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Flamboyant Barcelona sits on the shores of the Mediterranean, a stunning mix of Gothic and avant-garde architecture in the Catalan sunshine. It’s a cosmopolitan city with a smoking-hot fashion scene, sultry nightlife and renowned Michelin-starred dining. For glamour, culture and vibrancy, Barcelona belongs amongst the elite of great European cities.
The city’s flair for design is evident in its luxury boutique accommodation, with some of Europe’s sleekest and chicest located here. And with expert advice from the Lightfoot Travel team, we’ll have you staying close to all the top sights, best restaurants, shops, and of course, the beach!
Barcelona is a celebrated spot on the culinary map, with various Michelin-star chefs operating in the city. Explore the cobbled passageways of the Gothic Quarter for hidden tapas bar gems, or dine lavishly at chic Port Olimpic and Barceloneta Beach seafood restaurants. Just off La Rambla – and through iconic iron-wrought doors – lies La Boquera, one of the world’s greatest and most colourful food markets.
The style capital of Spain, if you’ve come to shop on your luxury holiday, hit the designer stores of glamorous Passeig de Gràcia and the intersecting Avinguda Diagonal thoroughfare. The city has a long-established tradition of innovative design, which can be seen in the independent boutiques and galleries of El Born.
Barcelona has inspired many illustrious artists including Miró, Picasso and Dali. Including a visit to the celebrated Picasso Museum and the futurist MACBA modern art museum as part of your tailor-made holiday is essential.
It’s not just renowned art that stems from the city’s pulsing creativity; Barcelona is a city of magnificent architecture. Nowhere is Antoni Gaudi’s fantastical legacy more brilliantly realised than the boundlessly imaginative and eternally unfinished La Sagrada Familia cathedral, one of seven Unesco-listed Gaudi works in the city.
When booking a luxury holiday to Barcelona with Lightfoot Travel, you’ll receive impartial advice on the most suitable accommodation for your needs. Using a concierge-style service, our experts will design your perfect tailor-made itinerary.