As a holiday destination, Barcelona has it all, including fabulous holiday apartments for rent in Barcelona Spain where you can also find sunshine, beaches, museums, shops and great restaurants. You can avoid paying travel agent commission when you rent your vacation apartment rentals in Barcelona Spain by booking directly with the apartment owners. You can rent a city property in Spain from the Internet by putting in searches like holiday villa select, owners- direct-Spain or even holiday apartments for rent in Barcelona Spain etc. Needless to say, when you do book on line, you should make sure you are transferred directly to the owners and that you are not dealing with the website owner, a travel agent or a tour operator etc. as they all take commission which of course has to be paid for. And do not forget to book your flights into Barcelona Spain early.
Fewer than 20 years ago, most travelers would never have even thought of north-eastern Spain and cities like Barcelona as a place for luxury villa rental Spain. The previously neglected industrial quarter of Barcelona is currently in the process of gentrification, and stylish holiday apartments for rent in Barcelona Spain are available there. Today, this neighborhood boasts a wide variety of excellent eateries, interesting museums, art galleries, boutiques, and historic buildings. There is something to satisfy every taste.
The weather is ideal in Barcelona, so tourists choose to lease Spain villas there throughout the year. It is comfortably hot in the summertime, about 60 degrees in the wintertime, and boasts both a metropolitan atmosphere and the attractions of the seashore. There are all sorts of holiday apartments for rent in Barcelona Spain available at every price which makes it a perfect destination no matter what your budget may be. Inexpensive flights into Barcelona Spain are increasingly in demand, making this one of the continent's favorite getaway spots.
One district you must see is the El Born District which has been transformed from a neglected area to one that is modern and eclectic. It is a very fashionable area for vacation apartment rentals in Barcelona Spain. In the delightful stone-paved streets are trendy galleries and restaurants serving delicious food; you must try the unusual tapas dishes that this area has become celebrated for.
Another area recommended for booking holiday apartments for rent in Barcelona Spain is Gracia – a lively quarter with lots to recommend it and a huge selection of vacation apartment rentals in Barcelona Spain. Gracia once a working class industrial district is now one of the fashionable areas, where the trendy and creative people gather. It still has a strong Catalan identity and has some of Barcelona's richest festival traditions. The Festa de Gracia is one of these and everyone joins in and decorates the streets in mid-August, as each street competes for the honor of best decorated street. Gracia also houses Barcelona's most striking park, created by Antoni Gaudi, the Parc Guell. This park is a work of art and well worth a visit.
Finally, and while we always recommend booking directly with the owner for your holiday apartments for rent in Barcelona Spain, likewise with your flights into Barcelona Spain, we strongly recommend you use a good travel insurance broker to ensure you get expert advice and insurance at the most competitive price.