Have you already chosen a destination for this holiday weekend? From the Aerobús blog we want to offer you some ideas so you can enjoy Barcelona on this holiday weekend, and discover the magnificent secrets that this city has.
Beaches of Barcelona
One of the most appreciated aspects of Barcelona is having the sea near the city, and more when we have good weather.
Of all the beaches of Barcelona, the most famous is the Barceloneta beach, followed by Somorrostro beach and Sant Miquel beach. Although, in addition to these, there are another spectacular beaches that have blue flag, like La Mar Bella or El Bogatell.
- Barceloneta Beach: Located between Almiral Street and the Olympic Port, Barceloneta beach is the most famous beach of all, the most tourist and one of the oldest in the city. It has a length of just over half a kilometer, and has a large leisure and sports areas, where you can find table tennis, volleyball courts, children area and a library service where you can rent books.
Playa La Mar Bella: With an extension of 500 meters, it is located between the beaches Nova Mar Bella and Bogatell. This beach was created in 1992 with the remodeling of Barcelona for the Olympic Games. Also, It has a children area and sports area with basketball courts and volleyball courts, table tennis, and the famous library service. In addition, you can also access to a nautical base where you can enjoy aquatic activities.
Theaters of Barcelona
A very good option to enjoy Barcelona on this holiday weekend is to discover its beautiful theaters. The two most representative theaters in Barcelona are: The Great Liceu Theatre and the National Theater of Catalonia
- Great Liceu Theatre, also known as El Liceo, is located on La Rambla. It was built in 1847 and is the oldest theater in the city that is still active. This theater is considered one of the most important in the world and a reference as opera theater.
The National Theater of Catalonia, also known as TNC, was made in a postmodern-neoclassical style, and was built in 1996 by the Generalitat of Catalunya.
Museums of Barcelona
In Barcelona you can find a lot of museums, although we recommend these:
- Maritime Museum of Barcelona: It is located in the Royal Atarazanasbuilding, and was created in the XIII Century for the construction of boats.
MACBA: Located in El Raval, the Museum of Contemporary Art of Barcelona -or MACBA- is dedicated to the art of the second half of the 20th Century. It was inaugurated in 1995.
Picasso Museum: Museum dedicated to the painter Pablo Ruíz Picasso. In this place you can enjoy the most complete collection in the world, with 4249 works of the author. Picasso Museum is located on Calle Montcada and it opened its doors for the first time to the public in 1963.
MNAC: This is the National Museum of Art of Catalonia. Although it was inaugurated in 1934, the current museum was not considered as such until 1990, when the collections of the Museum of Modern Art of 1945 and the Museum of Art of Catalonia in 1934, were fused. The MNAC stands out for its collection of Romantic Art works, considered one of the most complete collection in the world.
We hope this great tour through Barcelona’s beaches, theaters and museums will make want to visit us in this holiday weekend. Remember that Aerobús is the only bus that connects El Prat airport with the city center of Barcelona, in just 35 minutes. A fast and safe journey with all the guarantees of Aerobús.
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