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Must See Barcelona Attractions

Barcelona Attractions

Barcelona, a Spanish city that is both modern and ancient and everything in between at the same time is one of the most loved tourist destinations on the planet. Barcelona receives visits from several million guests every year, and the balmy climate and top quality Barcelona City activities ensure that they'll continue to return for many years to come.

Before you solidify your plans to visit this beautiful city in Spain, you should contact us here at Expedia and allow us to provide you with the latest information on money-saving deals on Barcelona City excursions, specials on lodging accommodations and good deals on transportation. We can also advise you which local spots offer the best value and give you a list of must see places so you and your companions will have the best possible time on your vacation.

Culture in Barcelona goes back over 2,000 years. Things to do in this city includes relaxing with a fruity cocktail on one of the most magnificent beaches on the planet, going deep sea fishing off the coast, exploring local cafes, art galleries and shops, as well as attending live theatre and musical performances. If you or your companion happen to be an ancient history buff, you will find yourself with no shortage of top quality things to explore during your visit to the City of Counts.

Although the tourist infrastructure in Barcelona is extremely well developed, you should make a point of procuring a map before you embark on your adventure. A number of Barcelona tours are available for those who would prefer an experienced guide show them around. Whether you want to explore beaches, peruse artifacts in museums, or go on a wine tasting tour, you will be able to find appealing attractions in Barcelona. Here at Expedia, we can help show you this enchanting city in Spain and make your vacation something that you will remember fondly for the rest of your life.

Things to Do in Barcelona with Kids

Barcelona is a fantastic place for a family getaway. Take the youngsters along and enjoy these top family friendly experiences experiences

Free Things to Do in Barcelona

Sightseeing on a lean budget in Barcelona? Spend time instead of money on fabulous experiences.

Diocesan Museum of Barcelona - Check if there are any special displays, exhibits or guided tours on at this interesting museum.

Mosaïc de Miró - This is an ideal place to get your culture fix and find out about the region's artistic side.

Parliament of Catalonia - Architecture aficionado or not, you're sure to be awed by this landmark's modern design.

Virreina Palace - Swing by this historic site and learn a few things about the cultural heritage of the region.

Rambla del Raval - Stop for a while in this vibrant destination and imagine what life would be like as a local resident.

Montjuic - Contemplate the stark contrast between the city and nature's beauty at this stunning location.

Jardins de Joan Brossa - Organize a picnic and enjoy a walk around the gorgeous plant life.

Explore the Neighborhoods of Barcelona

Gothic Quarter

If you love exploring medieval streets, watching street artists and eating tapas along shared tables in tiny bars, head straight for the Barri Gòtic of Barcelona.



This upscale part of Barcelona charms with grand buildings, modernist architecture, fine dining, and trendy bars and luxury shops.



A high-end fashion district in Barcelona, located just north of the modernist hub of Eixample, is home to the wonderful realm of Park Guëll.



A tough port neighborhood turned youthful beach hangout provides a sense of Barcelona’s many faces, with sea views as well.


El Born

Dance the samba, sip cocktails and mingle with the trendy locals. Or, opt for a tranquil experience by visiting the museums, historic restaurants and City Park.



Gentrification has turned this former industrial district into one of Barcelona’s most artistic and edgy neighborhoods. Come see it before the masses arrive.


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