Catalonia is a region in northeastern Spain where the old fashioned and the most trending lifestyles have come together. The resonance from the stones of the century-old streets and the waves of the Mediterranean sea, bespoke nature and the sun all year round, brilliant gastronomy and Mediterranean passion make Catalonia one of the most desirable tourist destinations in Europe. Go to Costa Brava for spectacular beaches. Get to see the legacy of Gaudi and Dalí that has become the icons and made Catalonia a prominent European art spot: peerless architecture from Sagrada Familia in Barcelona and the monastery of Poblet in Tarragona are the must-sees. Catalan Pyrenees and the National Park of Aiguestortes are the dream of mountain lovers. In winter it's a destination for snow tourism. During the rest of the year, people come here for the biodiversity of the local flora and fauna.
If you’ve ever had a love affair with Barcelona, know that you aren’t alone. So many across the globe have found themselves within the maze-like streets of Barcelona and fallen in love with the city with a modern personality, but deep roots in the Gothic era. Barcelona is time and time again a perfect marriage … Continue reading “Barcelona Gothic Quarter – 7 Must See Cathedrals”
Years ago my wife and I decided to go to Spain. Since I’ve never actually been there before, she wanted to make it very special. Guess how? She proposed a road trip through Spain for starters – focusing on Catalonia.