Short Break (21 community guides)

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#1/21
Rating:
5
(3 comments)
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 »
#2/21
Rating:
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 »
#3/21
Rating:
4.666665
(3 comments)
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 »
#4/21
Rating:
5
(1 comment)
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 »
#5/21
Rating:
5
(1 comment)
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 »
#6/21
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5
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As simple pleasures go, eating heaps of the freshest oysters and mussels takes some beating. Add a few glasses of chilled cava and a view of the Med for a perfect day on Spain’s east-coast Ebro Delta... read more »
#7/21
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4.166665
(6 comments)
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 »
#8/21
Rating:
4
(1 comment)
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 »
#9/21
Rating:
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 »
#10/21
Rating:
4
(1 comment)
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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Rating:
4
(1 comment)
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 »
#13/21
Rating:
4
(2 comments)
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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Rating:
4
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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 »
#15/21
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 »
#16/21
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Rating:
3
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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 »
#17/21
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 »
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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 »
#19/21
Rating:
0
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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 »
#20/21
Rating:
4.5
(2 comments)
Destination: Figueras
Figueres, Salvador Dali's sleepy birthplace, is just two hours north of Barcelona and a wander around the town's mind-bending Dali gallery is like attaching a pair of jump leads to the imagination... read more »
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