Barcelona - A Popular City Break Resort
Barcelona is one of the most popular resorts in Spain, offering something for everyone. Whether you want a sun drenched holiday in Spain or a stylish city break, Barcelona is brimming with things to see and do. The city is rich in culture and history along with a vibrant nightlife and ample shopping opportunities. The city is located in the east of Spain and benefits from being a year round Spain holiday resort.
The modern city has a medieval heart, with gothic churches, museums and monuments around the city. There is a vast array of accommodation options to choose from when booking a Barcelona break. From budget hotels to luxury villas, you are guaranteed to find something to suit your budget.
The city is known as one of the world’s best destinations for city breaks, with hundred of shops and nightspots to enjoy. The city has a broad appeal with both young and old travellers; families will appreciate the many child friendly attractions whereas younger groups will enjoy the vibrant nightlife.
Barcelona is a fantastic place to spend a holiday in Spain, with so many things to see and do, the only problems will be making sure you fit it all into one break! There are fantastic deals to Barcelona available right now, so why not book you holiday to Spain today?
Barcelona - so Much to See and Do!
Barcelona is packed full of exciting things to occupy your day. With a zoo, an aquarium, art galleries and a wide range of museums there is something for the whole family to enjoy. If you prefer a more active experience, why not head to the Mount Tibidabo amusement park or try some of the fantastic water sports available. With everything from scuba diving to windsurfing, there is something for everyone.
Many people opt to take advantage of the many excursion opportunities that a holiday in Barcelona offers. During your break why not spend your day wine tasting, visiting nearby towns or even booking a tour of this fantastic city. Barcelona city is definitely a must see, many of the main attractions are based around a compact area so it is possible to see it all in one go. Barcelona’s cathedral is a definite must-see, with a variety of architectural styles it is a work of art both inside and out. The Gaudi church is another must-see especially at night as it appears to glow in the dark. The Magic Fountain is another great tourist spot; the cascades of water are illuminated at night and culminate in a spectacular light and sound show. If you have a head for heights, take a cable car ride and take in the stunning views across the historic city.
Barcelona – Vibrant Nightlife and Varied Cuisine
With so many restaurants, bars and cafes around the city, Barcelona really does offer something for everyone. During a holiday to Barcelona, expect to find a wide range of international cuisines including Italian, Chinese, British, Thai and Mexican. There are also some fantastic local restaurants which serve traditional dishes and local delicacies, it is recommended to try the fresh seafood which is served in most eateries.
The Barcelona nightlife is ideal for anyone wanting a lively, vibrant holiday to Spain. Many bars offer live music, themed nights and karaoke along with reasonably priced beverages. There is a wide range of nightclubs that stay open until the early hours and usually attract many well known DJ’s and performers.
Shopping is a popular activity during any holiday to Spain; however Barcelona is one of the best resorts to come to for designer labels and local markets. With reliable and frequent public transport within the city, you can easily explore the nearby resorts including Port Olimpic which is located on Barcelona’s sea-front.
Barcelona - Weather and Climate
Barcelona benefits from fantastic weather, ideal for those looking for a sun drenched holiday in Spain. The summers are hot and dry with hardly any rainfall, with water temperatures that are perfect for swimming and water sports. The summer months offer an average of 9 hours sunshine per day. The Barcelona winters are quite cool and offer just 5 hours of sunshine per day, there is a coastal breeze across the city during the winter and a slight chance of rainfall.