Â Â Amidst the bustling city of Barcelona lies a hive of activity and an abundance of things to see and do for all ages.Â Alongside the renowned architecture of Gaudi and the â€œmust seeâ€ museums and monuments, there are plenty of other hidden gems within this vibrant metropolis.
If youâ€™re in the mood to be pampered, or are in need of some relaxation therapy, head to the Plaza Francesc Macia.Â Here where you will find the luxurious â€œRituels dâ€™Orient, an award winning Spa and Hammam inspired by Eastern traditions.Â There are numerous wellbeing and beauty treatments, as well as the full Hammam Ritual experience.
For all you chocoholics, revel in the experience of Barcelonaâ€™s Chocolate Museum, â€œMuseu de la Xocolataâ€.Â There are plenty of educational activities within the museum.Â Some of these include, a guided tour through the museum, a lesson in painting with chocolate, or simply a taste of chocolate delights from around the world.
Alternatively take in the wonders of the modern â€œAquarium Barcelonaâ€, the largest in Europe.Â Unlike any other aquarium, here you will find an impressive underwater tunnel reaching 80 meters long.Â This is home to over 5000 organisms including 16 different types of shark.Â The aquarium offers various diving opportunities within the shark tanks, providing you have the correct diving experience!
If youâ€™re still full of energy, take a stroll down the famous La Rambla, until you hear the musical sounds of the famous Spanish Flamenco.Â At the â€œTablao Flamenco CordobÃ©sâ€, there is an unparalleled show of flamenco dancing, to be enjoyed whilst sampling the tastes of traditional Spanish cuisine.
Lastly on your list of after dinner activities, be sure to make a visit to â€œEl Bosc de les Fadesâ€, a bar that will take you into the land of fairytales.Â Itâ€™s extreme dÃ©cor combined with the abundance of trees, vines and mirrors will all add to the magical experience of this wonderland style venue.