Things to do in Barcelona
Discover Barcelona's best attractions and places
Amazing Gaudí monuments
UNESCO World Heritage Sites
Barcelona has all the right ingredients to be one of the world’s most interesting destinations. Below are the things to do in Barcelona you don’t want to miss.
Picturesque neighborhoods, amazing city beaches and a relaxed atmosphere, make Barcelona one of the most stunning cities by the Mediterranean.
A cosmopolitan paradise that features unique architecture, Barcelona is known for the amazing works created by Gaudí such as Sagrada Familia, Casa Batlló or La Pedrera.
Discover the views from Park Güell, Montjuic and Tibidabo mountains as well as all the facilities of the Barcelona Olympic Games.
You’ll be amazed with gothic-like churches like the Barcelona Cathedral and Santa Maria del Mar (the so-called cathedral of the sea), or the impressive modernist monuments like Palau de la Música Catalana.
Take note and find below the most popular and relevant places to visit in Barcelona.
Things to see in Barcelona
Check our to-do list of the most emblematic Barcelona attractions
It’s one of Gaudí’s greatest works and the symbol of Barcelona and second most visited monument in Spain. Don’t get left out, and buy your fast-track ticket to Sagrada Familia in advance.
Out of all the projects that Gaudí built in Barcelona, Park Güell stands out as one of those special and unique places in the city. Get skip-the-line tickets to Park Guell and see it with your own eyes.
Casa Batlló is one of Barcelona’s biggest landmarks and a worldwide unique piece of arquitecture. Visit Casa Batlló and experience a fantastic multimedia journey to the world of Gaudí.
La Pedrera, or Casa Milà, is one of the biggest Barcelona landmarks. Buy the fast-track ticket to La Pedrera and enjoy stunning views of Barcelona from its gorgeous rooftop.
Montjuic is a prominent hill featuring plenty of interesting attractions and museums, the Olympic Stadium and the famous Montjuic cable car.
Love it or hate it, La Rambla is THE most famous street in Barcelona and a place you should visit at least once (you’ll be surprised for sure).
Magic Fountain of Montjuic
The Magic Fountain is one of the most amazing shows in Barcelona, and it’s free of charge!
Here you’ll find all the main facilities that were used for the 1992 Summer Olympics, like the Olympic Stadium.
Tibidabo is a peak of the Collserola mountain range that surrounds Barcelona, home of the most antique amusement park operating in Spain.
Santa Maria del Mar
This gothic church located in the heart of the Old City is one of the most impressive examples of true catalan gothic style.
Barcelona’s main gothic Cathedral is located in the heart of Barcelona. It was built between the 13th and 15th centuries.
Palau de la Música Catalana
This concert hall is one of the most fantastic modernista works. It’s a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
La Boquería Market
La Boqueria is the oldest market and a Barcelona landmark. It’s much more than a market, but a gastronomical experience.
The Olympic Port is one of the most exciting touristic spots throughout the city, with a wide offering of shops, clubs and restaurants.
Camp Nou Barça Stadium
Camp Nou is the largest stadium in Europe and home to the Football Club Barcelona, one of the most successful clubs in the world.
Casa de les Punxes
This modernist landmark has become one of the most emblematic visits in Barcelona
The Ciutadella Park is the biggest park of Barcelona. It’s a green refuge in the Barcelona city center and a great place to rest or take the kids.
This stunning mountain range is home of the Montserrat Monastery & Basilica. It’s one of the most popular daytrips in Barcelona
Gaudi Crypt in Colonia Guell
Gaudi Crypt was part of a failed textile colony that became an experimental lab for all the architectural innovations that Gaudi developed.
Dalí Theater Museum
The Dalí Theater Museum is the most important museum dedicated to the catalan surrealist artist Salvador Dalí. It’s located in a nearby town outside Barcelona.