You’re about due a holiday and everyone you know says Barcelona it great. It’s recommended by the travel agents due to its abundance in culture, great weather and delicious food.
But wouldn’t it be great if you could see the place a little more close up before you decide if you want to visit? Or perhaps you’re already here and you want to get a glimpse of the different areas around you before you venture out on foot.
Whatever the case may be, luckily there are some great online webcams streaming live images where you can see in full view the splendor of this amazing city.
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Most people come for the weather. Barcelona’s climate is pleasant all year round and during the summer it is particularly hot and sunny. So what better place to get your fill of it than at the beach? Barcelona has 10 different beaches so you’re spoiled for choice, and 4 of them have webcams. Check them out here.
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It’s not only the weather that draws tourists to Barcelona – there are many other attractions in the city. One of the main ones is perhaps the Sagrada Familia, Barcelona’s huge incomplete cathedral. They’ve been building it for over 130 years! Now you can see the progress being made by clicking here.
Just behind the city, looming over it magnificently is the multi-peaked mountain Montserrat. It is well known for being the site of the Benedictine abbey Santa Maria de Montserrat, which some believe to be the location of the Holy grail. If you’re traveling around Barcelona on the city bypass it’s impossible not to see the strange formation of serrated rocks. But if you want to see it from home, try checking out the live webcam here.
The city streets
The various streets which make up the city of Barcelona are too an attraction in themselves. Along them, you’ll find the various architecture and thoroughfares leading through the different districts and neighbourhoods. It’s along these routes you’ll be traversing to get to and from the various sites. If you’re concerned about travel in the city and want a peek at what it’s like, check out the traffic webcams here.
And there you have it. If you want to get any closer than that, well, you’ll just have to come here and venture out for yourself!
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