Situated less than 200 km from Barcelona, the new airport in Lerida provides another way to travel to the region's capital city. With flights from major European cities, including Paris and Milan, there are now 4 airports within the region,making it easier than ever to visit Barcelona!
They might have a strange name but Barcelona's 'chiringuitos' are an ever-popular feature on the city's beach scene. Whether you're after a sunny spot to relax or somewhere a-buzz with nightlife, read our rundown of top sites by the sea.
Travelling to Spain and want to learn a little more about the language? Our article provides interesting information about the origin, development and geographical distribution of this beautiful, Romance language. But, most importantly, we’ve put together a list of essential phrases you can try out during your trip!
If you’re tired of lugging your suitcases all over the city on your last day, you’ll be pleased to know that there are several luggage lockers where you can stash your bags. These include handy spots such as El Prat airport, Sants train station and the Gothic Quarter.
In Catalonia and throughout Spain, the festival of El Día de los Reyes on 6 January is a massive event. It celebrates the arrival of the three kings in Bethlehem with their gifts for the infant Christ, and is the traditional Spanish day for exchanging gifts. A huge parade takes place throughout Barcelona, with fireworks and street parties, as children clamour to receive their presents.
Stuck for somewhere to eat in Eixample Esquerra? Well there’s no need with its wide selection of Eixample restaurants and eateries on offer. Whether you are looking for some Spanish delicacies such as Tapas and Paella or something from further afield, say India, Mexico or Thailand then we have chosen a great selection for you.
Barcelona’s Eixample Esquerra is a shopper’s paradise and is filled with edible treats and goodies, fancy art work, unique clothing, exciting home ware, interior design and so much more. Why not discover it for yourself? We almost guarantee you won’t leave empty handed. Don’t forget the credit card!
Join us as we set off on the final day of our 3-day tour around Barcelona. We start off with your pick of either Camp Nou or Poble Espanyol, before heading up the hill to discover the museums and gardens of Montjuïc. All finished off with the unforgettable spectacle of the Magic Fountain. Enjoy your last day!
Thought about embarking on a cruise from Barcelona? This increasingly popular activity amongst holiday makers offers the unique opportunity to take in the sites of the city before sailing off onto many other incredible destinations.
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.