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Mediterranean Icon – Inspirational!

It is not surprising that Barcelona was named Best Beach City in the world by both the Discovery Channel and National Geographic, or that it is the most popular cruise- ship port in Europe.

As the capital of the autonomous region of Catalonia, Barcelona is the centre of the rejuvenation of the Catalan culture and language, both of which were suppressed under the dictatorship of Franco (1936-1975). As such, Barcelona has become a world centre for literature, art, music, architecture, sports, fashion, and of course, food.

From bustling local markets. to museums devoted to Spanish artists like Picasso or Miro, to mimes on the Ramblas, to extraordinary ancient sites… Barcelona is a joy for those who relish exploring on foot.

The incredible architectural masterpieces by Antoni Gaudi (e.g. the Sagrada Familia) are world renown; but Barcelona architecture reaches far beyond even that.  In fact, The Royal Gold Medal for Architecture which has been given by Britain every year since 1848 to honour an individual international architect, made an exception in 1999, when the award was given to Barcelona, the only time a city was so honoured.

As a centre for art, ranging from antiquity to contemporary, few world cities match Barcelona in its scope or quality.   Similarly, Barcelona cuisine is as varied as it is outstanding, consisting of adaptations of a Mediterranean diet of locally sourced seasonal food excelling in both flavour and visual appeal.

Barcelona is also an excellent centre for inspiring day trips to places like Girona, Montserrat, Sitges, Collserola and Montblanc. Not to be missed, is the astounding Salvador Dali museum in Figueres, where every part of the museum structure is as fascinating as are the paintings, sculptures and jewellery displayed therein.

No matter what your interests or how much time you spend here, your Barcelona memories are sure to last a lifetime.

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from USA Michael L. We had a truly amazing family vacation. Our agent arranged every aspect of the trip and our expectations were consistently exceeded.
from USA Rene We had a wonderful time. I really want to move to Spain now!
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Cara Travels to Spain My husband and I have always been independent travelers and never used a travel agent.
Bo and Susan Hi Antonio, I must say you planned an exceptional trip throughout Spain and Portugal. We had the time of our life! Thank you for a job very well done!
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from USA Kenneth G Thank you for making such wonderful arrangements. The drivers were punctual and courteous, the accommodations varied and in great locations, and the itinerary perfect.
from USA Sharon G My compliments to you and your company! Our trip was fantastic!
from Italy Patrizia B Well the trip to Spain went off without a hitch, thanks to you! It was first class all the way.
from India Neeta D The trip organization by this Spain travel agency was excellent.
from USA Don A This Spain tour company did a fantastic job to make our dream trip perfect. We gave them our travel budget, told them where we would like to go, and they did all of the planning.
from USA Maureen C We had very high expectations and they were exceeded at every level.
from USA Linda F I just returned from a wonderful trip to Spain planned by Spaintop.
from USA Glenn.H I consulted with 3 different travel agencies and this agent was the only provider that truly listened to our desires and simply went about fulfilling our requests without trying to push things on us that we didn't want.
from USA Corinne F. My husband and I travelled to Spain at the beginning of September 2016 for our honeymoon, after planning the trip with this agent several months earlier.

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