Top Ten Things to Try in Barcelona

Spain’s greatest city just got better! Visiting Barcelona can be extra fun if you include some (or all) of these activities. Enjoy!

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1. Montjuïc Mountain

 

What’s a better way to explore a city than walking about? Climbing a mountain! This refreshing hike gives visitors an amazing workout and the best views of the city. The architecture, streets, and the sea all in one spot!

2. Parc Güell

Many people visit Barcelona for its architecture. Even if not, it’s hard to miss the modernist architecture of Antoni Gaudí. One of the most famous and whimsical destinations is Parc Güell. You won’t regret taking in this perfect architectural experience.

3. Eat at Euskal Etxea

The food in Spain is to die for. One of the best places to get your fix of pintxo, a culinary trend of Barcelona, is Euskal Etxea. Even if you decide not to eat here, it is a must for any tourist to get some pintxo on their trip.

4. Mercat de Sant Josep de la Boqueria (Boqueria Market)

A popular market among locals, Boqueria Market is perfect to find food and drinks unique to Barcelona and Spain. Plus, this local market is the oldest in Barcelona. Tip: Come earlyto avoid the local crowds, they love this place!

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5. Fundació Joan Miró


In the mood for art? Try Fundació Joan Miró, an art museum from Catalonian artist Joan Miró. A visit here reveals some of the best of Barcelona culture.

6. Gran Teatre del Liceu

 

Everything in Barcelona is filled with splendor, and concert halls are no exception. Taking in a concert at this gold-leafed hall is no mistake, and tickets aren’t usually expensive. If you can’t catch a concert here, try another of Barcelona’s many beautiful concert halls.

7. Museu d’Història de Barcelona (MUHBA)

In a city as historical as Barcelona, a trip to see history come alive is a must. Visiting these excavated ruins is a must for any tourist, and can also grant you access to the Capella de Santa Àgata and the Saló del Tinell.

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8. Walk on Las Ramblas


You’ll most likely visit this busy pedestrian pathway on your trip. However, make sure to take some time to enjoy the scenery, art, acts, and unique shops along the way. It makes an unforgettable experience.

9. Try Seafood

There are many restaurants that offer delicious seafood. Barcelona boasts some the best seafood, including fresh from the water. Feeling fancy? Try Rias de Galicia. Want something fresh from the ocean? La Mar Salada is a great option. You can’t leave Barcelona without trying some seafood!

10. Beaches

The thing you CANNOT miss in Barcelona are the beaches. There are many to choose from. Explore popular spots or find a secluded beachline. Whatever you do, you haven’t visited Barcelona until you have been to a beach.

Barcelona is an amazing city to visit in Spain. Take in the food, architecture, beaches, and tourist areas. With these tips, you can make your Barcelona trip one to never forget!


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