€£$
по-русскиen Español (pronto)
enter
1511things to do
in the world
86things to do
in Spain
33things to do
in Barcelona

Count geese in the courtyard of the cathedralin Barcelona, Spain

#7of 33 things to doin Barcelona

Take local guide

Count geese in the courtyard of the cathedral in one of the toursChoose

Oddviser

adventure's step-by-step
recipes & lifehacks
How to ride a board on volcano in Nicaragua?How to walk inside the active volcano in Greece?How to feed flying dogs in the jungles of Thailand?How to cycle along the Great Wall of China?How to swim in the famous Trevi Fountain in Rome?How to ride a kayak along the canals of Venice?How to walk on the roofs of skyscrapers in Dubai?
Join usit's more fun together :)
In the inner courtyard of the Cathedral of Barcelona, there are geese - the symbol of the Saint Eulalia.
How to count geese in the courtyard of the cathedral in Barcelona
Count the geese walking in the courtyard of the Cathedral of the Holy Cross and St. Eulalia in Barcelona.

Geese in the courtyard of the Cathedral in Barcelona
Photo: Geese in the courtyard of the Cathedral in Barcelona, © Jocelyn Kinghorn

Here you must find 13 geese - as the age of St. Eulalia, which has died at the hands of the Gentiles. The white color of the geese symbolizes the purity and integrity of the Holy.

How to do?

1. Visit the Cathedral in the Gothic Quarter of Barcelona.
2. You can get into the courtyard from the Comets Street.
3. Here you will see a fountain, where the geese splash, the palm trees, under which you can hide from the sun and a statue of St. George.

Where to do?

#11The Metropolitan Cathedral Basilica of Barcelona in BarcelonaThe Metropolitan Cathedral Basilica of Barcelona

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

Location: Carrer de Sant Sever, 9
Open hours: 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Phone: +34 933428262
Official website: http://www.catedralbcn.org/

How much?

Free admission

Tips and hints

It is forbidden to be worn in outright clothes, with bare shoulders and legs.

Tours & excursions 2

#1Your first date with BarcelonaYour 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.

€70+/person€70/tour
#2The Gothic Quarter's secretsThe 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.

€80/tour

Reviews

Guest14 November 2018

More things to do in Barcelona

#33See the Singing Fountain in BarcelonaSee the Singing Fountainoddviser

Singing fountains show accompined by classical music is a must-see of each and every traveler who arrived in Barcelona.

FREEMagic Fountain of Montjuïc
#32Make a wish near the cat statue in BarcelonaMake a wish near the cat statueoddviser

At a young street of Barcelona you can see a huge statue of a cat - rub its nose and all your wishes will come true.

FREE
#21Climb up the roof of bunker in BarcelonaClimb up the roof of bunkeroddviser

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

FREEBunker del Carmel
#17Plunge into the fairy-tale world of Park Güell in BarcelonaPlunge into the fairy-tale world of Park Güelloddviser

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

8Park Guell
#10Visit Sagrada Familia in BarcelonaVisit Sagrada Familiaoddviser

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

15Sagrada Família
#5Drink sangria on the Barceloneta beach in BarcelonaDrink sangria on the Barceloneta beachAbarrane

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

Barceloneta Beach
#4Celebrate Fiesta de Gràcia in BarcelonaCelebrate Fiesta de GràciaGarry Positive

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.

Gracia Quarter
#6Take a selfie with the Statue of Liberty in BarcelonaTake a selfie with the Statue of Libertyoddviser

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

FREELibrary of Masons
#27Sit on the most comfortable bench in the world in BarcelonaSit on the most comfortable bench in the worldoddviser

In the park Güell you can sit on the most comfortable bench, designed by Gaudi.

8Park Guell
#12Try tapas in BarcelonaTry tapasMaybe Me

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

5
#29Visit the library of Masons in BarcelonaVisit the library of MasonsAnna Grishina

Visit the library in Barcelona, where more than 70,000 books aboot Freemasonry are stored, as well as a 2-meter original copy of the Statue of Liberty.

FREELibrary of Masons
Know more things to do?Guest

Share your ideas of what to do in Barcelona with other travellers — together we'll make our travellings more interesting!

Photo credit © Dick Sijtsma