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What to see in Barcelona? Walking route from HCC Montblanc

By | 26 April, 2024 | 0 comments

Welcome to Barcelona, a city that will leave you in awe! From the energy of its streets, through its spectacular modernist buildings, to the tranquility of its beaches, Barcelona is a destination that captivates at every turn.

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And what better way to enjoy its charm than by exploring it on foot? From our strategically located Hotel HCC Montblanc, at Via Laietana 61, we invite you to embark on a tourist route that will lead you to discover this cosmopolitan city.

Let yourself be carried away by the magic of Barcelona as you walk through its streets filled with history and culture. Today, we’ll show you 5 places you can visit from our hotel. From the imposing Barcelona Cathedral to the picturesque streets of the Gothic Quarter, every step you take will bring you closer to the essence of Barcelona. Get ready to start discovering surprises, flavors, and emotions as you delve into the heart of Barcelona. The adventure awaits!

1. Barcelona Cathedral

Start your day by exploring the Barcelona Cathedral, located just a few minutes’ walk from Hotel HCC Montblanc. Known as the Cathedral of the Holy Cross and Saint Eulalia, this impressive Gothic building is an iconic monument dating back to the 14th century.

Admire its imposing facade, ornate towers, and interior full of history and sacred art. The Barcelona Cathedral houses some fascinating curiosities. Do you want to know them? Did you know that inside you can find the crypt where Santa Eulalia, the patron saint of the city, was buried? You can also admire the spectacular 14th-century carved choir, as well as the famous 13 geese displayed in the cloister symbolizing, according to tradition, the years Santa Eulalia was martyred. Don’t miss the opportunity to climb to the terraces for breathtaking panoramic views of the city.


2. Gothic Quarter

Continue your stroll by immersing yourself in the astonishing Gothic Quarter, a labyrinth of narrow cobblestone streets, charming squares, and historic buildings. Let yourself be enchanted by the medieval charm of this neighborhood as you explore places like Plaza Sant Jaume, where the City Hall and the Government of Catalonia are located, and Plaza del Rei, which houses the Royal Palace Mayor and the Chapel of Santa Agatha.

3. Las Ramblas

After discovering the history of the Gothic Quarter, head to Las Ramblas, the emblematic avenue that is the heart of Barcelona. Here, you’ll find a lively mix of shops, restaurants, street artists, and flower stalls, creating a unique atmosphere that you’ll love. Stroll down Las Ramblas until you reach the famous Mercat de la Boqueria, where you can taste a wide variety of fresh local products, and continue to the statue of Christopher Columbus located at the end of the street.

4. El Raval

Continue your route by exploring the Raval neighborhood, located next to Las Ramblas. Known for its bohemian and multicultural atmosphere, Raval is home to a varied cultural offer, including museums, art galleries, and theaters. Walk through its streets filled with graffiti and discover places like the MACBA (Barcelona Museum of Contemporary Art) and the CCCB (Center for Contemporary Culture of Barcelona).

5. La Barceloneta, Barcelona’s beach

To end your day of sightseeing from HCC Montblanc, head to the port of Barcelona and enjoy a pleasant stroll by the sea. Admire the yachts and boats filling the harbor as you make your way to Barceloneta Beach. Relax on the golden sand, take a walk along the promenade, or enjoy a delicious meal at one of the many restaurants surrounding the beach.


As you can see, the route we’ve outlined has all the ingredients for a special day. This walking route from Hotel HCC Montblanc will lead you to discover the best that Barcelona has to offer. Get ready to uncover its history, culture, and natural beauty as you venture to explore it at your own pace. Barcelona awaits you!

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Barcelona, May 13th 2020

Our highest priority is the health of our customers and employees for this in HCC Hotels is still working hard to provide new and enhanced sanitization and cleaning protocols for a safe stay in our HOTELS.

  • Provision of disinfectant gel in public areas of the hotel.
  • Training adapted for our staff depending on the work department.
  • Equipment for staff with the necessary protection systems.
  • Intensification of cleaning and disinfection in rooms and in public areas.
  • Reduction in capacity and respect for the minimum safety distances established throughout the hotel.
  • Adaptation and constant updating of protocols with new security measures against COVID19 at all times.

As always, we will continue offering personalized service, as we have known over more than 25 years of experience.

We hope to see you soon! We are one step closer to achieving it!

Barcelona, March 24th 2020

It is time to take care of each other!

Following the instructions of the Central Government, we communicate that all HCC Hotels will remain closed until the state of alarm ends. The safety of our employees and customers is and has always been our highest priority.

However, we continue to work from home, so we are available by phone (+34) 934817350 or e-mail hcc@hcchotels.es for any questions you have about your reservations.

At HCC Hotels, we want to send everyone all our support: we will overcome this situation together!

Thank you very much to all.