Situated on the Mediterranean, Barcelona is a fun and culturally rich city. Whether you fancy a city break or the opportunity to relax on a beautiful beach, Barcelona has something for you. Art-lovers will especially enjoy wandering the streets filled with distinctive architecture that dates back thousands of years.
Stroll around Europe’s most extensive Gothic old city centre, which offers an amazing collection of old and new. It's easy to see why great artists such as Picasso and Joan Miro drew inspiration from this breathtaking city. You can find some of these amazing artists' works at Barcelona's wide collection of museums. And of course, any sports fan will adore a visit to the Camp Nou stadium, which boasts a capacity of 100,000 and is home to many football greats, past and present.
All of the sightseeing can be tiring, but rest assured that Barcelona will refuel you with its fantastic selection of food and drink. Mirroring its architecture, the city offers an excellent balance of traditional Catalan cuisine and modern gastronomy. For a super easy way to get a great taste of the city, why not take a tapas tour?
Considered one of Europe’s leading fashion capitals, the Passeig de Gracia offers a wide variety of luxury and bespoke designers as well as a number of high street brands. Fashionistas should head over to the Portal de l’Angel, one of the most popular shopping spots. Make sure to take a break in the afternoon and sit in one of the city’s beautiful squares with a large glass of sangria and soak up Barcelona’s vibrant yet laid-back atmosphere.
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