What to Do in Barcelona

The mosaic "Pla de l'Os" by the artist on the Ramblas of Barcelona

What to Do in Barcelona

Located on the Mediterranean coast, Barcelona is the Spanish capital as well as the second largest city in Spain. When determining exactly what to do in Barcelona you may want to take into account several factors such as the amount of time you have available, the current weather conditions as well as your likes and budget.

What to Do in Barcelona
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First thing we recommend you do is take the Tourist Bus which will give you an overview of the city. This bus will give you the option of hopping off and on as you traverse Barcelona taking notes of the areas which you would like to come back later to explore in more detail.

Barcelona is world famous for its seven beaches which total almost 3 miles of coastline. The most popular beaches are Sant Sebastia and Barceloneta which are also the largest. An Olympic port separates these from the other city beaches of Nova Icaria, Bogatell, Mar Bella, Nova Mar Bella and Llevant.

In the event of rain, Barcelona is home of many world class museums covering different areas and eras of time. For Romanesque art you may try the National Museum of Art of Catalonia while the Barcelona Museum of Contemporary Art hosts art post 1945. Many world renowned artists’ work can also be found in the Fundacio Joan Miro, Picasso Musium and Fundacio Antoni Tapies.

Barcelona is also known for its entertainment venues and live music. It opera is your thing then check out the world famous Gran Teatre del Liceu or the Palau de la Musica Catalana concert hall. For the hipsters, Barcelona is home of two major pop music festivals; the Sonar Festival and the Primavera Sound Festival. This city also possesses a thriving alternative music scene at night with many clubs staying open until dawn. If you love old buildings and fine dining, checkout Hotels en Barri Gotic also in Barcelona.

Barcelona is a city that has it all. If you are still asking what to do in Barcelona, just leave your room and walk around the city to discover great art, vibrant beaches and parks and world famous cuisine and restaurants, leaving no doubt that there is something here for everyone.

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