Gaudí opening to lead Barcelona’s tourism comeback

The first house designed by the iconic architect – exuberant Casa Vicens in the beleaguered city’s Gràcia district – opens to the public later this month. ‘This could be a moment of peace,’ says its manager

Barcelona’s open-air cabinet of curiosities, the Jardí Botànic

The author of new guide Quiet Barcelona sings the praises of this peaceful garden high on the slopes of Montjuïc

Staying in style in Barcelona

With an art gallery, coffee bar, yoga and south-east Asian food, you might find it hard to leave Barcelona’s Casa Bonay hotel – unless you get a craving for tapas

City breaks with kids: Barcelona

It’s a favourite destination for adults, but Barcelona has loads to offer kids, whether they’re into football, science, the seaside or amusement parks

Barcelona – walking tours

Barcelona is full of tourist traps, but new, bespoke walking tours, operated by locals – and backed by superstar chef Ferran Adrià – offer a glimpse into the hidden life of the city

Barcelona’s Andrés Iniesta lists his family vineyard on Airbnb

The Barcelona midfield star has added his family vineyard – Bodega Iniesta – to Airbnb, offering two lucky guests the chance to be hosted by one of the world’s most celebrated footballers.

Ten Free things in Barcelona

10 free things in Barcelona just for you. http://www.theguardian.com/travel/2014/jun/17/top-10-free-things-to-do-in-barcelona But if you have to pay for one thing go and see Messi play at Camp Nou.