27th Mar 2013
monastir de pedralbes

Monastery of Pedralbes

Monastery of Pedralbes In 1326, the widowd Queen Elisenda of Montcada used her inheritance to buy this land in Barcelona and build a convent for the Poor Clare order of...

26th Mar 2013
Plaça Reial Barcelona

Plaça Reial Barcelona

  Plaça Reial Barcelona Just south of Carrer de Ferran, Plaça Reial (means Royal Plaza) is an elegant shady square surrounded by eateriesis, nightspots and budget accommodation, located in the...

22nd Mar 2013
parc ciutadella barcelona

Parc de la Ciutadella Barcelona

  East of La Ribera and north of la Barceloneta, the gentle Parc de la Ciutadella makes a fine antidote to the noise and bustle of the city.   After...

21st Mar 2013
Empuries Barcelona

Empuries

Empúries was probably the first, and certainly one of the most important, Greek colonies on the Iberian Peninsula. Early Greek traders, pushing on from a trading post at Masilia (Marseille...

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