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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. Read more

New in Town

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Photo by Oarranzli

A peaceful escape is closer than you think. Read more

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

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

In the City

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

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

In the City

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

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

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

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

Things To Do

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

Restaurant Reviews

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

Sep 29, 2011 11:16 AM MET INSIDER KNOWLEDGE

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

FEATURES

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

VISITING

  • Surf and Paddle Surf

    Surf and Paddle Surf

  • 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