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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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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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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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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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Rating:
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 »
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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 »
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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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Rating:
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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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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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
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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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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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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 »
#17/33
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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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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 »
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