Barcelona has a wide variety of public transport options, making it easy to get around. The metro system serves most attractions, with single journeys costing €2, or 10 journeys for €9.80 with the T10 ticket. Taxis are black with yellow doors making them easy to spot. If you’d like to take advantage of Barcelona’s good weather then hire a bicycle and explore the city’s green spaces and beaches. Or if you want to look like a local, rent a motorbike.
La Sagrada Familia, Gaudí, FC Barcelona, Las Ramblas, warm sun and cool beaches, avant-garde architecture, museums, and music, gastronomic pioneers
FC Barcelona, Festes de Gràcia, patatas bravas, paella by the beach, local design, cycling, defining their neighborhoods, vermut, politics, gin and tonic
Las Ramblas, fake paella, bad sangria, loud tourists, big crowds, small-time criminals
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