Tag Archives: Barcelona

10 of the Best Cities to Explore by Bike

Norway trampe

Whether you’re a health fanatic or just a curious traveler on the hunt for an adventure, biking is an ideal way to explore a city. There’s nothing quite like taking in the sights and sounds of a new destination as you whip past monuments, street vendors and public parks. Due to the increased popularity of […]

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April 9, 2012 by | 4 Comments

Top 5 Gaudi Sights in Barcelona

Rooftop of Gaudi's La Pedrera - Casa Mila

Here are the top 5 don’t miss Gaudi sights in Barcelona – before you set off though, save time by prebooking your tickets as the queues are often horrendously long for these popular sights.

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March 23, 2012 by | 1 Comment

The Best Less Popular Cities in Europe to Visit

Valencia

When people plan trips, they tend to opt for the big, well-known cities … the Parises, Madrids, and Venices of the world. But, while these places are packed with history, intrigue and beauty, there are other less popular cities offering beautiful and unique experiences, often a stone’s throw away. For your next trip, keep the […]

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February 22, 2012 by | 5 Comments

Top 10 Wine Destinations Around the World

Yarra Valley tour

Wine is a beautiful thing. It’s a perfect complement to a meal, and pleasant way to unwind after a day of sightseeing. Imagine lingering over a glass while looking at the sun dip below rolling hills of vineyards. Now imagine doing it every day for a week or longer. Wine regions like Bordeaux and Burgundy […]

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February 15, 2012 by | 10 Comments

Riding overnight trains in Europe

Europe train schedule

There’s not too much glamour in travel these days. Crowded waiting rooms, endless queues, lost luggage, missed flights – it’s no wonder you hear the word ‘cattle’ on your fellow travellers’ lips. There’s one way to glimpse something of travel’s former glory, and that’s by taking an overnight European train journey in a self-contained sleeper. […]

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February 2, 2012 by | Comments Off on Riding overnight trains in Europe

Top 12 Festivals around the World

Masked participants at the Carnevale celebrations in Venice

Need some help with your travel itinerary? Why not take inspiration from the world’s rich smorgasbord of festivals, and plan your next vacation around the dates and locations of some of the planet’s most exciting events. To get you started, here’s our top 12 far-flung festivities, one for every month of the year…

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November 3, 2011 by | 1 Comment

Viator’s European Shore Excursions: A Big Hit!

NaplesShoreX-Positano

Back in February I wrote about Viator’s new focus on shore excursions for cruise passengers, pointing out the numerous good reasons to look further than your cruise line’s own offerings. Since then we’ve added a range of new excursions around popular European ports that are already proving to be big hits.

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July 28, 2011 by | Comments Off on Viator’s European Shore Excursions: A Big Hit!

Barcelona: What to See?

Barceloneta Beach

If Barcelona does have a flaw, then it is possibly that there are too many sights. This can present a challenge for the first-time visitor. Where to start? For the culture vulture, there’s Picasso’s art or the medieval buildings in the Barri Gotic. Like sport? Try the Camp Nou. And you can’t miss Antonio Gaudi, […]

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July 5, 2011 by | Comments Off on Barcelona: What to See?

Viator Local Experts: Meet Anthony Jacobson in Barcelona

Viator is proud to introduce some of our new local experts. This network of licensed tour guides covers most every destination you can imagine, so check ’em out the next time you’re looking for a private tour – or simply looking to explore a destination from a local’s perspective. In this ninth installment we meet […]

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December 21, 2010 by | Comments Off on Viator Local Experts: Meet Anthony Jacobson in Barcelona

[Contest] Win Tickets for a Salvador Dali Tour

***Editor’s Note: The contest is now closed. Stay tuned for when we announce the winner!*** Step inside a world of fantasy and discovery as you explore the works and life of Salvador Dalí, the prominent Spanish surrealist painter. Viator is giving away 1 pair of tickets for our Salvador Dali Museum, Figueres and Cadaques Small […]

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August 18, 2010 by | 52 Comments