Where to Stay in Barcelona

Where to Stay in Barcelona

Posted on 12 Jan 11 by derry.birkett

I’ve noticed that many people use their favourite search engine to search for information on the best areas to stay in their chosen destination.  This is a very good question and independent advice is quite tricky to come by without exhaustive searching.  So, I have written a small description of each area of Barcelona along [...] Read More »

First Steps in Barcelona

First Steps in Barcelona

Posted on 10 Jan 11 by derry.birkett

Barcelona has become a beacon for the modern lifestyle. The quality of life here is high, with good food, fine weather, the sea and the mountains and a beautiful dynamic city all combining to provide the ultimate refuge from the hectic lifestyle offered elsewhere. Day One – First Steps Stroll Plaza Catalunya Most people begin their tour of [...] Read More »

Barcelona event guide

Barcelona event guide

Posted on 25 Oct 10 by admin

Barcelona is one of the cities that never sleeps. Barcelona is a city to visit, listen, watch and study. It has much history to teach us and many beauties to show. This is not only a place where you will never be bored, but also one of those places that will stay in your mind [...] Read More »

Barcelona Sightseeing

Barcelona Sightseeing

Posted on 13 Aug 10 by derry.birkett

This is a brief overview of the main sights that you may want to visit in Barcelona and a brief description of each one.  Later we will add a link for each one to more information and provide detailed instructions, opening times etc there.  But for anyone looking for a brief guide to Barcelona’s main [...] Read More »

Salsa in Barcelona

Salsa in Barcelona

Posted on 14 Jul 10 by derry.birkett

Even though Catalonia claims not to be Spain, that doesn’t mean we don’t want (or expect) to be able to enjoy Salsa around the calid coastline – which is the perfect place to enjoy it.  In fact, there are some great places for salsa lovers (salseros) in Barcelona, and there are several small groups dedicated [...] Read More »

Barcelona Transport Guide

Barcelona Transport Guide

Posted on 08 Jun 10 by derry.birkett

We’ve recently added a new transport guide to our Live Guides section of the website.  This guide is useful for all visitors to Barcelona city, covering all the major means of transport inside and around the city. If you are booking a short stay apartment in Barcelona, be sure to take a look at this guide, [...] Read More »

Three experiences not to miss on your city-break in Barcelona

Three experiences not to miss on your city-break in Barcelona

Posted on 23 Apr 10 by Ofelia Alberti

We have been recently asked from one guest who booked a Barcelona apartment via our website what they should not miss during their city-break in Barcelona and thought of sharing the advice we gave. Eating traditional food with a contemporary touch You should try the Cerveceria Catalana, just off the Rambla de Catalunya in the [...] Read More »

Barcelona in October

Barcelona in October

Posted on 10 Oct 08 by derry.birkett

Barcelona in October is full of life, the summer has not yet left this vibrant Mediterranean city. Tourists come from all over the world to enjoy a warm weekend or longer break. The new stylish apartment Arc de Triomf Style is the ideal starting point for a relaxing sightseeing tour of Barcelona. Start your day strolling [...] Read More »

The modernist sights of Barcelona: Eixample Apartments

The modernist sights of Barcelona: Eixample Apartments

Posted on 11 Jun 08 by derry.birkett

ShortStayApartment.com is proud to present the new selection of Barcelona Eixample apartments available for family holidays, relocation and tourism. These short stay apartments in the Eixample neighbourhood are spectacular places to stay during a visit to Barcelona or even for longer stays as they are enourmous apartments, therefore very comfortable, and beautifully bright, as they often [...] Read More »