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Barcelona in 4 days

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Barcelona is wonderful. Just around the corner there is another beautiful building, another cafe, another plaza and wow the sea and a stunning beach!

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  • Couples
  • Art and Architecture Lover
  • Foodie
  • Like a Local

22 Places

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22 Places

Mercat de la Boqueria

Farmers Markets

Columbus Monument

Monuments & Statues

Tickets

Restaurants

The Magic Fountain

Fountains, Points of Interest & Landmarks

Imprevist Restaurant

Restaurants

Cera 23

Restaurants

Basilica of the Sagrada Familia

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

Restaurant Etapes

Restaurants

Las Ramblas

Points of Interest & Landmarks

Plaza de Cataluna

Points of Interest & Landmarks

Casa Mila - La Pedrera

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

Casa Batllo

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

Gothic Quarter (Barri Gotic)

Historic Walking Areas, Neighbourhoods

Palau Guell

Architectural Buildings, Historic Sites

Placa d'Espanya

Points of Interest & Landmarks

Hard Rock Cafe

Restaurants

H10 Casanova

Hotels

Parc Guell

Parks

Tapa Tapa Passeig de Gracia

Restaurants

Hotel Jazz

Hotels

Gaudi House Museum

Historic Sites, Speciality Museums

Playa de La Barceloneta

Beaches

Hagrup's City Tips

  • Choose a hotel in the University area, and book a taxi from the airport to the hotel
  • Mercat de la Boqueria
    Farmers Markets
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    Hagrup Says:

    Amazing market, never seen such a impressive exhibition of quality food!

    Good for
    • Foodie
    • Must See
    • Couples
    • Like a Local
    Tips
    • Be there early, have a snack and a glass of cava
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #6 of 865 things to do in Barcelona
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Better even than Bury market! 23/04/2019
    • Love it! 22/04/2019
    • Mercat de la Boqueria
    Address:
    La Rambla, 91
    08001 Barcelona
    Spain
    Phone:
    +34 933 18 25 84
    Other:
  • Columbus Monument
    Monuments & Statues
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    Hagrup Says:

    Impressive monument and close to the sea. You can feel the history.

    Good for
    • Must See
    Tips
    • Bewar the trafic!
    Plan to stay:
    Less than 1 hour
    From the community
    Ranked #94 of 865 things to do in Barcelona
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Close to las ramblas 19/04/2019
    • Unique View 14/04/2019
    • Columbus Monument
    Address:
    Plaza Portal de la Pau
    08001 Barcelona
    Spain
    Price range:
    US$7 - US$7
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    8:30 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
  • Tickets
    Restaurants (Mediterranean, European, Spanish)
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    Hagrup Says:

    This is a tapas bar, a Rock'nRoll food event! Wonderful service, food and experience.

    Good for
    • Foodie
    • Couples
    Tips
    • Order the surprise menu and a bottle of Cava and be surpised!
    From the community
    Ranked #462 of 8,968 restaurants in Barcelona
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Very good 23/04/2019
    • Can you win the reservation race? 23/04/2019
    • Tickets
    Address:
    Avinguda Paral.lel 164
    08015 Barcelona
    Spain
    Phone:
    +34 932 92 42 53
    Hours:
    Tue - Sat
    7:00 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
    Sat
    1:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
    Other:
  • The Magic Fountain
    Fountains, Points of Interest & Landmarks
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    Hagrup Says:

    This is what i like about big cities in the evening. The lights, the water from the fountains, the music and all the people just enjoying the moment!

    Good for
    • Must See
    • Couples
    Tips
    • It's free, impressive and romantic!
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #7 of 865 things to do in Barcelona
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Nice open attraction 23/04/2019
    • Awesome experience 22/04/2019
    • 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:
  • Imprevist Restaurant
    Restaurants (Spanish, Mediterranean, Fusion)
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    Hagrup Says:

    Located on a corner in a narrow street you find this bohemian looking restaurant with nice people and good food. Not many tourists and many locals make this a hidden gem.

    Good for
    • Foodie
    • Couples
    Tips
    • The lamb is very good
    Plan to stay:
    2-3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #0 of 0 restaurants in
    • €425 I wish I spent elsewhere on NYE 01/01/2016
    • Best venison ever 11/11/2015
    • Imprevist Restaurant
    Address:
    Carrer de Ferlandina, 34
    08001 Barcelona
    Spain
    Phone:
    +34 933 42 58 59
    Price range:
    US$23 - US$28
    Hours:
    Mon - Fri
    1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
    Mon - Sat
    8:00 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
  • Cera 23
    Restaurants (Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Fusion)
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    Hagrup Says:

    It's like a hole in the wall in one of the many narrow streets between the university and the Rambla. Then suddenly you discover this very nice restaurant. Food and service is excellent.

    Good for
    • Foodie
    • Couples
    Tips
    • You must order their very special Mohito!!!
    Plan to stay:
    2-3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #45 of 8,968 restaurants in Barcelona
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Excellent 23/04/2019
    • Flavor flavor flavor! 22/04/2019
    • Cera 23
    Address:
    Carrer de la Cera, 23
    08001 Barcelona
    Spain
    Phone:
    +34 934 42 08 08
    Price range:
    US$20 - US$40
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    7:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.
    Thu - Sun
    1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
    Other:
  • Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
    Churches & Cathedrals, Points of Interest & Landmarks, Architectural Buildings
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    Hagrup Says:

    This is one of the wonders of the world! You suddenly understand why people believe in God, and you can see what devotion to a cause can make people do. Must see!!!!

    Good for
    • Peace and Quiet Seeker
    • Must See
    • Trendsetter
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • History Buff
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    Tips
    • Book tickets on the net before you go
    Plan to stay:
    2-3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #1 of 865 things to do in Barcelona
    • The most gorgeous Basilica.....so full of life 23/04/2019
    • Fascinating morning 23/04/2019
    • 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:
  • Restaurant Etapes
    Restaurants (Healthy, Mediterranean, European, Spanish)
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    Hagrup Says:

    I hope they won't have a Michelin star. They are so good both in service and food that a Michelin star could mean a shift of focus. I just pray that I can come back one day!

    Good for
    • Foodie
    • Couples
    Tips
    • Ask for their taste menu
    Plan to stay:
    2-3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #289 of 8,968 restaurants in Barcelona
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Deserving of the Michelin Star 03/03/2019
    • 10/10 05/01/2019
    • Restaurant Etapes
    Address:
    Enric Granados, 10
    08007 Barcelona
    Spain
    Phone:
    +34 933 23 69 14
    Price range:
    US$17 - US$68
    Hours:
    Mon - Fri
    1:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
    Mon - Sat
    8:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
    Other:
  • Las Ramblas
    Points of Interest & Landmarks
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    Hagrup Says:

    This is the nerve and bloodline of Barcelona, no more no less!

    Good for
    • Must See
    • Beach Goer
    • Luxury Traveller
    • Thrifty Traveller
    • Trendsetter
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    Tips
    • Walk down from Place Catalunya to the sea, have lunch and walk back via the small streets in the old town.
    Plan to stay:
    More than 3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #27 of 865 things to do in Barcelona
    • Main walkway in Barcelona 23/04/2019
    • Livelly. Always something going on. 23/04/2019
    • Las Ramblas
    Address:
    La Rambla
    08002 Barcelona
    Spain
    Phone:
    +34602186169
    Other:
  • Plaza de Cataluna
    Points of Interest & Landmarks
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    Hagrup Says:

    One of the squares in Barcelona where tings happens. Here you find the hop on hop off busses, hard rock cafe Barcelona, shops and its where La Rambla begins.

    Good for
    • Solo
    • Must See
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    Tips
    • The burgers at hard Rock are very very good!!
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #85 of 865 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:
  • Casa Mila - La Pedrera
    Architectural Buildings, Monuments & Statues, Speciality Museums, Points of Interest & Landmarks
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    Hagrup Says:

    One of many buildings in Barcelona designed by Gaudi. A must if you are interested in Architecture

    Good for
    • Must See
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    Tips
    • Buy ticket on the net
    Plan to stay:
    Less than 1 hour
    From the community
    Ranked #9 of 865 things to do in Barcelona
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Another work of art from Gaudi 23/04/2019
    • Simply stunning 23/04/2019
    • Casa Mila - La Pedrera
    Address:
    Passeig de Gracia, 92
    08008 Barcelona
    Spain
    Phone:
    +34 902 20 21 38
    Price range:
    US$26 - US$26
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    9:00 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
    Other:
  • Casa Batllo
    Architectural Buildings, Historic Sites, Monuments & Statues, Speciality Museums, Points of Interest & Landmarks
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    Hagrup Says:

    One of many buildings in Barcelona designed by Gaudi. A must if you are interested in Architecture

    Good for
    • Must See
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    Tips
    • Buy tickets on the net
    Plan to stay:
    Less than 1 hour
    From the community
    Ranked #5 of 865 things to do in Barcelona
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Disappointing Experience! 23/04/2019
    • Work of art from all angles. 23/04/2019
    • 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:
  • Gothic Quarter (Barri Gotic)
    Historic Walking Areas, Neighbourhoods
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    Hagrup Says:

    Here you find the small shops, places where the locals hang out and the life of Barcelona

    Good for
    • Must See
    • Like a Local
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    Tips
    • Take time and walk slowly
    Plan to stay:
    2-3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #3 of 865 things to do in Barcelona
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Gorgeous buildings, amazing ambience. 23/04/2019
    • Wonderful place for a late afternoon /evening stroll 23/04/2019
    • Gothic Quarter (Barri Gotic)
    Phone:
    +34 634 53 43 33
    Other:
  • Palau Guell
    Architectural Buildings, Historic Sites
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    Hagrup Says:

    One of many buildings in Barcelona designed by Gaudi. A must if you are interested in Architecture

    Good for
    • Must See
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    Tips
    • Buy tickets ahead
    Plan to stay:
    Less than 1 hour
    From the community
    Ranked #20 of 865 things to do in Barcelona
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Beautiful Gaudí vision 23/04/2019
    • A beautiful park 23/04/2019
    • Palau Guell
    Address:
    Carrer Nou de la Rambla 3-5
    08001 Barcelona
    Spain
    Phone:
    +34 934 72 57 75
    Price range:
    US$16 - US$16
    Hours:
    Tue - Sun
    10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
    Other:
  • Placa d'Espanya
    Points of Interest & Landmarks
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    Hagrup Says:

    Maybe the biggest Placa in Barcelona. Close to the Magic Fountain.

    Good for
    • Must See
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Shopping Fanatic
    • Family
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    Tips
    • Go in the evening and enjoy the Magic Fountain
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #39 of 865 things to do in Barcelona
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Nice place 23/04/2019
    • Nice Plaza with access to many more sites 23/04/2019
    • Placa d'Espanya
    Address:
    Placa d'Espanya
    Barcelona
    Spain
    Other:
  • Hard Rock Cafe
    Restaurants (American)
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    Hagrup Says:

    Have lunch outside with your best friend before you go down La Rambla. Best burgers in town!

    Good for
    • Foodie
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    Tips
    • Order a burger with everything and eat slowly. It's worth it
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #1,066 of 8,968 restaurants in Barcelona
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Excellent Service and tasty meal. 20/04/2019
    • Great food 15/04/2019
    • Hard Rock Cafe
    Address:
    Placa Catalunya 21
    08002 Barcelona
    Spain
    Phone:
    +34 932 70 23 05
    Hours:
    Mon - Fri
    11:30 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
    Sat - Sun
    10:30 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
    Other:
  • H10 Casanova
    Hotels
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    Hagrup Says:

    Very nice hotel, with excellent location and a unbelievable nice staff.

    Good for
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    Tips
    • Have a room as close to the roof terrace as possible
    Plan to stay:
    More than 3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #121 of 520 Hotels in Barcelona
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Away from hustle and bustle of gothic quarter 23/04/2019
    • Nacho bar tender brilliant. 21/04/2019
    • H10 Casanova
    Address:
    Gran Via de les Corts Catalanes, 559
    08011 Barcelona
    Spain
    Phone:
    011 34 932 20 24 65
    Other:
  • Parc Guell
    Parks
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    Hagrup Says:

    One of many places in Barcelona designed by Gaudi. A must if you are interested in Architecture, parks.

    Good for
    • Must See
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    Tips
    • The view from the top is fantastic.
    Plan to stay:
    2-3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #12 of 865 things to do in Barcelona
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Gaudi's house were he lived his last days 23/04/2019
    • Cool place 23/04/2019
    • 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:
  • Tapa Tapa Passeig de Gracia
    Restaurants (Mediterranean, European, Spanish)
    See more photos
    Hagrup Says:

    It is a tourist trap, but what?? If you can sit at the sea, in one of Europe's hottest cities and have some very good tapas and a glass of white wine, nothing can go wrong

    Good for
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    Tips
    • Try th small beef tapas, they are very good
    Plan to stay:
    Less than 1 hour
    From the community
    Ranked #4,956 of 8,968 restaurants in Barcelona
    • Dreadful service. 22/04/2019
    • Good food (when available) and good service! 18/04/2019
    • Tapa Tapa Passeig de Gracia
    Address:
    Passeig de Gracia, 44
    08007 Barcelona
    Spain
    Phone:
    +34 934 88 33 69
    Price range:
    US$11 - US$23
    Hours:
    Sun
    9:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
    Mon - Fri
    7:45 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
    Sat
    8:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
    Other:
  • Hotel Jazz
    Hotels
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    Hagrup Says:

    Modern hotel with nice location, not very friendly staff and lousy breakfast. (You have to pay extra) But when you can walk to almost everything interesting location in the city, who cares. You can buy very good breakfast close to the hotel

    Good for
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    Tips
    • Ask for a room with view to the street.
    Plan to stay:
    More than 3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #42 of 520 Hotels in Barcelona
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Good central hotel 22/04/2019
    • Next time we visit Barcelona there will be only one place we will stay... 20/04/2019
    • Hotel Jazz
    Address:
    Pelai 3
    08001 Barcelona
    Spain
    Phone:
    011 34 935 52 96 96
    Other:
  • Gaudi House Museum
    Historic Sites, Speciality Museums
    See more photos
    Hagrup Says:

    One of many buildings in Barcelona dedicated to Gaudi. A must if you are interested in Architecture

    Good for
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    Tips
    • You must be interested in architecture
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #141 of 865 things to do in Barcelona
    • Nothing special 23/04/2019
    • Fabulous interior 13/04/2019
    • Gaudi House Museum
    Address:
    Carretera del Carmel 24
    Guell Park
    08024 Barcelona
    Spain
    Phone:
    +34 932 19 38 11
    Other:
  • Playa de La Barceloneta
    Beaches
    See more photos
    Hagrup Says:

    The best big city - beach combination maybe in the world.

    Good for
    • Solo
    • Must See
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    Tips
    • Just enjoy!!
    Plan to stay:
    2-3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #88 of 865 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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