Popular Destinations in Barcelona Province
Other holiday destinations in Barcelona Province
Luxury villas in Barcelona province to rent
It goes without saying that the main attraction of Barcelona province is the city itself. Capital of the region and one of the most popular cities to visit in all of Europe, Barcelona attracts millions of tourists every year. They are drawn to Barcelona for many reasons, such as the fantastic food, wonderful art and stunning scenery. Staying in luxury holidays in Barcelona province can provide the perfect base for a break exploring the city.Explore the coast
There is more to this part of Spain than the city, though, and visitors staying in luxury holiday villas in Barcelona province should take time to check out more of the area's coastline.While other coastal regions such as the Costa del Sol tend to attract sunseekers, there are plenty of fabulous beaches to enjoy here too. Indeed, many luxury villas in Barcelona province have sea views and are within a short walk to the sandy shores. But with many villas also having a pool, guests might decide to sit back and relax in their own home away from home. As the villas usually have gardens and can house up to 16 guests they are perfect for outdoor dining Spanish-style. With some villas in Barcelona province also welcoming pets, there is space for all the family to have a holiday.
Travellers and activitiesBarcelona province for architecture and art
Barcelona itself is known for many things, but architecture and art is right up there. The city is home to the must-see sights such as Gaudi's Sagrada Familia, Barcelona Cathedral and Catalonia's national art museum, the MNAC. Many luxury villas in Barcelona province are located within easy reach of the city centre, making it easy to get to these locations while enjoying a relaxing break away from the busy streets. Holiday apartments are another great option in this popular part of Spain, with some having both a pool and a balcony to soak up the Spanish sun.Barcelona province for football fanatics
For lovers of the beautiful game, no stay in luxury villas in Barcelona province would be complete without a trip to Camp Nou. Home to Barcelona's wonderful football team, the stadium is currently undergoing extensive renovation works, which will restore it as one of the top places to watch football on the planet once more. Camp Nou tours are a must for football fans who book trips to luxury villas in Barcelona province - there are interactive elements to ensure family fun - and holidays during the season should try to take in a match at the stadium.
Top 7 travel tips in Barcelona province1. Soak up Gaudi's greatness
The Sagrada Familia is known as the top sight to see in Barcelona province - and anyone who has seen it in person will know why. The incredible design of the building by Antoni Gaudi has to be seen to be believed. Awe is also likely at Park Guell, which is home to many of Gaudi's most striking works.2. Stroll down La Rambla
This tree-lined pedestrian street is the most famous in Barcelona and a visit to the city should include checking it out. La Rambla has lots of street performers, many of whom act as human statues, while the flower stands provide a burst of colour.3. Taste top tapas
Barcelona province is also known for its fantastic food, with a massive choice available in the city and at coastal resorts. Salt cod fritters are among the must-try dishes, along with patatas bravas, which are on virtually every tapas menu. La bomba, which is a fried potato croquette that has been stuffed with ground beef, is another delicious treat to savour.4. Visit the Saint-Tropez of Spain
LGBT-friendly Sitges has become known as the Saint-Tropez of Spain due to its high property prices. Visitors should make time to go to Garraf Park, which covers an area of 12,820 hectares of limestone hills. There are also more than a dozen sand beaches here, with something for everyone.5. See the sights of Badalona
Along with Barcelona itself, Badalona is one of the most important cities in the region. Home to sites such as the old town of Dalt de la Vila and the Monastery of Sant Jeroni de la Murtra, this is a great day trip for anyone staying in luxury holiday villas in Barcelona province. A fiery festival - La Cremada Del Dimoni - is held in May.6. Ride the cable car to the Montjuic Castle
For some of the best views of Barcelona, it is recommended to take a trip in the cable car that runs visitors up to the Montjuic Castle - a historic site dating back to 1640. The cable car itself is an experience worth savouring, while the surrounding park is a great place for a walk.7. Drink a world-class cocktail
Barcelona boasted a trio of selections in the top 50 World's Best Bar List in 2022 with Paradiso, Two Schmucks and Sips the three highlighted locations. Although the top-ranked Paradiso also operates as a pastrami deli, the cocktails here are certainly the main draw. There are non-alcoholic options on the menu too.