Barcelona, also known as ‘Ciutat Comtal’ (‘City of Counts’), lies in Catalonia and is the second largest city in Spain. As one of the most popular tourist destinations in the country, it is a city famed for its architecture and cultural heritage and is home to a number of designated UNESCO World Heritage Sites. To experience the city’s vibrant atmosphere, stay at one of the unique boutique hotels in Barcelona, or stay beside the sea at one of the Barcelona beach hotels and experience all that Catalonia hotels have to offer.
When to go to BarcelonaBarcelona is on the Iberian Peninsula and faces the Mediterranean Sea. With its mild climate, the area has humid winters and warm dry summers. Popular months to book hotels in Barcelona are July and August, when temperatures reach highs of around 82°F.
How to get to BarcelonaBarcelona Airport (BCN) lies approximately 6 miles from the city and flies to many international destinations. From there you can catch a train to one of the Barcelona budget hotels or take a bus or taxi to the one of the city’s seven beaches. If you want to try out one of the renowned restaurants in Barcelona then you can travel around the city quickly by metro or tram. For rail travel, the city’s main train station is the Estacio-Sants to the west of Barcelona’s center.
Things to do in BarcelonaBarcelona is well-known for its architecture, with the Park Güell, designed by Anton Gaudi, being a particular highlight. Other famous Gaudi creations, such as the majestic Sagrada Familia, are spread out around the city. Las Ramblas, Barcelona’s famous street is definitely worth a visit, as is The Picasso Museum with its extensive collection. Whilst on your visit try one of the nearby Las Ramblas hotels, or stay in style at the Hilton Barcelona.
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