Hi TA Friends! We are planning a trip to Barcelona this July and have put together this itinerary. We are a mother and 11 yo child: foodies, art-lovers and water-lovers. Does it sound to you like we'll love Barcelona?! I think so! We don't speak Spanish but I am fuent in French and English. I can read some Spanish. We would greatly appreciate your comments and suggestions re: our itinerary. Thanks!
Day 1: Best Western Hotel 54, Barceloneta
Lunch at beachside cafe: Can Majo
Go to beach
Nap at hotel / swim
Tapas for dinner: El Nou Ramonet / La Bombeta / El Vaso de Oro
Teleferic Port Vell from Torre Saint Sebastia (on the same street as the hotel)
to Montjuic and the Fondacio Joan Miro
Teleferic back to Barceloneta
Lunch: Restaurant 7 Portes
Barcelona Aquarium or Picasso Museum
Nap at hotel / Swim
Walk on beach
Check-out and move inland to Hotel Barcelona Catedral
Casa LLeo Morera
Casa Mila (La Pedrera)
Mies van der Rohe pavillion
Lunch at Restaurant Coure
Afternoon nap / Swim
Breakfast at LA BOSQUEIRA market and buy stuff for picnic
PARC GUELL & SAGRADA FAMILIA DAY?
Take No. 24 bus to back entrance of Parc Guell by 10 am and walk downhill through the park
From Parc Guell, what's the best way to get to La Sagrada Familia?
Take Metro L2 from M: Sagrada Familia - Passeig de Gracia
Dinner: Tapas 24
MONTSERRAT half-day trip
Lunch: Cafe de l'Academia or Taller de Tapas
BARRI GOTIC & CIUTAT VELLA DAY? Santa Maria del Mar and Barcelona Catedral
LAS RAMBLAS & LA BOSQUERIA MARKET
Eat at Pinotxo
Day 7: free day
Day 8: Adios, Barcelona!