Montserrat, Spain is a popular day trip for travelers because it’s perfectly situated between France and Spain and offers unqiue attractions like the Black Madonna and world famous Boys’ Choir. Montserrat means serrated, named for the unusual rocks that make up the mountains and are visible from far away. The site also has deep religious significance, with a sighting of the Virgin Mary in Santa Cova sparking a pilgrimage to the area. RELATED POST: DAY TRIP FROM BARCELONA…

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Barcelona really is the city that has it all–amazing architecture, delicious tapas, a robust nightlife. It’s impossible not to fall in love with the city, situated right off the Mediterranean and boasting a temperate climate year-round. With over 8 million visitors a year, it’s one of the most popular destinations in Europe. There really is something for everyone, with parks, museums and day trips galore. If you’re thinking about planning a visit, it can get a bit…

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Once you’re finished at the Dalí Theatre/Museum, Cadaqués is less than an hour away and well worth the visit. In fact, this place is so stunning that I was originally going to write just one Discover Dalí post, but Cadaqués is gorgeous enough to warrant its own discussion. How to Get to Cadaqués To get to Cadaqués, you have to go through winding mountain roads. Take your time; there is no rush.The easiest way to…

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Dali’s got competition in Spain. There is so much great art that it’s hard to know where to start. Spain is one of the few places in the world where you can see works by Picasso, Joan Miró and Antoni Gaudí just by walking down a street. If you’re in Barcelona, you’re in for an artistic treat. While the city boasts countless museums and worthy pieces, many don’t realize that just two hours away by public transportation or rental…

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Camp Nou is not just a soccer stadium in Barcelona–it’s a cultural experience. With over 265 million active players, soccer is the world’s most popular sport, and few teams boast as vigorous of a following as fan favorite Futbol Club (“FC”) Barcelona. Affectionately referred to by fans as Barca, the team has won a record three FIFA World Cup trophies and seven FIFA World Player of the Year awards. Today, those hoping to catch stars…

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