Things to do in Barcelona, Spain
No holiday in Barcelona would be complete without a tour around the city to take in its many sights, a daytime stroll down Las Ramblas an attractive pedestrianized area will give you a chance to experience street art, see the Gran Teatre del Liceu opera house, have a drink in one of the many street cafes or explore the medieval gothic quarter. Whilst here you can also visit the Boqueria market and buy some fantastic fresh local meats, fish, fruit and vegetables with which to cook on your self-catering holiday in Barcelona. You can also find some of the best tapas bars in Spain located in the market, serving traditional Catalan dishes all cooked fresh to order in front of you. Architecture, Gaudi and Barcelona are words that are often associated with each other, if you stay in a Barcelona holiday rental you will appreciate why, Casa Mila, Park Guell and the most well-known Sagrada Famila are all exceptional works of art that you cannot fail to appreciate. If you are looking for the best night out go to night clubs in Barcelona
Barcelona holiday apartments have 4km of sandy beaches close at hand, giving you a perfect opportunity to relax and recharge your batteries from all the excitement of the city. You will have a choice of water sports on offer as well as beach bars offering drinks and snacks.
Shopping and window shopping are popular and almost unavoidable on a holiday in Barcelona, with its many boutique stores. All the major fashion labels have their own stores here, as well as up and coming designers wanting to showcase their work in this avant-garde city, make sure you keep an eye on what you are spending.
Weather in Barcelona, Spain
Barcelona benefits from a pleasant climate, summers average around 25°c, warm enough to spend a day on the beach and take a swim in the Mediterranean. If you are planning a more cultural holiday in Barcelona, walking around the city, appreciating the history and architecture then the cooler spring and autumn months offer more agreeable temperatures of around 15-20°c.
Flights to Barcelona, Spain
Barcelona Airport is within easy reach of a holiday apartment in Barcelona, whether in the city itself or in the surrounding suburbs. Being a popular destination there are many airlines flying here from all over the UK, so a cheap flight to Barcelona that suits your needs is easy to find. From here you will have a wide choice of transfer options to get to your holiday apartment in Barcelona.