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By Roger Williams

Your vacation begins right here! From flower-filled Pyrannean valleys to the shores of Barcelona, discover all of it with this crucial advisor. detailed cutaway maps and 3D versions exhibit the glories of Gaudi and the Gothic sector. tips about the place to discover tasty tapas and the simplest bars will ascertain your journey is one lengthy fiesta!

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City and coast were bombed by German aircraft, and shelled by Italian warships. When Barcelona fell three years later, thousands escaped to camps in France and thousands, including Companys, were executed in Franco’s reprisals. Catalonia lost all it had gained, and its language was outlawed once more. The noche negra, the dark night that followed Franco’s victory, left Barcelona short of resources and largely neglected by Madrid. The 1960s, however, brought new economic opportunities, and between 1960 and 1975 two million Spaniards came to work in the city.

Its language was banned, its universities closed and Lleida’s Gothic cathedral became a barracks. Felipe tore down the Ribera district of Barcelona and, in what is now Ciutadella Park (see p62), built a citadel to keep an eye on the population. With the lifting of trade restrictions with the Americas, Catalonia began to recover economically. Progress, however, was interrupted by the 1793 – 95 war with France and then by the 180 8 –14 Peninsular War (known in Spain as the War of Independence) when Napoleon put his brother Joseph on the Spanish throne.

When Barcelona fell three years later, thousands escaped to camps in France and thousands, including Companys, were executed in Franco’s reprisals. Catalonia lost all it had gained, and its language was outlawed once more. The noche negra, the dark night that followed Franco’s victory, left Barcelona short of resources and largely neglected by Madrid. The 1960s, however, brought new economic opportunities, and between 1960 and 1975 two million Spaniards came to work in the city. The arrival of the first tourists to the coast during that time, to the Costa Brava and Costa Daurada, changed the face of Spain for ever.

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