Les Corts is one of the ten districts which make up Barcelona, Spain’s second largest city. Visitors looking to spend their holidays in Les Corts will find that the district, which is often known as ‘District 4’ is well placed within the city for exploring its almost in-exhaustive number of attractions and amenities. They will therefore discover that there is an almost equally wide choice of self catering accommodation available for holiday rental. There are apartments and townhouses, as well as spacious apartments set in some of the district’s grandest buildings.
Visitors looking to spend their holidays in Les Corts will find that all the attractions and amenities of Barcelona, which has often been referred to as one of the most liveable cities in Europe, are within a 15 minute metro ride form the district. Within Les Corts itself, however, there is still plenty to see and do. Visitors wishing to indulge in a spot of retail therapy may wish to head for the L’Illa shopping complex, with its numerous shops, boutiques and department stores. Here there is also a great choice of cafés and restaurants, as well as lively bars and clubs, such as Elefant, which really come to life when the sun goes down.
Tourists enjoying their holidays in Les Corts will find that they are spoilt for choice when it comes to finding places of interest to visit. Those with an interest in all things historical and cultural may wish to head for the Barri Gotic, or old Gothic Quarter, towards the old centre of Barcelona. As the name suggests, visitors will discover a myriad architecturally impressive buildings and structures, such as the iconic Sagrada Familia, which has become the international symbol of Barcelona. Other fascinating sites include the Cathedral of St Eulalia, Palau de la Musica Catalana and the Gothic churches Santa Maria del Mar and Santa Maria del Pi, to name but a few.
Visitors looking to spend their holidays in Les Corts will be pleased to discover that Barcelona as a whole enjoys a typically warm, Mediterranean climate. Summers are warm and dry, with temperatures often reaching the late 20s degrees Celsius. Winters tend to be cooler, with temperatures averaging around 10 to 12 degrees Celsius. Les Corts receives an average annual rainfall of around 23 inches.
Travellers looking to spend their holidays in Les Corts will first fly to nearby Barcelona El Prat International Airport (BCN). There are a number of airlines operating regular flights here from the UK, including British Airways, Jet2.com, Monarch, easyJet and Ryanair. These flights depart from several regional airports, including London Stansted (STN), Manchester (MAN), East Midlands (EMA), Birmingham (BHX), Edinburgh (EDI), Liverpool (LPL) and Bristol (BRS).