Around Barcelona

Introduction
Iberia Business Class Chicago (ORD) to Madrid (MAD) A340-600
Westin Palace Madrid
Around Madrid
Dining in Madrid
Hotel Arts Barcelona (A Ritz-Carlton hotel)
Enoteca Paco Perez (Two- Michelin Star Restaurant)
Around Barcelona
Park Hyatt Mallorca
Around Mallorca
Rafa Nadal Academy and museum
Dining in Mallorca
Iberia Business Class Lounge Madrid (International terminal satellite lounge)
Iberia Business Class Madrid (MAD) to Chicago (ORD) A340-600


Around Barcelona

We booked a guided tour of some of Antonio Gaudi’s masterpieces. Our hotel set up the tour guide for us and we ended up meeting her in our hotel lobby.

We did need to pay for our own cabs while going from destination to destination.  Our first stop was of course the Sagrada Familia. The exterior has been under construction for many, many years and there are lots of cranes on the structure working to help complete it.

 

When you get near the structure you see why its taking so long. Its very ornate and detailed and Gaudi designed the building with many curves and circles instead of straight lines.  Continue reading