Barcelona Holidays

Barcelona
Cheap Holidays to Barcelona:

Travel Guide to your Holiday in Barcelona:

The diverse city of Barcelona is rich in history & culture as well as things to do. On a cheap short break holiday in Barcelona take a walk into one of the many Barcelona parks or people watch at the one of the many public areas in and around the city. Local markets for those holiday bargains are abundant and high end shops grace the famous Barcelona streets.

A holiday or cheap City Break in Barcelona is a mix of old and new, with historic streets and classic art galleries rubbing shoulders with a vibrant Barcelona nightlife and cutting edge architecture.

Beaches on Holiday in Barcelona:

If it's a day of much needed relaxation you need after a couple of days City Break in Barcelona, take a trip to the Barcelona beach which is just a short walk from the city centre. The sandy beach is perfect for lazy days or do a little kite surfing or windsurfing if you feel a little more energetic. There are plenty of cheap bars, cafes and restaurants nearby to the Barcelona beach if you need a break from the sun.

Out and about on Holiday to Barcelona:

Barcelona is Spain's most cosmopolitan city and is famous for an incredibly varied and vibrant cultural life, some of the finest shopping in Europe and the fantastic Barcelona nightlife. A must for any short break in Barcelona.

When you think of a holiday in Barcelona, most people will automatically think of Antonio Gaudi and his amazing work. His magical designs can be found all over Barcelona and include immense monuments, apartment blocks, sculptures and his unforgettable unfinished cathedral, the Sagrada Familia which is one of the world's most extraordinary buildings. To fully appreciate Gaudi's work it is advisable to take a Gaudi guided tour of whilst on your short break in Barcelona.

On a holiday or just a short break to Barcelona there are so many museums and galleries to visit so whether you are interested in the works of Picasso, Catalan culture or maritime history there is something for you here. It is also possible to take a guided tour of the Camp Nou the home of Barcelona Football Club whilst on a quick break in Barcelona which even for non football lovers, can be very interesting.

Guided tours are available whilst on holiday to Barcelona, which are ideal for some especially if you have limited time or on a short break, but others may prefer to see Barcelona at their own pace, strolling through the streets and squares and stopping for a little refreshment at one of the many cheap bars and cafes. The most famous street to vist whist on a holiday or break in Barcelona is Las Ramblas which is great for people watching and full of street entertainers but please be aware of pick pockets.
Why not take one of two different open top bus tours whilst on your break in Barcelona. They are a great way to see the sights of Barcelona particularly on a day trip or a short break holiday in Barcelona.

Eating out on Holiday in Barcelona:

Barcelona is full of restaurants, cheap bars, cafes and snack bars. On a City Break in Barcelona you can dine in luxury restaurants or spoil yourself and enjoy a meal in one of the Michelin star restaurants in the city centre. There is something for all budgets in Barcelona. A popular Barcelona dish is Pa Amb Tomaquet, a large slice of fresh country bread rubbed with tomato and olive oil and topped with cheese, ham and anchovies.

Barcelona Holiday Facts:

Flight Time to your holiday to Barcelona. From London 2 hrs 5 mins, From Manchester 2 hrs 15 mins.

Currency - Euro

Best Time to Holiday in Barcelona: All year around

Barcelona is a popular city break holiday and one that can be enjoyed at anytime of the year.

Probably the best time to enjoy a short break holiday to Barcelona is to go out of the peak summer months where temperatures are scorching and busy, June and September provide the ideal temperatures and slightly less crowds.


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