Barcelona flights are the answer to a great city break

Looking for a great city break? Well look no further than booking Barcelona flights.

The international airport in Barcelona is located in El Prat de Llobregat 12kms to the south of the city. Airport trains run every 30 minutes to Placa de Catalunya and Estacio de Sants. The journey takes 25 minutes. Aero buses also depart every 15 minutes for the Placa de Catalunya.

The public transport system in Barcelona is excellent with 5 metro lines. The main hub for buses is the Placa de Catalunya. Each bus stop has a clear display of the various stops and timetable.

There are also a number of cable cars.  Teleferic de Barceloneta crosses the bay and is one of the most thrilling activities in Barcelona but definitely not recommended for anyone suffering from vertigo.

Barcelona has more shops per capita than anywhere else in Europe. El Corte Ingles is a huge department store, part of a vast Spanish chain. Here one can buy anything from a needle to an anchor.

La Rambla is Barcelona's most famous promenade stretching for a mile down to the sea. At the sea end stands the Monument to Colon , the world's largest statue of Christopher Columbus.

On the Rambla there are many unforgettable sights not least of all the myriad of human statues and the many turn-of-the century kiosks overflowing with flowers and songbirds. It is at it's best early in the morning and on Sunday lunchtimes.

Barcelona flights can be found on many websites and lastminute.com has often got very good deals.

So go ahead and book Barcelona flights today.

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