Food and drink,Travel,Barcelona holidays,Spain holidays,Food & drink,Short breaks,City breaks,Top 10s,Catalonia holidays Even if bull's tail stew doesn't appeal, spicy sausage or squid probably will –
Why go? Summer in Barcelona – though humid – is not as blisteringly hot as other Spanish cities. Between late July and early September, most locals with the means leave town, which makes for a quiet, experience.
Barcelona has enough to keep the most voracious of culture vultures and self-indulgent of gourmands happy for weeks, but all those entry fees and tapas bills can mount up. Fortunately, help is at hand
Jon Shepherd writes I am planing to spend four days in each of Barcelona and Madrid in October. Could you please suggest some off-the-beaten-path attractions? Is Toledo worth a visit? Annie Bennett, Spain