Destination — Barcelona


Saudi Gazette

Where To Stay? Majestic Hotel & Spa Barcelona

Arguably the most ideal location in Barcelona, Majestic Hotel & Spa Barcelona is comfortably embedded in Paseo de Gracia. Part of The Leading Hotels of the World, the luxury hotel is located next to Gaudi’s major works and the world’s best fashion boutiques including Hermès, Dior, Bvlgari, Gucci and Louis Vuitton. For fashion lovers and many Saudi women this is a dream setting and one, which makes sense. If fashion lovers and shopaholics used filters to select an ideal location, the Majestic Hotel & Spa Barcelona would be the first to pop up. With almost a 100-year-old history to prove its worth, the hotel is also known as ‘the hotel of the arts’ with an exceptional display of more than 1000 notable works of art. With the award-winning culinary advisor Nandu Jubany on board, the hotel offers international cuisine along with a selection dedicated to traditional Catalan gastronomy. Furthermore, it is home to the award winning Majestic Spa, the only wellness center in Europe to be awarded with the Spa Excellence. So you can drop your bags and head for a post-shopping or jet lag massage to recharge. For those traveling to Barcelona this winter, try the 45 square meter Junior Suite starting from approximately SR 1,434 for two nights in January. Unwind at the swimming pool and the terrace with gorgeous views of the dynamic city. Majestic Hotel & Spa Barcelona has enough to keep you occupied and satisfied in the lap of luxury. Check out their latest room offers and personalized city tours.

Pack ‘A Mediterranean Escape’

One city is never enough to discover the best of a country and the best of a sea full of a multicultural legacy. The package provides the opportunity to experience the authenticity of the Mediterranean by staying in the most beautiful cities in Spain like Barcelona and Palma of Majorca, where outstanding historic and artistic heritage are; modernism buildings from Gaudí, the Picasso Museum, the amazing gothic cathedrals or the artworks from Joan Miró. More importantly, in order to fulfill your luxurious travel experience, you will be accommodated in our 5-star hotels in historical buildings from 19th century like Majestic Hotel & Spa in Barcelona and Sant Fracesc Hotel Singular in Palma of Majorca. Both hotels have a privilege location in the heart of the two cities. This package is only available upon request. Book now on their website.


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Things To Do In Barcelona

Casa Batllo is a building designed by the architect Antoni Gaudi and belongs to naturalistic stage, first decade of the twentieth century, during which his personal style was inspired by the organic forms of nature.The building was constructed between 1904 and 1906.

La Pedrera – Casa Mila Barcelona is a unique building, built between 1906 and 1912 by the architect Antoni Gaudí and became a World Heritage UNESCO site in 1984. The Casa Mila is the fourth and last of the work of Gaudí in the Paseo de Gracia, which in the past it was the most important avenue of the city, because it connected the old Barcelona and its broken down walls, with the village of Gracia. It is officially named after the family owners who also lived there but was nicknamed “La Pedrera”, which alludes ironically, to the appearance of an open quarry.

The Camp Nou has been the stadium of FC Barcelona since 1957, when the facility opened. With a capacity of 99,354 people, is currently the largest stadium in Europe.

Montjuic Park Barcelona was initially a strategic point for the defense of the city. It is a shallow hill, southwest of downtown with a commanding view over the harbor of the city below. It includes a Botanical Garden and the gardens of Joan Brossa, at the top of the mountain.

Basilica of La Sagrada Familia Barcelona is a Gaudi masterpiece and in 2011, it was reportedly the most visited monument in Spain, with 3.2 million visitors.

How To Get There?

Fly Turkish Airlines

With painless and fastest transfers from Saudi Arabia to Spain, Turkish Airlines is your best bet when it comes to transit routes. Prices start from SR 3000 and above for Economy class tickets. The website will guide you the best hotel, entertainment and food deals in Barcelona. Their new ‘Fly Good Feel Good’ guide helps you have the best flight possible and provides expert advice on topics of nutrition, exercise, sleep and hygiene. Whether it is traveling with children, dehydration or the fear of flying, Turkish Airlines has worked it all out for you.

Check it out on their website