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New in Town: Bar Limón

Photo courtesy of Bar Limón.

With the sea breeze floating in through large windows and a menu to rival the city’s best bites to eat, this newly opened restaurant believes that everyday is a brunch day. more

New in Town

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Photo by Oarranzli

A peaceful escape is closer than you think. more

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There are plenty more beaches to track down outside the city. more

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

In the City

This small corner of France carries plenty of Catalan spirit. more

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

In the City

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

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The Costa Daurada stretches south from Sitges to beyond Tarragona, and is named after its golden sandy beaches. more

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

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

Things To Do

Barraca folk branch out to bring beachfront bliss to Castelldefels. more

Restaurant Reviews

Part 2 of our guide to the loveliest coves on the Costa Brava. more

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Cala—meaning creek, cove or small bay—is a delightful word, bursting with summer sun and turquoise waters, paradise bays and smuggler’s secrets. more

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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

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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

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

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

FEATURES

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

VISITING

  • Platja de Gavà

    Photo by J.M. Izquierdo.

    Platja de Gavà

  • Platja de Montgat

    Platja de Montgat

  • New in Town: Bar Limón

    Photo courtesy of Bar Limón.

    New in Town: Bar Limón

  • Surfing in Barcleona