Top 10 Things to Do In Barcelona


Discover Barcelona

Barcelona is the capital of Catalonia and one of the most cosmopolitan and vibrant destinations. Famous for its amazing architecture, design, culture, nightlife, beaches and of course the fantastic cuisine.

There is certainly plenty to see and do in this fantastic city whether you wish to go site seeing, shopping, participate in sporting activities or just relax in a spa.

This city certainly has plenty to do and places to explore, the question is, how are you going to fit it all in on your layover? Worry not, we have a list of top activities for you to try and what ever you miss this time around, you can catch up on your next trip.

1. Kayaking:

Whether you rent your own with a group of friends or go on a guided tour, the kayaking adventure is one not to be missed.

2. Las Ramblas:

This is the most famous street in the city and is well worth a visit. The beautiful tree lined boulevard is home to, many green areas, restaurants, bars and a variety of market stalls.

3. The Beach:

Maybe you would prefer to relax and top up your tan on a beach that has been voted the best city beach in the world. Or perhaps play a game of volleyball with friends. Of course you could take a jet ski, water ski or go parasailing in the crystal clear Mediterranean waters.

4. Sunset at Turo De La Rovira viewpoint:

This place offers exquisite views over the city and both locals and visitors gather here to enjoy the sun set over the Mediterranean.

5. Take in a show:

While you are here, why not experience the cuisine with a traditional Flamenco show combined.

6. Explore the architectural delights:

Barcelona’s architecture is synonymous with the great Antoni Gaudi from the modernism era. His most famous legacy is the magnificent La Sagrada Familia, but there are plenty more to see besides, such as Casa Mila, Casa Bitilo and Parc Guell.

7. Discover the Gothic Quarter:

Here you will find the Picasso Museum, The Placa Reial and be able to take in the amazing modernist architecture of the many churches such as Palau de la Music Catalana which is a world heritage site.

8. Day Trip to Montserrat:

Perhaps you fancy hiking in the mountains or maybe horseback riding. You could even take a trip to the Montserrat Monastery.

9. Montjuïc cemetery:

This is no ordinary cemetery. Built in 1883 and stretching over 57 acres of the steep slopes of Montjuïc you will be delighted by the variety of gothic and modern designs as you make your way through the winding pathways between the terraces.

10. Day or Weekend Trip to Costa Brava:

Maybe you have had enough of Barcelona, worry not the region of Costa Brava is within easy reach by train or car. Here you can visit the delights of the Salvador Dali Museum in Figueres and the splendid white buildings in the traditional Cadaqués.

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