|Fitness club, monthly fee for 1 adult||$67.80|
|Gasoline (1 liter)||$2.00|
|Apartment (3 bedrooms) in city centre||$726.78|
Terrassa is a city in the Catalonia region in Spain. The city is famous for its architecture and religious landmarks. The city is well connected with the rest of the world by air traffic and the nearest airport is Barcelona El Prat Airport. The city center is approximately 30 km away from the airport, thus hiring a cab is an intelligent option. Several online ticket booking sites offer cheap flights to Tarrassa and provide good discount if you book hotels too. Accommodation at Terrassa is as good as you can expect in any other city in Spain. There are several hotels in Terrassa for both family and backpackers.
After reaching the city via cheap flights to Tarrassa, you should not waste any time as there are several places to see. You can hire a car for the day to visit different places and start your journey by going to the churches of Sant Pere. There are total three churches, Santa Maria, Sant Pere and Sant Miquel (two churches and one mausoleum). The construction work took a long time to finish and flaunts Romanesque style architecture. If you don’t have enough time to cover all of them, visit Santa Maria because it houses some spectacular artwork and the murals are a testament of the architect’s talent.
Another architectural wonder of the city is The Masia Freixa of Terrassa. This building features a sea of parabolic arches and simply mesmerizes you with its beauty. It was originally constructed as a spinning mill, but now the building is used for offices of Municipal Ombudsman and Office of Tourism of the City.
There is a unique museum in Terrassa city and it’s called Textile Museum and Documentation Center. The museum displays more than 15,000 items in its permanent collection, everything related to textile such as garments, fabrics, machinery, accessories and tools.
Finally, you can visit Vallparadís Park. It’s one of the largest parks in entire Catalonia. Inside the park, you will get to see Vallparadís’ old castle-Carthusian monastery, the medieval bridge, the Gothic building of Mas de la Castlania and many other archeological sites.