Barcelona: Tips

The city of Barcelona has a rich history, focused on modern design, art all over the city, markets, restaurants, beaches and a big music scene, it is definitely one of my favorite cities in the world.

To see:

  • Barri Gòtic: Oldest part of Barcelona and the city centre
  • Gaudi Architecture
  • Las Ramblas
  • Plaça de Catalunya
  • Plaça Reial
  • Torre Agbar: A tower designed by french architect Jean Nouvel. Not opened for public but you can see it from pretty much every neighborhood in Barcelona.
  • Montjuic Hill
  • Camp Nou / FC Barcelona (Soccer Stadium)
  • Temple of Augustus: The temple of the Roman colony of Barcino was dedicated to the imperial cult.
  • El Portal de L’Angel: Comercial area
  • Tibidabo:  Is a mountain overlooking Barcelona. Occupied by the Sagrat Cor Church and the Tibidabo Amusement Park.
  • Montserrat: Outside of Barcelona – 1h30. A beautiful monastery stands at the center of the mountain range.
  • Sant Miquel del Fai: Another beautiful monastery


Gaudi Architecture and Modernist Barcelone:

  • Casa Battló  (Eixample)
  • Parc Güell  (Gràcia)
  • Sagrada Familia  (Eixample)
  • La Pedrera / Casa Mila  (Eixample) : 22 euros, 16,50 euros student/senior
  • Palau Güell
  • Torre Bellesguard : 16 euros, <18 >65 12,80 euros
  • Casa Vicens


  • Can Framis Museum
  • MACBA: Museu d”art Contemporani de Barcelona
  • Fundació Joan Miró
  • Museu Picasso

The Ruta del Modernisme: Takes you around all the best Modernisme buildings in Barcelona.


  • Sant Sebastià
  • Barceloneta
  • Somorrostro
  • Nova Icària
  • Bogatell


  • Cera 23 (El Raval) – Spanish
  • Tickets Bar (Eixample) – Tapas Bar
  • Teresa Carles (El Raval) – Vegetarian
  • Etapes (Eixample) – Mediterranean
  • Casa Lolea (Sant Pere) – Tapas & Small Plates
  • Cafe Manila (El Raval) $$-$$$
  • Carlota Akaneya (El Raval) – Japonese $$$$
  • Agust Gastrobar (El Raval) $$-$$$
  • Restaurante Addis Abeba $$-$$$ Ethiopian


  • Articket: A combined ticket for visiting several museums. Which ones?
  1. Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya
  2. Fundació Joan Miró
  3. Museu Picasso
  4. MACBA – Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona
  5. CCCB – Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona
  6. Fundació Antoni Tàpies

It costs only 30 euros and you can go to all the listed Museums with a validation of 12  months. You save 45% on the normal price and you can also skip line and save time.

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