Barcelona, Spain, July 04, 2012 --(PR.com
)-- The city of Barcelona has been ranked 8th best destination in the world by travel giant TripAdvisor. The well known website’s ‘Travelers’ Choice Awards Top 25 Destinations in the World’ list was published last month. With many people relying heavily on the wealth of information supplied by TripAdvisor, this annual survey has been highly anticipated among the travel community. Barcelona, situated in Catalonia, Spain, is a city best known for its unique Gaudí architecture, lively club scene and historic sites, and is now recognized as one of the best places to travel in 2012.
Barcelona: A Solid Favorite
Based on the TripAdvisor Awards, Barcelona remains to be a favorite holiday destination amongst young tourists, as well as families. The Catalan capital has notched up one spot from last year’s #9 position on the ‘Top 10 Food and Wine Cities in Europe’, now ranking just below London, New York and Paris.
TripAdvisor is a well respected travel site and the largest in the world, with more than 20 million members in over 30 countries voting on topics ranging from top destinations for vacations, to the best family hotels, to the best beach destinations. What sets TripAdvisor apart from the rest is its variety of content, which includes advice and ratings, and its easily accessible platforms, allowing destinations to be voted upon by real travelers.
Barcelona has been a major cultural center since the Middle Ages, and attracts millions of tourists annually. According to BarcelonaTurisme.com, a record-breaking 7.45 million tourists visited the city in 2011. Its superb location on the Mediterranean coast, alongside its multiple beaches, delectable cuisine, buzzing nightlife and some of the most preserved historical sites in Europe, makes Barcelona an ideal vacation spot. The city even outranked other popular destinations in the awards, including Berlin, Florence, Buenos Aires, Sydney and Prague.
For visitors who choose Barcelona as the destination for their next vacation, there is a range of comfortable and affordable accommodation in the city to choose from. Apartment Barcelona has over 500 apartments available to rent in and around the city. From Ramblas apartments to beach apartments in Barcelona, those coming to the city - whether on vacation, a business trip or simply a short break - can select their accommodation from a variety of Barcelona apartments in a range of styles and sizes. They will also have access to a staff of Barcelona experts, who are more than happy to help travelers find the perfect apartment in Barcelona.