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Barcelona

Barcelona
Spain's second largest city is full of museums, parks, churches, and ornate architecture. It also made the cut as one of National Geographic's top ten beach cities, so you can walk along the surf or streets here.

World's 10 best beach cities

The sybaritic sun-worshipers at National Geographic have combed the globe, searching for the cities most defined by their beach lifestyle. Tough work, but someone's got to do it.