All you need to know about the arts, culture, local fare and activities in Catalonia’s capital city. This is your guide to Barcelona.
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Check out travel tips for a day at the beach, a night in the Gothic Quarter or a long weekend at an outdoor music festival. Know what to bring, how to get there and what to see so you can coast along in the city of beaches. There’s no shortage of things to do in Barcelona – let us be your guide.
September 14, 2018 | Things to Do in Barcelona
Fresh juice, breakfast, seafood or tapas chased with a refreshing beer are sure to give you a taste of the region and beyond.
September 12, 2018 | Things to Do in Barcelona
If you’re thinking of snorkeling, sunbathing, fishing or setting out on a simple sunset cruise, it’s best to plan ahead of time to ensure a spot on board.
August 28, 2018 | Things to Do in Barcelona
From sipping on local drinks to visiting a beachside, sub-zero ice bar, there are plenty of fun ways to beat the heat in Barcelona
August 07, 2018 | Things to Do in Barcelona
If you’re spending a day in the Gothic Quarter or strolling along Las Ramblas, Plaça de Catalunya doubles as a bustling entry point and distinguished landmark.
August 02, 2018 | Things to Do in Barcelona
Penguin feeding, shark tanks and an underwater tunnel draw thousands of visitors annually.
July 23, 2018 | Things to Do in Barcelona
Have a coffee in Picasso's old stomping grounds, visit the 13 geese that reside in the Barcelona Cathedral, and shop Portal de l'Angel in the city's oldest quarter.
July 20, 2018 | Things to Do in Barcelona
Check out Gaudí's House Museum, see if you can spot the washerwoman, take a photo with "el Drac" and more at Park Güell.
July 09, 2018 | Things to Do in Barcelona
Make a day in Barcelona to shop around for threads you can wear year round.
May 10, 2018 | Things to Do in Barcelona
Want to play volleyball? Sunbathe in the nude? Read on a quiet beach? The Barcelona Coast has something for everyone.
May 08, 2018 | Things to Do in Barcelona
Take a look at our favorite observation points in Barcelona.
April 12, 2018 | Things to Do in Barcelona
Bicycles are available for guests to rent and explore the city at The Gates Hotel Diagonal Barcelona.
February 07, 2018 | Things to Do in Barcelona
If you’ve been thinking about popping the big question, the city of Barcelona makes for the perfect setting.
January 10, 2018 | Things to Do in Barcelona
Take to Jardins de Ca'n Altimira on a sunny day to enjoy vegetation, architecture, and plenty of fresh air. Here’s what you need to know for your visit.
January 03, 2018 | Things to Do in Barcelona
Looking to save some during your visit? There’s plenty of free activities to enjoy in the city if you take the time to research. Luckily, we’ve done the dirty work for you, so you can plan ahead of time for an expense-free, fun-filled day.
December 29, 2017 | Things to Do in Barcelona
Come wintertime and cooler weather, you may be left wondering how to prepare for your trip to Barcelona. But not to worry—there’s plenty of fun to be had both indoors and out. We’ve researched and found five memorable activities to take on when the temperature drops.
November 29, 2017 | Things to Do in Barcelona
Parc del Laberint d'Horta, also coined the “Labyrinth Park of Horta” is Barcelona’s oldest conserved garden, best known for its beautifully groomed labyrinth and Neoclassical and Romantic architecture. Here’s a bit of history and detailed overview of the park to prep you for your visit.
October 30, 2017 | Things to Do in Barcelona
Looking to get in touch with nature on your trip? Look no further than Parc de Ciutadella, located on the northeastern edge of Ciutat Vella.
October 25, 2017 | Things to Do in Barcelona
Did you know on-site, complimentary bicycles are included when you book a stay with us? To kick off your expense-free adventure, we’ve mapped out the most scenic routes for you to take.
October 19, 2017 | Things to Do in Barcelona
Looking for a day trip the whole family will love? Hop aboard the tram on the Funicular de Tibidabo Railway and take a journey to Tibidabo Amusement Park, perched on the summit of Tibidabo mountain—the largest in the Serra de Collserola!
October 04, 2017 | Things to Do in Barcelona
If you enjoy getting off the beaten path, consider a visit to the Bunkers Del Carmel on your next trip to Barcelona. One of the city’s hidden gems, the Bunkers Del Carmel sit atop the Turó de la Rovira, a hill in the district of El Carmel. The bunkers offer a spectacular panoramic view of the city and the ocean beyond.
August 22, 2017 | Things to Do in Barcelona
The best way to experience the Catalan culture is by shopping and eating in Barcelona’s famous markets, featuring everything from fresh produce and meat to artisanal finds, clothing, and one-of-a-kind antiques.
August 21, 2017 | Things to Do in Barcelona
Take in Barcelona from soaring heights with an unforgettable cable car or gondola ride.
August 18, 2017 | Things to Do in Barcelona
For a fun family gathering or laid-back day in the sun, plan a trip to the Barcelona Zoo.
August 11, 2017 | Things to Do in Barcelona
Sunbathing in the sand and swimming in the sea is a steadfast way to enjoy Barcelona’s famous beaches.
July 07, 2017 | Things to Do in Barcelona
With over 8 million international visitors and growing each year, Barcelona is the most visited city in Spain and the 4th most visited in Europe.
June 14, 2017 | Things to Do in Barcelona
At the turn of the 20th century, Barcelona was the center of the Catalan Modernist architectural movement. The goal of Catalan Modernism was to promote Catalonian culture and transform Barcelona into a city on par with the great European cities. Featuring asymmetrical shapes and a preference for curves over straight lines, the architectural style was considered quite rebellious for the time.