Bathed in beautiful warm Mediterranean weather, Gracia is every tourist’s dream. This town in the popular Barcelona province is known for how well it blends tradition, natural beauty and a thumping nightlife. All summer holiday accommodation in Gracia is full of youthful, energetic tourists looking for fun and a new experience. And they are never disappointed as Barcelona has plenty in store for tourists of all kinds; families, couples, backpackers etc. The holiday apartments in Gracia can comfortably accommodate even large families. There are one bedroom units for smaller groups or couples. Some of these self-catering rentals in Gracia are located close to the sea and come equipped with such amenities as air-conditioning and Internet access.
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-Cinema: There are few better places in the world to watch a movie than Cine Verdi, easily reachable from most holiday apartments in Gracia. It is one of the few places in Barcelona where you can watch an English movie. The best part is retreating into one of the many nice bars that surround the cinema after the flick.
-Nightlife: The vibrant nightlife is one of the reasons youths from all over Europe make their way to holiday apartments in Gracia’s town centre every summer. To find the most happening of Gracia’s nightspots visitors should head to Placa del Sol. Here they’ll find an assortment of bars playing everything from boogie music to Jazz
-Cultural events: The Gracia Festival is why finding holiday accommodation in Gracia in August can prove tricky. Somewhere in the middle of this month this raucous celebration takes place, setting the streets of this town alight for an entire week. Visitors should expect to be lost in a sea of colour, music and revelry.
-Park Guell: This park is nothing like the parks holidaymakers may have seen before. It was designed by the celebrated Gaudi, which means it is quite simply visitors should expect to see an astounding work of art with a twist of fantasy. Among its highlights are phallic mushrooms and gingerbread houses. The Casa Vicens is another one of Gaudi’s creations well worth a visit.
-Shopping: Fashion lovers should make a point of sparing something for shopping in Garcia’s retail stores. They’ll find a chain of independent fashion outlets along Carrer Verdi, known as Garcia’s trendiest street where they can buy designer outfits at amazing prices. After shopping to their heart’s delight holidaymakers can put up their feet in the chic restaurants that line Carrer Verdi.
Being close to Spain’s Mediterranean Sea coastline, Gracia experiences warm sub-tropical weather. For most of the year the climate is agreeable with temperatures averaging above 20°C. Rainfall is very little and the wettest month, October, sees an average of only about 80mm. During summer, especially between July and August, temperature highs average close to 30°C. This warmth is what causes tourists from all over Europe and beyond to stream into self-catering holiday rentals in Gracia at this time of year. But those wishing to avoid the crowds will make their way to Gracia as early as May as even in spring temperatures are already in their twenties.
The Barcelona-El Prat Airport is the main gateway into Barcelona and those seeking holiday accommodation in Gracia town will find scheduled commercial flights to bring them into this airport. This facility is Spain’s second biggest and is very busy even by international standards. To make their way from the airport to their holiday homes in Gracia, visitors can use taxis or rental vehicles.