Barcelona is one of the world's most visited cities, and it's easy to understand why. It's a sunny city, with jaw dropping architecture, some of the best nightlife anywhere, and a host of cultural sights, museums, a beach and a funfair
Barcelona's daytime attractions are numerous, but probably the best is the fantastic SegradaFamilia. The cathedral is a work in progress, but don't let that put you off - being able to see the construction of such a spectacular building is a privilege that you shouldn't miss.
There's the glittering lizard sculptures and Tolkien-esque landscapes of Parc Guell,. The view from the cable car, which travels above Barcelona's glitzy marina. Placa Real, the perfect place to finish your night out. The narrow streets of Barceloneta, holding innumerable tapas bars and seafood restaurants. If you are looking for value apartments for your holiday you will find them at Holiday Velvet apartments. And of course, the Ramblas, the bustling main thoroughfare. If you want to come back to Barcelona, drink from the fountain at the bottom of the street, the Font de Canaletes - doing so is said to guarantee your return.
Barcelona is second largest city in Spain with a population of about 4.5 million and the commercial centre of the Costa Brava holiday region. A visual city with elegance and sophistication. A contrast of medieval and modern with five Barcelona buildings designated as World Heritage Sites. Museums, art galleries and architecturally significant streets and squares make up the many Barcelona attractions to be explored.
Barceloneta and the Port is the area along waterfront that includes the Olympic Port and Port Vell. An area that was fully developed for the Barcelona Olympics and now a very popular place to walk and for entertainment.
The Gothic Area is Old city between Via Laietana and La Rambla and a well maintained medieval area. Born & Sant Pere is an upmarket area to the east of the Gothic Area and close to the waterfront defined on the eastern side by Parc de la Ciutadela and on the west by Via Laietana. Gracia is north of The Eixample and includes Les Corts. Montjuïc is to the west of the Raval and an area of gardens and space rising above Barcelona.
Book your Barcelona hotel before arrival as Barcelona is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Europe.