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Lovely Barcelona!

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How to spend your days at beautiful Barcelona! Enjoy the architecture, the food, the culture and oh my God the shops! Went with my boyfriend and we both enjoyed every minute there!

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  • History Buff
  • Shopping Fanatic
  • Art and Architecture Lover
  • Like a Local

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20 Places

Placa d'Espanya

Points of Interest & Landmarks

Gothic Quarter (Barri Gotic)

Historic Walking Areas, Neighbourhoods

Parc d’Atraccions Tibidabo

Theme Parks

Passeig de Gracia

Scenic Walking Areas, Points of Interest & Landmarks

Parc de la Ciutadella

Parks

Basilica of the Sagrada Familia

Churches & Cathedrals, Points of Interest & Landmarks, Architectural Buildings

Casa Batllo

Architectural Buildings, Historic Sites, Monuments & Statues, Speciality Museums, Points of Interest & Landmarks

Parc Guell

Parks

Ocana

Restaurants

Pez Vela Chiringuito

Restaurants

Wok and Bao

Restaurants

Camp Nou

Arenas & Stadiums

Las Ramblas

Points of Interest & Landmarks

Hotel Royal Passeig de Gracia

Hotels

Plaza de Cataluna

Points of Interest & Landmarks

The Magic Fountain

Fountains, Points of Interest & Landmarks

Ciutat Vella

Historic Sites, Neighbourhoods, Points of Interest & Landmarks

L’Aquarium de Barcelona

Aquariums

Barri de Gracia

Historic Walking Areas, Neighbourhoods

Playa de La Barceloneta

Beaches

Lucy12Ch's City Tips

  • Visit Barcelona in August when the festival of Gracia is on!
  • Placa d'Espanya
    Points of Interest & Landmarks
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    Lucy12Ch Says:

    Placa Espanya is a must see at Barcelona! Enjoy it at night time when the magic fountain is full of light!

    Good for
    • Must See
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Luxury Traveller
    • Family
    • Like a Local
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #39 of 866 things to do in Barcelona
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Always great 24/04/2019
    • Nice place 23/04/2019
    • Placa d'Espanya
    Address:
    Placa d'Espanya
    Barcelona
    Spain
    Other:
  • Gothic Quarter (Barri Gotic)
    Historic Walking Areas, Neighbourhoods
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    Lucy12Ch Says:

    Where we spend most of our time! Full of restaurants shopping and history!

    Good for
    • Must See
    • Like a Local
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • History Buff
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Shopping Fanatic
    • Family
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    Plan to stay:
    More than 3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #3 of 866 things to do in Barcelona
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • The Best 25/04/2019
    • An atmospheric walk in this beautiful original part of Barcelona 25/04/2019
    • Gothic Quarter (Barri Gotic)
    Phone:
    +34 634 53 43 33
    Other:
  • Parc d’Atraccions Tibidabo
    Theme Parks
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    Lucy12Ch Says:

    Tibitabo mountain has an Amazing Church! Go at sunset time to enjoy the views of Barcelona with a great sky!

    Good for
    • Luxury Traveller
    • Hidden Gems
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    Tips
    • Go at sunset time and at the end of your trip so you can recognise places in Barcelona from the mountain
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #53 of 866 things to do in Barcelona
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Tibidabo heights 16/04/2019
    • Utterly bizarre 14/04/2019
    • Parc d’Atraccions Tibidabo
    Address:
    Pl. del Tibidabo, 3-4
    08035 Barcelona
    Spain
    Phone:
    +34 932 11 79 42
    Price range:
    US$28 - US$28
    Hours:
    Mon - Fri
    11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
    Sat - Sun
    11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
    Other:
  • Passeig de Gracia
    Scenic Walking Areas, Points of Interest & Landmarks
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    Lucy12Ch Says:

    Posh area full of architecture and brand shopping!

    Good for
    • Must See
    • Luxury Traveller
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • History Buff
    • Couples
    • Shopping Fanatic
    Plan to stay:
    2-3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #8 of 866 things to do in Barcelona
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • An impressive street, Gaudi, exclusive shopping and the stock exchange! 25/04/2019
    • Gorgeous street with stores and restaurants 25/04/2019
    • Passeig de Gracia
    Phone:
    +34 932 17 64 79
    Other:
  • Parc de la Ciutadella
    Parks
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    Lucy12Ch Says:

    Spend an afternoon at Ciutadella Parc for architecture and nature

    Good for
    • Must See
    • Like a Local
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    • Nature Lover
    Plan to stay:
    2-3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #31 of 866 things to do in Barcelona
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Jus normal 25/04/2019
    • Huge park 25/04/2019
    • Parc de la Ciutadella
    Address:
    Passeig de Picasso, 21
    08003 Barcelona
    Spain
    Phone:
    +34 638 23 71 15
    Other:
  • Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
    Churches & Cathedrals, Points of Interest & Landmarks, Architectural Buildings
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    Lucy12Ch Says:

    Amazing architecture! Stunning building! Gaudi's best in my opinion! A must see in Barcelona!

    Good for
    • Must See
    • Like a Local
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • History Buff
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    Tips
    • Get online tickets to avoid the crowd!
    Plan to stay:
    2-3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #1 of 866 things to do in Barcelona
    • Stunning 25/04/2019
    • Easter break first visit. 25/04/2019
    • Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
    Address:
    Carrer de Mallorca, 401
    08013 Barcelona
    Spain
    Phone:
    +34 932 08 04 14
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
    Other:
  • Casa Batllo
    Architectural Buildings, Historic Sites, Monuments & Statues, Speciality Museums, Points of Interest & Landmarks
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    Lucy12Ch Says:

    Every Gaudi building is a must see architecture in Barcelona!

    Good for
    • Must See
    • Luxury Traveller
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • History Buff
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #5 of 866 things to do in Barcelona
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Beautiful 25/04/2019
    • Under restoration 25/04/2019
    • Casa Batllo
    Address:
    Passeig de Gracia, 43
    08007 Barcelona
    Spain
    Phone:
    +34 932 16 03 06
    Price range:
    US$27 - US$27
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
    Other:
  • Parc Guell
    Parks
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    Lucy12Ch Says:

    The most amazing parc in Barcelona! It combines architecture with nature so beautifully! Be prepared to walk but is a must see!

    Good for
    • Peace and Quiet Seeker
    • Must See
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • History Buff
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    • Nature Lover
    Plan to stay:
    More than 3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #12 of 866 things to do in Barcelona
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Visit in early morning 25/04/2019
    • Nice views 25/04/2019
    • Parc Guell
    Address:
    Carrer d'Olot, 5
    08024 Barcelona
    Spain
    Phone:
    +34 934 09 18 31
    Price range:
    US$5,000 - US$5,000
    Other:
  • Ocana
    Restaurants (Bar, Mediterranean, European, Spanish)
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    Lucy12Ch Says:

    This is a must cafe in Barca! It is in lovely placa Reial! You can enjoy great tapas here in a great atmosphere ! A bit pricy but totaly worth it!

    Good for
    • Foodie
    • Luxury Traveller
    • Trendsetter
    • Like a Local
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    Plan to stay:
    Less than 1 hour
    From the community
    Ranked #2,074 of 8,970 restaurants in Barcelona
    • Terrible experience 21/04/2019
    • Relaxing family lunch 20/04/2019
    • Ocana
    Address:
    Placa Reial, 13-15
    08002 Barcelona
    Spain
    Phone:
    +34 936 76 48 14
    Hours:
    Mon
    5:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
    Tue
    5:00 p.m. - 2:30 a.m.
    Wed
    11:00 a.m. - 2:30 a.m.
    Thu - Fri
    11:00 a.m. - 3:00 a.m.
    Sat - Sun
    11:00 a.m. - 2:30 a.m.
    Other:
  • Pez Vela Chiringuito
    Restaurants (Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Spanish)
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    Lucy12Ch Says:

    Great place in lovely barceloneta! The food is delicious! Pricy but absolutely DELICIOUS!

    Good for
    • Must See
    • Beach Goer
    • Luxury Traveller
    • Thrifty Traveller
    • Trendsetter
    • Like a Local
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    Tips
    • Try their paella!
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #1,718 of 8,970 restaurants in Barcelona
    • Good food, great location, poor service 19/04/2019
    • Highly recommended! 19/04/2019
    • Pez Vela Chiringuito
    Address:
    Paseo del Mare Nostrum 19/21
    bajos del Hotel W, “HotelVela”
    08039 Barcelona
    Spain
    Phone:
    +34 932 21 63 17
    Hours:
    Sun - Thu
    8:00 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
    Sun - Sat
    1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
    Fri - Sat
    8:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
    Other:
  • Wok and Bao
    Restaurants (Spanish)
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    Lucy12Ch Says:

    Best tapas place!!! In the Gothic quarter and is almost always full! You have so many tapas to chose from!!!

    Good for
    • Foodie
    • Must See
    • Trendsetter
    • Hidden Gems
    • Like a Local
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    Plan to stay:
    Less than 1 hour
    From the community
    Ranked #1,753 of 8,970 restaurants in Barcelona
    • Great food 22/04/2019
    • Not amazing 24/03/2019
    • Wok and Bao
    Address:
    Carrer de l'Argenteria, 6
    Metro Alfonso I L4
    08003 Barcelona
    Spain
    Phone:
    +34 932 69 04 58
    Price range:
    US$3 - US$10
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    12:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
    Other:
  • Camp Nou
    Arenas & Stadiums
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    Lucy12Ch Says:

    Amazing stadium! You are lucky to catch a barcelona game there!

    Good for
    • Solo
    • Must See
    • Friends
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #10 of 866 things to do in Barcelona
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • An incredible sporting arena! 25/04/2019
    • A superb experience 25/04/2019
    • Camp Nou
    Address:
    Carrer d'Aristides Maillol, 12
    Nou Camp
    08028 Barcelona
    Spain
    Phone:
    +34 902 18 99 00
    Price range:
    US$44 - US$44
    Hours:
    Sun
    10:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
    Mon - Sat
    10:00 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
    Other:
  • Las Ramblas
    Points of Interest & Landmarks
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    Lucy12Ch Says:

    Totaly a must see in Barcelona! Every corner of it is wonderfull from the street performers to the "la boqueria"! And with many nice restaurants!

    Good for
    • Foodie
    • Must See
    • Trendsetter
    • Like a Local
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • History Buff
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    Plan to stay:
    2-3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #27 of 866 things to do in Barcelona
    • To Busy 25/04/2019
    • A super slow stroll... 25/04/2019
    • Las Ramblas
    Address:
    La Rambla
    08002 Barcelona
    Spain
    Phone:
    +34602186169
    Other:
  • Hotel Royal Passeig de Gracia
    Hotels
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    Lucy12Ch Says:

    Nice hotel in a quiet and yet importand street full of architecture.

    Good for
    • Solo
    • Peace and Quiet Seeker
    • Couples
    • Luxury Traveller
    • Shopping Fanatic
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    From the community
    Ranked #100 of 520 Hotels in Barcelona
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Extremely Convenient Location 16/04/2019
    • Barcelona trip centrum 07/04/2019
    • Hotel Royal Passeig de Gracia
    Address:
    Passeig de Gracia, 84
    A 50 metros de la Pedrera de Gaudi
    08008 Barcelona
    Spain
  • Plaza de Cataluna
    Points of Interest & Landmarks
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    Lucy12Ch Says:

    Placa Catalunya is a landmark as well as a must in Barcelona! Is in the middle of everything! Try to find a hotel here!

    Good for
    • Foodie
    • Must See
    • Luxury Traveller
    • Like a Local
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • History Buff
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Shopping Fanatic
    • Family
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #85 of 866 things to do in Barcelona
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Hub of activity 20/04/2019
    • Wow. Full of activity 17/04/2019
    • Plaza de Cataluna
    Other:
  • The Magic Fountain
    Fountains, Points of Interest & Landmarks
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    Lucy12Ch Says:

    Lovely experience when in Barcelona! It is a must visit! Especially at night time it is just magical!

    Good for
    • Must See
    • Trendsetter
    • Like a Local
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #7 of 866 things to do in Barcelona
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Very beautiful! 25/04/2019
    • Pretty but not earth shattering 25/04/2019
    • The Magic Fountain
    Address:
    Placa Carles Buigas 1
    08038 Barcelona
    Spain
    Hours:
    Wed - Thu
    9:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
    Fri
    9:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
    Other:
  • Ciutat Vella
    Historic Sites, Neighbourhoods, Points of Interest & Landmarks
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    Lucy12Ch Says:

    You can wonder all day long in Ciutat Vella! You will absolutely love the full of history streets!

    Good for
    • Peace and Quiet Seeker
    • Must See
    • Like a Local
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • History Buff
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    From the community
    Ranked #23 of 866 things to do in Barcelona
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Time for wandering 25/04/2019
    • Don’t get lost! 19/04/2019
    • Ciutat Vella
    Other:
  • L’Aquarium de Barcelona
    Aquariums
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    Lucy12Ch Says:

    Ok we spend an hour here but we thought that it wasn't totally worth it! A bit expensive for what it offers

    Good for
    • Family
    • Friends
    • Senior
    Plan to stay:
    Less than 1 hour
    From the community
    Ranked #190 of 866 things to do in Barcelona
    • Outdated and overpriced 24/04/2019
    • A bit expensive 24/04/2019
    • L’Aquarium de Barcelona
    Address:
    Moll d'Espanya del Port Vell, s/n
    08039 Barcelona
    Spain
    Phone:
    +34 932 21 74 74
    Price range:
    US$25 - US$25
    Hours:
    Tue - Wed
    10:00 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.
    Thu - Mon
    10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
    Other:
  • Barri de Gracia
    Historic Walking Areas, Neighbourhoods
    See more photos
    Lucy12Ch Says:

    This is a local neibourhood that we visited because of the festival de Gracia!

    Good for
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    • Like a Local
    From the community
    Ranked #36 of 866 things to do in Barcelona
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Give this neighborhood a brake. 24/03/2019
    • Nice neighborhood in Barcelona that includes La Sagrada Familia 22/03/2019
    • Barri de Gracia
    Address:
    Barri de Gracia
    Gracia
    Barcelona
    Spain
    Other:
  • Playa de La Barceloneta
    Beaches
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    Lucy12Ch Says:

    You have to spend a day here! Take a swim and have lunch at a nice restaurant next to the beach!

    Good for
    • Foodie
    • Must See
    • Beach Goer
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    Tips
    • Try paella at Pez Vela
    Plan to stay:
    More than 3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #88 of 866 things to do in Barcelona
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • A fantastic beach in the heart of the city 20/04/2019
    • Best beach ever 17/04/2019
    • Playa de La Barceloneta
    Price range:
    US$9 - US$9
    Hours:
    Mon - Sat
    8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
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