Next Stop, Barcelona

Next Stop, Barcelona

Home to jaw-dropping architecture, a sunny Mediterranean coast and a sparkling nightlife


Take a little Spanish style back home with you by picking up photographic artwork, beautiful lamps and designer furniture here.  The Grokstore, Carrer de París 215


Look out for the remarkable work of architect Antoni Gaudí, whose colourful modernist buildings capture the imagination. Casa Batlló, Passeig de Gràcia 43

If you’re craving a sea view, it doesn’t get better than the W Barcelona hotel. Request a room that looks onto the Mediterranean for the ultimate in relaxation. W Barcelona, Placa de la Rosa dels Vents 1, Final Passeig de Joan de Borbo

At Sagàs, a sandwich is a work of art. Their light bites combine Catalan cuisine with international flavours, and they’re open to 1am on Saturdays and Sundays. Sagàs, Pla de Palau 13


Get tipsy on something new – with the help of the long and creative cocktail menu at this cosy bar. Old Fashioned, Calle Santa Teresa 1


Foodies shouldn’t miss the opportunity to visit Europe’s biggest food market. When your appetite peaks, stop at one  of the market’s tapas stalls. Plaza de la Boqueria

Done enough people-watching? Pop into our  newly opened Barcelona salon to refresh your look. Toni&Guy, Carrer Paris 205

  • Words: Hattie Crisell

  • Photography: Tourism Barcelona, W Hotels, Starwood Hotels & Resorts