Barcelona is renowned for many things: it is the home of Antoni Gaudí’s famous Sagrada Familia, it boasts some of the finest cuisine in Catalonia, and the city has a long association with artists such as Salvador Dali and Pablo Picasso. It's also a setting lined with long stretches of sandy coastline, making it a fantastic place to visit if you’re looking for a relaxing beach break with an urban twist.
Day Trips From Barcelona
One of the best things about holidaying in Barcelona is that it is surrounded by other fantastic towns, cities and attractions easily accessible by car and public transport. You can hit the beach at chilled-out Sitges, tour the fascinating Montserrat Monastery, enjoy the kid-friendly rides at Tibidabo Amusement Park or check out the Roman city in nearby Badalona.
Reserve a Room in Barcelona with Rafael Hotels
If you’re keen to stay outside the bustling city centre of Barcelona, you might consider making a booking with Rafael Hotels. This chain has a number of excellent locations around Spain, including a four-star hotel in Badalona just 10 km west of Barcelona. Find out more, browse your options and make a booking today by using Expedia’s simple search tool.