Holiday homes Catalonia, live culture and tradition

They say Catalonia will be one of Europe's next states...and indeed if you consider the history, the customs, the beauty of the Pyrenees in the north, the peculiar formations of Montserrat, the inactive volcanoes of Garrotxa, as well as the wide plain area in the center, it's easy to see that this is a region of wonders. Plus, if you decide upon a holiday in Catalonia you can also consider spending time at the beaches of Costa Brava, Costa del Maresme, Costa del Garraf and Costa Dorada. How great is that? Just relaxing at the beach, feeling the sea breeze in your hair, enjoying the sound of the waves and a nice cold cocktail on the sand...And this is not all. You can even "set camp" at a holiday home in Catalonia in the capital of the region, Barcelona. We need not even get started on talking about how simply astonishing this city is...they say it is the most beautiful one on the Old Continent...and it is not without reason. On the other hand, in the old fishing villages you will encounter many traditions and folklore, while many lively seaside resorts offer a lot in terms of gastronomy and entertainment.

Culture and tradition still alive in Catalonia
The first reference of Catalonia dates back to the 12th century and the area was once part of the Roman Empire. The capital of the region is Barcelona, one of the most amazing cities in Europe with the famous Sagrada Familia church designed by the renowned architect Antoni Gaudi. A holiday in Catalonia will have you noticing closely some of the most amazing traditions, cities, fiestas, historical monuments and cultural venues of the place. Like in Catalonia they build human towers for specific events, called Castells. They also have a traditional dance type, where people dance in circles, called Sardana. There are people who dress up as devils, called Correfoc, and dance around with fireworks in their hands, and they have the Gegants & Capgrossos, giants with papier mache heads. These are but just few of Catalonia's traditions that are seen during different fiestas. A holiday home in Catalonia will make for the perfect starting point for taking in the amazing culture of the area.

Beaches of Catalonia – a unique feature
The coast of Catalonia offers the best conditions for a beach break, for spending time in the sun, for exploring the world under the sea waves, for relaxing swimming and building sandcastles with your kids during a family holiday in Catalonia. The climate is warm here, so you can enjoy the beautiful beaches just outside Barcelona pretty much at any time. The beach of San Sebastian is one of the larger traditional beaches. It is long, it has many sports clubs and a very accessible location. Bogatell Beach is a much quieter sandy beach with sports facilities, allowing you to have the best fun with the entire family. Nova Icaria has the image of a family beach as well. The Nova Mar Bella Beach on the other hand is popular with the younger crowd, looking for relaxation as well as fun and entertainment. There are definitely more than enough beaches to choose from, and the entire coast of Catalonia is extremely popular and simply amazing. A must try for anyone!

History and tradition come to life with holiday parks Catalonia

The holidays in Catalonia are beautiful times you can spend enjoying the culture, folklore, traditions, museums, historical monuments. Barcelona has it all, dining and savoring drinks in Barcelona's tapas bars is a unique experience, the traditional cava is a must. When it comes to shopping in Barcelona, you can look around in the larger malls, also you can stroll along the smaller streets with the numerous boutiques and gift shops in search for your perfect souvenir. Visit museums such as La Pedrera by Antonio Gaudi or the Picasso museum, one of the numerous ones to be found in this city. There area also markets as the monthly flea market the weekly markets, where you'll find both traditional and modern items. But there is more to Catalonia than the beautiful Barcelona. A holiday park in Catalonia can set you either in the unique Pyrenees mountains, or maybe by the sea, in beautiful cities or cosmopolitan places. Be the star of your own perfect vacation this year and choose the theme that best suits your mood for a memorable time in Catalonia.

Catalonia – a cultural hub
Holiday parks in Catalonia are a great opportunity for you to get acquainted with this beautiful region. Throughout the region but also in Barcelona you can be the spectator of flamenco shows, the traditional dance of the Spaniards, you can enjoy the famous tapas bars, the unique art of Picasso and Gaudi, the unmistakeable Sagrada Familia, the magnificent mountains and weird formations of Monserrat. In Lleida you can be part of several Catalan parties that take place here, such as the Festa Major and the Fira de Sant Miquel, that have people coming from all over the world to enjoy the typical Spanish fiesta. The Festival of Latin American Cinema in May and Animac, an animation film festival are also great programs to follow. Visit also the Institur d'Estudis ILerdencs historical museum, that was once an old hospital. The Seu Vella cathedral is also worth a stop, completing what it already is a perfect holiday in Catalonia. If you have the time, you can also stop in Figueres, the birthplace of the great painter Salvador Dali, with a great museum dedicated to the artist. Fascinated yet? If not quite convinced, just take a leap and try it yourself...the magic of Catalonia will get to you as soon as you land here.

Cities of Catalonia
To spend a family holiday in Catalonia you can either opt for the sea, the Costa Dorada or the Costa Brava with beautiful beaches perfectly suited for children and people of all ages, or you can opt for a city escape where you can take in the local culture and tradition of the area. There is of course the beautiful and unique Barcelona, located at the Mediterranean Sea, a metropole that is hard to compare to any other city in Europe. The works of the architect Antoni Gaudi will mesmerize you here, and the Gothic Quarter is simply amazing as well. Then if you want maybe a romantic escape among steep cliffs, small coves and the sea unraveling its cerulean magic before you, just head over to the Costa Brava. The old Jewish Quarter in the historic city of Girona is perfect for a family history lesson, and to go on the same path, also Tarragona is a unique city of the Roman empire. Here there are the aquaeductus, an amphitheater and the Tomb of the Scipios at the seaside. Close to Tarragona you'll find the monasteries Santes Creus and Santa Maria de Poblet, both of a great historic-artistic interest. And then there is also the city of Lleida, with its cathedral, "Seo", built between 12th and 15th century, a great place located in a mountainous area. So you can tell there is not much to think about when it comes to visiting the beautiful region of Catalonia, just pack up and hit the road, the magic of the place will do the rest.

Apartments in Catalonia

Villas from Bungalow.Net in Catalonia

Bungalow.Net's villas in Catalonia are attractive holiday accommodations that will fulfill all of your holiday wishes. For example, our bungalows with swimming pool provide a relaxing oasis for a memorable family holiday in Catalonia while our pet-friendly holiday homes in Catalonia are ideal for every member of the family. Enjoy a cultural holiday in Barcelona, where you'll find a wonderful Gothic Quarter, the Gaudi house museum, the church of Sagrada Familia and plenty of Art Nouveau architecture. Combine your love of culture with an active holiday in Catalonia at places like Rosas, on the Costa Brava. The four-km-long beach gives you plenty of opportunity to enjoy a nice beach holiday in Spain swimming and sunbathing while rivers like the Garonne offer the chance for a whitewater rafting vacation in Spain. Furthermore, the Pyrenees provide the possibility of a mountain sports holiday in Catalonia with activities like via ferrata, hiking, climbing, canyoning and more. Catalonia has so much to offer, on both a small and large scale. Book one of Bungalow.Net's fully-furnished homes in Catalonia today and see for yourself!

Bungalow.Net's villas in Catalonia for a cultural holiday in Spain

With Bungalow.Net's villas in Catalonia you can combine the adventure of a holiday in Spain with a cultural holiday in cities like Barcelona, Girona and Tarragona. From one of our holiday homes with swimming pool you can enjoy a whole array of sport activities like golf, via ferrata, horseback riding, mountain biking, hiking and cycling or visit places like Tarragona on the Costa Daurada. Its Santa Tecla Festival is very famous and is one of two festivals unique to Catalonia. Complete with dramatic performances, music, dancing, parties and "human castles" it is sure to be the highlight of any cultural holiday in Catalonia. A very different kind of celebration is Carneval in spring, or you can celebrate with family and friends back at your seaside bungalow with grilling facilities in Catalonia. Looking for more fun in the sun? Try the resort of Salou, a popular tourist destination where you can savor a water sports holiday in Spain. You will also find one of the largest theme parks in Europe, Port Aventura, here as well - ideal for a family holiday in Catalonia. Book one of Bungalow.Net's cozy chalets in Catalonia now for a complete Mediterranean holiday!

Experience it all with Bungalow.Net's villas in Catalonia

Whether you're into culture, water sports or mountain sports or are just looking for the chance to relax among the tranquility of nature, Bungalow.Net's villas in Catalonia make the ideal accommodation for a very special holiday in Spain. All our vacation rentals in Catalonia are fully-furnished and cozy, so you'll quickly feel at home here. When you're ready for some adventure, head out on a quad or pursue an active holiday in Catalonia with a bit of canyoning around Sadernes Montagut in the Flouria River valley. Enjoy a golf holiday at Golf Can Drago in Barcelona or the Club de Golf d'Aro. You can rent bikes and go cycling along more than 100 km of marked trails or try mountain biking in numerous places including Parc Naturel del Delta del Ebre. Rivers like the Noguera Pallaresa offer the chance to savor a water sports holiday in Catalonia kayaking, canoeing and rafting. In winter Catalonia is a great place for a ski break in Spain. Of course you also have the culture of cities like Barcelona where in addition to a host of historic landmarks, cafes, restaurants, shops and museums you will find the famous Montjuic Park, a perfect combination of nature, culture and architecture, perfect for a green holiday in Catalonia. Make the most of your next holiday. Book one of Bungalow.Net's pet-friendly apartments in Catalonia today!
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