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Captivating holidays in Barcelona

Choose from city breaks in Barcelona to longer holidays exploring the Catalonian countryside, either way, you will not be disappointed. Combine days on the beach with a world-class culture, stunning architecture and unbelievable cuisine.

Barcelona’s heart and soul lies in its fantastic food – enjoy tapas, cured meats, fine cheese and locally-grown wine. Discover inspired architecture in the many criss-crossed streets, iconic attractions like the Sagrada Familia and Parc Guell, or simply visit the beach at La Barceloneta. Famous for its nightlife, Barcelona’s distinct areas offer wholly different atmospheres, so find out which is your favourite. There is much to discover away from the city – combine flights to Barcelona with car hire and see the resorts along the Costa Brava and Costa Dorada.

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Spend shopping breaks strolling along Barcelona’s shopping line, a 5km route that links Port Vell to Passeig de Gracia, Placa Catalunya and La Rambla. Head to El Corte Inglés department store – the city’s answer to Selfridges – or browse the exclusive designer stores that include Versace, Burberry and Cartier, to name but a few. Wander from shop to shop along the fully pedestrianised streets, browsing the latest Spanish trends in clothing and shoes, lots of shoes. Or absorb the bustling atmosphere of Barcelona’s markets as you search for bargains.

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Whether you want a cultural break, beach relaxation or vibrant nightlife – Barcelona will tick every box. Take a stroll along bustling La Rambla and gaze in wonder at Gaudi’s architectural masterpiece, La Sagrada Famílía. Feast on tantalising tapas then mingle with the locals at a buzzing live music venue. Travel by hire car or train to Madrid and soak up the sights as you explore Spain’s vibrant capital. Admire treasured artworks in the Prado Museum and sample the city’s nocturnal energy.

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