Home to some of the most fascinating cities in Europe, Spain is an excellent choice when it comes to a city break with some golf on the side and while there is plenty of choice across the breadth of the country, few destinations are more enjoyable than Barcelona. If you’re a city lover, the capital city of the autonomous community of Catalonia has it all.
Amazing architecture provides a fascinating backdrop to life in the city; food lovers will revel in the famous Catalan gastronomy – one of the highlights of the region’s culture – which is famed the world over for its rich flavours and variety, and with art and history at every turn, not to mention excellent shopping districts, endless exciting attractions and sandy beaches, there will certainly be no shortage of things to keep you busy during your time away from the golf course.
And speaking of golf courses, Barcelona boasts plenty of choice that will please even the most discerning of golfers. Home to some stunning golf courses and a number of excellent stay and play resorts that are ideal for the golfing city slicker, Barcelona boasts layouts designed by the likes of Greg Norman, Robert von Hagge, Jim Fazio, Harry S. Colt, José Maria Olazábal and Seve Ballesteros.
For those looking to carry the fun on into the night, Barcelona’s famed nightlife is just the ticket and with the world famous FC Barcelona and their incredible Camp Nou stadium at the heart of the city, football fans can also spend their evenings mixing it with the locals while marvelling at the famous Tiki-Taka brand of football.
Barcelona also benefits from terrific travel links and infrastructure which adds a welcome dose of convenience to what promises to be a memorable Spanish Golf Holiday.