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3 days in Barcelona with 2.5 yrs old and pregnant wife :)

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3 days in Barcelona with 2.5 yrs old and pregnant wife :)

Hello everyone,

I will be travelling to Barcelona with my 2.5 yrs old daughter and 5 month pregnant wife. This is a last minute addition to our Paris and Turkey trip thus I'm not sure about what should or shouldn't do.

We have three full days in Barcelona and I am trying to come up with an easy going itinerary due to my family requirements.

Ideally I would want to see the city must visit sites in one full day tour and relax for two days before we fly to Paris for 4 packed days.

Any ideas/suggestions will be highly appreciated.

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1. Re: 3 days in Barcelona with 2.5 yrs old and pregnant wife :)

When?

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2. Re: 3 days in Barcelona with 2.5 yrs old and pregnant wife :)

Downtown Barcelona is the Plaza de Catalunya. Use Booking.com to screen hotels or apartments in Downtown Barcelona. A good place to stay is the Eixample, the modern barrio of the city built in the 19th and 20th centuries, with a square grid of streets. The Passeig de Gracia is the most elegant avenue, with upscale stores. Good shopping streets downtown are Portal de l’Angel, Portaferrisa and Pelayo.

El Corte Ingles is a large department store located at Plaza de Catalunya. Maremagnum is located by the port and is a mall that is open also on Sunday, when most shops are closed.

The most important sights are the Modernist sites, which are the Gaudi sites and the Lluis Domenech sites. Prebook the Sagrada Familia Basilica, the Palau de la Musica Catalana, Park Guell and the Picasso Museum. A day trip to Montserrat is suggested. Other must see sights: La Pedrera (Casa Mila), Casa Batllo, Palau Guell, Torre Bellesguard, Cathedral.

Good restaurants in the Eixample:

1. El Nacional (Passeig de Gracia, 24; Tel: 935-185-053) - A big building with a very beautiful and original interior design, with 5 restaurants and one long bar. Moderately priced.

2. La Palmera (Enric Granados, 57; Tel. 934-532-338) - A small family run restaurant with a very good tasting menu.

3. La Rita (Arago, 279; Tel: 934-872-376) - An attractive restaurant with an inexpensive menu of the day. Great food.

4. Cerveseria Catalana (Mallorca, 236; Tel: 932-160-368) - Very good tapas place.

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3. Re: 3 days in Barcelona with 2.5 yrs old and pregnant wife :)

We will arrive on evening 27th June and leave morning of 1st July.

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