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WHAT IS IT?

WHAT IS IT?

What's all the fuss about?

"Discovering Barcelona, a travel guide for teens"...

is the ultimate guide to the wonderful city of Barcelona but with a twist: it does not aim to be a typical tourist guide covering only monuments, museums and other very interesting but often boring facts about the place you’re visiting. Instead, this is a “guide for teens” to attractions and activities that I am sure you’ll enjoy more while in Barcelona. Let’s show adults that they can also see many of those things while you’re having fun along the way.

  • Over 60 attractions and activities and other ideas to have a wonderful time in Barcelona
  • Maps, tips and advice for each activity
  • Several proposed routes for easy planning
  • Open your eyes and your imagination as you embark on a Discovery Hunt of the Gothic Quarter, the centre of the old city of Barcelona
  • The best... places to have a quick bite, a sweet treat and the most curious specialty shops
  • Prepare for shopping time! in one of Europe's top cities for fashion: find the areas, malls and department stores, brands...
  • Useful information: where is...? opening times for...? how to get to...?
  • Impress everybody with a few words and phrases in Catalan, the local lingo
  • Discover 20 things I love to do in Barcelona and find out if you like'm too!
  • ... plus much more!

Discovering Barcelona, a travel guide for teens, by Enric Masso Discovering Barcelona, a travel guide for teens, by Enric Masso

Where do I get it?

ISBN: 978-84-616-5745-2
Author: Enric Masso

Click on the logos to go to each store and purchase the guide or use the QRCode with your smartphone to navigate there directly.

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Why should you visit Barcelona?

© 2008-2013 Turisme de Barcelona. Produced by Lavínia.

"Discovering Barcelona, a travel guide for teens" by Enric Masso. The ultimate travel guide to discovering Barcelona with your kids. A perfect book for teenagers for your next leisure vacation or city break • barcelona, europe, adventure, teens, outdoors, travel, holiday, family, trip, bcn4teens, cultural, attractions, guide, book, teenager, kids, children, amusement, beach, sun, tapas, activities, routes, planning, catalonia, spain, entertainment, fun, cool, history • travel barcelona teens


Latest news

Latest news

Keeping you updated!


Find in this section the last minute changes, corrections and errata to the printed version of "Discovering Barcelona, a travel guide for teens". I'll do my best to keep you up-to-date with all the new developments that occur in a lively city like Barcelona and that have might have changed some of the information appearing in the guide since its publication.

Discovering Barcelona, a travel guide for teens

#34 PARC GÜELL (page 94)

Parc Güell has always been free of charge, and indeed is often touted as one of the best free activities in Barcelona. But since October 2013, non-residents and tourists are charged a visitors' admission fee of 7 euros -if you buy a ticket in advance- or 8 euros at the park. To ensure the preservation of the park there will be a limit of 800 visitors/hour. More info: Source:http://www.parkguell.cat/en/

 

Discovering Barcelona, a travel guide for teens

#34 PARC GÜELL (pages 156 and 158)

Please note the bus going from Plaça Catalunya to Park Güell is #24, not #28 as indicated in the printed guide.

 

 

Discovering Barcelona, a travel guide for teens

Transfer to/from airport (page 209)

Note that the company TAXI BARCELONA has ceased to operate (Sept 2013)

 

 

Discovering Barcelona, a travel guide for teens

#04 IMAX Port Vell (page 28)

Unfortunately IMAX will close its centres in Spain next September (2014)

 

 

Discovering Barcelona, a travel guide for teens

#56 AQUALEON (page 137)

The park has no longer a safari tour, from the season 2015 Aqualeon will be offering its aquatic park only.

 

 

Discovering Barcelona, a travel guide for teens

#18 MUSEU DEL MAMUT (page 56)

Due to financial difficulties the Mammooth Museum will be closed by the end of October (2016).

 

 

Discovering Barcelona, a travel guide for teens

The best to have a quick bite (page 174)

Not that it matters a lot because the place continues to serve excellent food (and remains part of the same group), but "La Llavor dels Origens" has now be revamped as "Pirineu en Boca Born".

 

 

Discovering Barcelona, a travel guide for teens

The best for a sweet treat (page 177)

The restaurant Casa Danone has closed permanently (September 2015) but many Danone Frozen Yogurt Shops have opened across the city in key tourist spots, such as the Maremagnum Shopping Mall at the marina of the Port Vell, at Diagonal Mall Shopping Centre, at Les Glòries Shopping Mall, or at Carrer d'Argenteria, 49 near Santa Maria del Mar church. More infomation: https://es-la.facebook.com/YogurteriaDanone/

 

 


Useful info

Useful info

Turisme de Barcelona

Turisme de Barcelona

The official organization of tourist promotion of Barcelona invites you to explore and discover the main attractions of the city. You can also make online purchases to the best shows in town to avoid queues.

Site: Turisme de Barcelona

TMB Mobile Apps

  • TMB
  • TMB

Transports Metropolitans de Barcelona (TMB) is the main public transit operator in Barcelona. The bus network serves Barcelona and the metropolitan area through 102 lines that cover a total distance of 890km (555 mi). The Barcelona Metro service has 141 stations and it is formed by seven lines and a funicular railway. In 2012, TMB carried 553 million passengers which is roughly 62% of all the passengers using public transportation in Barcelona. It has 7,834 employees. TMB offers AR apps that make travelling on public transport easier. Get them on your phone!

Site: Metropolitan Transport Authority (TMB in Catalan)

Ajuntament de Barcelona

Ajuntament de Barcelona

The official Barcelona website, created by Barcelona City Council, is a communication channel which allows citizens to carry out different procedures and transactions wth the council, as well as providing information on events in the city.

Site: Barcelona City Hall

Agència Catalana de TurismeThe Catalan Tourist Board

Gencat

The Catalan Tourist Board (ACT in Catalan) is an organisation of the Government of Catalonia responsible for marketing and promoting Catalonia as a tourist destination. They provide support to the travel industry and identify and develop opportunities within all the foreign markets together with its travel industry.

Site: Catalan Tourist Board

Meteocat ... and the weather!

Meteocat

No reputable country lacks a meteorological department or bureau to provide its community with access to weather forecasts. We don't either! Unfortunately for you meteo.cat website is in Catalan only, but surely you'll recognize the weather symbols, won't you? Check'em out before engaging into outdoor activities... they're (usually!) quite spot on.

Site: Servei Meteorològic de Catalunya

Get in touch
enric@discoveringbarcelona.info

Please get in touch with me for additional information about this wonderful guide.
I will be delighted to hear your suggestions and questions. Yours, Enric.

© 2013 Enric Massó