Self-catering in Spain, Barcelona

Holiday lettings Spain I A few words on brilliant Barcelona

In Freddie Mercury’s words, Barcelona is ​​like a ‘jewel in the sun’. What a beautiful and accurate way to describe this immensely colourful and cultural city. This quirky and artistic place is the cosmopolitan capital of Catalonia and is marked by unbelievable architecture, significant history and a vibrant street life. Here, there is ‘culture for everyone’ as the city advertises. Like-minded creative people flock here from around the world to rent their villas in Barcelona. Book in the suburbs of the city, close to the beautiful sea or directly in town and you will not be disappointed!

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Things to do whilst self-catering Barcelona

From museums for the whole family, to important archaeological sites, there is something for everyone to do in Barcelona. Kids will marvel at the futuristic science museum, the chocolate museum and the wax museum; whilst history enthusiasts will appreciate the excavations, ancient buildings and bronze sculptures that are dotted around. The brightly coloured, bejeweled buildings of Gaudí have a universal appeal, whilst the Oceanarium, various galleries, huge indoor food market and various musical events provide more than enough to do whilst self-catering Spain here.

Villas in Barcelona, the artistic mecca I Gaudí to Picasso

In town are Gaudí’s Casa Mila and Casa Batllo, which are tiled, painted and decorated in the most exquisitely surreal styles. Indispensable whilst self-catering Spain is a visit north of the Eixample district to see the Temple de la Sagrada Família Expiatori! This magnificent building also by Antoni Gaudí is set on 17,822 square metres and was started in 1882 yet remains to this day unfinished. Aside from this UNESCO hotspot, there are countless galleries, including a large collection of Piccasso’s art in the twisting and winding medieval streets of the Gothic Quarter.

Self-catering Spain I Cable car adventures

The harbour cable car takes you up the 173 metre high Montjuic Mountain, the highest point in Barcelona. Here both the 1929 World's Fair and the 1992 Olympic Games were held. Enjoy the magnificent views over the densely populated city, the castle and the beautiful park. This is a wonderful way to finish your break renting holiday lettings Spain in Barcelona. We recommend also seeing the World Exhibition Open Air Museum, ‘Poble Espanyol’, which sits at the foot of the mountain. This attraction was built on an area of ​​49,000 square metres with 117 buildings representing architecture and craftsmanship from different regions of Spain.

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