Destination Guides - Barcelona city breaks



Barcelona is a very popular city break destination. If you are running short of both annual leave and money, and you fancy a change of scene, a Barcelona city break may fit the bill. Flights take a little over two hours and many low cost airlines operate from regional airports. Check to see of there are flights from your own local airport. Barcelona is one of Europe's hot spots in terms of vibrancy and there is an enormous amount to see. It will in fact be difficult to visit even the city's most iconic attractions if you are only there for a weekend.

Barcelona lies in Catalonia and as well as being a fantastic city, has a coastline on the Mediterannean. It is a city of contrasts. Its medieval centre with fine examples of Gothic and Romanesque architecture is only minutes away from ultra modern structures. The Gaudi church to the Holy Family is the most visited attraction in the city. To understand and appreciate the work of Gaudi around the city, including the Parc Gueldi, a guided tour is recommended. Tourist bus passes are an economical way of travelling from place to place. With churches and museums, parks and gardens, shops and markets, and a host of children's attraction, a cheap Barcelona city break has wide appeal. Standards of accommodation and service are good and restaurants provide for all tastes and pockets. Local wines offer good value. Nightlife can be as lively, as relaxed or as romantic as you wish as there are venues to suit all age groups and every mood.

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