Attractions in Catalonia near your Spanish villas
Catalonia does not only host breath-taking shores with beautiful beaches and bays, but also a large number of cultural attractions not far from your Spain villas. You can also enjoy the smaller cities and the many natural parks in order to make your villa holidays Spain as rich as possible. Below you will find a list of Catalonian monuments and attractions.
Barcelona – holiday rentals Spain
Barcelona is the capital of Catalonia and a world-class Mediterranean city, so be sure to pay it a visit from your holiday villas Spain. Barcelona is a cultural metropolis, embracing its history, artistic heritage and contemporary art. Many buildings of Catalonian architecture are found on UNESCO’s world heritage list, e.g. buildings by Gaudí. In the medieval quarters of Barcelona you can see traces from the times of the Roman reign. Beautiful beaches, sport harbours and golf courses complete your stay at our Spanish villas.
The Dalí Theatre-Museum in Figueres invites visitors of Spain villas to explore the works of the famous and widely recognized painter Dalí - the master of surrealism. Visitors can explore both known exhibits as well as lesser known exhibits. The museum is open all year round and easy to reach from your holiday rentals Spain.
Museo Nacional Arqueológico de Tarragona
The National Archaeological Museum of Tarragona tells a fascinating story about the Roman past of Tarraco. The museum opened in the 19th century and since then, archaeological are always being added to the collection. The museum is open all year round except Mondays. Check for entrance price before leaving your Spain villas.
Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Barcelona (MACBA)
The Museum of Contemporary Art (MACBA) hosts exhibits of well-known artists like Antoni Tàpies, Paul Klee, Francesc Torres and Zush. The museum opened in 1995 and can be visited the entire year from your holiday villas Spain.
Iglesias románicas de la Vall de Boí
The Vall de Boí is a small municipality in the province of Lleida, Catalonia. It is best known for its nine early Romanesque churches. The Vall de Boí includes the highest ski resort in the Pyrenees (Boí-Taüll) and borders on the Aigüestortes i Estany de Sant Maurici National Park. In November 2000, the valley found its way to UNISCO’s world heritage list.
Monasterio de Poblet
Villa holidays Spain would not be complete without seeing Parque Güell, constructed from 1900-1914 by Antoni Gaudi. It was originally intended as part of a residential community garden community but the park was sold to the city of Barcelona. Today, Güell is a public park and also included on UNESCO’s world heritage list.