The Placa Catalunya is a large plaza in the centre of Barcelona which is considered to be the actual city centre, and where the old city meets the 19th century built Eixample area. Self catering accommodation in Centro – Placa Catalunya really does place you at the heart of things in Barcelona. Well furnished, decorated and maintained, an apartment here is the ideal way to have a comfortable base that feels like home as you explore this fascinating city and environs.
If you want to visit Barcelona, but are concerned that you will not be able to pursue any outdoor activities, then never fear… Barcelona has a lot to offer on that front. If you feel like running, then head down to the Rambla de Poblenou on the sea front, where a newly designed promenade is just the place to stretch the legs. Some of the self catering accommodation in Centro – Placa Catalunya will have bicycles which you can use, but if not, it is easily possible to hire one by the hour or day in order to get a more unique view of the city. All manner of other opportunities are also available from sky diving through to swimming, and a trip to the tourist information centre will reveal more options than you thought ever possible.
Barcelona has a wealth of things to see and do, and it can be hard to know exactly where to begin. Certainly, a few days can be spent simply wandering around the various areas of town that contain many of the sites in order to soak up the atmosphere. For example, La Rambla is a very long street which seems to have a unique ecosystem of street entertainers, sellers, tourists, locals, shoppers and more all of its own. Visiting the Casa Mila, a stunning example of the famous architect Gaudi is also recommended. This huge wavy building will soon be photographed by you as it has been done so by millions of others before you! If you want to stock-up with food for your self catering accommodation in Centro – Place Catalunya, then a trip to the Boqueria market is recommended, where the range of fresh fruit and vegetables is simply remarkable.
Barcelona can boast quite excellent weather for the majority of the year, and even during the coldest parts of winter, the temperature rarely dips below ten degrees Celsius. Most people seem to find that the months between May and July are the best time of year for holidays in Centro – Placa Catalunya. After this, the highs in August of up to 34 degrees Celsius can feel a little too much, especially if there is humidity in the air as well. Rain is not really an issue in Barcelona at all, with rain falling only a couple of times per month on average
To start making the most of your holidays in Placa Catalunya, the most convenient airport will be Barcelona International (BCN). There are a number of airlines operating flights to this airport and these are British Airways, Jet2, Monarch, easyJet and Ryanair. These depart from UK airports such as Leeds-Bradford (LBA), London Gatwick (LGW), Heathrow (LHR), Bristol (BRS) and Manchester (MAN).