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Barcelona City Breaks

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Barcelona holidays

The captivating Catalonian capital

Iconic architecture, captivating culture, a blend of beach and city – it’s easy to fall in love with Catalonia's capital on a Barcelona City Break. With over 55 museums, art galleries and famous Gaudí buildings, there's something for everyone. Spend your days meandering down the streets of Las Ramblas or exploring the haunts found in the Gothic Quarter. It’s not just beautiful to look at though, Barcelona is a city break with a twist. While its urban landscapes help you get your fill of great shopping and top restaurants, you’ll also get a dose of sand and sea at Barceloneta beach. Immerse yourself in the spirit of the city as you make your way past entertainers and street musicians, or linger over a drink as the sun sets. Whatever you’re looking for in your next city break, you’re guaranteed to find it in Barcelona.

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Need to know

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Time zone
GMT + 2
Flight Time
2hrs 10 min

* Average time from London Gatwick to Barcelona

Your Barcelona City questions, answered

Head to the Gothic Quarter for chic cocktail lounges and cheap and cheerful bars. Or check out Born and Raval for more late night offerings.
Barcelona is a culinary delight. There's lots to try but you can't leave without sampling the eponymous tapa patatas bravas, seafood paella and crema catalana.
Barcelona has two official languages, Spanish and Catalan. Learn a few words in Catalan to delight the locals: hola - hello; adéu - goodbye; sisplau - please.

Best things to do in Barcelona City

Head to the beach

Spend some time on the sand at Barceloneta city beach. Or take the train either way along the coast for your pick of lovely strands.

Immerse yourself in art

Head to La Barceloneta and El Born for some surrealist artwork, or enjoy the Picasso Museum’s vast collection.

Climb up Montjuïc

Make your way to the top of Montjuïc Mountain and you’ll be rewarded with spectacular views and iconic buildings from 1992 Olympic Games.