Why you should stay at a **hotel in Ripollet**
For many, a quiet riverside retreat is necessary after a long day of doing business in Barcelona. A hotel in Ripollet, set along the beautiful Ripoll river, offers some quiet in a beautiful countryside setting at an affordable rate.
Ask any local what the best thing about Ripollet is, and they'll tell you it's the dining scene. While there are only a few restaurants in town, there's an emphasis on fresh ingredients and traditional Spanish tapas.
What can I do in my free time in Ripollet?
Ripollet is best explored on foot. Meander the streets to take in traditional life in Catalonia and indulge in some excellent cuisine at one of the restaurants. Taverna Enovin serves up delicious small plates of Spanish tapas, including local cheeses and spicy chorizo sausage. If you’re craving pizza, Pizzeria la Pinata is well known for its creative dishes.
If you have the time, a trip to Barcelona is a must, especially for the architecture. Antoni Gaudi, the famous architect, certainly left his thumbprint on the city. Visit the Sagrada Família temple and Casa Batlló for a glimpse of what this amazing visionary accomplished in his lifetime.
Why should I plan a business trip to Ripollet?
If you're doing business in Barcelona, Ripollet is an excellent option for getting outside the hustle and bustle of the city. After all, we all need some time to decompress after a long day at work.
Ripollet is just 15 minutes from Barcelona and can be reached via the AP-7, C-58, and C-33 highways. The RENFE railway line also passes through the town. Keep in mind that the language spoken in this part of Spain is Catalan, so you may need to brush up on your language skills.
What are some highlights near my hotel in Ripollet?
Ripollet is located on the left bank of the Ripoll River, a small but scenic river that meanders through the town centre. Wander out of your Ripollet hotel for views of the quaint Spanish homes clustered around the river, as well as some beautiful stone bridges.
If you have a full day to spend in Barcelona, the beachfront is always a great place to relax, as well as the waterfront boardwalk. Stroll Las Ramblas, the pedestrian street, and spend some time exploring the labyrinth of Barcelona's Old Town.