Things to do in Barcelona

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Besides visiting museums and monasteries or taking day trips to the mountains, other worthy Barcelona activities can also be found in the form of playing sports such as golf, swimming, hiking or taking in a soccer game. These Barcelona activities are not too difficult to find. You can pick up a Barcelona travel guide from the lobby of just about any Barcelona hotel or simply ask around while dining out at a casual Barcelona restaurant or while shopping at a Barcelona market. Continue reading through the listings below to find out about some of the best places to break a sweat or how to become a spectator at Barcelona's most beloved sporting event.

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DiR

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Some people call DiR an oasis, others can't say enough about the clubs soothing sauna and invigorating swimming pool. But one thing is clear, DiR is the best place in Barcelona to workout, steam away stress or take a swim. DiR has numerous locations throughout Barcelona, but the largest facility, in Horta-Guinardo, features more than 32,000 square feet of space, a bar-restaurant, three saunas and 2 steam rooms, a squash court, beauty treatments, and state-of-the-art fitness equipment. A day pass costs around 11E.  

type:Spa and Sauna
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tel:93-347-66-44
address:Castillejos 388

Club de Golf Terramar

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Club de Golf Terramar features 18 scenic holes along the beach. Fees range from 75E during the week and 90E on weekends. Call ahead to reserve tee times.

type:Golf
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tel:93-984-05-80
url:www.golfterramar.com
address:Camino de la Carrelada s/n
email:info@golfterramar

Piscines Bernat Picornell

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If you're looking for plenty of options for swimming during the hot summer months in Barcelona, look no further than Piscines Bernat Picornell. This massive facility offers both indoor and outdoor swimming pools as well as a gym, a sauna, and plenty of fitness equipment to keep you busy. Another excellent (and scenic) complex with a swimming pool is Club Natacio de Barceloneta. This complex overlooks the beach. Address: Passeig Joan de Borbo, Ph: 93-221-00-10.

type:Swimming
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tel:93-423-40-41
address:Piscines Bernat Picornell: Av. del Estadi 30-40, Montjuic

Soccer Game at Camp Nou

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If you're lucky, you will be in Barcelona when FC Barcelona plays Real Madrid at spectacular Camp Nou. This colossal stadium holds a whopping 98,000 screaming futbol (soccer) fans and it is also home to a museum. Tours of the stadium, sports complex, and museum take place Monday-Saturday from 10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. and Sunday from 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. To purchase tickets to a FC Barcelona, Real Madrid game, call 93-496-36-08 or visit the stadium ticket office at Aristides Maillol, Les Corts.

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tel:93-496-36-08
url:www.fcbarcelona.com
address:Aristides Maillol, Les Corts

Creativity Workshop in Barcelona

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Creativity Workshop in Barcelona: July 6 - 14, 2011
Creative Writing, Drawing, Storytelling and Memoir.
Named one of the Best Learning Vacations by National Geographic. This workshop is for anybody who wants to explore or rejuvenate their creativity. You don't need to be an artist to be creative. Come learn with us in an inspiring and nurturing atmosphere. From $2,150 incl. tuition, hotel and breakfast.

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tel:1 (831) 915-5209
url:www.creativityworkshop.com
email:admin@creativityworkshops.com

Parc de la Ciutadella

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This is one of the greenest zones in the city. El Parc de la Ciutadella was the first public park in Barcelona, specifically designed and built for this purpose.

Inside the park there's the Geology and Zoology museums, the Greenhouse for those who like nature, some curious sculptures and a little lake, where you can rent a boat to sail.

Next the Parc you can find the Barcelona's Zoo.

You can also visit the Parlament, where the most important more..

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url:www.videosfrombarcelona.com
address:Passeig de Pujades and Passeig de Picasso

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