Friday, August 21, 2015

Three Days In Barcelona

At the tail end of our France trip, we hopped on a train and jetted across the border to Spain.  We spent three days exploring Barcelona (let's be real, eating and drinking through Barcelona).  We spent the first night in this hotel, and then moved into this apartment through Airbnb.  After such a fabulous experience in our apartment in Rome last year, this one was slightly disappointing.  For practically the same price per night we wish we had stayed in the hotel the entire time.  

We did two free walking tours with Runnerbean Tours, the old city walking tour and the Gaudi tour, which were both fabulous and a great way to get our bearings in the city.    

Setting sun in the cloister at the Barcelona Cathedral

The 13 geese in honor of Saint Eulalia who's body is entombed in the cathedral's crypt



Roman ruins in the heart of the city
Wine o'clock at our favorite wine bar 

Barcelona's version of a cronut - thanks for the recommendation Rayna!
Rambling through Las Ramblas




Paella lunch at Salamanca

We found this antique market (go figure) and this man had an amazing collection of watercolors!  


Amazing choose your own seafood adventure for dinner at La Paradeta
"You can bbq it, boil it, broil it, bake it, saute it...."


My favorite perch at the tapas bar that wins for best individual dish in my opinion!

One more post to come highlighting alllllllll our tapas!

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