La Rambla Vacations
To feel the real pulse of Barcelona, step out and discover surrounding areas like Barcelona, Gothic Quarter, and La Ribera.
Coming from here, it is 2 miles (3 kilometers) to one of the city’s most photographed icons, Sagrada Familia.
Visitors to La Rambla, looking for something a little out of the ordinary, should head to the nearby cultural attractions. Book a tour, admire the building in which it is housed or simply enjoy the wonderful exhibits at Maritime Museum, Barcelona Pavilion and Picasso Museum. Experience local and touring artists live on stage at the Tivoli Theatre, the Victoria Theatre and the Palau de la Musica Catalana. The area is a dream destination for those who love art. Visit the Barcelona Museum of Contemporary Art, the Centre de Cultura Contemporania de Barcelona and the Barbier-Mueller Museum of Pre-Columbian Art.
If you are visiting with children, head to CEM Maritim. Take a tour of Barcelona Zoo and Barcelona Aquarium, and experience some of the most interesting creatures in the world.
When it’s time to take a break from the noisy streets of Barcelona, head to one of the many nearby outdoor areas. If you are up for a walk drive out to a local beach, for example the Nova Icaria Beach and the San Sebastian Beach. When the weather’s fine, pay a visit to the Parc de la Ciutadella, the Barcelona Botanic Garden and the Park of Industrial Spain, a place where visitors can breathe in the fresh air.
If you have time in and around La Rambla, be sure to visit Casa Mila, Casa Batllo and Barcelona Cathedral. Learn more about the events of the past by visiting historic sites, such as Torre Agbar, the Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar and the Baro de Quadras Palace.
Hunt down a bargain, stock up on groceries or just enjoy the atmosphere at nearby fashion hotspots like Las Ramblas, Maremagnum and the Santa Caterina Market.
While vacationing in La Rambla, you can see the FC Barcelona soccer team in summer at Camp Nou, the region’s premier sporting venue. If your visiting La Rambla with a sports nut, why not treat them to one of Camp Nou’s fascinating back stage tours.
Finding somewhere suitable to stay close to La Rambla is a breeze. Whether you’re staying for a night or a few weeks be sure to check out the Hotel Barcelona Universal, the Oriente Atiram Hotel, and the popular Hotel 1898.