Take a Break in the Party Capital
If there's one destination you never get tired of, it's Barcelona. Considered the party capital of Europe, Barcelona is a city that never sleeps! A week, a weekend or even a night out in Barcelona is possible from Nice Côte d'Azur Airport. When you fly from Nice to Barcelona, in scarcely more than an hour you can be strolling down the famous Ramblas, in the heart of the Catalan capital.
The Capital of Catalonia, a city of culture and fun, Barcelona offers a wide range of activities. From visiting historical monuments and museums, to tucking into tapas and dancing in night clubs, to discovering the beaches and their many water sports, you're in for a full holiday!
Fly from Nice to Barcelona for a feast of cultural and architectural heritage
Don't miss out on visiting Gaudí's masterpiece, the Sagrada Familia. Perpetually under construction, the cathedral is definitely worth the detour. And if you want to go deeper into Gaudí's world, you can also explore Park Güell, Casa Milà and Casa Batlló. Walk down the emblematic Ramblas connecting Plaça de Catalunya to the old port, and continue into the streets of the Barri Gotic, the city's historical centre. Above all, don't forget to go to the Boqueria market, for a rainbow of colours!
Fly from Nice to Barcelona and join in the party!
Like the rest of Spain, Barcelona is well-known for its festive spirit, pleasant way of life and mix of European, South American and North African cultures. It also enjoys a perfect Mediterranean climate, allowing you to enjoy the continuous, natural buzz of the city. With its many clubs and restaurants, beaches and squares, a trip to Barcelona will appeal to party animals and those looking for a lazy life. Throughout the year, a large number of festivals will allow you to enjoy the Catalan culture: Festes de la Mercè in September, or Festes de Gràcia and Festes de Sants in late August. For guitar lovers, the best time to visit is from early April to the end of May, when Barcelona guitar festival brings together the biggest stars for a key moment in the musical calendar!
A destination for sports fans
Barcelona isn't just about partying. It's got sport too! Another great reason to head to Nice Côte d'Azur Airport and hop on a flight from Nice to Barcelona is to watch a big match. There's the famous FC Barcelona, of course, one of the top football clubs, but Barcelona is also home to world-class clubs in other sports, such as handball, basketball and volleyball.
Barcelona: the place to hit the beach
Don't forget to make the most of the beaches. On the best-known beaches, La Barceloneta and Sant Sebastià, you will see some sculptors, singers, dancers and all kinds of vendors. You will also find many water sports clubs, restaurants and trendy bars. Guaranteed good atmosphere day and night, especially in summer! For a quiet and sporty atmosphere, head for Bogatell beach instead. For a young and gay-friendly atmosphere, choose Mar Bella with its naturist area. For a family atmosphere, the Nova Icaria and Llevant Beaches are best, with their playgrounds for children.
Catalan culinary specialities
A cuisine mainly using olive oil, garlic, tomatoes and of course seafood, to savour without moderation. A few specialities to sample: Pam amb tomàquet (a slice of bread rubbed with garlic and tomato and sprinkled with olive oil), Sarsuela (a dish of fish fried in olive oil, simmered with chopped tomatoes, garlic, onions, cinnamon, lemon, sherry, bay and paprika, flambéed in rum or brandy), and Fideua (a dish similar to paella, but using pasta instead of rice). Indulge yourself!
Essential activities for your stay in Barcelona:
Visit the Sagrada Familia, Barcelona's emblematic religious building.
Stroll along the Ramblas.
Take a walk along the Passeig de Gràcia, checking out Casa Milà and Casa Batlló.
Visit the Picasso Museum, the National Museum of Catalan Art, the Barcelona History Museum, or even the Fundació Joan Miró.
Step inside the impressive Santa Eulàlia gothic cathedral.
Visit the Boqueria market.
Discover the panorama of the city from Montjuic Park, a chic area of the city.
Walk around the Parc de la Ciutadella, the equivalent of New York's Central Park, 60 hectares of green space housing the zoo and the Modern Art Museum.
Relax on the Barceloneta beaches.
Sip Sangria while nibbling on tapas!
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