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Three Barcelona Free iPhone Apps That Will Prevent You From Getting Lost In The City


If traveling to Barcelona you might want to check out three free iPhone apps that will ease your visit to Barcelona.

Barcelona guide by Minube

barcelona travel guideIs handy iPhone app free of charge available in iTunes store. The beauty of this app and the reason i have chosen it is because it allows you to download the contents of travel guide Barcelona. By downloading the content you don’t need to use WiFi neither 3G network that is usually quite expensive if used abroad.  This iPhone travel guide to Barcelona is divided to several menus:

  • Places are divided to submenus: things to see, where to eat, where to sleep. The most important things to see section provides all the major sights in Barcelona with traveler’s reviews and useful tips
  • Gallery contents is filled with alluring photos, it is good in case you know how the sight looks like but you don’t know the name
  • Map, supported by GPS shows all the sights, accommodation and restaurants described in this Barcelona guide, in addition if you allow the app to follow your location you can check on the map how far or distant the sight is from your current location

Available in: English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese and Spanish

This Barcelona guide free iPhone app is more than enough for everybody who is on a quick visit and doesn’t want to carry a book around.



metro barcelona iphone appMetro Barcelona iPhone app will be very useful to those who plan to get around Barcelona by metro. Although in Spanish is easy to navigate – select the stations you want to travel and the app will show you options – the fastest combination and the least stops option. The best side of this MetroBarna app is that after you choose the point a and b, itinerario click will play the route on interactive map with connection stops and approximate time to get to the desired stop with sounds.

UrbanStep Barcelona

Is another app that provides all timetables of buses in Barcelona. In case you will not use metro or popular Bus Turistic but regular Barcelona bus lines, this is the app for you. This app is also in Spanish, but is easy to use. After choosing the bus station of departure and arrival the app does the rest of the work. Map of Barcelona and bus stops are included. UrbanStep Barcelona is also available for android users.

Metrobarna and Urbanstep Barcelona require WiFi or 3G connection.

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