Voted the best city beach in the world, this stretch of golden sand faces on to the Mediterranean and is a great place to top up your tan and to meet friends. It’s not a beach for those looking for a quiet spot as good weather draws in some major crowds.
SPAIN - The Benedictine monastery of Santa Maria de Monserrat is built into the mountain and offers visitors a staggering view. Monserrat is translated 'sawed mountain'. It is about 45 km northwest of Barcelona.