Six sophisticated restaurant-bars to visit in Barcelona

For an insider’s glimpse into the Spanish city’s exciting food and drinks scene, we’ve rounded up some of the best bars and cafes to hop between, all serving Estrella Damm, Barcelona’s beloved beer.

Sleep: Barcelona

Who wouldn’t fall in love with this seductive Spanish city, where languid lunches linger until dawn on lively, historic plazas? After hours of hot-to-trot action, you’ll need a decent bed to rest and recuperate in. Take your pick from a Kelly Hoppen-designed retreat, a laid-back billet with rooftop pool, and a beachside property that’s perfect for people-watching

The top 10 things to do in Barcelona

We round up the 10 most unmissable attractions in the thrumming Spanish city, from tiny tapas bars to Michelin-starred restaurants.

Barcelona: 7 things to do with kids

A dream ticket to see Messi and co play at the Nou Camp kicks off an unforgettable family break.

Travel video of the week: Barcelona

This week, we head to the ever-charismatic Catalan capital.

City life: Barcelona

With everything from stylish shopping to Gaudí's startling architecture, a football coliseum and a trove of Michelin-starred restaurants, Barcelona is one of the world's truly great city breaks

Ask the experts: European weekend breaks

Our panel comes up with ideas for cheap and easy European weekend breaks

Barcelona: Live like a local

In between Barcelona's most popular tourist spots lie neighbourhoods such as Raval and Gracia, where life unfolds at a slower pace. Discover the New Catalan cuisine, the afterhour drinking dens and the fashion styles of the locals

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