Spain & Portugal's Best Trips - Barcelona & Eastern Spain (PDF Chapter)
This is the Barcelona & Eastern Spain Trips chapter from Lonely Planet’s Spain & Portugal’s Best Trips guidebook.
Wild and gorgeous coastline, chiselled mountain peaks and enchanting cityscapes set the stage for awe-inspiring drives around Catalonia and eastern Spain – and with its madcap architecture and brilliant restaurants, Barcelona makes a fine gateway to the region.
- relax in seaside villages, wander through Roman ruins and hike highland trails
- pick the right route with inspirational images and key trip highlights
- breathe in the mountain air on an epic drive over the Pyrenees
- get around easily with colour maps and route directions in easy stages
- feast on seafood off beautiful beaches, then visit the wondrous world of Salvador Dalí
- discover even more with walking tours, detours, and ways to link your trips
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