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Car Hire Barcelona (BCN)

Barcelona is an ideal location for a European city break, although to fully appreciate this massive city and all it has to offer, you may want to consider a longer stay! As you’d expect from a modern, cosmopolitan city of this size, public transport is frequent and reliable, however if you want to take your time while exploring, or travel away from the city to visit the nearby  towns and villages along the Costa Dorada, then hiring a car is essential to best appreciate the wider region.

With so much to see and do, it’s difficult to know where to start your journey! Las Ramblas, a busy and colourful boulevard, is the perfect place to enjoy a drink, watch one of the many street performances and begin your journey. Starting from La Plaça de Catalunya, with its famous fountain, down to the Rambla de Mar by the sea, you’ll be fascinated by the sheer energy of one of the city’s most lively streets.

As one of the Mediterranean’s busiest ports, there are endless bars, beach side cafes and restaurants for you to take some time out, but it’s the sheer scale of the history of this diverse city that attracts so many people. The Romans, Arabs and Christians have all dominated Barcelona, and each one has left their indelible mark on the architecture, style and atmosphere of the city.

There are so many museums and galleries, you might want to select your highlights before you arrive. Many have a distinct link to the city’s artistic heritage, with the National Museum of Art of Catalonia and the Picasso Museum being particular highlights.

Each district has its own distinct feel. Sants-Montjuic is particularly popular with tourists, as this is where most of the major museums are located; as is Ciutat Vella, the old part of the city famous for its architecture. If you have experience of driving in major European cities, then you may well find Barcelona surprisingly easy to navigate. However to avoid any issues, make sure you plan you route before you travel or book a GPS along with your Barcelona airport car hire.

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