September is the ideal month to travel to Barcelona.
It’s still hot at the beach, the sea is at its most warm and the evenings have dropped their August heaviness.
Travel essentials – Why go now? The Catalan capital’s beach-side location makes it perfect for soaking up the last of summer’s rays. In September, temperatures reach 26C and in October the weather is still mild, reaching 21C on a warm day. …Start in Plaça de Catalunya (3) and stroll down the central, pedestrianised boulevard of the Ramblas (6), packed with stalls selling tourist tat, flowers and even pets. (Watch your valuables.) The Continental Hotel (10) on your left at number 138 is where George Orwell stayed during the Spanish Civil War. […]