tourism in Barcelona

Pep Ventura (eng)

Grandpa Pep Josep Maria Ventura y Casas, popularly known by the name of Pep Ventura, besides working as a musician and composer he was also aconductor. He came to compose more than 400 pieces in total. As aperformer, he played various instruments including the tenor, which he studied and transformed in the standard it is today, and to this must be her nickname Pep of the Tenor. Thanks to its versatility and predisposition, Ventura made great innovations in the composition of sardanas and reformed the structure of the stanza and that’s

Hostafrancs

A nostalgic hostel Carrer Creu Coberta 22, the address of the old cinema Arenas and

Universitat

A building with lots of history The historic building of the University of Barcelona was

Maragall

The modernist poet The poet and writer Joan Maragall was born in Barcelona in 1860.

Catalunya

Our land Catalunya is the name of the nation established towards the end of tenth

Vallcarca

An enclosed valley Vallcarca is the contraction of the toponym Vall Càrcara, which means “enclosed

Poblenou

The arrival of the new village In the old days this neighbourhood was a swampy

Diagonal

The Modernist avenue The big avenue that gives name to this station is called in

Valldaura

From the Vall daura to Santes Creus The first known documentation that exists concerning this

Selva de Mar

A village of Catalonia This station takes one to a street that, like many others

Drassanes

The Navy Shipyards Las Drassanes are shipyards of civil Gothic style, they were built between

Rocafort

The fiercest Almogavar The street that gives name to this station is dedicated to Bernard

Fontana

The Gràcia fountain The name of the Fontana has its origins in an old property

Alfons X

The Wise Alfonso X The Wise, son of Fernando the Third and Beatriz of Suabia,