City breaks are becoming increasingly popular with people looking to escape the usual 9-5 for a well-deserved long weekend, and with so many tour operators now offering discounted fares most of the major cities in Europe are now within easy reach.
Try and combine your city break with an event or festival to make your long weekend even more enjoyable and you will come back home feeling as refreshed as though you had two weeks in the sun.
Whether it is the Beach Boys at Poble Espanyol on July 23rd or Norah Jones at L’Auditori on September 20th, Barcelona is a city where there is always something going on. There is something to suit just about every style and taste you can imagine with Leonard Cohen at Palau Sant Jordi on 3rd October and Lady Gaga at the same venue on the 6th. There are plenty of online sites that will give you more information about what is happening in the city, so that you can choose the perfect time to travel.
City of Colour
There is so much to see in Barcelona that you may find that you only fit in the edited highlights over the course of a long weekend, but with cheap flights to Barcelona from Jet2.com you know that you can make a return visit whenever you choose. With the popularity of city breaks on the increase you can be sure there are some great travel and accommodation deals to be had.