Outstanding Architecture and A Cosmopolitan Vibe
Barcelona holidays continue to top popularity polls year on year as one of the most sought after destinations in Europe. Situated on the north east coast in the Catalonia region of mainland Spain, Barcelona looks out in to the Mediterranean Sea and enjoys the beautiful Spanish summer sun and mild winters. Well known for the outstanding architecture and cosmopolitan vibe, Barcelona is a Spanish delight waiting to be explored.
Holidays in Barcelona offer everything you come to expect from a city destination and then some. Your days can be filled with shopping in small Spanish boutiques and big name designer stores in the predominately pedestrian only centre. The bustling and exciting Las Rambles is lined with shops, plush hotels and fabulous restaurants offering exquisite delights from traditional Spanish cuisine to a wide variety of international dishes. There is also a great public transport system throughout the city making getting around easy and the neighbouring resorts are close by for those wanting to experience everything the northern coast of Spain has to offer. Barcelona offers a vibrant and colourful nightlife which caters to all tastes from quiet drinks admiring the jaw dropping beauty of the city to parties where you can dance the night away.
Quick Tips for Barcelona
Currency is the Euro
Fantastic nightlife and culture to experience
Flight time approx 2hrs 15 mins
Shop till you drop along Las Ramblas
Antoni Gaudi and Camp Nou
A holiday to Barcelona is not complete with out a sight seeing tour through the most stunning architecture the city has to offer. One of the most famous Spanish attractions is the unfinished Gaudi designed La Sagrada Familia. Construction began in 1882 and it estimated to need another 20 years before completion. Barcelona is home to the wonderful works of Antoni Gaudi with his wonderful "Casa Mila" acting as an art gallery to modern art. There are over 55 museums in Barcelona and plenty of art galleries, one of the most famous being the Picasso Museum. Here lies the largest collection of Picasso's renowned work.
For the football fans Camp Nou is a must. Home to Barcelona FC the football stadium is the largest in Europe and is due to expand. Accommodation is plenty and usually to a high standard and you are never to far from a beach when you fancy a break from the exciting city life of Barcelona. It is true to say this city has so much more to offer than the standard city and is ideal for a long weekend away or a romantic break. Holidays to Barcelona are available to book online at Late Deals.
Top Places to Visit
Central tree lined boulevard that cuts through the heart of Barcelona and is approximately
1.2km in length. There are plenty of shops, kiosks, hostels and hotels along the boulevard so you will be spoilt for choice shopping as well as looking for somewhere to stay on your holiday. You simply cannot visit this amazing city without strolling down Las Ramblas.
Designed by Catalan architect Antoni Gaudi this magnificent structure is still in the process of being built but this has not stopped it being made a Unesco World Heritage site. This architectural delight is the iconic image of Barcelona and is expected to be completed between 2026 and 2028.
Nou Camp Stadium
This amazing stadium is home to FC Barcelona, one of the world’s most successful football clubs. The tour of this fantastic stadium is a must for any sports fan. Whether it is walking around the towering stands or being overwhelmed by the glittering trophy room this tour really is an impressive day out and will stay in your memory for a long time.