"There’s something quite magical about watching trams in Barcelona, Strasbourg or Frankfurt glide silently along beds of grass as they do their city circuit. Where possible, this attractive combination of efficient public transport and inspired landscaping should be standard as part of the urban fabric." - Monocle Magazine
Getting around Barcelona is fast and easy. It has one of the best public transport systems in Europe, and the city center itself is really walk-able and comfortable to explore by bike. Here you can find our full guide to spend One Week In Barcelona, including where to stay. Even when staying right in the old town, the very city center, you need to get around somehow.
Lisbon is surrounded by Blue Flag beaches only a few miles from the city centre and easily reached by car or public transports, with excellent facilities and exceptional value for money places to stay, eat, drink and enjoy a lively summer nightlife.