For those of us not lucky enough to live in Barcelona, there's a network of rental apartments that will allow us to indulge in a Catalonian fantasy.
For availability and prices, go to Destination BCN.
Above: Located in and around Barcelona's central neighborhoods, Destination BCN's apartments range in size from one-bedroom to three-bedroom units. The larger apartments sleep six.
Above: The Principal apartment has two bedrooms, a kitchen, laundry room, and three bathrooms.
Above: Bathrooms are stocked with towels and hair dryers.
Above: The two-bedroom Walden apartment has one bathroom and sleeps four; it's a few blocks west of La Rambla, Barcelona's most popular tourist thoroughfare.
Above: The apartments have kitchens and are stocked with cooking equipment, dishes, and pantry staples including herbs, spices, oil, and vinegar.
Above: The two-bedroom Paso Doble apartment is in a doorman building with an elevator.
Above: The apartments have WiFi, air conditioning, and TVs.
Above: A bay window in the Paso Doble apartment.
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