Barcelona Holidays by Rail

L ocated on the Mediterranean coast, Barcelona has become one of Europe’s must-visit cities thanks to its warm and welcoming climate and unique, flamboyant architecture, along with beaches, parks and botanical gardens. The city is also famous for the entertainment it offers to locals and visitors alike, from world-class sport to opera to street performers on La Rambla. Like Madrid, Barcelona is a key rail hub, providing good connections to cities across Spain, and into France. There is a direct French TGV service from Barcelona to Paris.

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Our Recommended Hotels in Barcelona

Gran Hotel Torre Catalunya

Located next to Barcelona Sants station, the Torre Catalunya offers easy access to the sights of the city. Spacious, bedrooms are decorated in a contemporary style and feature large windows, some with panoramic views of Barcelona. You can also take in breathtaking views from the roof top restaurant and lounge.

Barcelo Sants

Ideally located for rail travellers, the Barcelo Sants has recently been renovated to provide guests with plenty of modern luxuries in the comfortable bedrooms. The hotel, built on top of the Barcelona Sants station, also offers residents the choice of two restaurants as well as an on-site cocktail bar in which you can unwind.

Colon Hotel

Situated across the road from Barcelona Cathedral, in the Gothic Quarter of the city, the Colon Hotel offers easy access to all Barcelona’s attractions. The classically designed bedrooms come with all the facilities you would expect from a 4* hotel, and some have a view over the cathedral façade. There is also a rooftop pool and lounge as well as a Catalonian restaurant.

H10 Madison Hotel

A few short steps from the world famous Sagrada Familia, H10 Madison offers modern comforts in a stylish early 20th century setting. Bedooms are equipped with Wi-Fi, a minibar and air conditioning whilst the all-year round bar and restaurant is supplemented by an additional terrace and plunge pool in the summer months.

Hotel Arts Barcelona

Hotel Arts Barcelona rises 44 stories above the seafront, making this Barcelona hotel’s façade of blue glass and exposed steel a true beacon of luxury. From a contemporary collection of art, to award-winning dining, this luxury Barcelona hotel provides guests with unparalleled access to all this vibrant destination has to offer.

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