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Necessary touristic apps for your Smartphone
You get lost in Barcelona’s amazingly huge city? You don’t know how to go where & what to do in the evening? You simply need a direction and help? And you want it all easily accessible on your Smartphone?Don’t worry – help is coming! :)
There are plenty of mobile apps related to Barcelona, whether you need it for your iPhone or Android Smartphone. Everybody will find his or fitting App. To relieve you of your choice, we selected the most helpful Apps available for you.
Top1: The “Official Barcelona Guide”
This is a broad Barcelona guide containing all information you need on culture, shopping, hotels, beaches and gastronomy. It contains 350 pictures and over 1,000 references. You can search for important areas, like El Born, Eixample and Gràcia, but you can also search for restaurants and museum in general under the section “themes”. There is a general welcome section, where basic useful information is revealed. A map summarizes even the metro map as well as the Bus Turístic network. The user can create a favorite list, so that after some time everything is presented at a glance. A highlight is the possibility to book guided tours, tickets, flights or accommodations. The already is installed between 10,000-50,000 times and has an average rating of 4.2 of 5 stars. It’s available at Google play as well as in the iPhone app store.
Top 2: TMB Virtual
For sure if you come into a major city for the first time, the public transport might confuse you a lot. I have to admit, this holds true for me as well :-P . After some time I got used to it and I am pretty sure you will do so, too. Nonetheless, to simplify the start, this app is a must have. You can see where the next metro, bus, train and tram station is, you can plan your route and you can look up when the next desired bus is coming. It is available for English, Catalan and Spanish people, so it is basically very easy to use. The app has an average rating of 3.4 from 5 stars, due to the fact that some people have technical problems with this app. However, the inventors are doing regular updates on these problems.
Top 3: Barcelona Restaurants
True – You already can view restaurants in your official Barcelona guide app. Still, this app is recommendable if you are looking for the right restaurant just for you. You can select from categories like: French, Chinese, American, British… and many more. You can just select the type of food you would like to eat today . The restaurants are shown on the map and you can see the distance depending on whether you are in a car, by feet or on a bicycle. The complete address is available and the map shows you the way to your destination.
Packed with these apps, you cannot get lost in this wonderful city! Enjoy it ;-)