From historical sites to beautiful beaches, Catalonia has a wealth of hidden gems within easy reach of Barcelona. Once you've seen the biggest sights in Barcelona, it's time to look further afield. Thankfully, the Catalonia region is full of things to see and do, many of … [Read more...]
Explore Barcelona's atmospheric Gothic Quarter, marvel at the architecture of Gaudi, take in the atmosphere of a big game at Camp Nou, or use the city as a base for exploring the wider region of Catalonia.
Following the controversial referendum and violent scenes in Barcelona last weekend, we consider if the city is safe to visit at the moment. I’m sure I wasn’t the only one stunned at the weekend when police battled voters who were attempting to cast ballots in the Catalonia … [Read more...]
British travellers continue to face a long wait at Barcelona Airport as security staff announce further strikes. Passengers have been forced to wait up to an hour to clear security at Barcelona El Prat airport as security staff continue to strike. The disruption is caused … [Read more...]
A world away from the tourist-focused Gothic Quarter and La Rambla, Gràcia charms all comers who venture out to meet it. The neighbourhood of Gràcia was an independent town until well into the 19th-century, and in many ways it has preserved that independent spirit to the … [Read more...]
Inspired by the English garden city movement, Park Güell was originally designed by Antoni Gaudí as a housing project but is now a popular park overlooking the city. The modernisme movement had an ambition that went well beyond aesthetics. It was the expression of a desire … [Read more...]