The shopping scene in Barcelona is diverse, from high-street fashion, exclusive one-of-a-kind designs to colorful and authentic Spanish apparel. Travelers will love Barcelona’s shopping line, one of Europe’s largest retail areas (five kilometers long to be exact). Top hot spots include Mercat La Boqueria, the colors and atmosphere are what brings this market to life and La Maquinista, the most recent addition to Barcelona’s many shopping malls. When visiting a destination for its fashion and style appeal, global travelers revealed key criteria includes a cool food scene (52%), so it’s no wonder Barcelona makes the list with their delicious al fresco tapas scene.
Where to stay: La Casa Gran B&B is a traditional bed and breakfast, ideally located a short walk away from Passeig de Gràcia and Gaudi's La Pedrera. Other top reasons to visit Barcelona, as endorsed by Booking.com travelers, include sightseeing, food and beaches.