You’ll want to see and do as much as you can while you’re visiting this amazing city. Dress comfortably when you are going on an excursion and bring along a camera to capture memories. Get the brochures of the places you are interested in visiting at the tourist office. They have a collection of brochures that you are encouraged to use for your trip and to help plan it. You can plan ahead and have more time for sightseeing.
Be sure to make time to visit the World Heritage Site as well as the Casa Batllo. You’ll want to head on over to Port Olimpic for a lot of fun. The marina has lots of bars, restaurants, and fun things to do. Those are just some of the many great places to go and see in Barcelona.
After you experience just part of the wonderful city of Barcelona you’ll love it. It’s a special city so try to see as many of the places that are listed as you can.
List of Barcelona Sights
The Palau de la Musica Catala
This is a marvellous structure, o
This is great fun. An apartment building design by the extraordinary Gaudi. It is difficult to describe but it might be based on a giant elephant – see those pillars at street level. Is the roof an image of a giant dinosaur. And are they bird’s nests – the apartment balconies. The only way to decide what you think is to go and see for yourself and gaze! It was built around 1906. You can also enjoy a tour inside, even more amazing. It is open from 9 am to 8 pm and you can get advance entrance tickets.
Address: Passeig de Gracia, 43, Barcelona, Spain. Telephone 93 216 03 06
Temple de la Sagrada Família
You also have to visit the Cathedral de la Sagrada Familia, the great unfinished work of Gaudi and other architects. There is a museum so that you can learn about the evolution of this amazing masterpiece and icon of Barcelona. Take particular note of the Nativity section (on Marina Street). The Cathedral is opened almost every day of the year from 9 am until 6 pm (later in the summer months) and the cost of admission is less than €10 with an additional €4-5 for an audioguide (well worth the extra). You can get right there by Metro to the station Sagrada Familia – on Line 2 and Line 5.
Address: Plaça de la Sagrada Familia, web: https://sagradafamilia.org
Plaza Catalunya – Las
For fantastic views of the shorelines and Barcelona, you’ll want to stop at the Tibidabo. Bring along your camera for some great memories.
The Port Olimpic offers a wonderful experience on the water with its great marina. Enjoy many an hour at this fantastic place because it has just about everything you need to have fun.
Museu d’Història de la Ciutat
Plaça del Rei, s/n.
(+34)93 315 11 11
Learning about the history of Barcelona and the evolution of the city is well presented at the Museu d’Historia de la Ciutat.
c/ Montcada, 15-19
(+34)93 319 63 10
Art lovers must stop at the Museu Picasso, this is one of the better collections of the famous artists works.
The Barceloneta in Barcelona is the place where water lovers will want to go. Lots of beaches for you to enjoy.
The Cathedral – Catedral de la Santa Creu
The Cathedral – “Catedral de la Santa Creu” is another fine building you’ll want to visit while you’re in Barcelona.