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Barcelona is Catalonia’s capital and one of the top destinations in Spain. Narrow streets, colourful neighbourhoods, exceptional people and incredible attractions await you at every turn in this beautiful Mediterranean city. Sunbathe in Barceloneta, go on a hike up the Tibidabo Mountain, explore the hidden niches of Gracia, have a beer with locals at one of the bodegas in El Born and admire some of Antoni Gaudi’s most unique masterpieces. And best of all, in less than two hours you can be there as there are direct flights to Barcelona from London Gatwick, Manchester and other international airports in the country.

 Keep reading to get a glimpse of the city through the filters of Instagram.


Plaça Espanya, Montjuïc by satuuup via Instagram
Barceloneta by vkusnyawka33 via Instagram
Plaça Catalunya by alberttraguany via Instagram
Sweets stand at the Boqueria Market by olgiz64 via Instagram
Sagrada Familia by jonkapustin via Instagram
Tapas in Barcelona by danadkit via Instagram
The district of El Born by gp_aufiero via Instagram
Passeig_de_Gracia, casa batllo - annbelt_2
Passeig de Gracia, Gaudi’s Casa Batllo by annbelt_2 via Instagram
View from the Tibidabo mountain by mismemaria via Instagram
The beloved Cat of Raval by manu_dz via Instagram
Bar Marsella, the city’s oldest bar by kellym_holden via Instagram
Parc Güell by sucdetronlla via Instagram
Camp Nou, the home of FC Barcelona by rodrick009 via Instagram
Plaça del Sol, district of Gracia by xcasanovas75 via Instagram
Parc de la Ciutadella, Barcelona’s green oasis by winnieyyan via Instagram

Oh, go on then, book those flights to Barcelona and get ready for an unforgettable adventure!

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