The Never Ending Tunnel at Passeig de Gracia

The dreaded tunnel at Passeig de Gracia metro station.

With eleven lines, frequent modern trains and plenty of stations Barcelona’s metro is an excellent way to move around the city. You seldom have to change lines more than once to get anywhere in Barcelona. There is however one black spot; the dreaded tunnel at Passeig de Gracia! Passeig de Gracia metro station connects 3 …

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Understanding Barcelona’s Public Transport Zones

Two maps of Barcelona’s public transport zones.

Fares on Barcelona’s public transport network are based on zones, much as they are in London and Paris. Unlike London, the entire city of Barcelona is within TMB Zone 1. Zones 2 to 6 cover surrounding towns and cities which are also included in the integrated fare system. One thing that a lot of people …

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What to Wear in Barcelona in March

Pidgeons and tourists in Plaça de Catalunya, Barcelona

As March draws to a close we take a look back at the month’s weather and more importantly, at what we’ve been wearing. March sees the transition from winter to spring and the changeable weather normally reflects this. This year has been no exception. The first of March was sunny with maximum temperatures of around …

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