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10 reasons to enjoy a city break in Barcelona this summer

3 August, 2022

Barcelona needs no introduction. However, to further inspire potential visitors, we’ve listened ten reasons to visit the buzzing metropolis that is sometimes known locally as 'Ciudad Condal'. This list was created with summer in mind, but if we were to take away the strictly summery activities, the city is great to visit all year round.

  1. The cuisine is delicious and 100% Mediterranean.
  2. The city and its surroundings enjoy excellent sandy beaches.
  3. It has a wide and very diverse shopping offer.
  4. Barcelona has buzzing nightlife.
  5. There are many music festivals: Sónar, Barcelona Beach Festival, Hipnotik, Cruïlla…
  6. The cultural festivals held in the different neighbourhoods are very interesting.
  7. There are great opportunities to enjoy sailing.
  8. It has of a cutting-edge cultural offer, with 8 scientific routes and more than 40 tourist landmarks for sightseeing.
  9. You can discover the artistic legacy of Miró or the architectural legacy of Gaudí, among many other cultural figures.

  10. The public transport network is excellent.