Picnic basket by langalex

Barcelona’s five best picnic spots

Barcelona is blessed with good weather all year round, so it's the perfect place to pack up a hamper and have a picnic outdoors. We show you five of our favourite spots around the city to enjoy a packed lunch with friends.
Port Aventura

Port Aventura Theme Park

The story of a Sunday in Port Aventura, Barcelona’s theme park, spent with friends on the hunt for some real thrills and spills. A different way to spend the day in company whilst in the Catalan capital...
Image of church in Sitges

Sitges – the St Tropez of Spain

When visiting Catalonia, Sitges is well worth a visit. Steeped in history, this glamourous town has so much to offer, from beautiful beaches to zombie film festivals! Sitges is so easy to get to - just 40 minutes by train from Barcelona's city centre - and offers a good all-round option for a day trip from Barcelona.

Transport from Reus Airport to Barcelona

Are you coming to Barcelona but flying into Reus? Here is your guide to transport from Reus airport to Barcelona city centre, and other destinations on the Costa Dorada such as Tarragona and Salou. We will give you information on how to get to these destinations by bus, taxi or train.
Tarragona Aquaduct by gerardagudo

Tarragona – Roman history in a corner of Catalonia

Just one hour on the train from Barcelona, Tarragona sits invitingly on the Costa Dorada, and makes for a convenient day trip from the Catalan capital. An ideal destination for history buffs and sunseekers alike, the city is worth taking the time to visit if you find you're at a loose end in Barcelona.
Montserrat by Howard

Montserrat – the mystical mountain at the heart of Catalonia

Within easy reach of Barcelona, Montserrat, the mountain at the heart of Catalonia, offers an excellent day trip from the city. A visit to Montserrat monastery and a walk among its steep crags is an unforgettable experience.

We’ve Tried: Barcelona Hot Air Ballooning

Barcelona ballooning provides an unforgettable experience for anyone. It is number 7 on the “must do during your lifetime” in a survey of the British. It's an experience that will never be forgotten and you'll want more of.