Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Book Car Hire Barcelona and Explore the Stunningly Beautiful City

Laid-back yet lively city of Barcelona boasts of its exceptionally impressive architecture, fantastic natural beauty and excellent beachfront and great food. Visiting this sparkling city is a must during your trip to Spain. The city offers its guests with a plethora of activities to do and several places to see. In fact, one should also travel to the cities outskirts and surrounding regions. It takes a short drive from the city centre to arrive at these destinations. To explore the city and nearby areas thoroughly and to enjoy your trip to the fullest, it is good to book car hire Spain. Driving in the beautiful lanes of the city is an experience which is second to none. Whether you are planning a romantic holiday with your partner or a fun- filled family vacation, Barcelona makes an ideal destination.

Barcelona is home to numerous tourist attractions. It has some of the best examples of Roman, Gothic and contemporary architecture. The major tourist sites in the city are Sagrada Familia, Palau de la Musica Catalana, Park Guell, Palau Guell, Casa Mila, Casa Vicens, The Cathedral of St. Eulalia, Church of Santa Maria del Mar, Gothic Church of Santa Maria del Pi, Church of Sant Pau del Camp, The Columbus Monument, The Arc de Triomf and Medieval Church of Sant Pau del Camp. Many of these sites have been included in the World Heritage Sites List. It is worth seeing these historical monuments as they boast of Roman and Gothic architectural excellence.

Barcelona has a large number of museums covering different eras and areas. The National Museum of Art of Catalonia has a collection of Romanesque Art whereas Barcelona Museum of Contemporary Art focuses on post 1945 Spanish Art. The Erotic Museum of Barcelona is the most peculiar one while The Fundacio Joan Miro, Fundacio Antoni Tapies and Picasso Museum possess important collections of these internationally-recognised artists. With 45 kilometer of coastline, the city has seven beaches in total.

In addition to historical sites, Barcelona offers all other means of entertainment such as festivals, events, live music concerts, theatrical performances, opera, pop music festivals and the Primavera Sound Festival. Take advantage of car hire to thoroughly explore the city of Barcelona and surrounding region. Driving in the beautiful lanes of thiscity gives you extreme pleasure and happiness and of course, comfort and convenience. To avoid last-minute problems, book your car prior to your arrival in the city.