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Major Attractions in Catalonia

By Genton Smith Subscribe to RSS | June 15th 2012 | Views:
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It is home to Barcelona which is the capital and very popular city across the world. The Mediterranean coast also adds to the fame of the region and hosts Costa Dorada and Costa Brava. The coasts have beautiful beaches and the climate here is mild thereby making them a major attraction in the region among tourists who come to enjoy everything that they have to offer.

Catalonia is also home to mountain ranges which are high, curious natural formation, inactive volcanoes and plain areas all of which make it have this unique landscape outlook to it. It is a Spanish region you will easily manage to enjoy regardless of the period that you are looking to spend here. The Mediterranean traditions stills stand out in this region and you will find them remarkable. It is the culture of the region that makes it distinguished from the rest of the regions in Spain.

Other aspects that make Catalonia stand out include the fact that it is a region with its own language even though Spanish is also well spoken here. International commerce also takes center stage in this region and you will find everything to be very amazing. The coastal area has great facilities and you will have the chance to take part in different water sports offered here. The fun activities coupled with modern attractions, monuments and natural beautiful grounds have really elevated the region as a tourist destination.

The major attractions of the region include Barcelona which has Antoni Gaudi works of architecture and a Gothic Quarter as the most outstanding features, Costa Brava with the numerous beaches, coves and steep cliffs and Girona which is majorly a historical city with the Jewish Quarter as the major highlight. There is also Figueres with the Samvador Dali museum containing great collections of the artist, Costa Dorada with beautiful landscapes and sandy wonderful beaches and Tarragona home to outstanding monuments, monasteries, an Amphitheater and Aquaeductus.

Also of great interest and a place worth visiting is the Lerida found on the mountainous area of Catalonia. The Seo cathedral is the most outstanding feature here and was built back in the 12th century through to the 15th century. These are some of the major attractions that you will find in Catalonia but the truth is there are lots to explore and enjoy in the region. It is a place full of adventure and luxury for any kind of visitor.

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