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Montjuïc Castle – see the city from a different perspective

Up on the hill of Montjuïc, sits an 18th-century castle overlooking Barcelona. Take in the views of the city and then stroll around this historic fortress which now hosts some of the city’s main calendar events.

A guide to Barcelona’s ‘chiringuito’ beach bars

They might have a strange name but Barcelona's 'chiringuitos' are an ever-popular feature on the city's beach scene. Whether you're after a sunny spot to relax or somewhere a-buzz with nightlife, read our rundown of top sites by the sea.

Off-beach sunbathing in Barcelona

Bored of the beach? Never fear - Barcelona's bursting at the seams with alternative places to get a sun tan. Read on to find out about some of our favourite spots to soak up those rays, including parks, pools and decks.

Paella in Barcelona

Throughout the world paella is known as a definitively Spanish dish, yet in different regions of Spain you'll find countless variations, not least in Catalonia. Find out where to get the best paella in Barcelona, and see how local chefs have made this classic Valencian dish their own.

Exploring Gaudí’s Casa Batlló

A must-see on Barcelona's Modernista trail, Gaudí's Casa Batlló inspires many an ooh and ah from appreciative visitors on the glamorous Passeig de Gràcia. Find out what lies in store on a tour behind its famous façade.

The ticket that lets you skip the queues at Casa Batlló

If you think the exterior of Casa Batlló is impressive, just wait until you get inside! The interior is an architectural gem, brimming with creativity, imagination and fantasy. Avoid queuing with the crowds by buying a ticket with Ticketbar.

Barcelona’s best snaps – Facebook fan photos

The results are in! After careful deliberation, we have selected our personal favourites from the fantastic selection of Barcelona photos taken by our facebook fans. A great job everyone! We are always happy to see others enjoying the city that we love so much.
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Barcelona 3D video – a virtual tour of Barcelona

This 3D video has been created by the team at to present Barcelona, the city we love and live, from a perspective no one has seen before. Whatever your reasons are for visiting Barcelona, you will enjoy taking this trip around the city’s most popular sights without even leaving your chair.

Plaça de Catalunya – the heart of the city

Plaça de Catalunya is a great starting point if you are spending a day in Barcelona. The city's main streets run off this symbolic square, and there are also some spectacular fountains and monuments located within the Plaça itself. Our article will tell you all you need to know about the symbolic home of Catalunya.
Plaza Real, Barcelona

Plaça Reial – Barcelona’s royal square

For such a small square, this Plaza Reial certainly has a lot going on. With bars, clubs, markets, live music and fantastic architecture there is something for all. Why not sit in one of its many eateries and watch the world go by. This article provides all that you need to know about this unique square in Barcelona.