Most Interesting Visitors Sights in Barcelona

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 the tourist office. They have a collection of brochures that you are encouraged to use for your trip and in help planning 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 that you can.

List of Barcelona Sights

Waterfront in Barcelona
Waterfront in Barcelona

The Palau de la Musica Catala

This is a marvellous structure, one of several World Heritage Sites in Barcelona. Designed by architect Lluis Domenech I Montaner, it is an example of Art Nouveau and dates from the early 20th Century.

Casa Batllo

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 Ramblas

The Plaza Catalunya-Las Ramblas is a definite must see when you’re in Barcelona and you certainly can’t leave Barcelona without strolling down Las Ramblas, enjoying a glass of wine and watching the world go by. This street gives you all the cultural flare of this remarkable city.

Tibidabo

For fantastic views of the shorelines and Barcelona, you’ll want to stop at the Tibidabo. Bring along your camera for some great memories.

Port Olimpic

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.

Museu Picasso

c/ Montcada, 15-19
Barcelona, Spain
(+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.

Barceloneta

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.