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Spain - a tour around the top tapas bars uncovers the best of Barcelona’s gastronomic scene, which tantalises the taste buds while you mingle with the locals... read more »
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Destination: Barcelona
Trip type: Cultural, Short Break
World-class architects and the cream of interior stylists have brought Barcelona's hotels sashaying into the 21st century... read more »
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5
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Destination: Barcelona
Trip type: Family, Short Break
Combine the theme park thrills of PortAventura with the cosmopolitan attractions of Barcelona, and you've got the ingredients for a perfect family holiday... read more »
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Destination: Barcelona
Some of Spain’s top chefs are behind the new wave of gourmet bars in the Catalan capital of Barcelona, where top-quality tapas cost just a few euros a plate... read more »
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5
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Destination: Barcelona
Trip type: Short Break
When flights are so cheap, why spend a fortune on a hotel? In Barcelona, with its Gaudi architecture, vibrant nightlife and street performers on the Ramblas, you can stay in style for €65 a night... read more »
#6/20
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4.166665
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Barcelona has something for everyone - families, food-lovers, culture buffs, beach babes, romantic couples, or anyone who just wants a short break somewhere exciting, vibrant and very European... read more »
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4
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As well as its famous cultural sights, Barcelona has lots to offer anyone with an interest in good food and wine. Try this gastro-themed ramble through some of the city's back streets for starters...... read more »
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From experimental art and architecture and sandy urban beaches to an enticing late-night dining scene, you can feel the energy coursing through the streets of Barcelona... read more »
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Destination: Barcelona, Sitges
Trip type: Cultural, Short Break
As well as being the birthplace of Spanish bubbly, Catalonia is also the place to discover some amazing modernista masterpieces... read more »
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4
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When you're spending hours in hotel rooms and conferences, how do you make the most of Barcelona? Follow my tips on where to stay, eat, shop and stroll if you're time-poor in the vibrant Catalan city... read more »
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4
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A pilgrimage by train from Barcelona to the mosque at Cordoba reaps a golden surprise. Then on to Cadiz, where the gold-domed cathedral looks down over a very different city... read more »
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4
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Destination: Barcelona
Trip type: Cultural, Short Break
Ever since Barcelona hosted the 1992 Olympics, there’s been a buzz to this lively Mediterranean port that just keeps on growing... read more »
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4
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A road trip from Biarritz to Barcelona offers something for all tastes: culture, tapas, wine, architecture, nightlife, sand and sea. Here's how we did it...... read more »
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4
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Modernist architect Antoni Gaudí left his mark firmly on Barcelona. Escape the crowds on Las Ramblas to follow his trail, from the undulating paths of the Parc Guell to the 'melting' Sagrada Familia... read more »
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Look beyond the normal Barcelona must-dos and you’ll discover lunar landscapes, Europe’s largest thermal spa and artist enclaves with eccentric offerings... read more »
#16/20
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3.875
(8 comments)
Destination: Barcelona
You know you're alive when you visit the Catalan capital – whether funky boutique shopping, avant garde architecture or wonderful cuisine is your scene, Barca has it all, and some!... read more »
#17/20
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3
(6 comments)
Destination: Barcelona
Trip type: Cultural, Short Break
Richard Baker visited the Catalan city and seaport, and saw the best and the worst it has to offer - including a near mugging! ... read more »
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Destination: Barcelona
Trip type: Shopping, Short Break
Barcelona is much more than tapas and sangria. From vintage to up-and-coming local designers, this stylish city is a shopping paradise on any budget... read more »
#19/20
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3
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Destination: Barcelona, Mataro
Trip type: Cultural, Short Break
Fancy a bargain break in Barcelona? Combine city life and sandy beaches with a camping holiday on the Costa Maresme, close to Spain's Catalan capital... read more »
#20/20
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4.8
(9 comments)
Fierce rivals on the pitch, but which city comes out on top for that city break? Barcelona’s popularity suggests this match is a foregone conclusion, but can the Madrilenos pull off a famous win?... read more »
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