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Montjuïc Castle – see the city from a different perspective

Up on the hill of Montjuïc, sits an 18th-century castle overlooking Barcelona. Take in the views of the city and then stroll around this historic fortress which now hosts some of the city’s main calendar events.

Palau de la Música Catalana – a palace indeed

Palau de la Musica is a palace for music, an architectural “garden” filled with flowers, trees and nature. Discover its rich history, cultural importance, the reasons behind such a building and find out why visiting this unique and magnificent building is a must do when in Barcelona.

Barcelona’s best 100-year-old shops

Barcelona is a unique shopping destination. If you're heading here to hit the shops, it's a good idea to venture off the high street and discover some of the city's fascinating and ancient boutiques. Here's our guide to some of Barcelona's oldest independent shops and their wares.

Bohemian Barcelona – counter-culture in the Catalan capital

The bohemian side of Barcelona continues to be an attraction for visitors to the city. This spirit influenced great artists, including Pablo Picasso, and there are still numerous cafes and restaurants in the city that retain this atmosphere. Our guide will reveal some of the best.

The Fundació Joan Miró – art, architecture and stunning scenery

Perfect for art enthusiasts and amateurs alike, the Fundació Joan Miró is an extraordinary art gallery containing the most extensive collection of work by the world-famous artist. This is all set in a carefully designed building, in the scenic hills of Montjuïc, overlooking Barcelona.

Five summer foods to eat and prepare in Barcelona

When the weather is hot, it can be difficult to think of what to eat. So here are a few recipes to keep you going when on holiday in Barcelona. The fresh and flavoursome ingredients that you can find here mean that the dishes can be simple, yet delicious.
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Sala Montjuïc 2013 – open-air cinema in Barcelona

Sala Montjuic provides the perfect retreat for a tranquil and relaxing summer evening in Barcelona. This open air cinema at the top of Montjuïc hill displays a selection of world-class films as well as an array of other entertainment, drawing people up from the city lights below.

Relax with a visit to The Chi Spa

Nothing will let you feel like you're on holiday more than a massage, manicure or any other relaxing treatment from Barcelona's Chi Spa!
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Santa María del Mar – the cathedral of the sea

The history of Santa Maria del Mar, also known as the Cathedral by the sea, and what it has represented for the city over the years.

Reminders of the Civil War in Barcelona: San Felip Neri Square

A small but fascinating corner of Barcelona, San Felipe Neri square holds the key to many great tales and secrets of the Spanish Civil War. Full of history and cultural significance that resonates even today, this plaza is well worth a visit if you find yourself in the Catalonian capital.