The works of Antoni Gaudí in Barcelona are a must for any city’s visitor. His unique architectural style, characterised by organic forms, vibrant colours and intricate detailing, can be seen in many of the citys’ most famous monuments. The Sagrada Familia, Park Guell, Casa Batlló and La Pedrera are some of the most iconic and impressive examples of Gaudí's work.
Stroll along Las Ramblas, one of Barcelona's most famous streets, lined with shops, street artists and cafes. It's always a good time for a drink and tapas!
La Boqueria is a must for any food lover visiting Barcelona. Located just off La Rambla, the market has been a staple of the local community for centuries and locals flock through the ornate iron gates to buy the freshest ingredients and delicacies. Inside you'll find an abundance of local produce at great prices, including a range of hams, bread, cheeses, fresh seafood and wines. This is an excellent opportunity to sample local flavours and experience the rich culinary culture.
Barcelona's Picasso Museum is perfect for art lovers. It houses one of the most extensive collections of the artist's work, with more than 4,000 paintings, drawings, prints and sculptures from different periods of his career.
A short walk from the port is the Museum of Catalan History or the Museu Marítim, with its unique collection of nautical charts and everything related to seafaring. The museum is housed in a former royal armoury dating from the 13th century.
Barcelona is not only MotoGP, but football also has a place in the hearts of all Spaniards. The club was founded in 1899 and is one of the most successful and popular football teams in the world. The main gallery of the stadium is free to enter and the view is well worth it. The stadium also has a museum full of photographs and other memorabilia.
Visit the Barcelona Aquarium. In 35 aquariums you can see more than 11,000 marine animals of 450 species. The 80-metre underwater tunnel through the shark tank will take your breath away.
Look out over Barcelona from the top to take in the beautiful skyline. For the best views, head to the terrace of Barcelona Cathedral, the Sagrada Familia basilica or the top of Montjuïc.
A trip to Montjuïc is worth it! The remains of a Jewish cemetery have been found in Montjuïc and it offers panoramic views of the city and the sea. Visitors can also enjoy leisure activities such as hiking and cycling. If you are not a sports fan, you can take a cable car to the top.
Barceloneta Beach is just 0.5km from the historic centre. Most of the main attractions are within walking distance. You can also get here by public transport.
Barcelona is a city known for its vibrant nightlife and its bars are an essential part of any tourist's itinerary. From cosy traditional pubs to trendy rooftop bars, there's something to suit every taste and budget. Many bars offer a wide selection of local and international beers, wines and cocktails, and many of them also serve traditional tapas. Visitors can enjoy the social and cultural atmosphere of the city while sipping a drink and mingling with the locals.
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