Here you can find many of our favourite places throughout Catalonia with full reviews on Spain This Way...


Barcelona (Barcelona Province)

Barcelona is a city with fabulous art museums, Gaudi architecture and lots more. It is one of our favourite cities.

Visit Barcelona

Begur (Girona Province)

Begur is a charming village set a little inland with good bus links to its beaches on the Costa Brava.

Visit Begur

Besalu (Girona Province)

Besalu is a magnificent medieval town dominated by an 11th century fortified bridge.

Visit Besalu

Blanes (Girona Province)

Blanes is a must for garden lovers with the Blanes' Botanical Garden, the Jardi Botanic Mar i Murtra, designed by Karl Faust in 1928.

Visit Blanes

Cadaques (Girona Province)

Cadaqués is one of the most picturesque villages in Spain and nearby Portlligat is the home of the Casa-Museu Salvador Dali.

Visit Cadaques

Calella-de-Palafrugell (Girona Province)

Calella-de-Palafrugell is one of the most beautiful villages on the Costa Brava coast.

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Cardona (Barcelona Province)

Cardona has a 13thCentury castle renovated in the 18th century and which is now one of the luxurious Paradors of Spain.

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Casa Batllo

Casa Batllo (Barcelona Province)

The Casa Batllo building in Barcelona is one of the iconic works of Anton Gaudi and is open for visits.

Visit Casa Batllo
Castello d'Empuries

Castello d'Empuries (Girona Province)

Castello d'Empuries is an interesting medieval village with a huge church. It is a small distance inland of Roses.

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Eixample, Barcelona

Eixample, Barcelona (Barcelona Province)

The Eixample district of Barcelona is home to the largest number of Art Nouveau buildings in Spain with many examples by Gaudi.

Visit Eixample, Barcelona

Empuries (Girona Province)

Empuries is a fascinating archealogical site containing a Greek and Roman colony

Visit Empuries

Figueres (Girona Province)

Figueres is home of the unmissable Salvador Dali museum (Teatro-Museo Dali).

Visit Figueres

Girona (Girona Province)

Girona is an ancient, walled city with an attractive riverside. It is a great destination for a weekend break.

Visit Girona
Gothic Quarter of Barcelona

Gothic Quarter of Barcelona (Barcelona Province)

The Gothic Quarter of Barcelona is at the heart of this beautiful city and has many historic buildings and a great atmosphere.

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Jardins de Cap Roig

Jardins de Cap Roig (Girona Province)

The Cap Roig botanical garden is a beautiful garden in a beautiful cliff-top location with sweeping views over the sea.

Visit Jardins de Cap Roig

L'Estartit (Girona Province)

L'Estartit is a popular resort on the Costa Brava. It makes a good base for visiting the area.

Visit L'Estartit

Lleida (Lleida Province)

Lleida has a large ruined fort, La Suda, and an outstanding cathedral, the Seu Vell

Visit Lleida
Lloret de Mar

Lloret de Mar (Girona Province)

Lloret de Mar is one of Spain's most popular tourist resorts. It is lively but has retained its charm.

Visit Lloret de Mar
Monestir de Montserrat

Monestir de Montserrat (Barcelona Province)

The Monestir de Montserrat has a beautiful mountain setting close to Barcelona.It is one of the most famous Catholic pilgrim sites.

Visit Monestir de Montserrat
Monestir de Poblet

Monestir de Poblet (Tarragona Province)

The Monestir de Poblet is one of the most important in Spain and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Visit Monestir de Poblet

Montblanc (Tarragona Province)

Montblanc is a beautiful, walled town with a number of Romanesque and Gothic monuments to see.

Visit Montblanc
Montjuic, Barcelona

Montjuic, Barcelona (Barcelona Province)

From the Montjuic district of Barcelona you can get some great views over the city and also see some grat sights.

Visit Montjuic, Barcelona

Olot (Girona Province)

Olot is an attractive town in the Baixa Garrotxa volcanic region. The area has thirty volcanic cones.

Visit Olot

Palamos (Girona Province)

Palamos is an attractive port town on the Costa Brava.Its pleasant old town winds uphill from the beach.

Visit Palamos

Pals (Girona Province)

Pals is a lovely medieval village that has been beautifully restored. Pals is home to an important international golf course.

Visit Pals

Peratallada (Girona Province)

Peratallada is a medieval village, and is one of the most beautiful villages in Spain.

Visit Peratallada
Platja d'Aro

Platja d'Aro (Girona Province)

Platja d'Aro is a popular beach resort with a large sandy beach and lots of facilities.

Visit Platja d'Aro

PortAventura (Tarragona Province)

PortAventura is one of Europe's biggest theme parks. It is a great family attraction.

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Portlligat (Girona Province)

Portlligat is a quaint fishing village and home to the house of Salvador Dali which is well worth visiting.

Visit Portlligat

Pubol (Girona Province)

Pubol is home to the Casa-Museu Castell Gala Dali. The elephant statues in the garden and the collection of Gala's dresses are highlights.

Visit Pubol

Roses (Girona Province)

Roses was an ancient Greek settlement and is now the biggest resort on the northern stretch of the Costa Brava.

Visit Roses
Sagrada Familia

Sagrada Familia (Barcelona Province)

The Sagrada Familia is the pinnacle of the work of Anton Gaudi. It is the iconic symbol of Barcelona.

Visit Sagrada Familia

Salou (Tarragona Province)

Salou is the main resort on the Costa Dorado coast. It is situated next to the Port Aventura theme park.

Visit Salou
Sant Feliu de Guixols

Sant Feliu de Guixols (Girona Province)

Sant Feliu de Guixols is a relaxed resort with a Benedictine monastery. The town has an interesting mix of colonial and Moorish architecture.

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Santa Pau

Santa Pau (Girona Province)

Santa Pau is a medieval village in the Baixa Garrotxa volcanic region. This is a great area for hiking.

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Sitges (Barcelona Province)

Sitges is a highlight of the coastal towns south of Barcelona. It has some excellent Modernist architecture.

Visit Sitges

Tarragona (Tarragona Province)

Tarragona's roman ruins are one of the World Heritage Sites in Catalonia. It also has a medieval old town.

Visit Tarragona

Tossa-de-Mar (Girona Province)

Tossa de Mar is a very attractive mid-sized resort on the Costa Brava which has retained its character.

Visit Tossa-de-Mar
Water World

Water World (Girona Province)

Water World at Lloret de Mar is one of Catalonia's biggest water parks. It is very popular with families.

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