When January rolls around, the winding streets of the old town return to their pre-Christmas self, offering quiet corners to admire the city’s famed gothic architecture. While exploring, don't miss the Plaça Reial, Santa Eulàlia Cathedral or Palau Reial Major. Guaranteed to banish any January blues, the charming streets will transport you back to medieval Catalonia.
With cooler weather, opt for a light jacket from IRO Paris – ideal for exploring city hotspots, perusing local markets or taking in a show.
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Only two hours outside of Barcelona lie the powdery slopes of La Molina – perfect for all levels – and La Masella, which is famed for its night skiing. Both ski resorts are easy to reach with daily shuttle buses from the centre of Barcelona. After a day on the slopes, end your visit at Masella Mood Lounge for a glass of fizz – you deserve it!
There are always the works of Gaudí and Picasso to admire – after all, art and architecture are what give Barcelona its stellar reputation. At La Roca Village, just 40 minutes away, you can enjoy this very essence of Mediterranean exuberance with brightly coloured mosaics and world-class shopping.
If you only have time to visit one of Gaudi’s greats, make it the Casa Batlló, Often compared to Monet’s Water Lilies, with shards of stained glass covering it’s façade, this is one of the most striking buildings in the city.
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From neighbourhood restaurants and street food to Michelin-starred experiences, Barcelona is a paradise for foodies. Make a reservation at one of the city’s best-kept secrets, Alkimia. Order a selection of small plates to share among friends and enjoy Catalan cuisine at its finest.
Or, for an authentic tapas experience, Bar del Pla is a must-visit for locals and tourists alike. Enjoy seasonal dishes (crispy oxtail with foie gras and stuffed squid chickpeas) and a list of natural, biodynamic wines – booking is compulsory!
With some of the most renowned wine-growing areas in the region, it’s no surprise that the city is full of hidden gems, serving only the best local bottles. Finish your evening with drinks at Eldiset – set in one of the coolest neighbourhoods. The dimly lit interiors make it the perfect spot for an intimate catch-up with friends. Or, pull up a stool at Cotton House's beautiful colonial-style bar and let one of their award-winning bartenders serve you a bespoke cocktail.
Add a little glamour to your evening look with a crossbody bag from Jimmy Choo .
Perched above the buzzing streets of Barcelona, the hotel’s rooftop terrace boasts some of the best city views. Wear this from Karl Lagerfeld for an elegant dawn-to-dusk look.
While you’re in Barcelona, make the Monument Hotel your home. Sitting on Passeig de Gràcia, the city’s main avenue, this impressive nineteenth-century palazzo is just minutes from the sights. Home to Barcelona’s first three-Michelin-starred restaurant, Lasarte Restaurant, as well as a spa and Jo Malone toiletries, you won’t be disappointed.
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