Monday, December 14, 2009

Barcelona from the Festival Village Apartments in Salou

Barcelona is just about 111 kilometres from the Festival Village Apartments in Salou, an energetic, vibrant and cosmopolitan city that lives looking out over the sea, where culture, art and design dazzles visitors and form part of the daily life of the city’s inhabitants. Visit some of the amazing sites of Barcelona during your stay.

Visit Nou Camp Stadium which is home to the worlds famous Barcelona Football Club. You can go into the stadium and view the pitch from the top of the 105.000 seater stadium, which is the second largest in the world. If you are a huge football fan then visit the 3 store shop and pick up an authentic Barcelona souvenir. You can also visit the famous trophy room and football memorabilia museum. If that is not enough sport for you, you can visit the Olympic Stadium. Spain held the Olympics here in 1992 and claimed 13 gold medals.

Heading into the centre of the city is where you will find some of the best architecture in the whole of Europe. The Sagrada Familia or church of the holy family, an inspired work by the architect Antonio Gaudi, is one of the many amazing sights to experience.

Walk down Las Ramblas, and marvel at the street entertainers and human statues or sit back and relax in one of the many street side cafes. At the top of Las Ramblas you will find Plaza Cataluña surrounded by shops for all those who love to shop till the drop. One of the most famous stores is the Corte Ingles, Spain’s answer to Harrods. It is has nine floors which is a shopper’s paradise. Also around Plaza Cataluña you will find Barcelona’s very own Hard Rock Café and Famous Iron Fountain. Legend has it that once you drink from the fountain you will never leave the city and once you’ve been there you probably won’t want to.

Heading down to the harbour is where you will find the Maremagnum shopping centre, the Barcelona Aquarium and the Barcelona Zoo. Going up the highest point in Barcelona to Montjuic is where you can experience the beautiful panoramic views across the city. At night time don’t forget to visit the Palace of Barcelona and experience the famous magical luminous fountain displays.

Barcelona has something to offer everyone, and is well worth a visit with easy transport links from right outside the Festival Village Apartments the ideal family base for a fantastic all inclusive holiday in Salou. Combining the freedom of large one and two bedrooms apartments with all the facilities of an all inclusive hotel, the Festival Village in Salou offers the best of both worlds.

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Thursday, November 19, 2009

Festival Village on Facebook

The Festival Village is one of the first Salou apartments to now be on Facebook. Join the Festival Village on this fantastic social networking page to find out new and exciting things which are coming to these spacious all inclusive apartments in summer 2010.

Share your experience and photos if you have been to the Festival Village or ask questions and find out all the information you need to know about this all inclusive family property in Cap Salou prior to your holiday.

The Festival Village would love, to receive your participation and feedback on Facebook to ensure we are offering you a value for money family holiday. The Festival Village are the first Salou apartments to offer all inclusive holidays.

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Thursday, November 12, 2009

Cap Salou

Just outside the main area of Salou a short 5-10 minutes drive west you will find the cove which is known as Cap Salou, which is home to the Festival Village.

The area of Cap Salou has 3 little coves which do have life guard facilities and are situated in a very picturesque area with a back drop of mountains full with pine trees making this the ideal location to relax and enjoy your all inclusive holiday.

Cap Salou is a quieter area away from the hustle and bustle of the centre of Salou, but still within easy reach with a great public transport to all facilities and attractions within the Costa Dorada. Just 10 Minutes to the centre of Salou, 15 minutes to Port aventura and 5 minutes from La Pineda home to the fantastic water park Aquopolis.

The Festival Village and Cap Salou offer you the perfect destination for a fun friendly family atmosphere whilst on your all inclusive holiday.

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