Real Club de Tenis Barcelona 1899 is a popular tennis club in Barcelona. This space comprises of a large number of clay courts, a stadium court with a seating capacity of over 7000 and a show court. This club has hosted many prestigious tournaments including the Open Godó tournament and the Davis Cup. Apart from these sports events, this place also provides rental space for cultural activities and social parties.
This park was inaugurated in 1978 on the grounds of two old factories. It is a lovely, quiet place that stretches back into the forest, so you can take nature walks in the woods. There are also some attractions for children like swings, mazes, games, pony rides and a route taken by a miniature train that crosses tunnels, bridges and other technical marvels. It makes a lovely choice for a fun day out with the family. Opens daily at 10a.
Run like the wind with 360 Running Barcelona. Experience and learn more about this ancient Catalan city while getting in your daily dose of exercise during one of their carefully designed running sightseeing tours. Sprint to the top of Montjuïc Mountain where the 1992 Summer Olympic Games were held and take in the literally break taking views. Tours can last up to two hours with local guides who speak English, Catalan and Spanish. And don't worry, water and picture breaks are offered!
The Parc de Collserola is on Collserola Mountain on the fringes of Barcelona. It spans 8000 hectares (19,770 acres), including large areas of white pine and oaks with squirrels, rabbits, foxes and other wild creatures running around. It is one of the biggest urban parks in Europe. In addition to the different flora and fauna, there are Masies: traditional Catalan houses and archaeological remains, and lots of trails for hikers and cyclists. The best way to tour around the park is to join one of the themed tours organized by the management.
Thermalia Museu de Caldes de Montbui includes a thematic facility, Romanesque chapel, Can Delger structure and the Santa Susanna hospital. The museum's focus remains the thermal water culture and its evolution. Visitors can enjoy an invigorating experience through an interactive exhibit and discover various facets of thermal spas. Two floors of the museum are home to sculptor and painter Manolo Hugue's prominent works as well as Picasso's celebrated art works. The thematic center was established in the year 1994 and features ' Efervescència Balneària', a permanent exhibition depicting the commercial and social activity associated with the hot springs.
The Jardines del Palacio de Pedralbes beautifully complements the opulence of the majestic palace. Designed by Antoni Gaudí, the establishment is home to the Museu de les Arts Decoratives and Museu de Ceràmica. The world-class architect leaves his impression on the surrounding landscape, with the construction of the Hercules fountain, an ode to one of Greek mythology's greatest, as well as building of the walkway and planting of Mediterranean botany. The gardens have an evident influence of classical English and French style with water features, manicured plantations and flower beds. The verdant landscape is punctuated by ponds, elegant ornaments and exquisite sculptural work of nude women in bronze and stone.
La España Industrial Park is a large 11-acre space which was formerly occupied by a textile factory. The park consists of a large plaza, an artificial lake flanked by a stretch of mud, fountains, play areas, watchtowers and sculptures. Among the sculptures is a statue of Neptune that stands in between the lake and the prominent 'The Dragon Without Saint George', a cast iron art piece that also serves as a slide for the kids. In short the park is worth a visit when in Barcelona.