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Europe | Pre- or Post-Cruise Stay in Barcelona, Spain

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Europe, Spain, Barcelona

Trip Duration

2 nights / 3 days

Complement your inspiring European sea voyage with an exciting pre- or post cruise stay in the beautiful coastal city of Barcelona, Spain. With sun-soaked beaches, avant-garde architecture and bohemian vibe, discover this extraordinary Catalan city. Experience rich history, Mediterranean culture, private transfers and more to enhance your memorable getaway.

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Day 1: Barcelona |

Upon arrival in Barcelona, meet your private transfer bound for the W Barcelona, where you will stay for two nights in a Cool Corner Suite. Resembling Dubai's Burg Al Arab located on the famous Barcelonetta boardwalk, unwind in contemporary style, luxurious bath, chic amenities and breathtaking Mediterranean views from a cozy window chaise. A notable glam hotspot, enjoy beachfront access, an ocean view pool, Bliss Spa, Michelin star cuisine from tapas to sophisticated international fare plus a glamorous 26th floor rooftop bar for celebrating the night away.

Day 2: Barcelona |

Explore this iconic city and its unique architecture on the Walking Experience: Complete Gaudi Excursion. Offering an insightful look into the life and work of Antonio Gaudi, this guided walk explores Casa Batllo, La Pedrera and his early work at Casa Vicens. Then, enjoy priority entrance to Park Guell and La Sagrada Familia, including the museum and a tower climb.

Day 3: Barcelona |

Once you are settled, head out to the famous Barcelona beach and its numerous restaurants, bars and attractions including the largest aquarium in Europe, complete with sharks and rays, and a transparent underwater tunnel. View the city from the Montjuic cable cars or do some shopping near the port at Mare Magnum. After a day of exploration, relax into the vibrant world of W Lounge for appetizers and a signature cocktail. Then, dine in style overlooking the sea at Bravo24 with modern and traditional fare, enjoy the casual ambience and classic Spanish dishes at WAVE or innovative burgers at Salt Restaurant & Beach Club as the sun sets over the water.

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