There are few cities in Europe that have garnered the type of reputation for culture and fun as that of Barcelona. The vibrant cosmopolitan capital of Catalonia that is famed for its delicious food, unique architecture, and major works of art. No matter which neighbourhood you book your hotel room in, you will quickly discover that there are activities and attractions all over the city. You can tour the spectacular Sagrada Familia cathedral, wander through the narrows corridors of the Gothic Quarter, dine at the Boqueria marketplace, or visit the Fundacio Joan Miro museum.
One of Barcelona’s most impressive features is the number of parks and beaches available. Popular favourites for visitors include the funky designs of Park Guell, which features animal mosaics and statues. Other major hotspots are the range of beaches, from the exciting Barceloneta near the city centre to Bogatell Beach a little further up the coast.
The Costa Brava is one of Spain’s top resort holiday destinations, featuring a range of stunning coastal villages and beaches. With hot summers and mild winters, Costa Brava is a great holiday destination all year round and countless tourists flock to Costa Brava every year to kick back and relax on its beautiful beaches. However, if you're looking to get the blood pumping on your trip, then Costa Brava offers a great selection of water sports, such as windsurfing and paddleboarding, as well as a number of fantastic golf courses. You can also trek or bike the mountain paths, which reward those who take the challenge with fantastic views over the coast. And if it's nightlife you're looking for, then look no further: towns such as Lloret de Mar have more bars and clubs than you could shake a glow stick at.
Girona-Costa Brava Airport (GRO) is the main airport servicing the Costa Brava area, about 12 kilometers from the city of Girona. To reserve a hotel room near Girona Airport, simply use the Expedia search tool now.
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