Barcelona

Things to do in Barcelona | Otherworldly architecture, vibrant markets, and delectable tapas await you in Catalonia's capital. 

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Sunset Cruise on a Catamaran in Barcelona icon
Sunset Cruise on a Catamaran in Barcelona

1 hour 30 mins

Free cancellation upto 24 hours

From
$80.17
/person
Barcelona and Park Güell Private Tour icon
Barcelona and Park Güell Private Tour

5 hours

Free cancellation upto 24 hours

From
$87.99
/person
Camp Nou Guided Tour for FC Barclona Fans icon
Camp Nou Guided Tour for FC Barclona Fans

3 hours 30 mins

Free cancellation upto 24 hours

From
$47.08
/person
Barcelona Half Day Highlights Tour icon
Barcelona Half Day Highlights Tour

5 hours

Free cancellation upto 24 hours

From
$62.16
/person
Tapas and Flamenco Guided Tour icon
Tapas and Flamenco Guided Tour

3 hours 30 mins

Free cancellation upto 24 hours

From
$58.06
/person
Montserrat Half Day Tour by Cogwheel Train icon
Barcelona Card icon
Barcelona Card

3 - 5 Days

Free cancellation upto 24 hours

From
$49.39
/person
Poble Espanyol Skip the Line Tickets icon
Poble Espanyol Skip the Line Tickets

Flexible

Free cancellation upto 24 hours

From
$16.77
/person
Barcelona Aquarium Skip the Line Tickets icon
Barcelona Aquarium Skip the Line Tickets

Flexible

Free cancellation upto 48 hours

From
$25.71
/person

Know More about Barcelona

Best time to visit:

FEB - MAR

Barcelona Carnival

Barcelona can be described as the perfect melange of rich heritage, astounding architecture, classy art and fabulous gastronomy. The city is a live and present example of a masterpiece created by the nouveaus like Gaudi and Picasso who spent their lives dedicating the city into a sleek artwork. Barcelonians prefer speaking Catalan (Western European romantic language) over Spanish. The city offers plenty of lively beaches overlooking the Mediterranean sea. Wide range of Mercados – markets, a place to get to know the city’s locals at its best.

Food experience in the city is just a divine experience. Mediterranean seafood is stapled in the Barcelonian diet, on the other hand the legendary Tapas, “Bombas” and the Iberian ham are just not-to-be-missed ones. The city just can’t get enough of the its traditional music culture for it has multiple options of jazz and flamenco bars. Party animals are more than welcome in the city as it has various themed parties, even boat parties! Even still, the city maintains its serene charms reflecting in its Gothic styled cobble-stoned allies. Thumping nerve of the FIFA fans – the Barcelona Club, also has largest number of followers on social media amongst other sports teams.

Best time to visit:

FEB - MAR

Barcelona Carnival

JAN - APR

18°C / 10°C

JUL - DEC

22°C / 14°C

Euro

Euro

1 USD = 0.97 EUR

GMT +02:00

2 hours ahead

Frequently Asked Questions

The must-see attractions in Barcelona are Sagrada Familia, Casa Mila, City Hall Theatre, Los Tarantos, and Barcelona Zoo.

The metro, tram, and FGC are the quickest, simplest, most convenient, and most environmentally friendly ways to get around Barcelona. You can select from a variety of ticket types and travel cards. Bicycles are a healthy, clean, and silent mode of transportation in the city.

Because there is no specific tourist visa for Spain, tourists must enter the country with a Schengen Visa. The Schengen Visa allows visitors to stay in Spain and the other Schengen countries for up to 90 days.

4 days is our recommendation for Barcelona. 4 days is a good amount of time to see the major attractions and relax in Barcelona without feeling rushed.

Its average annual temperature is 21.2°C. (70.2°F) during the day and 15.1°C (59.2°F) at night. In January, the temperature typically ranges from 12°C to 18°C (54°F to 64 °F) during the day and 6°C to 12°C (43°F to 54°F) at night.

Any visitor to Barcelona should prioritize a visit to the Sagrada Familia. This incredible organic cathedral is the masterpiece of renowned architect Antoni Gaudi and one of the city's most impressive structures. Take the time to explore the inside as well, because it is just as impressive as the outside!

The Basilica de Santa Maria del Pi in Barcelona's Gothic Quarter is a must-see. It's a gothic church from the 14th century with a massive bell tower that you can climb. The views from the roof across the Gothic Quarter are spectacular, and from here you can really get a sense of the city's evolution since Roman times.

Tapas are an essential part of any trip to Barcelona. These small plates include a variety of dishes ranging from patatas bravas (fried potatoes) to squid, meatballs, and more. Tapas are available throughout the city, and many bars serve them as a snack.