The Finest City by the Sea

December 23, 2010 at 11:20

There are countless reasons to leave Britain for a winter-sun destination. Cheap flights to Barcelona with are one such reason, and the city has plenty of its own to lure you for a long weekend.
It is ideal for travellers searching for a bustling city getaway, rich in Spanish culture. It also has the perfect complement to a heady city lifestyle with vast, dramatic beaches. These were redefined and brought up to a beautiful standard for the 1992 Sumer Olympics, such a standard that Barcelona has now been awarded best beach city in the world by National Geographic magazine.

City Living and Tapas by the Sea

The sea brings in welcoming coastal breezes complementing the otherwise scorching, even in winter, city highs of 12 degrees centigrade.

Back in the action of the thriving Spanish metropolis, hundreds of tourists flock to the glamorous Las Ramblas for tapas and local wines. However, if you wish to steer away from the main tourist area, explore the many hidden side streets which offer authentic tasty tapas at a much lower price.

With cheap flights to Barcelona available from starting at £14.99 one way and including taxes, you are sure to find a bargain of huge proportions relative to the joy and excitement to be had in this lively metropolitan city.