Barcelona City Breaks

Barcelona City Breaks

Barcelona has established itself as one of Europe’s leading city break destinations thanks to its mix of beaches, world-class gastronomy and artistic culture. 

The city seamlessly blends old and new from the quirky narrow passageways of the Gothic Quarter to the modernist architecture that defines the Eixample district. This is further reflected in the city's residents who preserve their strong Catalan roots whilst also priding themselves of having always been at the forefront European cultural innovation.

Whether you are looking for a weekend of art and culture, visiting galleries and taking in the architectural marvels such as the Sagrada Familia, or you simply wish to hop from bar to bar tasting some of Europe’s best produce, you can truly make what you want from a weekend in Barcelona.

Top attractions in Barcelona

From stunning architecture, beautiful beaches and world-class restaurants, Barcelona is a favourite destination for all travellers. We’ve gathered the best attractions to visit if it is your first time or your 10th, you will find something new in this city.

  • Sagrada Familia: Antoni Gaudi’s most famous work. This impressive Basilica has hidden details wherever you look, with its towers, carvings and colourful stained glass windows.
  • Park Güell: Another attraction designed by Gaudi. Stroll around this beautiful park with colourful mosaics and stunning views of the city.
  • Las Ramblas: One of the most picturesque streets in Barcelona, filled with shops, cafés and street performers.
  • Beaches: Barcelona’s city beaches are perfect to relax, swim and sunbathing. Although Barceloneta is the most famous, San Sebastian or Bogatell are close by and great options. Enjoy a drink at one of the beachfront bars or “chiringuitos”.