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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

Get into some deep water with a whistlestop tour of some cool Catalan cascades. more

Jul 27, 2015 3:00 PM THINGS TO DO

Cool down this summer in the clear waters of Parc Nacional D'Aigüestortes i Estany de Stant Maurici. more

Jun 29, 2015 5:49 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

Who said camping wasn’t comfortable? Sleep under the stars in style with our guide to Catalunya’s poshest pitches. more

Jun 2, 2015 3:56 PM THINGS TO DO

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

The third in our series of walks will lead you to discover more of the Collserola hills on the city's doorstep. more

Apr 30, 2015 4:16 PM THINGS TO DO

Barcelona has some great cycling routes on its doorstep. more

Apr 30, 2015 3:46 PM THINGS TO DO

The second in our series of walks takes you up to Tibidabo to catch a fantastic view over the city. more

Mar 31, 2015 4:08 PM THINGS TO DO

If you’ve already visited Antoni Gaudí’s most famous Barcelona landmarks, it’s time to venture a little further afield. more

Mar 31, 2015 3:53 PM THINGS TO DO

Get into some serious hot water this month with a visit to one of Catalunya's spa towns. more

Mar 3, 2015 5:09 PM THINGS TO DO

If you want to keep up with the locals, you’ll need to create a solid network of contacts. And in Barcelona, there are lots of opportunities to do so. more

Feb 3, 2015 10:37 PM Business & Working

The Montseny Natural Park lies about 40 kilometres northeast of Barcelona and makes for an easy day or weekend trip from the city. The area has been a Natural Park since 1987, although some years earlier, in 1978, the UNESCO designated the 30,000 more


Our pick of the best places to celebrate carnival around Catalunya. more

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Tuck your Christmas list in your pocket and head to Girona, with its seasonal market, historic centre and range of independent shops more

Dec 1, 2013 12:00 AM THINGS TO DO

Pyrenean Mountain Range

Photo by Andrea Moreno

The snow may not yet have arrived but the Pyrenees offer a variety of pretty, historic towns that are ideal for a short break out of Barcelona more

Oct 31, 2013 12:00 AM THINGS TO DO

Take a trip to the countryside between October and December and it’s more than likely that you’ll come across many small groups of families and friends, carrying wicker baskets and earnestly poking their way through trees and shrubs. more


There’s nothing quite like the satisfaction of picking up a new skill, and Catalunya is rich with learning possibilities, from crafts to wine tasting and adventure sports. Here’s our pick of the best to get you inspired. more


From a holiday with the whole family to a romantic getaway, Catalunya’s masias offer a range of possibilities. more

Feb 27, 2013 12:00 AM THINGS TO DO

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