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Barcelona in Spain offers everything for a fabulous holiday.

Barcelona in Spain offers everything for a fabulous holiday.

Gaudi`s Park Güell

Are you looking for a fantastic place to travel? Then you should consider going to Barcelona in Spain. It provides everything that you could ask for in a vacation, not to mention that it’s known as one of the oldest, beautiful cities in the world. With a rich culture like Gaudi and Picasso.

Even above the leisure time, people love to travel here for superb accommodations. In short, Barcelona in Spain has something to provide for everybody.  

Barcelona – Treasure of Catalonia by


  • Language: Catalan and Spanish 
  • Currency: Euro 
  • Time Zone: GMT+2 

Best Time to Visit

Placa Reial (Royal Square)
Plaça Reial (Royal Square)
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The ideal time to visit this city is from May to June when mild weather conditions in the low to mid-seventies mesh with a burst of festivals, which announce the summer arrival. But Barcelona is a great city to visit at any time of the year.

Why Visit Barcelona in Spain?

The Pont del Bisbe (Bishop Street Bridge) in the gothic quarter of Barcelona in Spain
The Pont del Bisbe (Bishop Street Bridge)
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You might be wondering why you should visit the majestic city of Barcelona. Keep in mind that you can travel to Barcelona for a one of a kind cultural, sensory, and historical experience. You see, it is an excruciating, vibrant place at once firmly established in its rich tradition and looking to the future. 

A simple tour to Barcelona assures a unique, varied palette. 

Things to See and Do in Barcelona

Casa Batlló Barcelona in Spain
Gaudi`s Casa Batlló
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Before you visit Barcelona, you need to ask yourself these questions. How shall you tear yourself away from the charm of the city? What should you do to ensure you do above all else? 

Here are some of the best things to see and do while you are there: 

  1. Take a walk in Ciutadella Park and also visit The Umbracle.
  2. Visit Gaudi`s Casa Batllo
  3. Discover the Picasso Museum 
  4. Tour the city with an E-Bike
  5. Explore the Gothic Quarter
  6. Visit the Barcelona City History Museum
  7. Take a stroll on La Rambla
  8. Discover the old town of Barcelona
  9. Sunbathe on the many beaches
  10. Visit Camp Nou, the Football Club Barcelona Stadium and Museum

Food & Restaurants in Barcelona Spain

Paella a traditional Spanish Dish
Delicious Paella, traditional Spanish dish
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You know that Barcelona is an excellent place to visit along with its fantastic architecture, weather, parks, and football team! But on top of that, you will find many restaurants to choose from. We know how difficult it could be to pick, so here are some choices to consider: 

  • Cal Pep is an authentic local cuisine and seafood restaurant and is loved by the locals and tourists.
  • Crema Canela is a beautiful small restaurant, situated nearby the Plaça Reial.
  • Eat Paella with sea view at Salamanca, one of the few authentic restaurants remaining on Barceloneta’s beachfront.
  • Lolita Taperia, for delicious tapas
  • La Dama, decorated in the Catalan art Nouveau style, offers traditional French cuisine.
  • Restaurant Agua for great breakfast, dinner, or cocktails.
  • Arenal, on the beachfront, offers Mediterranean cuisine.
  • Xup Xup seafood with a spectacular view of the sea
  • Antigua Restaurante, for a romantic dinner with Mediterranean cuisine

Shops in Barcelona Spain

The Shopping Mall Maremagnum
Maremagnum Shopping Mall
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Did you know that Barcelona is also the ideal shopping place because of the range of its retailing offering that fits all tastes? Classic and modern shops, world brands, and top names in design. You will find a host of retail outlets that make the city a unique option.

  • Pedestrian street Avinguda del Portal de L`Angel is a huge shopping area where you can find a number of great shops.
  • El Corte Inglés has everything you need
  • Exclusive shopping on the Passeig de Gracia, the Champs-Élysées of Barcelona
  • Maremagnum Shopping Mall
  • Visit the beautiful market La Boqueria
  • La Maquinista Shopping Mall
  • Go Vintage Shopping in Carrer de la Riera Baixa in El Raval District
  • Visit great Boutiques in Carrer d’Avinyó
  • La Roca Village Fashion Outlet (Outside Barcelona, 30 minutes by car)

Culture & History Buildings

La Sagrada Familia Barcelona in Spain
Gaudi`s Sagrada Familia
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In case you didn’t know yet, Barcelona has a rich history. Therefore, you will find a lot of beautiful sites to see here. Are you a history or culture enthusiast? Then Barcelona in Spain is the ideal place for you. Check out these greatest historical sites:

Day Trips from Barcelona in Spain

Salvador Dali Museum in Figueres
Dalí Theatre-Museum in Figueres
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You could spend a lifetime in Barcelona and never get tired of its beauty and charm. Are you looking for architecture, nightlife, history, or culture? Perhaps you are only looking for a relaxing day at the beach. Then odds are you will feel right at home.

Here are some of the best day trips Barcelona in Spain can offer:

The magical Montserrat Monastery
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Want to learn more about Barcelona, here is the official Barcelona Tourist website.

Here is some great music to come into the spirit of Barcelona.

Barcelona Deep & Chillhouse Grooves @ Nidra Music

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