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Barcelona things to do & places to visit

The capital of Catalonia, where mods come from all over the world, here you can see how harmoniously weave in city architecture ancient palaces and modern office buildings.

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Things to do in Barcelona 33

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Try chorizo in Barcelona
JimenaTry chorizo#1 of 33 things to do in Barcelona

The star of Catalan cuisine is a spicy chorizo - cured sausage with the paprika, which is worth a try on a par with the famous jamon.

How much: from €3#cuisineBarcelona
Take a walk through La Rambla in Barcelona
María AlejandraTake a walk through La Rambla#2 of 33 things to do in Barcelona

You must visit the most important street of Barcelona - the calling card of this city, where you can see a real Spain.

How much: free#strolling#freeLa Rambla
Drink water from a Canaletes fountain in Barcelona
oddviserDrink water from a Canaletes fountain#3 of 33 things to do in Barcelona

If you want to come back to Barcelona - make a wish near the fountain and it will come true!

How much: free#authentic#free#strollingCanaletes Fountain
Drink sangria on the Barceloneta beach in Barcelona
AbarraneDrink sangria on the Barceloneta beach#4 of 33 things to do in Barcelona

A bloody Spanish drink that perfectly quenches the thirst of any wayfarer.

How much: price unknown#cuisine#strollingBarceloneta Beach
Take a selfie with the Statue of Liberty in Barcelona
oddviserTake a selfie with the Statue of Liberty#5 of 33 things to do in Barcelona

If you want to take a selfie with the Statue of Liberty, don't leave for New York — head for Barcelona.

How much: free#selfie#unusual#freeLibrary of Masons
Count the geese in the courtyard of the cathedral in Barcelona
oddviserCount the geese in the courtyard of the cathedral#6 of 33 things to do in Barcelona

In the inner courtyard of the Cathedral of Barcelona, there are geese - the symbol of the Saint Eulalia.

How much: free#free#animals#strollingThe Metropolitan Cathedral Basilica of Barcelona
Buy souvenirs in the Spanish town in Barcelona
oddviserBuy souvenirs in the Spanish town#7 of 33 things to do in Barcelona

The best handmade souvenirs you can buy in a unique location in Barcelona - Spanish town on Montjuïc.

How much: from €12#souvenirsPoble Espanyol
Fly in a hot air balloon over Catalonia in Barcelona
Anna GrishinaFly in a hot air balloon over Catalonia#8 of 33 things to do in Barcelona

Put yourself in hands of the Spanish wind - it will take you to the best place with a view of Catalonia.

How much: from €160#unusual#strolling#views#romanticBarcelona
Visit Sagrada Familia in Barcelona
oddviserVisit Sagrada Familia#9 of 33 things to do in Barcelona

Everyone who comes to this city must see Barcelona's main travelers attraction - just don't be the exception!

How much: from €15#cultural#educationalSagrada Família
Dive with sharks in Barcelona
oddviserDive with sharks#10 of 33 things to do in Barcelona

Do you want to feel the adrenaline rush in Barcelona? Visit the famous Aquarium, where you can swim with dangerous sharks!

How much: from €150#unusual#animals#active#extremeL’Aquàrium
Try tapas in Barcelona
Maybe MeTry tapas#11 of 33 things to do in Barcelona

Order in the bar a traditional Spanish snack "tapas" - they are taken with the hands and from a common plate.

How much: from €5#cuisineBarcelona
Celebrate Fiesta de Gràcia in Barcelona
Garry PositiveCelebrate Fiesta de Gràcia#12 of 33 things to do in Barcelona

Find out what the residents of the Gracia district are ready for in order to win at the street competition. This happens only once a year.

How much: price unknown#unusual#shows#fun#holidaysGracia Quarter
Climb to the top of the Columbus Monument in Barcelona
María AlejandraClimb to the top of the Columbus Monument#13 of 33 things to do in Barcelona

Climb to the small observation deck with views of the port and the roofs of buildings in Barcelona.

How much: from €6#viewsColumbus Monument
Make a photo of the panorama of the city from the Parc Guell in Barcelona
oddviserMake a photo of the panorama of the city from the Parc Guell#14 of 33 things to do in Barcelona

On the terrace of the Doric temple you can find an observation deck with stunning views of Barcelona.

How much: from €8#viewsPark Guell
Escape from the Laberint d'Horta in Barcelona
oddviserEscape from the Laberint d'Horta#15 of 33 things to do in Barcelona

After immersing into the era of the 18th-19th centuries, which reigned in the Park Labyrinth d'Horta, you will have the following task - to escape it.

How much: from €2.50#strolling#nature#breathtakingThe Labyrinth Park Horta
See a jousting tournament at the castle in Barcelona
oddviserSee a jousting tournament at the castle#16 of 33 things to do in Barcelona

In a real medieval castle a joust will unfold in front of your eyes!

How much: from €55#unusual#attractions#kids#shows#funCastle de Valltordera
Plunge into the fairy-tale world of Park Güell in Barcelona
oddviserPlunge into the fairy-tale world of Park Güell#17 of 33 things to do in Barcelona

Take a walk in the most unusual park in Barcelona created be Gaudi.

How much: from €8#strolling#views#naturePark Guell
Try empanadillas in Barcelona
oddviserTry empanadillas#18 of 33 things to do in Barcelona

If you want to watch football with the Spaniards, do it with the cold beer and favorite among locals snacks - hot patties.

How much: from €1#cuisineBarcelona
Take a sun tan on the Barceloneta Beach in Barcelona
oddviserTake a sun tan on the Barceloneta Beach#19 of 33 things to do in Barcelona

Have a break from visiting museums and make a day to rest on a sandy beach.

How much: free#free#relaxBarceloneta Beach
Try pincho in Barcelona
oddviserTry pincho#20 of 33 things to do in Barcelona

Order a special appetizer for beer in the bar of Barcelona - a sandwich with seafood, hamon or vegetables. You may also chose another componets.

How much: price unknown#cuisineBarcelona
Climb up the roof of bunker in Barcelona
oddviserClimb up the roof of bunker#21 of 33 things to do in Barcelona

Look at the flat grid of the quarters of Barcelona, passing into the blue horizon from the roof of the former bunker.

How much: free#views#freeBunker del Carmel
Take a walk around the Quarter of Discord in Barcelona
Anna GrishinaTake a walk around the Quarter of Discord#22 of 33 things to do in Barcelona

Take a walk among the architectural masterpieces and think for a while, which of the famous masters to give the "apple of discord".

How much: free#unusual#free#strollingBlock of Discord
Take a swim in the pool with views of the city in Barcelona
oddviserTake a swim in the pool with views of the city#23 of 33 things to do in Barcelona

Swim just above the rooftops of Barcelona, in the pool, where the Olympic champions exercise.

How much: from €6#views#relaxMount Montjuïc
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Places to visit in Barcelona 23

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Park Guell in Barcelona
Park Guell#1 of 23 places to visit in Barcelona

Park decorated with the creative hand of the architect Gaudi, which gave the park the surrealistic motives till this days surprises with its beauty and originality.

#parks#sightsBarcelona
Barceloneta Beach in Barcelona
Barceloneta Beach#2 of 23 places to visit in Barcelona

The best sandy beach of Barcelona, a favourite place of young people and married couples. Here you can do sports or just relax on a comfortable sunbed.

#beachesBarcelona
La Rambla in Barcelona
La Rambla#3 of 23 places to visit in Barcelona

The main pedestrian street of the city, a kind of Mecca for travellers who want to feel the rhythm of the city and see the life of locals.

#streets#sightsBarcelona
The Labyrinth Park Horta in Barcelona
The Labyrinth Park Horta#4 of 23 places to visit in Barcelona

The Labyrinth Park Horta is a model of garden art of the 18-19th centuries and true oasis away from the bubbling center of Barcelona as well.

#palaces#sightsBarcelona
Canaletes Fountain in Barcelona
Canaletes Fountain#5 of 23 places to visit in Barcelona

The most favourite fountain among locals, you can drink water from it and then you will certainly return again in Barcelona.

#fountains#sightsBarcelona
Tibidabo mountain
Tibidabo mountain (coming soon)#6 of 23 places to visit in Barcelona

The mountain is located at an altitude of 512 meters above sea and it's the highest point of Barcelona famous for the Temple of the Sacred Heart and the amusement park.

#mountainsBarcelona
Columbus Monument in Barcelona
Columbus Monument#7 of 23 places to visit in Barcelona

Monument stands on an area of Portal de la Pau, near the city's port, where Columbus' ships were moored after his discovery of the New World.

#monuments#sightsBarcelona
Poble Espanyol in Barcelona
Poble Espanyol#8 of 23 places to visit in Barcelona

Located on the mountain of Montjuic, the village is a unique place in Barcelona, where you will see the most beautiful buildings of medieval Spain, made with the highest accuracy.

#villages#sightsBarcelona
Erotic Museum in Barcelona
Erotic Museum#9 of 23 places to visit in Barcelona

Such a museum would have had to appear in Barcelona, one of the most beautiful and erotic towns in the world that inspired many famous artists and cultural workers.

#museums#sightsBarcelona
The Metropolitan Cathedral Basilica of Barcelona in Barcelona
The Metropolitan Cathedral Basilica of Barcelona#10 of 23 places to visit in Barcelona

The main temple of Barcelona where the sarcophagus with the body of the patroness of the city is belongs to.

#cathedrals#churchesBarcelona
Sagrada Família in Barcelona
Sagrada Família#11 of 23 places to visit in Barcelona

Magnificent Gaudí's work, Sagrada Familia is the most famous long-term construction in the world, it is considered that it finally will be complete only in 2030.

#temples#cathedrals#sightsBarcelona
L’Aquàrium in Barcelona
L’Aquàrium#12 of 23 places to visit in Barcelona

One of the most visited places in Barcelona where you can not only see the sharks, sailing over your head but even swim with them.

#museums#aquariums#sightsBarcelona
Gracia Quarter in Barcelona
Gracia Quarter#13 of 23 places to visit in Barcelona

The youth quarter in Barcelona, mostly populated by the bohemian, every summer becomes a carnival and bright scenery place for the week.

#quartersBarcelona
Castle de Valltordera in Barcelona
Castle de Valltordera#14 of 23 places to visit in Barcelona

On the Costa Brava, in the town of Tordera the medieval castle of Count Valltordera is located, where you can see the jousting tournaments and the best flamenco show in Spain.

#castlesBarcelona
Block of Discord in Barcelona
Block of Discord#15 of 23 places to visit in Barcelona

Quarter, where you can find the most unusual buildings in Barcelona by the best Catalan architects, including the famous Gaudi.

#districts#streetsBarcelona
La Boqueria market in Barcelona
La Boqueria market#16 of 23 places to visit in Barcelona

Bright, noisy, crowded, beautiful, varied, and most importantly delicious thats all about one place - La Boqueria market.

#marketsBarcelona
Mount Montjuïc in Barcelona
Mount Montjuïc#17 of 23 places to visit in Barcelona

Here you will find a huge range of the most popular attractions of Barcelona, and you will need several days to explore them.

#mountains#sightsBarcelona
Library of Masons in Barcelona
Library of Masons#18 of 23 places to visit in Barcelona

Library Arus is a gift to Barcelona from the famous journalist and patron of Freemasonry in Catalonia. It is public library - everyone can visit it.

#librariesBarcelona
Gothic Quarter in Barcelona
Gothic Quarter#19 of 23 places to visit in Barcelona

A colourful place of the Old Town where narrow streets hides medieval buildings, the ruins of ancient temples and modern authentic cafes.

#quarters#streets#sightsBarcelona
Magic Fountain of Montjuïc in Barcelona
Magic Fountain of Montjuïc#20 of 23 places to visit in Barcelona

Even the most sophisticated travellers are dazzled by the music and light shows of the Montjuïc futuristic fountain in Barcelona.

#fountains#sightsBarcelona
Bunker del Carmel in Barcelona
Bunker del Carmel#21 of 23 places to visit in Barcelona

The bunker was built during the war and quickly became useless, now it is stunning observation deck with excellent views of sunset.

#viewpoints#bunkers#sightsBarcelona
Seafront of Barcelona in Barcelona
Seafront of Barcelona#22 of 23 places to visit in Barcelona

The Columbus Monument, beautiful Mediterranean Sea and seagulls. Sea front in Barcelona is a perfect place for slow stroll.

#seafrontBarcelona
Camp Nou in Barcelona
Camp Nou#23 of 23 places to visit in Barcelona

The largest football stadium in Europe where FIFA World Cup and UEFA Champions League took place and Michael Jackson performed in front of his fans.

#stadiumsBarcelona

Tours & excursions in Barcelona 4

The Gothic Quarter's secrets
The Gothic Quarter's secrets

Find out how the heart of Catalonia's capital looked like two thousand years ago - before the warriors, architectural strife and manipulation of the city authorities.

Price €80 per group#walking#discovering
Your first date with Barcelona
Your first date with Barcelona

Taking the uniquely arranged excursion you'll get acquainted with Barcelona as it really is and find out all the necessary life hacks travelling around.

Price €70 per group
Biking in Barcelona
Biking in Barcelona

Choose the fascinating bike ride instead of two-day walking tour of Barcelona, which will take only a few hours to watch all the main sightseeing spots.

Price €120 per group#biketour#sightseing
The whole truth about the independence of Catalonia
The whole truth about the independence of Catalonia

During the excursion you'll find out why Barcelona doesn't rate itself as a part of Spain and what the Catalan language is.

Price €80 per group

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