A city for everyone
Charming beaches, incredible architecture and an intense nightlife scene. When you think of those things, what is the first city to come to mind? Barcelona, of course!
The capital of Catalonia is a paradise for foodies, sunshine-lovers and party-goers.
Not only it is an absolutely charming city, but Barcelona also has an air about it that makes it extra-special. Locals enjoy being outdoors, and you will always see the cafés and bars full of people having a good time.
Are you planning a visit to Barcelona soon? There is much to see and experience, so let us help you with a handy list of all the must-visit attractions in the city!
- Barri Gòtic (Gothic Quarter): this ancient neighborhood is one of the most popular areas of Barcelona, and with good reason. It is home to the Museum of the History of Barcelona, showcasing the Roman ruins that lie beneath the Gothic Quarter. This is also where you find the city’s Cathedral.
- Las Ramblas: walk around the pedestrian-only streets and visit La Boqueria, the famous market with all kinds of food, fruits, and vegetables. The area has loads of stores, for anyone interested in shopping while in Barcelona.
- Eixample: this lively neighborhood covers a big area of the city. It is also where La Sagrada Familia is located. This well-known Catholic church is still under construction. In fact, it has been under construction since 1882! It is one of those landmarks you can’t miss when in Barcelona. This is also where Casa Milà and Casa Batlló, two of the most iconic buildings by Antoni Gaudí, can be found.
- Gràcia: have a local experience and escape the tourist crowds by heading to Gràcia. Bistros and boutiques line the streets, and its charm is sure to make an impression on you. Don’t forget to visit Parc Güell, the fantastic public park designed by Gaudi, with beautiful gardens and intriguing architecture.
- Parc de Montjuïc: the old Barcelona’s defense region, thanks to the privileged views from the Montjuîc hill, is now an exciting artistic hub. The Catalonia National Art Museum is an art piece unto itself, attracting many visitors. Poble Espanyol, an open-air village museum, showcases different types of Spanish architecture.
- Beaches: you will be spoiled for choices when it comes to places to enjoy the Mediterranean Sea. From the traditional Barceloneta beach to the popular Bogatell beach, you can just lay down and relax as you recharge your batteries.
As you can see, there is no shortage of amazing cultural activities to do in Barcelona! Regardless of your travel style and preferences, you can always find something you will love in this city.
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