Getting to and from the Sagrada Familia is also made easy by Barcelona's brilliantly accessible transport system. 80% of the metro system is now fully accessible, while 100% of the buses have ramps so you can hop on and off as you please.
BARCELONA — The president of Spain's powerful northeastern region of Catalonia on Saturday has called an independence referendum
Spain's north-east corner holds a secret. Technically, it's not Spain. At least that's what you will be told again and again by the Catalan people, fiercely protective of their independence and identity. It's a region of incredible individuality...
By relaxing the mind, walking turns on the creative taps, too. Ernest Hemingway went for a stroll whenever he felt deflated by the blank page. "I would walk...when I had finished work or when I was trying to think something out," he wrote. "It was easier to think if I was walking.
Could Juan Carlos be the last Spanish monarch? As the 76-year-old handed the reins to son Felipe, tens of thousands in Spain
Catalans gather in a bid to create a 400-kilometre (250-mile) human chain, part of a campaign for independence from Spain
On 11th September, Catalan national day, 1.6 million ordinary people formed a human chain the length of Catalonia, calling for things that the British take for granted: freedom and democracy.
10.) Santillana del Mar -Santillana del Mar is a tiny Cantabrian village where thousands of local visitors flock each year
The County of Berguedà in Catalonia, in the foothills of the Pyrenees, is leading the way in Spain in promoting Eco-Tourism - hotels, camping sites and restaurants already sport the EU Ecolabel. Organic food and wine are also on the menu.
From spectacularly unspoiled havens of nature, to beautiful old-world fishing villages, we've compiled a mixed bag of magnificent spots! While you won't find them in travel brochures, you will find they house a number of our Spanish private holiday rentals.