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There’s really something for everyone on Barcelona’s beaches, from early morning yoga, water sports and volleyball, to trendy beachside bars and traditional restaurants for a hearty paella. Read more

Best of Barcelona

Sailing, surfing and sand ... Catalunya is celebrated for its beautiful beaches, but it offers so much more. Discover five of our favorite places to kayak in the region and where to go to get on the water. Read more

Sport

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Platja de Gavà. Photo by Ferran Pestaña (Flickr).

Gavà Mar is a beautiful town with plenty of things to keep you occupied on a weekend away: beautiful beaches, a fascinating promenade, and amazing restaurants who serve up delicious local food. Read more

Day Trips

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Photo courtesy of Horchata de Chufa de Valencia (Facbeook).

When it really gets hot in Barcelona, many reach for a glass of "orxata" or "granissat" Read more

EATING AND DRINKING

Don’t just sweat it out at the beach this summer—cool off in one of the city’s outdoor pools. Read more

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Where to get great care for your pet when you can’t be with them Read more

LIVING

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Photo courtesy of Artte.

Cool tunes and vibrant art in a shady oasis for Barcelona's hot summer days. Read more

Things To Do

7 tips from Barcelona pet professionals for a healthy, happy, hot season. Read more

LIVING

A quick guide to this summer's film festivals. Read more

Film

Get the most out of your metro ticket. Read more

Things To Do

A particularly good dish for late summer picnics and brunches, punched up a notch by the addition of North African harissa. Read more

Recipes

Escape to the Pyrenean foothills for beautiful scenery and Catalan traditions. Read more

TRAVEL

Keep your cool at the height of summer. Read more

Things To Do

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Photo by Tara Stevens

This dish combines the best of summer fruit and vegetables to make a Mediterranean dish perfect for an al fresco supper. Read more

Recipes

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Photo courtesy of Maggie Beer.

Loquats make very refreshing summertime dessert, and a wonderful breakfast too. Read more

Recipes

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Photo by Oarranzli

A peaceful escape is closer than you think. Read more

TRAVEL

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Photo by Harold Abellan

Catalunya’s largest natural lake, a myriad of leisure activities and millennia of history. Read more

TRAVEL

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One of seven waterfalls in Torrent de la Cabana

Track down these natural pools in some of the most breathtaking spots in Catalunya. Read more

TRAVEL

Exhilarating and energetic, this popular adventure sport is the best way to find out what lies within Catalunya’s mountainous landscape. Read more

TRAVEL

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