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Barcelona Beach - Spain

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Barcelona has many popular beaches at Platja Barcelona at Vila Olimpica which was home to 1992 Olympics and Platja de Sant Sebastia which is kid friendly with clean sand, life guards and shower facilities. For more adventurous there is nudist beach Platja de la Mar Bella with coarse sand stretching miles. Barcelona offers you beaches coupled with sightseeing in form of beautiful buildings and cultural centres as any European city. These beaches offer welcome respite from the hectic life styles of the city. You can visit the Sitges which is a popular coastal town. It is favorite with young crowd making it a hot spot. Visit the city when you are tired of beaches .The streets of Gothic Quarter and Les Rambles invites you with neatly lined shops, beautiful houses and street performers. Enjoy the night clubs full of music, food and nonstop dancing.

Barcelona's airport El Prat de Llobregat is directly connected with all the major cities of the world. As it is located seven miles away from city centre you have to take either a cab or train to reach the centre of the city.

The city has an efficient metro service and other transport services include bus system, private taxis and funicular which present stunning views of the city. The best time to visit Barcelona is in spring and fall .Summers is hot and humid. August is usually crowded as it is holiday time in

Barcelona has many hotels and resorts both for the budget and luxury loving tourists. Hotels which are located near the beaches tend to be on the higher side but they offer the best facilities.

Barcelona's restaurants offer multi-cuisines. You must check Talaia Mar which is best for Catalan cuisine and chef's specialty which is bacon ice -cream. Can Costa offer best seafood and waterviews. For budget travelers there is choice of bread, cheese and smoked sausage or ham.