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    • Daughter in Lloret de Mar... needs companion for day trips!

      Lloret de Mar Jun 29, 2015 at 3:28 PM

      My 17 year old would love a companion to see the countryside. She needs ideas for an eventful summer and a chance to practice her Spanish. She is staying with family friends and is anxious to connect during her free time.

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    • transportation

      Barcelona Jun 13, 2015 at 2:58 PM

      whats the cheapest and easy way to get from barcelona spain to savona italy

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    • 7 nights stay in barcelona

      Barcelona Jun 8, 2015 at 10:28 AM

      planning 7 nights in Barcelona in june end....need to know how hot it is during this period (last week of june),

      Wanna do city tour, coastal areas & also drive country side....

      can anyone suggest some good spots please?

      Also need to enjoy barca night life?

      How do we plan our 7 nights in Barcelona?
      Ashwin

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      Restaurant for birthday with 7 people

      Barcelona Jun 22, 2015 at 10:00 PM

      What is a restaurant with a nice atmosphere great food & bar that is between $15-$30 per person (food not counting drinks) I am staying at the Sercotel Amister art Hotel so if anything is near there that would be great but don't mind traveling by taxi if need be.

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      Sercotel Amistar Art Hotel

      Barcelona Jun 22, 2015 at 7:48 AM

      Has anyone stayed here and is it easy to navigate around the city or is it far away?

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      cheap hotels in the city

      Barcelona Jun 19, 2015 at 7:31 PM

      Hi,
      any informations about the cheapest hotels in Barcelona ? thank you

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    • Holidaying in ya late 40s.

      Lloret de Mar Jun 16, 2015 at 4:42 AM

      I have just booked a cheap AI holiday to Lloret and now I am worried sick . I may of done the wrong thing. Use to think Lloret was a quiet place going 16th sept, but looking at TripAdvisor things look wild. Not what I had planned. Our Hotel is very basic. So may need places to eat and drink, with some life in them but not manic. Does anyone have any suggestions please. It's my friends first time abroad an I worried she won't like it.T.I.A xx

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    • Day trip with young children

      Tarragona Jun 11, 2015 at 9:35 PM

      Hello
      I will be visiting Barcelona for 11 days in December and is thinking of going to Tarragona for a day trip. My niece and nephew, both below 7 yrs are going with us. Is Tarragona suitable for kids? Do we need to do a lot of walking?

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      Nearest rocky beach to the center of Barcelona

      Barcelona Jun 9, 2015 at 11:23 PM

      Hola to everyone,

      I will be staying in Barcelona this week-end (13 and 14 June) and I need to find a beach with rocks for a photo shooting.

      Something similar to the beach you can see using the following link:

      scontent-fra3-1.xx.fbcdn.net...

      This beach (Cala Estreta) is two hours away and I need one much closer to Barcelona center. Probably not as beautiful, but similar.

      Are there any, or is it mission impossible ?

      Thank you for helping,
      Cheers,
      Mauro

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      barcelona/biarritz 2

      Barcelona Jun 14, 2015 at 3:41 AM

      I actually found an overnight bus to Irun. My question now is should i take the train or bus to complete my journey to Biarritz and can I just turn up or book in advance (I am going in August)?

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    • Advice on our 10-days trip to Barcelona

      Barcelona Jun 28, 2015 at 7:54 AM

      Hello community!

      I'm beginning with a big THANK YOU to anyone who will help us. This community is amazing and I'm sure we will receive a lot of good information.

      So, we are a young couple of students (25 yo) who is staying in Barcelona from July 20 to July 30. We will be staying just north to the Barceloneta area, very close to the Escola de Nautica (Nautical School) and the train station. We will stay there the whole duration of our stay.

      A bit about us: we are from Italy (arriving by airplane), we like beaches and the sea and we tend to spend not too much on restaurants or entry fees; if something is really really really worth it, then it is not a problem at all but otherwise we try to stick with worthy free alternatives and things to do. We love nature and central city areas alike, walking and losing ourselves in big cities in the evening while eating an ice cream or a slice of pizza... I don't know if you get what I mean. We also like natural places very much.

      Another important thing is that we are vegetarian and we do not drink alcohol but we do not have any problem with places where these things are normally done.

      So, we are currently planning our trip. We are quite active and we seek to visit many places and things to see/do, we are not looking for a completely "relaxed vacation" in the sense that we do not want to just go to the beach and stay the whole day there or stay the whole day at home; we certainly want to relax and not keep rushing and running but we also don't want to miss out beautiful places and things to do. I hope 10 days are enough to enjoy (at least some aspects) of Barcelona.

      That said, we already researched and looked up for places we are sure we'd like to see. Some of these are: Sagrada Familia, Barrio Gotico, Parc de la Ciutadela and Parc Guell, Montserrat and various city center squares and places. There are also other free-entry/without fee places we will be going to but I'll not mention them here, otherwise the list may get huge.

      So we are looking forward to suggestions, on what we shouldn't absolutely miss out, what instead should be avoided, special events or things to do during our stay (from 20th to 30th July), which restaurants/pizza are advised and which are to be avoided (we are vegetarian), what are the best beaches to visit and which should be avoided instead, maybe also how to save up on expenses (food, entry fees, getting around) and in general any suggestion on how to organize our 10 days there. Are there also some fun low-cost/free activities to do?

      I hope we will get many replies so that we can start defining things more in detail.

      Thank you so much in advance, for your time and for the advises.

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      Hop on hop off tourist bus

      Barcelona Jun 16, 2015 at 12:01 AM

      Hi
      Has anyone used this for sightseeing? Is it best to purchase a ticket before you arrive in Barcelona or purchase it in Barcelona the price for 2 days in UK is £57 for 2 people

      Thanks

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    • One week in Barcelona

      Barcelona Jun 9, 2015 at 3:35 AM

      Hello !
      My friends and I have scheduled to go to Barcelona in September, probably the first week of the month. We are going by car and we don't know yet how to organize our trip. Do you have any advice about what to see and what to do ? Have you some hostels to recommend ?
      We are quite interested about street art, so what are the most relevant places to see about that ?
      I truly appreciate any advices in advance !

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    • Best way to travel from Barcelona to Lourdes

      Barcelona Jun 10, 2015 at 11:29 PM

      My brother and sisters are planning to go to Lourdes after our cruise from Barcelona. We like to rent a van with driver to take us there. Can anyone recommend someone. There are 10 people in our group. We also have luggage since we'll just come back from a cruise. I think a 15 seaters van is ideal. Can anyone recommend someone? Or is there any group or organization that can take us there? We are all originally from the Philippines. Thank You!

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      Living in the Maresme area

      Pineda Jun 6, 2015 at 8:02 AM

      Hi,
      I've just joined the site, and looking for some advice, please! I have a holiday apartment on the Costa Azahar, but want to move further north, near Girona/Barcelona. I've looked at Pineda de mar (pre-visit) as it seems to have the right balance of location for airports and trains, near the sea and town and access to the touristy areas. I have to consider my 74 year old mum with hip/knee probs and teenage daughter!
      Thanks in advance :)
      Jo

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    • Left Luggage

      Tarragona Jun 15, 2015 at 9:48 AM

      I am spending a day in Tarragona stopping off on my way from Barcalona to Reus airport. Do you know if there left luggage facilities at Tarragona train station or anywhere else?
      cheers

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      How to reach Blanes from Girona Barcelona airport?

      by n4nova Online Now Apr 26, 2015 at 2:46 PM

      I will be reaching Girona Barcelona at around 12pm in the afternoon and I have my hotels booked in Blanes.
      Can anyone please help me regarding the public transport mode from Girona Barcelona airport to Blanes?

      Thanks!

      7 Answers Apr 27, 2015 at 2:06 AM
    • night transportation from Barcelona

      by Cattttt Online Now Jul 29, 2014 at 12:05 PM

      Hi, we want to visit a football match in Barcelona and some other day magic fountains, is there a night bus from Barcelona to Blanes?
      And what will be the cost and how to get to Port Avventura from Blanes and back?
      Thank you all in advance.

      2 Answers Jul 30, 2014 at 7:35 AM
    • Blanes or Barcelona?

      by Tsmoo33 Online Now Jul 18, 2014 at 1:56 AM

      I have only 3 days in Spain and i am flying into Barcelona...I have heard Blanes is beautiful. The question is stay in Barcelona and take a day trip to Blanes or stay in Blanes and take a day trip to Barcelona?

      4 Answers Jul 18, 2014 at 5:46 AM
    • Plastic bottles of alcohol

      by Armanibertha Online Now Oct 6, 2013 at 3:41 AM

      going to Blanes in the next few weeks for a long weekend. can you recommend where I can buy some plastic bottles of vodka to bring home (travelling Ryanair!)? Regards Ger

      4 Answers Jan 17, 2014 at 2:50 PM
    • Blanes to Barcelona

      by theaudiodetective Online Now Sep 2, 2013 at 8:01 AM

      I'm travelling from Blanes to Barcelona does anybody know what station in Barcelona I will arrive at? and is it close to the city centre? (my wife has just had a back operation so I'm trying to make the trip a little easy)

      Thank you in advance

      Gerry.

      1 Answer Sep 2, 2013 at 8:53 AM
    • best and cheapest way to get to Calafell on Salou train line

      by MAM1934 Online Now May 9, 2013 at 11:09 AM

      Hello
      I am searching for how to travel from Blanes to Calafell, using the train line and need to know where to change lines at Barcelona? Many Thanks Amanda

      1 Answer May 9, 2013 at 9:44 PM
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      girona blanes sunday wintertimetable

      by AndrzejF1 Online Now Apr 27, 2013 at 2:15 AM

      How do i get from girona airport to blanes or to calella - june 09 2013 sunday , about a 12 pm ?

      1 Answer Apr 30, 2013 at 11:43 AM
    • looking to travel from blanes to perpignan

      by banj82au Online Now Apr 9, 2013 at 11:36 AM

      Hi, im flying into Barcelona in July and staying in blanes, after our stay there we are going to stay in perpignan with some friend before flying back to uk from carcassonne. what options do i have in terms of getting from blanes to perpignan? Do trains run that way?

      2 Answers Apr 10, 2013 at 8:31 AM
    • is my budget plan correct

      by amy88-360 Online Now May 25, 2011 at 6:21 AM

      Hi,
      Me, my partner and our 4 year old are travelling to blanes at the end of June, staying in Camping Solmar. It's our first family holiday abroad and i want it to be perfect so i'm beind a control freak and.planning everything.

      Budget wise is where i am confused as i can find little information on resturants in blanes so am unsure of the cost.

      I intend to have 69euros a day to spend. This is for daytime stuff like ice creams, the odd milkshake.etc (i intend on taking my own juice/water each day), a dinnertime meal at a resturant each evening (2 starters, 2 adult main courses 1 childs meal and 3 deserts if we can manage 1) and then a few hours worth of drinks at local bars that are child friendly.

      Can anyone let me know if 69 euros a day sounds enough for all this?

      And also any recomendations on good resturants in Blanes?

      Any help is greatly apreciates, thankyou. Amy

      7 Answers May 26, 2011 at 5:45 AM
    • How do I go from Blanes to Figueres

      by mizty Online Now Apr 15, 2011 at 3:47 AM

      Me and my boyfriend are going to Blanes soon and I would like to visit the Salvador Dali Museum in Figueres! Does anybody know how we can get there? Bus, train or tram? What line? Please help!:)

      1 Answer Apr 15, 2011 at 4:27 AM
    • trains from blanes to barcelona

      by Lclarkeuk747 Online Now Sep 25, 2010 at 11:00 AM

      Can you give me a timetable for trains from blanes to Barcelona please?

      thanks lynn clarke

      2 Answers Sep 25, 2010 at 4:18 PM
    • Blanes, is it for young people??

      by A.Gallagher Online Now May 31, 2010 at 4:56 AM

      Hi there, I'm 21 and myself and two friends have booked our flights to Barcelona, and we were wanting to stay in the lovely town of Blanes. We don't know all that much about Blanes, and i was wondering if somebody could tell me where the best places to visit in Blanes would be. Also, is there much night life there, or would we need to get transport to a night club instead? So far the impression that I'm getting from Blaanes is that it is a quiet town with a lovely beach!!? Is there much more to it that that? Please let me know, as we have yet to book acomodation, and our flight is on Thursday!!! thanks!! :)

      1 Answer May 31, 2010 at 6:17 AM
    • Blanes to Figureres? is it possible??

      by tashaf Online Now Jul 21, 2009 at 9:27 AM

      Hi, i've been trying to find out if it's possible to go from Blanes to Figueres by train. So I can visit the Dali museum.
      I've been to Blanes before however the only timetable I have from the tourism board is to Barcelona and the only website I can find is in Spanish and I'm struggling to find what I want.
      Any help is greatly appreciated!!
      thanks in advance
      Tashaf

      2 Answers Jul 21, 2009 at 11:10 AM
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      Cheap accommodation in Blanes

      by SaraOh Online Now Mar 17, 2009 at 12:39 PM

      Hi!

      Me and a friend are thinking about going to Blanes in the end of June/beginning of July. We would love to find a cheap apartment/studio or maybe a hotel room with a refridgerator. Does anyone have any ideas?

      Thanks in advance,

      Sara

      2 Answers Mar 19, 2009 at 1:20 PM
    • Parking at Blanes?

      by hedgehog52 Online Now Feb 16, 2009 at 5:14 PM

      Is it possible to park at Blanes train station (easily) to take the train into Barcelona? Any idea how much it would cost?

      1 Answer Feb 17, 2009 at 1:52 AM
    • blanes at the end of March

      by mondayclubber Online Now Oct 22, 2008 at 7:09 AM

      myself and 3 friends are going to blanes at the end of March. my question is basically this..Will it be warm? will there be any place open? were late 30's early 40's. not too fussed about partying.just a nice restaraunt, and a few bars mabye? just looking forward to the trip away. its 4 days. any info would be much appreciated. Thanks Linda xx

      5 Answers Jan 11, 2009 at 3:23 PM
    • ON OUR SUMMER HOLIDAYS

      by robertlee1134 Online Now Jul 13, 2008 at 12:38 AM

      WE ARE TRAVELLING BY RAIL, WE ARRIVE IN PORT BOU ON THE 27TH OF JULY, CAN WE GET A TRAIN TO BLANES, CHANGING TRAINS AT MACANET, INSTEAD OF GOING ON TO BARCELONA

      2 Answers Jul 13, 2008 at 11:50 AM
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      Cycling from Blanes to Lloret de Mar

      by EddyG Online Now Mar 1, 2008 at 10:49 AM

      Can anyone please tell me the time and distance and the easiest (ie flattest) route to cycle from Blanes to Lloret de Mar. I am not a cyclist as such but I do cycle a lot...although very steep uphills can be a real struggle for me. Any detail and advice would be great in helping me plan whether to do this trip or not.Thanks
      ed

      4 Answers Mar 2, 2008 at 7:43 AM
    • trains

      by vpowell Online Now Jan 6, 2007 at 3:46 PM

      do you no a website were it is possible to read the time table from barcelona to blanes thankyou

      1 Answer Jan 7, 2007 at 3:07 AM
    • help!!!!

      by vpowell Online Now Jan 6, 2007 at 3:42 PM

      i am flying to barcelona airport and woul like to no the best root to lloret de mar our plane arrives in barcelona at 22.30 are the trains still running at that time and wat is the best root

      1 Answer Jan 9, 2007 at 1:26 PM
    • Transport

      by frankmoran Online Now Jun 21, 2006 at 5:10 AM

      Is it possible to travel to and from Girona Airport to Blanes by train and if so
      how often do they run and is the station far from the airport

      5 Answers Mar 28, 2007 at 4:49 PM