Don't let a bit of the wet stuff keep you from getting out and enjoying Barcelona. We've come up with some ways you can still get the most out of the city without fighting with your umbrella. Warm up in cafés, duck in to a bar for a cocktail, visit a gallery, and dance to live music throughout the night.
You've done the Picasso, the Miró and the MACBA. After these and other giants of contemporary art, what's left in Barcelona's museum bag? Off the beaten track, down cobbled side streets and even smack bang in the middle of touristy areas, you'll find plenty of weird and wonderful little-known gems - all well worth an hour of your timeRead more
What's better than hunkering down in the cinema on a rainy day? If your Spanish or Catalan isn't up to snuff, or if you just prefer seeing films in their original language (whether that's English, French, Japanese or beyond), head to these Barcelona cinemas where you can see movies as they were meant to be seenRead more
Settle in with a good book from any of these Barcelona bookshops that have sections of books in English or are completely dedicated to serving the English-reading community in town, where you can pick up a classic or a bestseller, a brand-new or second-hand novel, guidebook or non-fiction, reading material for kids and moreRead more
Whether you fancy a drink with your sweetheart or with friends, if you're after a craft beer, a cup of tea or a place where you can tantalise your taste buds with creative cocktails, this group of bars offers all that, plus the bonus of a soft and sumptuous sofa area. Why not flop down and sink into the cushions on the next rainy day?Read more