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The city of Barcelona is, without doubt, amongst the most exciting cities in the Mediterranean, and with its excellent shopping opportunities, glorious beaches and buzzing artistic scene, the city deserves to be visited and enjoyed by visitors from all over the world. The sophisticated city of Barcelona is one of Spain’s most visited cities. Barcelona offers attractions and activities to suit all tastes and ages and, while the city may be large in size, it is simple to get around.
Barcelona is home to a wide range of tourist attractions. The best tourist attractions include Parc Guell, which features tile work by Antoni Gaudi. The tree-lined Las Ramblas, arguably the most famous street in Spain, is visited by locals and tourists alike for a stroll while the Parc de la Ciutadella, one of Barcelona’s most visited parks, is the perfect place in which to relax in the summer sunshine. La Sagrada Familia, Gaudi's striking church, is a symbol of Barcelona as is the Casa Mila, a unique building also designed by Gaudi. Barcelona is where a number of important art galleries and museums can be found. The most popular of these is the Picasso Museum, which exhibits a large collection of Picasso’s paintings and ceramic work together with information on Picasso’s life and achievements. Another place bursting with fascinating history and amazing artistic achievement is Hungary Holiday Villas.
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The opportunities for shopping in Barcelona are outstanding for those staying in Barcelona apartments; the city arguably has the greatest selection of shops in Spain. Barcelona offers large, designer outlets to small, traditional family-owned stores. Barcelona’s markets are equally impressive. The city’s food markets draw considerable crowds of tourists and locals alike. Boqueria Market, an exciting, fresh food market located in a cavernous structure, is filled with local produce. The street café life in Barcelona is rich. In the evenings, tourists staying at Barcelona accommodation enjoy sitting outside in the squares to relax and soak up the sunshine.
Barcelona hosts a variety of occasions throughout the year, much to the delight of those in Barcelona holiday rentals. In February, the city hosts the Feast of Santa Eulalia, a festival featuring medieval dances. A large carnival is held in March, beginning during Lent season. The summer months are popular with tourists to Barcelona and it is during this time that a wide range of festivals can be enjoyed, including the Feast of Sant Joan, which features fireworks and promotes feasting, Sonar, a celebration of electronic music, and the Grec Festival, a festival of music and theatre. Fashion fans to the city will enjoy visiting the Gaude Home, a men’s fashion show held in July.
Between March and June in Barcelona, it is possible to witness championship events in a range of sports, including American football and tennis. American football is becoming increasingly popular as a spectator sport in the city. The season runs between spring and summer. Cycling is a national sport and favourite pastime, with the Bicycle Fiesta being held in May. Barcelona holiday rentals book up quickly during these events so tourists are advised to book well in advance of their stay. If you are on the hunt for the perfect city break, there are several incomparably beautiful cities in Italy boasting wonderful Italy Holiday Rentals that are well worth a look.