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If you are coming to travel to our city in 2014, this useful information about Barcelona is perfect for you!.We give you some tips and small details that you should keep in mind to know the customs of our city.
Schedules to eat in Barcelona are different to the rest of Europe. The midday meal is usually 1. 30 PM to 4 PM. Dinner from 8.30PM to 10 PM
About shopping hours, some shops (usually the smaller) coinciding with the closing lunch. It is usually a pause of 14 to 17h.
For nightlife, clubs are open to 11PM, although many begin to not be animated until 1am or 2am.
Useful information: shopping in Barcelona
- Tax free: residents from outside the European Union are entitled to have Value Added Tax (known as IVA, in Barcelona; 21%) refunded on purchases of more than €90.
- Sales: the winter sales generally begin in the second week of January and go on until the end of February, and the summer sales begin on 1 July and run until the end of August.
- How to pay: most people pay in cash or with a credit card, when you must show your passport or identity card.
Useful information: moving around Barcelona
Barcelona is a big city. Enjoy the city on foot is great but where you can get walk, the best thing is to move by underground. The Barcelona Metro is composed of several lines connecting the entire city and even small towns nearby. There is also a complete system of trains. We recommend using a ticket several trips if using public transport several times.
There are people who want to take a taxi, especially to go to the port or the airport. Barcelona’s taxis are subject to an urban rates applied annually. Rates and supplements are required for authorized licensees, drivers and service users. Go from the city center to the airport can get away for about 30 €.
Useful information: calls
If you have an emergency you can call 112, the international emergency number.
If you need to make an international call, remember to put the 00 in front followed by the country code you are calling.
- All information about tourism in Barcelona www.barcelonaturisme.com
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