Backpacking Spain

By Guest Post: The Backpacker Co

Backpacking is a cool idea if it’s a much needed break from the mundane routine that you are seeking. Whether solo or with family or friends, backpacking to Spain will make you want more of it. And when in Spain, experience the divine beauty of the beaches, monuments , music and delectable cuisine.

Hola! If you are looking for something exotic, Barcelona it is. Spain is the land of the beautiful- Javier Bardem, Penelope Cruz, Enrique Iglesias are just some of the gems produced by Spain.

For the food lover, man lover or lady killer; Barcelona is the place to be. Work on your fitness, get some color by chilling on the beach and strike a conversation with a few locals. Remember, the locals know all the secret spots of the city. Enjoy some sassy food at a local eatery and be on the look out for street performers.

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You don’t need to have a full pocket when in Barcelona. Here are a few things you can do in this city at absolutely no cost!

1) Architecture

Binge watch the city’s amazing buildings. Old or new, they all are works of art and will make heads turn. There is something very charming about this city thanks to it’s architecture. Book a walking tour or a Hop On- Hop Off to make sure you don’t miss anything! You won’t miss anyone even if you are travelling alone.

2) Street Art

Street art is an important ingredient of Barcelona’s culture. Art is an important way of expression and Barceloneons are not afraid to express their opinions on the city walls.

3) Beach

Lie down on a towel in your bikini and soak up the sun. Except for buying a burrito to go, hanging out at the beach with locals is easy on your pocket.

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4) Picasso

When in Barcelona: Picasso! Spend your Sunday evenings trying to unravel the thought behind Picasso’s masterpieces at the Picasso Museum. Solo backpacking trip to the museum is a must to relieve all the aching bones.

5) Gothic Quarter

Next to the famous La Rambla, is the Gothic quarter. There are some extremely silent nooks and corners in the square so always know your way out. There are also some beautiful buildings which still bear the scars from the Spanish Civil War.

6) Movies and Gigs

Considering the perfect weather that Barcelona offers, there are a lot of outdoor screenings of movies of various genres. Look out for screenings as well as street performers who play music that will make you tap your feet. All you have to do is keep an eye out and grab a seat.

7) Parks and recreation

Visit a park and just laze around. Breathe in the fresh air and just let go of all the stress.

Barcelona and its inhabitants will help you forget all your worries! You will be grooving to the flemnco tune stuck in your head from your trip, long after you are back. Trust me.  Backpacking Spain   is an awesome idea for just anyone especially if you are budget backpacking.

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