The exterior of Casa Batllo reminds one of candy castles and Dr. Seuss. It is an
exceptional work of Modernism art and will draw your attention all on its own.
But the interior holds even more surprises. Expect to find beautiful
architectural details from Antoni Gaudíand
go on a tour you will never forget. From the attic and chimneys to the noble
floor that was the residence of the Batllo
family, each room is a piece of art and history mixed with a touch of magic.
amazing stone quarry is not what you would expect. La
Pedrera was so-named because its façade resembles an open quarry. It was built
by Antoni Gaudí and is now the headquarters of
Catalunya La Pedrera Foundation.
During the day, when you visit this
beautiful site, you’ll learn more about Antoni Gaudí and will go through the entire museum, discovering amazing and
beautiful works of art that just can’t be seen anywhere else in the world. You
even get to see what life was like in the early 20th century.
But don’t miss out on the spectacular
night-time experience either, called “Gaudí’s
Pedrera: The Origins.” The museum’s beautiful architecture comes to life in a
way that is almost magical through a magnificent audiovisual show that you
won’t want to miss.
de la Ciutadella
The Park de la Ciutadella is one of the largest
and most beautiful parks to be found in Barcelona. As you move
around the park you can see so many amazing sites that a walk through and
around the park is essential to any stay in Barcelona. You’ll glimpse Old Town,
Vila Olimpia, Marcat del Born, and the two gates of Passes de Picasso and
you’ll want to check out the stunning Arc de Triomf. You’ll see the Museo de
Ciensies Naturals de Barcelona, the Hivernacle conservatories, and the gorgeous
Renting a villa in Spain is an increasing trend in the travel industry for the year 2014. The vacation rental experience involves kicking off your shoes and making yourself at home in someone else´s home in the Catalonia region of Spain. Private vacation rental properties are growing in popularity, and Catalunya Casas is the place to find the perfect property for your Northern Spain vacation.
Comfort and affordability
What makes a Catalonia vacation home rental from Catalunya Casas so attractive to travelers? For one, they remove the formality of an overwhelming and impersonal hotel or resort, and allow families and groups to really relax in a spacious and comfortable environment. Instead of allotting a major portion of travel expenses for pricey hotel restaurant dinners and having to depend on predetermined hotel dining hours, guests are in control of their own meals in fully equipped kitchens during and can use the unique food and spices for which Catalonia and Spain are famous.
Multiple bedrooms and bathrooms are also appealing advantages to renting a private home. If you feel like you need some space from your overbearing relatives, you can (literally) put a wall between you.
Not to be overlooked, private pools are one of the most alluring (and refreshing!) attributes of a private home rental. Swim and sunbathe in complete privacy without having to worry about operating hours. Families with young children can keep a close eye on the little ones as some villa pools are surrounded by protective fences.
Travel is not what it used to be: Long gone are the days spent waiting in line at overpriced tourist attractions. Instead, travelers want to explore and experience their surroundings like a local, and private villa rentals are ideal for such excursions It is like 7 wonders in the world. Maybe the family next door to your vacation villa has lived in the region their entire lives and know the perfect place for a glass of sangria. During a trip to local bakery, practice your Spanish with the cashier and profit from true conversational immersion.
If privacy, space, and cultural authenticity are what you picture when you think of an ideal holiday, you´re in the right place! Browse through our incredible villas that bring you directly to the heart of the real Catalonia.