Barcelona is one of Spain’s most cosmopolitan and varied cities – a capital of culture and cuisine. The home of Catalonian pride, as well as one of the most famous football teams on the planet, Barcelona buzzes with a vibrancy and passion that is reflected in its architecture and very way of life.

Barcelona is top on most peoples’ wish list as a long weekend and holiday destination. Its artistic and cultural heritage is impressive, giving lots of opportunities for gallery and museum visiting, as well as sightseeing around this beautiful city. Whether on business or pleasure, visitors will enjoy Barcelona’s Mediterranean character, which can be clearly felt on the Costa del Garraf as well as the Maresme coast. In addition, the city has beautiful urban beaches, marinas, and seafront golf courses. Perfect for short city breaks, or as a base from which to explore the stunning Catalan region, Barcelona has something for everyone.

Monarch operates flights from Birmingham Airport to Barcelona with fares, including taxes, starting from £40.50 one way (£63.99 return).

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