Spain’s second largest city, Barcelona is the capital of the Catalonia area of Spain. The city is full of many hidden gems with the side streets awash with cafes, bars, restaurants and shops. With many great shopping hotels located within touching distance of these shops, Barcelona truly is a shopper’s haven.
The impact of artist Antonio Gaudi runs throughout Barcelona, from the stunning Sagrada Familia to the Casa Batlló along the Passeig de Gràcia. Another must see area of Barcelona is the stunning Montjuïc area. With stunning panoramic views of the city, the area is also home of the Montjuïc Castle and the magnificent Magical Fountains.
No trip to Barcelona would be complete without a walk down the famous Las Ramblas. Stretching over 1km and inspired by Gaudi, Las Ramblas is on every visitors to do list for Barcelona. With so many great luxury hotels along Las Ramblas, you’ll be spoilt for choice when it comes to booking your stay in this wonderful city.
Barcelona is also home to one of the world’s most famous football teams, FC Barcelona who play their home games at the impressive Camp Nou stadium which holds over 98,000 spectators making it the largest football stadium in Europe.