With Gaudi’s spectacular creations, the magnificent Gothic Quarter and the world-famous La Rambla, this dynamic Spanish city is instantly recognisable. But scratch beneath the surface and there is so much more to spirited Barcelona. Hunt out bargains at the city’s oldest flea market, Els Encants, or get lost in the labyrinth park of Horta. For a real taste of life as a local, head to Santa Caterina Market and pick up some ham, olives, cheese and wine and have yourself a picnic, or pitch up outside a tapas bar and delight your taste buds with traditional delicacies.
Barcelona City Breaks
Our Travel Experts just love Barcelona. From the perpetually unfinished Sagrada Familia, to the Grinch-esque buildings of the majestic Park Güell, to the blissfully sandy beach. And then there’s the tapas – it’d be sacrilege to visit this popular city and not gorge yourself on small plates, with a side dish of seafood paella of course. However you want to spend your city break, we’ll pair up the most centrally located hotels with the best, most conveniently timed flights, so all you have to worry about is exploring.
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More About Barcelona
Flight time: The London to Barcelona flight time is 2 hours 5 minutes
Visas: British citizens do not require a Barcelona visa
Vaccinations: There are no required vaccinations for entry to Spain, but it is recommended that all travellers be up-to-date with their routine inoculations.
Top 3 Things to Do in Barcelona
- Visit the Sagrada Familia
- Wander through Park Güell
- See the Magic Fountain of Montjuïc light up at night
When to Go to Barcelona
Blessed with a gentle Mediterranean climate, there’s never a bad time to visit Barcelona. Even in the winter snow is unlikely and temperature are mild, making any season a great season to explore the Gaudi masterpieces and wander through the pretty urban parks. For the best prices and fewer crowds, we recommend the shoulder seasons: spring and autumn.
Why Book Your Barcelona Holiday with Flight Centre
Barcelona Holidays: At Flight Centre we have a range of Barcelona holidays, offering flights, hand-picked accommodation, transfers, and so much more.
Flight Centre concierge and 24/7 Emergency Assistance Service: If you book a Barcelona holiday from our range of holidays you’ll benefit from our concierge and 24/7 Emergency Assistance service.