The cradle of Modernisme and capital of Catalonia
Near Barcelona have the Costa Dorada, where you can spend a pleasant holiday in l’ Ametlla de Mar. Rent your apartments in the Costa Dorada and enjoy the tranquility of the beach just steps from the city.
Barcelona is located 158 km from l’Ametlla de Mar. The city of Barcelona will impress you with the large number of activities, routes, architectural structures and museums to visit.
Strolling through Barcelona is a real pleasure. You will discover gems of modernism, contemporary architectural wonders, treasures of the ancient Roman and medieval city and parks that provide an inimitable personality to one of the most visited cities on the Mediterranean. You will lose yourself in Las Ramblas, with its traditional kiosks and flower stalls, surrounded by street performers, painters, cafés, restaurants and shops; you will discover buildings such as El Gran Teatro del Liceo and areas like Plaza del Rey, forming the architectural property of the Crown of Aragon, as well as the spectacular archaeological remains of Roman Barcelona. You will also find gothic jewels such as the impressive Barcelona Cathedral, Santa María del Pi, Sant Just i Pastor and the famous Basilica of Santa Maria del Mar, all of which will take you on a trip through history. The old part of the city brings us in close contact with the incomparable beauty of the old Mercado del Born, formerly the city’s main market, and the colourful Mercado de Santa Caterina, remodelled by the award-winning architect Enric Miralles.
In the late 19th century, modernism exploded with a cascade of true marvels spread throughout Barcelona: Park Güell and La Sagrada Família (Antoni Gaudí), Casa Estapé (Bernardí Martorell i Rius), Parc de la Ciutadella, Palau de la Música and Casa Lleó Morera (Domènech i Montaner) and Casa Amatller and Casa de les Punxes (Josep Puig i Cadafalch). You can have a coffee at Els Quatre Gats tavern, the meeting place for influential artists such as Ramón Casas, Santiago Rusiñol, Joaquim Sunyer and Pablo Picasso.
It is also possible to visit the internally renowned museums Barcelona Centre of Contemporary Culture (CCCB), Mies van der Rohe Pavilion, Antoni Tàpies Foundation, Joan Miró Foundation, Museum of Contemporary Art (MACBA) and the National Art Museum of Catalonia (Mnac).
The excellent cuisine on offer at the city’s restaurants will be the finishing touch for Barcelona to leave an indelible mark on your memory. Discover a city full of possibilities, a place that you will find it hard to forget.