What do you see in Poble Espanyol?
As mentioned above, in Poble Espanyol are presented all of the architectural styles that exist in Spain. You can visit a nice Romanesque cloister from Catalonia, namely, Monasterio de Sant Miquel with many wonderful frescos and with a beautiful chapel. The steps of the building can be considered to be the reproduction of those situated in Santiago de Compostela, which is the most famous site for pilgrimage in Spain. But if you look at the bell tower you can observe the Islamic influence.
Furthermore, you can also admire the town hall with its rounded arches which is a Renaissance masterpiece from Aragon. Valderrobres Town Hall is the model of a palace in Valencia. Plaza Mayor is another attraction in the village, it is a typical Spanish main square. There is also an Andalusian area where you can take a pleasant walk on narrow streets and admire the buildings with white walls that protect you from the hot summer sun.
Besides these architectural attractions, you can participate in fantastic workshops, which are dedicated mainly for families (for additional information – Kids and Families in Poble Espanyol and Kids and Families in Montjuic), or take a tour in the museum about Picasso’s ceramics. Another option is to visit the Sculpture garden and enjoy the spectacular view of Barcelona. In order to maximize your experience, you can use an audio guide (for additional information – Attractions and Tours near Poble Espanyol and Attractions and Tours near Montjuic).
Moreover, the place is full of shops, restaurants and cafes and in the evening there are amusing Flamenco shows and concerts (for additional information – Shopping in Barcelona, Restaurants in Poble Espanyol, Bars and Restaurants in Barcelona, Visit Poble Espanyol at night and Flamenco Shows in Poble Espanyol).