Discover the amazing places and attractions located within an hour away from Barcelona
Barcelona is an amazing city packed with exciting attractions.
But as much as there are tons of things to do in Barcelona, equally interesting are the nearby towns, mountain retreats and lovely beaches that the Barcelona province has to offer.
Sitges is one of them…this stunning coastal town is one of the most popular day trips from Barcelona. Just as trendy is Montserrat, a one-of-a-kind mountain range, home of the Black Madonna (Catalonia’s patron saint).
You won’t regret entering the bizarre and exciting universe of world-famous surrealist painter Salvador Dalí, in a visit to the unique Dalí Theater Museum, featuring some of his most famous work.
And if you’re looking for the most picturesque beach towns, be sure to book a day trip to Costa Brava, a region of small towns of quiet narrow streets and rocky beaches (the best in Catalonia).
Take some time to discover the best of Catalonia and ejoy the best excursions and day trips from Barcelona, using the city as your base camp.
Barcelona nearby attractions
These are some of the places you can discover within an hour away from Barcelona that shouldn't miss
This monastery is embedded in the stunning mountain range. It’s home to the Virgin of Montserrat, Catalonia’s patron saint.
Just 40 kilometers (24 miles) south of Barcelona, you’ll find Sitges, one of the most stunning and pintoresque coast towns of Catalonia.
Dalí Theater Museum
The museum features the largest collection of Dalí paintings in one single location: Figueres, Dalí’s hometown.
Gaudí Crypt Colonia Güell
This temple, built for a textile state, became an experimental lab for all the architectural innovations that Gaudi developed in future works.
Costa Brava is famous in Catalonia for its rooted mediterranean lifestyle, and for still keeping the small town charm.
Sant Cugat is a cute and small city close to Barcelona filled with charm, historical heritage and singular spaces.