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The Catalonian capital is renowned as one of the premier holiday destinations in the world, and the latest figures compiled by the Frontier Tourist  Movements organisation show that the city and its surrounding region’s popularity is still on the rise.Barcelona seaside beach view

Catalonia hosted 14.45 million tourists in 2012, a 10 % increase on figures from 2011, whilst the largest market sending tourists to the region continues to be France, although Germany, Russia and the United Kingdom are also increasing their share, with thousands visiting some of the stunning Barcelona hotels every year to sample some of the best European culture and architecture in the continent.

Blessed with beautiful beaches, stunning surrounding countryside and a vibrant nightlife, Barcelona has become renowned as one of the most beautiful cities in the world. Come and see what all the fuss is about, brush those winter blues away and book a break today with your loved ones.

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