Barcelona Sagrada Familia
If you have only one hour in Barcelona, this should be it. La Sagrada Família was, and continues to be, controversial as many citizens deem La Sagrada Família the greatest achievement of Catalan building, others view the structure as a glaring, expensive parody of it.
Go on an Artsy Gaudi Tour
The one thing you’ll not forgive yourself for missing is visiting Gaudi’s brilliant masterpieces. There are 5 main Gaudi attractions: Basilica Sagrada Familia, Casa Batllo, Park & Palau Guell and Casa Mila.
Climb the Hell of Montjuïc
Why should you visit the Montjuic hill you wander? There are 3 reasons for which you shouldn’t miss it: the striking views, the area’s history and the magic fountain show held in the evenings.
Discover the City on Foot
Barcelona is a big city, but it’s the perfect size to discover on foot. Spend a day away from the metro and the tourist bus, and take your time strolling around and stopping to recharge with some of the city’s great gastronomic options. If you’re in the mood for visiting some of the most impressive buildings and parks.
Get Special Taste at the Boqueria Market
Barcelona’s most central produce market is one of the greatest sound, smell and colour sensations in Europe. It spills over with all the rich and varied bounty of fruit and vegetable stands, and seemingly limitless varieties of sea critters, sausages, cheeses, meats (including the finest Jabugo ham) and sweets.
According to some chronicles, there has been a market on this spot since 1217, and while today it is a tourist attraction in its own right, it has always been the place where locals come to shop.
Barcelona’s central place of worship presents a magnificent image. The richly decorated main facade, laced with gargoyles and the stone intricacies you would expect of northern European Gothic, sets it quite apart from other churches in Barcelona. The facade was actually added in 1870, although the rest of the building was built between 1298 and 1460. The other facades are sparse in decoration, and the octagonal, flat-roofed towers are a clear reminder that, even here, Catalan Gothic architectural principles prevailed.
Have a Blast at Camp Nou
This is for all football lovers! Everyone knows Barcelona’s famous team FC Barcelona and its popular players. But do you want to see the grand stadium as well? Well, you can! You’ll also enjoy the museum and get to hear all the info about the history of the team and gossips surrounding it from your host.