By Roger Williams
"В путеводителе:- Более 500 фотографий, иллюстраций и карт;- Схемы и планы всех главных достопримечательностей;- Объемные планы самых интересных районов Барселоны;- Где поесть, где остановиться и как ориентироваться в незнакомом месте. This consultant has specialist options and special sensible info to counterpoint any stopover at to Barcelona and Catalonia. Introducing Barcelona and Catalonia places the world in geographical, old and cultural context. Barcelona and Catalonia is a six-chapter advisor to special attractions: Barcelona at a look highlights the citys best points of interest; previous city, Eixample and Montjuic discover Barcelonas significant districts in additional element; extra Afield perspectives attractions outdoors town centre; and Catalonia delves into the areas 4 provinces. visitors wishes covers resorts, eating places and leisure. The Survival consultant offers very important useful info. Over 500 images, illustrations and maps.Detailed cutaways of the entire significant sights.3-D aerial perspectives of Barcelonas finest districts.Where to consume, the place to stick, and the way to get round. "
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Bulls (from bullit – boiled) consist of various meats stuffed into pigs’ intestines. Among the cured sausages are the fine-textured llonganisseta, and the long, dry fuet. Pernil is air-cured ham from a leg of pork. Salsitxa is thin, raw sausage. Coarser, scarlet xoriço (chorizo) is spiced with paprika and can be sliced and eaten with bread, or cooked in stews. 28 I N T R O D U C I N G B A R C E L O N A A N D C A T A L O N I A Cava Country C CATALONIA’S most appreciated exports. This relatively inexpensive sparkling wine is made in the same way as French champagne, undergoing a second fermentation in the bottle in which it Cordoníu’s worldis sold.
As a result, it was heavily The great siege of Barcelona in 1714 during the War of the Spanish Succession T IMELINE 1492 Columbus discovers Americas. Barcelona barred from trade with the New World. Jews expelled AD 1450 1479 Fernando II of CataloniaAragon marries Isabel of Castile, uniting all the houses of Spain 1494 Supreme Council of Aragon brings Catalonia under Castilian control AD 1500 1490 Tirant lo Blanc, epic tale of chivalry by Martorell (see p39), published in Catalan The Spanish Inquisition, active from 1478 1619 Spanish capital established in Madrid AD 1550 1571 Vast fleet sets sail from Barcelona to defeat the Ottomans at sea at Lepanto 1659 Treaty of the Pyrenees at end of Thirty Years War draws new border with France; Roussillon ceded to France AD 1600 1640 Revolt of the harvesters (segadors) against Spanish exploitation of Catalan resources during Thirty Years War with France AD 1650 T H E H I S T O R Y O F C A T A L O N I A 41 (see pp104 –5) were sacked and pillaged.
1898) by Ramon Casas T HE 19 TH C ENTURY B ARCELONA’S ART school opened above La Llotja (see p60) in 1849 and new patrons of the arts appeared with wealth generated by the industrial revolution. Industry had, however, already begun to train its own artists. In 1783 a school was founded in Olot (see p97) to train designers for local textile firms. An Olot School of artists developed; its main figures were Josep Berga i Boix (1837–1914) and Joaquim Vayreda i Vila (1843–94), who also founded the Art Cristià (Christian Art) workshops which today still produce church statuary.
Barcelona amp; Catalonia - Eyewitness Travel Guide. by Roger Williams