Art lovers, historians, beachgoers, sun seekers, foodies, and everyone in between come to Barcelona every year. The Spanish locals and visitors love outdoor life year-round in Barcelona. The countless plazas scattered throughout the city are the meeting points for locals and tourists. In the winter months, they have heaters, and some have blankets for customers to use. The history of Barcelona extends over 2, years. Originally called Barcino, it was founded at the end of the 1st century by the Romans.
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M y brother-in-law was the first one to tell me about Sitges. He'd been there with his boyfriend and thought my wife and I would like it. My wife, Sophie, was pregnant and we both needed a holiday but we were hardly in the mood for raucous nightlife — gay or straight. Surely this was the last place we should be going? We were wrong. We went for a week and had a great time.
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This little town nestled in the mountains, in the region of Girona, is full of historical importance in Catalonia. The town can be dated all the way back to the Roman Empire and also played a huge part in the Catalonian unification movement of the middle ages! You can stroll the medieval streets, marvel at the ancient bridge, enjoy the famous food and so much more!
For gay travellers Barcelona has been one of the favourite destinations in Europe for the last twenty years. The city has this perfect combination of a warm Mediterranean climate, beaches within and close to the city, mountains in the hinterland and the culture, nightlife, sights and infrastructure of an European metropolis. Barcelona is also a good place to enjoy the modern design that had bloomed after the death of dictator Franco. For a day at the beach you can go by car or train from Barcelona to the nearby town of Sitges which is quite popular with gay men, especially in August. Gay Barcelona.