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While Iberia is Spain's national airline, it certainly doesn't offer the cheapest airline tickets to Barcelona. Flying with a low cost airline to Barcelona-El Prat Airport (BCN) is by far the cheapest option. Try EasyJet, Norwegian Air, Air Berlin and others.
Barcelona is without a doubt the most popular city in Spain. If you want to find the cheapest Barcelona flights, avoid the summer. Good deals come and go, so when you spot very cheap flights to Barcelona, pounce!
Flights to Barcelona from London take just over 2h.
It seems like Barcelona is the capital of hedonism, but it’s not. This city knows how to work hard and how to relax. It is cunning and edgy, with the perfect balance of work and play. Plus it’s beautiful. Where else would you rather be than on holidays in Barcelona?
Las Ramblas: Walk along the Ramblas, a street that's always full of musicians, living statues and hustlers. It's the vein of the city, where locals go to meet other locals.
Barri Gotic: Otherwise known as Barcelona's Old Town, the Gothic Quarter is spectacular. It's tiny streets create an impassable labyrinth which open up to little plazas and shaded squares.
Gaudi: There is no man that has shaped Barcelona more than Antoni Gaudi. La Sagrada Familia is an unfinished masterpiece. Park Güel is a Dr. Seuss-like wonderland with strange landscapes and colourful glass mosaics.
Beaches: Can you believe 7 milliom people hit Barcelona's beaches every year? The busiest is Platja de la Nova Icària, beside it is Platja de Bogatell. The best beaches are outside the city so don't forget a Barcelona car hire.
Find more information on barcelonatourisme.com.
There are new hotels popping up all over Barcelona all the time, trying to keep up with the continuous growth of tourism to the city. Hotels in Barcelona are known for their modern design. Hotels in the Gothic Quarter offer easy access to the central sights. This city fills up fast on weekends, especially if the forecast looks good!
Have you ever gone out for a drink with your friends, and woken up in Barcelona? No, well, this guy has.
Barcelona's new mayor has big plans for her beloved city. First on the agenda: cutting back on the number of tourists visiting the Catalan capital.
A new start-up, called Barcelona Hidden City Tours, is using the city’s homeless to show tourists around. Guides not only show the sights and talk about history, but also give insight into poverty in the city.
Authorities received a bomb threat by phone about an incoming flight from Barcelona, due to land at JFK Airport on Sunday morning. The flight landed at a special hangar for K-9 units to inspect.
The new Barcelona Design Museum, set to open in December, merges decorative arts with design collections seamlessly. The museum collection represent Catalan design history from the third century until today. It’s located in the Disseny Hub Barcelona.