Things to see in Barcelona
Barcelona is considered the second most important city in Spain. In order to be true to this statement, it has places as beautiful as they are innovative, ranging from museums, squares, bookstores and palaces, to large churches.
It also has a coastal destination, which offers the opportunity to go on boardwalks on fabulous yachts, along the entire beach of the region.
Are you planning to visit Barcelona in the next few months? Today you will discover its main attractions.
If you travel by plane and arrive at Barcelona airport, the most recommended option is to hire a transfer from Barcelona airport to Hotel for greater comfort.
Best places in Barcelona
The beauty of this Catalan city makes the decision to choose between its most famous places very difficult. But this time we will only show you six interesting things to see in Barcelona.
La Sagrada Familia Temple
On the outside you can see 3 facades as splendid as they are overwhelming.
Nativity Facade : focuses on the birth of Christ.
Facade of the Passion : as a symbol of the crucifixion of Christ.
Facade of Glory - Shows things like glory proper, death, doomsday, and hell.
On the other hand, the most notable inside are large columns with the appearance of stone trees. In addition to visiting this area, you can climb up to the towers where you can discover a fabulous view of the entire city .
If you decide on this place, do not forget to also walk through the Plaza de la Sagrada Familia. You are sure to enjoy it!
If you are an artist inclined towards the world of painting and you go to Barcelona, you cannot miss the Picasso Museum.
This is nothing more than a complex made up of 5 palaces where reference is made to the life and work of such a famous painter and a permanent collection of 4,251 pieces is exhibited .
Camp Nou Barcelona
With a capacity close to 99,400 people, this stadium has belonged to the FCB since 1957. It is considered the largest stadium on the entire continent .
In addition, it has a museum where, under a dominance of the blue-scarlet color, the most recognized photos and trophies of the club are exhibited.
Catalan music palace
By having the title of National Monument , it is to be expected that its appeal is great. In this case, the best alternative is to choose a guide to accompany you on a tour of the entire building. Well, if you are looking for curious things to see in Barcelona, here you will be surprised.
From stained glass windows full of colors and illuminated rooms, to the most emblematic parts, which are: the Lluís Millet room, the concert hall and the stage.
Considered one of the most extensive and famous streets in Catalonia, La Rambla begins on a boulevard located in the middle of the square. Throughout the tour you will see street artists and very interesting stalls. Among the sites that you should not miss during your walk along La Rambla are:
- Mercado de San José or La Boquería : a place par excellence of 2,500 m2 where tourists and residents taste the typical products of the area.
- Mirador de Colón : it is the site where Columbus made his landing when he returned from the Americas. Here there is also a special monument in his honor.
- Plaza Real : one of the most beautiful places in Barcelona. Characteristics such as the huge fountain in the middle and the particular street lamps are some of its most distinguished attributes.
Things to see in Barcelona in one day on a panoramic tour
It is true that there are so many things to see in Barcelona that a single day is not enough. However, there are high quality panoramic tours with a duration of approximately 2 hours . Through them, you will be able to summarize the most important of some sites in the Catalan city.
If you don't have much time to visit the town and a global idea is enough for you; One of the offers that we present to you is a short visit to La Sagrada Familia, Montjuïc, Passeig de Gràcia and Plaza de España.
At first, with our transfer service, we can pick you up at the establishment where you are staying. From now on, our transport will take care of the tour, starting with the popular Paseo de Gracia.
Keep in mind that we put at your disposal, in addition to a specialized driver, a wide range of vehicles . Therefore, your only task is to choose the one that best suits the number of people you want to travel with.
After touring Paseo de Gracia, the tour continues with a visit to the Sagrada Familia and ends in Montjuic. Site renowned for its fabulous views of the Barcelona city. Between them; the Olympic Ring, the Plaza de España with its extraordinary National Palace and if it is at sunset, you can enjoy the most wonderful sunset in all of Europe.
What to see in Barcelona with children
You have already realized how incredible the city of Barcelona is. However, a region full of history, beauty and love, should not be enjoyed alone.
If you want to take a family trip and take your children, here are some of the things to visit in Barcelona for the little ones in the house.
This more than 100-year-old park is an icon in Barcelona. It is located in the upper part of the city and among its main attractions are:
- The Dragon Staircase.
- The Gardens of Austria.
- The Hypostyle Hall.
Without a doubt, your children will enjoy this unique adventure. What are you waiting for?
This is an incredible amusement park, located more than 500 meters above sea level. Its most prominent attractions include:
- The plane.
- The Carousel.
- The Magic Mountain of Tibidabo.
The perfect place for cocoa lovers. This museum offers you the possibility of taking a deep journey through time to the origins of chocolate .
It is very common for him to see several chocolate figures sculpted by famous pastry chefs. This place is suitable, not only for your children, but for anyone who loves chocolate and history.
It seems somewhat contradictory, but in the Gothic Quarter you can find this magical bookstore dedicated to children's and young people's literature.
Among so many dynamic sites, it will do your children good to rest for a while in the peace of books.
The most famous and complete amusement park in Spain is located about 100 kilometers from Barcelona city. If you have time and you want to take your children to Salou, you can enjoy all the activities that Port Aventura offers , located in the vicinity of the town of Vilaseca, very close to Salou itself.
But if you are looking for a way to bring your child closer to science and its advances, keep in mind that CosmoCaixa has more than 50,000 m2 of facilities that can leave him and you speechless.