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Catalunya, Spain
April 2010

Transportation Connections

Barcelona Airport to Barcelona Centrale:

         Barcelona Aeroporto Renfe Train to Barcelona Sants Stop http://www.renfe.es/horarios/english/index.html   

 

Alamo Rental Car:

         5 Door Economy Car - 96.36 for 3 days (we rented from the train station to save the airport fees).   

 

Barcelona

         Metro tickets - T10 ticket booklet - 10 trips for discounted price

 

Las Rambles, Barcelona to Barcelona Airport:

         Metro to Barcelona Centrale Stop

         Renfe Train to Barcelona Airport   

Accommodations

Pals

          Hostal Barris, C/Enginyer Algarra, 51 - 17256 PALS - Tel. +34 972 63 67 02

o    58 double including breakfast ( 50 without breakfast)

o    Convenient, Clean, a few blocks walk to town  

o    Grocery Store nearby  

 

Cadaques

          Hotel Nou Estrelles, c/Sant Vincens s/n - 17488 Cadaques - Tel. +34 972 259 100

o    72 double

o    Convenient, Clean, at entrance to town, walking distance to beach 

o    Grocery Store nearby 

 

Girona

          Hotel Ultonia, Avda. Jaume I, 22 - 17001 GERONA - Tel +34 972 20 38 50 

o    65 double

o    Great location  

o    Very clean spacious room, small bathroom with tub/shower  

o    Free Wi-Fi  

 

Barcelona

          Hostal Mare Nostrum, San Pau, 2 - 08001 BARCELONA  - Tel. +34 933 18 53 40  

o    65 double

o    Cramped room with shoilet  

o    Free Wi-Fi  

o    ***NOT RECOMMENDED*** 

Internet

Girona

          Hotel Ultonia, Avda. Jaume I, 22 - 17001 GERONA - Tel +34 972 20 38 50 

o    Free Wi-Fi  

 

Barcelona

          Hostal Mare Nostrum, San Pau, 2 - 08001 BARCELONA  - Tel. +34 933 18 53 40  

o    Free Wi-Fi  

Dining

Calonge

      L'Emporda all inclusive lunch menu 10 including wine & water - very little English spoken

 

Pals

        Restaurant El Pedro - good food, good service, one of very few restaurants in old town   

      La Vila  nice little place for breakfast at the bottom of the hill entering old town

 

L'Estartit

      Les Salines Passeig Molinet, 5 - 17258 l'Estartit - good food, nice view at the edge of town

 

Cadaques

      La Lluna - cozy little restaurant 1 block from water - friendly staff, fish was swimming in butter

      Snack bar S'entina - nice place for breakfast on the water - popular with the locals

 

Fluvia

      L'Era - sprawling restaurant on the side of the road - serving lots of paella to the locals

 

Girona

      Le Cafe Bistrot - popular restaurant at the top of the steps in the middle of town.  Not as good as we had hoped.

      Vienna - cute little breakfast place, croissants came with coffee.  Adorable little baguette sandwiches.

 

Barcelona

     Cerveceria Vendimia - Tapas place on Carrer Merce - Blue Collar clientele - mostly fried Tapas & Pizza

      El Setial - near Carrer Merce - good vegetables, greasy fish

View

Pals

      Cafe de la Pruna  sunny little patio for wine/coffee in old town

 

L'Escala

      La Punxa La Plaja 17130 l'Escala - nice view, outdoor seating - Sangria had undissolved sugar in it

 

Cadaques

      Meliton - great people watching site on the waterfront, servers drinks & tapas

 

Girona

       Cafe Irlandes Irish Pub - typical Irish pub, very small & quaint

       La Toscana - small restaurant tucked away in a corner - Sangria had undissolved sugar in it

       Frankfurter Konig - part of the Konig chain of restaurants - near hotel, indoor seating for diners only

 

Barcelona

      Irish Rambler Pub - next door to Mare Nostrum Hostal - does not server coffee

Activities

Shopping - Pottery & mosaic animals

 

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