One of Barcelona's most beautiful sights is also host to one of Europe's most...atypical manger scenes at the market immediately in front. In a typical nativity scene you’d expect to find Mary, Joseph, shepherds and a baby in a manger, but what about a small figurine in a squatting...more
A top Barcelona attraction year-round, the Picasso Museum features his Las Meninas, a nine part abstraction of the Velazquez work in the Prado. We love museums in summer not only for the art, but for the cooler temperatures, a perfect counterpoint to a morning at the beach....more
Not exactly a "little-known secret," Barceloneta Beach is packed on summer days with travelers and locals, and for good reason. Few European cities have such great beaches accessible without even boarding a train.