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Flights to Barcelona are the perfect solution if you can’t choose between a beach holiday and a European city break.

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You can book up to nine passengers per booking, including adults, children and infants.

Each adult passenger can bring one infant.

Children travelling alone, or in a different cabin class to their parents, are considered Unaccompanied Minors and pay the full adult fare. Please get in touch with us to book this service.

You can book up to nine passengers per booking, including adults, teenagers, children and infants.

Each adult passenger can bring one infant.

Children travelling alone, or in a different cabin class to their parents, are considered Unaccompanied Minors and pay the full adult fare. Please get in touch with us to book this service.

  • You can book up to nine passengers per booking, including adults, Overseas Filippino Workers (OFW), children and infants.
  • Each adult & OFW passenger can bring one infant.
  • All OFWs must submit the required documents to avail the tax exemption.
  • Children travelling alone, or in a different cabin class to their parents, are considered Unaccompanied Minors and pay the full adult fare. Please get in touch with us to book this service.
  • You can book up to nine passengers per booking, including adults, Overseas Filippino Workers (OFWs), teenagers, children and infants.
  • Each adult & OFW passenger can bring one infant.
  • All OFWs must submit the required documents to avail the tax exemption.
  • Children travelling alone, or in a different cabin class to their parents, are considered Unaccompanied Minors and pay the full adult fare. Please get in touch with us to book this service.
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Flights to Barcelona

It’s hard to imagine a more traveller-friendly place than Barcelona, which seems to have something for everyone.

Flights to Barcelona take you to a city that boasts the best of both worlds. On the one hand, there’s the ultra-modern side to the city centre, with its Antoni Gaudí architecture, luxury hotels, high-end restaurants and designer boutiques. On the other, Barcelona has a thriving beach culture, with more than 4km of coastline. The city is a hugely popular surfing destination, and Barceloneta is regularly named as one of the best urban beaches in the world.

Staying on dry land is just as rewarding though, especially if you decide to explore the city on foot – you never know what you’ll stumble across. You might even want to opt for an official guided tour just to make sure you don’t miss anything. (Runner Bean Tours, for example, host child-friendly guided walks of the city.)

However, if you’re feeling adventurous and would rather go it alone, Las Ramblas is a great place to start; it comprises five boulevards, with Plaça de Catalunya at one end and the waterfront on the other. This famous promenade is populated by cafes, restaurants, shops and street performers, and is filled with locals and tourists all hours of the day and night.

In fact, Barcelona is ideal for night owls. The city never seems to sleep, and many of the tapas restaurants, lounges and music venues don’t get going until fairly late in the evening. It’s not uncommon to schedule dinner for 10pm or later, stay out all night, and find yourself at breakfast without having made it back to your hotel.

You won’t want to sleep through the day though – not when there are so many cultural sights to take in. There are famous tourist attractions like Gaudí’s Sagrada Familia and the Picasso Museum, both of which are good additions to any Barcelona itinerary. Venture off the beaten track, though, and you’ll be rewarded with leafy parks, quirky boutiques and local markets.

What to do in Barcelona

Shop at La Boqueria

La Boqueria is the largest food market in Europe, and a perfect place to sample authentic Catalan cuisine. It is located in the buzzing area of Las Ramblas. Set your alarm – the best time to go is early in the morning, before the tourist crowds arrive.

La Rambla, 91
08001
+34 93 318 2584

Visit Barcelona's museums

History buffs will never be bored in Barcelona. The city is home to some truly astonishing museums, the most popular of which is the excellent Picasso Museum. You can also check out the Museum of History of Barcelona and the National Museum of Art of Catalonia. Some of Barcelona's museums have free entry on Sunday afternoons.

Picasso Museum
Carrer Montcada, 15-23
08003
+34 9 3256 3000

Watch FC Barcelona

FC Barcelona are one of the biggest football teams in Europe, so it would be a shame to visit their home and not catch a game. Be sure to book your ticket well ahead of time though. The stadium, Camp Nou, can hold 99,000 adoring fans, but games still sell out.

Carrer d'Aristides Maillol, 12
08028
Barcelona
+34 902 189 900

Where to eat in Barcelona

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The brothers behind Barcelona’s legendary (now defunct) El Bulli have thrown their expertise behind a new tapas joint. Ferran and Albert Adrià’s latest spot is part restaurant, part circus ring; expect crazy but tasty twists to old classics, and finish with something sweet from the candy floss machine.

Avinguda del Paral·lel, 164
08015
+34 93 292 4253

Barraca (Seafood)

Paella is one of the most well known Spanish dishes, and you’ll find this rice, seafood and meat concoction almost everywhere you dine in Barcelona. For the best paella in the city, however, you must visit the beachside restaurant Barraca.

Passeig Marítim
Barceloneta, 1
08003
+34 93 224 1253

ABaC (International)

This two Michelin-starred restaurant is an amazing place to mark a special occasion – preferably with the 16-course tasting menu. At the helm is Jordi Cruz, the youngest chef in Spain ever to receive a Michelin honour, who confidently serves inventive dishes using the best local ingredients.

Avinguda del Tibidabo, 1
08022
+34 93 319 6600

Places to stay in Barcelona

Mercer Hotel Barcelona

This romantic boutique hotel is located in a beautifully restored, centuries-old building, ideally situated in the heart of the city’s famous Gothic Quarter. Stay here and you’ll be within walking distance of La Boqueria food market as well as the Picasso Museum.

Carrer dels Lledó, 7
08002
+34 93 310 7480

Mambo Tango Hostel

Sometimes you want the prices of a hostel but without that party-all-night vibe. For the low-key backpacker, there’s Mambo Tango (also known as Santa Jordi Mambo Tango), a laidback hostel in Poble Sec with clean, basic rooms, free Wi-Fi and a policy that guards against raucous guests disturbing the peace at night.

Sant Jordi Mambo Tango
Carrer del Poeta Cabanyes, 23
Poble Sec
08004
+34 93 442 5164

Hotel Omm

Stylish yet laidback, this romantic hotel is a perfect base for couples who want to explore the city. There’s a lush spa and a trendy restaurant, called Moo, but the star of the show is the sunny terrace, which has a swimming pool and gorgeous views of Gaudí’s Casa Milà and the Sagrada Familia.

Carrer del Rosselló, 265
08008
+34 93 445 4000

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