Barcelona beaches

Reports of rising jellyfish numbers this summer cause concern for Barcelona’s beach-goers and holidaymakers. more

Jun 24, 2016 6:00 PM In the City

One of the city’s favourite tourist spots is under threat. more

Apr 27, 2016 3:03 PM In the City

Popular with locals and tourists alike, explore the beautiful Mediterranean shores of the Costa Brava. more

Jul 28, 2015 4:55 PM THINGS TO DO

The Costa Daurada stretches south from Sitges to beyond Tarragona, and is named after its golden sandy beaches. There are over 60 beaches along this 92-kilometre coastline, from secluded coves to huge expanses of sand. more

Jun 29, 2015 5:37 PM THINGS TO DO

The Maresme coast is known for its long, sandy beaches, all within an easy train journey of the city. more

Jun 2, 2015 3:59 PM THINGS TO DO 1 Comments

Escape the sunbathing crowds in Barcelona by heading to one of these out-of-town beaches more

May 10, 2015 12:00 PM THINGS TO DO

Fancy a break from Barcelona but short on money and time? Get the most out of your travel card and escape the city without even leaving. more

Jun 30, 2014 9:38 PM THINGS TO DO

Beat the crowds to the coast this month and experience the Costa Brava from another perspective, as Carol Moran leads us down a lesser-known, but well-beaten track. more

THINGS TO DO 1 Comments

Festival al Cel

Turn your eyes to the skies and check out the spectacular displays by planes in what is the biggest aerial show of its kind in the Mediterranean area (it says here) more


From the archive: The law against treasure hunting in Spain goes unenforced on the city’s beaches more

Nov 12, 2010 10:17 AM IN THE CITY

From the archive: Back in 2008 we spoke to Barcelona's surfing community before they lost their waves more


Grec restaurant home

Cecilia Vázquez

Ah, summer— everyone's favourite time of year. It's no different in Barcelona and there's lots to do here between June and August... more

May 25, 2010 12:00 AM VISITING

Nature reserve home - Nature vs Barça

Photo by Lee Woolcock

A massive development project threatens one of Barcelona’s last remaining pockets of wetlands and wild beach more

Apr 28, 2010 1:00 AM IN THE CITY 5 Comments

Don’t limit yourself to crowded city beaches, when some great seaside alternatives are a short train ride away. more

Aug 1, 2009 8:00 AM , IN THE CITY 3 Comments

Mar 5, 2009 4:53 PM VISITING

Those who want to practise nudism and naturism are in the right place as this July 2005 article explains more

Jul 1, 2005 1:00 AM LIVING

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