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#1/23
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5
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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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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: Cadaques
It’s one of the Costa Brava’s chicest resorts but thanks to its artistic connections, Cadaques also has a unique bohemian charm that's easy to fall in love with... read more »
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4
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Destination: Tarragona
Tarragona isn't the most famous tourist destination in Spain, but discovering its charms makes for an ideal weekend getaway. Join me for two days in Tarragona... 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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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 »
#7/23
Rating:
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 »
#8/23
Rating:
4
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Destination: Sitges
It's described as Spain's St Tropez, but Sitges – half an hour from Barcelona – is richer culturally. With its museums, churches, modern art and Catalan cuisine, it's ideal for a quality short break... read more »
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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, 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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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 »
#12/23
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4
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Destination: Tossa de Mar
Kylie Minogue is becoming a regular fixture in Tossa de Mar, bringing a touch of glamour back to the Costa Brava resort that has always attracted an arty crowd... 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 »
#14/23
Rating:
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 »
#15/23
Rating:
3
(1 comment)
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 »
#16/23
Rating:
3
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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 »
#17/23
Rating:
3
(1 comment)
Destination: Barcelona
Trip type: Cultural, Nightlife
Looking for Barcelona's best architecture, food and nightlife? Then head away from the ramblers on the Ramblas... read more »
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Far from the madding crowds of the Costas, the gem-like walled city of Gerona is a haven of history, culture and top cuisine - with Dali on the doorstep, too... read more »
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Destination: Girona, Figueras, Montserrat
Trip type: Cultural, Short Break
Tired of over-priced paella and Thierry Henry T-shirts? Then avoid the tourist traps of Barcelona and explore the lesser-known towns of Catalunya instead, like Figueres and Girona... read more »
#20/23
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Destination: Girona
Often overlooked in the Barcelona rush, Girona, the medieval second city of Catalonia, is a bustling cultural centre with a lively and creative attitude... read more »
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