Located in the heart of the popular city of Barcelona, in Spain, is the wonderful neighbourhood of Poble Sec. A Poble Sec holiday means that travellers can reside in a traditional area of the city and have easy access to all of the amenities and attractions that a city like Barcelona has to offer. A Poble Sec holiday rental apartment will not only offer stunning views of the city, it will be stylish, modern and offer all of the comforts of home.
A Poble Sec holiday is all about discovering the delights that the wonderful city of Barcelona has on offer to visitors. There are a few favourite activities available in the neighbourhood such as swimming, windsurfing, fishing, roller blading, cycling and walking. The neighbourhood is also home to several peaceful, green parks and Poble Sec is very well situated for visiting attractions such as the Barcelona Zoological Park, Barcelona Aquarium, The Museum of Modern Art and The Frederic Mares Museum.
If you find yourself needing to venture away from the bustle of Barcelona there are some wonderful places to visit nearby. The town of Sitges is most noted for its month long carnival and its film festival, yet it has so much more to see. There are three main museums in the town including the Museu Cau Ferrat which was established by the artist Santiago Rusinol at the end of the 19th century. A stroll around a cemetery may seem an odd activity but it is worth it in Sitges. There is a hill-top place of peace overlooking the town which includes many old sculptures created by modernist artists.
If you are now convinced that booking a wonderful Poble Sec holiday is the right choice for you then you will be even more delighted to learn that you can expect to enjoy some fabulous weather too. During the summer months the temperature can reach as high as 28 degrees Celsius and the winter can vary from anywhere between 9 and 13 degrees Celsius. The average annual rainfall amount for Barcelona is around 19 inches.
Travellers on a Poble Sec holiday can begin their trip by arriving at Barcelona Airport (BCN) which is approximately 17 miles away from the neighbourhood. Passengers can leave the UK from various UK airports such as Aberdeen (ABZ), Newcastle(NCL), Gatwick (LGW), Belfast (BFS) and East Midlands (EMA). Airlines that offer regular flights deals to Barcelona include the likes of Aer Lingus, British Airways, KLM, Jet2.com and Flybe.