|Water bottle (0.33 liter)||$1.72|
|Loaf of white bread||$1.39|
|1 Pair of Nike shoes||$104.12|
|Apartment (1 bedroom) outside of centre||$690.43|
|Tennis court rent (1 hour on weekend)||$19.93|
|Combo meal at McDonalds||$9.49|
|Water bottle (1.5 liter)||$0.70|
|Gasoline (1 liter)||$1.98|
Horta-Guinardó is the 3rd largest district of Barcelona. The specialty of Horta-Guinardó lies in it unique topography. The area is filled with mountains, valleys and hills, but you will also find all the modern amenities of a city. There are lush green areas that will soothe your eyes and soul. If you are searching for peace and want to get connected with your inner self, there is no better place to visit than Horta-Guinardó. As it’s a district of Barcelona, when you search for cheap flights to Horta-Guinardó, websites will show you Barcelona El Prat Airport as your landing destination, because there is no separate airport for the district. Airport is approximately 19 km from the district and you should take a cab to reach your hotel. There are many hotels in Horta-Guinardó and online room booking along with plane ticket reservations can help you save some precious Euros.
The first thing to see in Horta-Guinardó is Mistos (Matches), Claes Oldenburg. It’s a series of massive matches, designed by Swedish artist Claes Oldenburg. The landmark was created for the Olympic and now, these 22 meters-tall matches have become the most iconic structure of the city. There is a unique museum in the nearby area named Museu de Carruatges. Unlike other museums, you will find wagons, carts and coaches in Museu de Carruatges. There are total 46 exhibits and approximately 600 accessories used by coachmen and carters. Museu Palmero is a great destination for art lovers. There are total 125 paintings created by famous artist Maestro Palmero, depicting the characters of famous novel Don Quixote.
The ideal destination for an afternoon walk in Horta-Guinardó is Parc del Laberint. It was designed by Domenico Bagutti in 1792. It’s the oldest garden in entire Barcelona and its all about natural and architectural beauty. Both aged and young couples visit this garden to witness the matchless example of artistic gardening.
The final destination of your city tour should be Velòdrom d’Horta. It was developed in 1984 as the venue for the Track Cycling World Championships. This famous cycle racing track has a seating arrangement of 3,800 spectators. Inside the Velòdrom, you can also see a five-a-side football pitch, a seven-a-side pitch gym and a basketball pavilion. Several people had come here by cheap flights to Horta-Guinardó during the 1992 Olympics since it was the site for the track cycling event.