There’s a reason why Barcelona is on of the the most popular city breaks/beach holiday destinations in Europe. There is a huge array of sites and sounds across the city with stunning architecture and parks dotted throughout. What better way to rest those swollen feet after a day sight seeing then to chill out and stretch out on the beach? Barceloneta Beach is the best beach in the city. There are more than 1100 metres of beach to enjoy activities in the sea and on the sand. There are plenty of things to do on the beach besides having a cooling dip in swim. Windsurfing and kite surfing are popular. You can also enjoy a drink or cocktail at one of the many beach huts. Perhaps, you’d prefer to lay back and soak up the warmth of the Spanish sun with a good read. Now you may come across some rather scantily clad topless beach goers getting a full tan but its always good to go prepared if you’re not feeling so adventurous so have a browse through some of our summer styles. Discover your Barcelona beachwear style with us.
What to wear:
A crochet bikini or monokini is one of the most adaptable beachwear purchases you can make for your Barcelona beachwear look. They look good on the sand, they look great with our Saida de Praia Beach Lace Skirt by the pool or cocktail bar. Maybe buy some matching earrings to complete the look. Have a look at the look below for that ideal matching outfit.
Top 10 sites to visit:
Park Güell – Park Güell is by far one of the most stunning public parks in the world. Designed by the famous and architect Antonio Gaudí, the park is an outdoor museum of colorful and playful Gaudi designs. Gaudi’s striking pieces of aren’t limited to Park Güell. Just walking around the city visitors will be able to admire his architecture throughout the city streets.
Sagrada Familia – The Sagrada Familia is Gaudi’s best known piece of architecture. It is an icon of Barcelona. In construction since 1882, and continuing to this day, this is a working piece of art,
La Boquería – This huge public market is one of the city’s most famous tourist landmarks. It is located around two thirds of the way up the tourism hub of Las Ramblas.
Montjuïc Mountain – A prominent hill overlooking Barcelona and boasting fantastic city views, made even more exciting by the cable car that takes visitors up to Montjuïc and directly to the castle
Picasso Museum – Located in the El Born quarter, the Picasso Museum was born out of a donated selection of Picasso’s work from his good friend, Jamime Sabatés. Picasso was one of the most famous and adored artists of the 20th century. He painted masterpieces such as Guernica.
Santa María del Mar – Santa María del Mar is Barcelona’s cathedral and finest example Gothic architecture with stunning colourful stained glass windows.
Parc de la Ciutadella -A park on the northeastern edge of Ciutat Vella, Parc de la Ciutadella is no normal park. This idyllic and green haven in the city of Barcelona is perfect tranquil walks and peaceful rowing. It boasts several attractions too, including a museum and a zoo.