known drawings, and stroll the narrow streets of the Barri Gotic
*Get Outside the City: Savour cava in the Penedes wine region, swim in the sparkling water on the Costa Brava, explore the medieval village of Besalu, or climb to the Sant Jeroni peak in Montserrat
*Savour the Flavours: Feast on a seafood paella, sample your way through a bustling market, and find the best spots for authentic tapas
*Experience the Nightlife: Sip sangria on the beach, discover a local favourite cocktail bar, people-watch from a bustling terrace, and enjoy regional Catalan wines
*Get to Know the Real Barcelona: Follow suggestions from Barcelona transplant Carol Moran for supporting indie businesses and avoiding crowds
*Full-Colour Photos and Detailed Maps
*Handy Tools: Background information on Catalan and Basque history and culture, plus tips on ethical travel, what to pack, where to stay, and how to get around
Day trip itineraries, favourite local spots, and strategies to skip the crowds: Take your time with MOON BARCELONA & BEYOND.
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