Your full guide to Barcelona’s beaches
Spending a day at Barcelona beach is a must-do experience on a trip to the city, especially in the upcoming summer months. The beaches offer something for everyone, whether you want to relax or party. Read our guide to the seven individual beaches to figure out what one will suit you best.
Cabalgata Reyes Magos – the parade of the three kings in Barcelona
In Catalonia and throughout Spain, the festival of El Día de los Reyes on 6 January is a massive event. It celebrates the arrival of the three kings in Bethlehem with their gifts for the infant Christ, and is the traditional Spanish day for exchanging gifts. A huge parade takes place throughout Barcelona, with fireworks and street parties, as children clamour to receive their presents.
Take a ride on the Montjuïc cable car with Ticketbar
With an Olympic stadium, castle and several museums, Montjuïc is a hill worth climbing – but don't tire yourself out before you even get there! Catch the Montjuïc cable car and glide all the way to the top.
Barcelona with children – a perfect family holiday
City breaks with kids in tow can pose problems, but with its beaches, museums and outdoor options, Barcelona is definitely an all-round destination. We give you some options to get the most out of your family holiday.
Barcelona in summer – activities, advice & accommodation
It’s what we’ve been waiting for all year round…summer has finally arrived in Barcelona! Beaches, festivals, nightclubs and more...here are a few of the best bits the city has to offer during the summer season.
Barcelona in spring – advice, accommodation and activities
Barcelona in spring provides the perfect blend of sun, sea, sand and must- see events. Find out how the city comes into full bloom, with excellent dining, culture, weather and shopping.
Barcelona Zoo – the perfect day out
A visit to Barcelona zoo will always be a popular trip for all of the family. Situated close to the city centre, swing by and say hi to the monkeys, dolphins and flamingos as well as hundreds of other animals.
Barcelona’s Aquarium – discover the depths of the sea
One of Europe’s largest aquariums, this underwater tank is made up of 21 enormous tanks brimming with over 450 marine species. See for yourself this visual delight and be wowed the scary sharks, beautiful fish and playful penguins that Barcelona Aquarium boasts!
Mount Tibidabo Attractions and Park Guide
Mount Tibidabo, watching over Barcelona, is a great place to spend time whilst in the city, by day or night. Our article provides you with a comprehensive guide to the area, including attractions, sights, restaurants and bars so you can make the most of a trip to the top of this famous hill.
The Magic Fountain in Barcelona
Set on Montjuïc, the ‘Magic Fountain’ show is the perfect way to spend the evening in Barcelona, no matter the time of year. With 3,620 water jets, inspirational music, a stunning location and impressive lasers, this is an unforgettable activity for anyone visiting the Catalan capital.
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