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9 Best Things To Do In Barcelona, Spain
Barcelona, Spain

The city of Barcelona is the capital and the largest city of the Spanish province of Catalonia.

Significantly, this city is renowned internationally as a tourist destination with numerous recreational areas, best beaches, mild and warm climate, historical monuments (including UNESCO World Heritage Sites), and developed infrastructure.

Barcelona, Spain

✦ Top Things To Do and See In Barcelona

Certainly, Barcelona’s to-do list is as plentiful as its sunny days. The following is the definitive list of what to do or see while in the city of Barcelona for the time:

1. Chill Out At The Park Montjuïc

This is a beautiful spot in the city of Barcelona.

From the Park Montjuic, you will have a panoramic view of this city. These views are from the rooftop, the hills, the bayfront area, and all the key attractions around the city.

Park of Montjuïc in Barcelona
The Park of Montjuïc

At the very top of this hill sits the castle of Montjuic.

Park of Montjuïc
The Park of Montjuïc

✦ 2. See The Fountain of Montjuïc

The Fountain of Montjuïc offers a spectacular display of color, light, motion, music and water acrobatics. It’s a must-see while in this city.

The Fountain of Montjuïc in Barcelona
The Fountain of Montjuïc

Around this area, it’s easy to just relax and enjoy the views or even just stroll around the park.

3. Explore CosmoCaixa  Science Museum

CosmoCaixa is a science museum is a museum that is designed to stimulate people’s knowledge and opinion of science through exhibitions and a wide range of activities.

CosmoCaixa  Science Museum in Barcelona
CosmoCaixa Science Museum

✦ 4. Visit The Marina Port Vell (The Port of Barcelona)

Barcelona is a large coastal city in the Mediterranean.

On the plus side, the visitors to this city can also cruise from the Port of Barcelona to many other destinations by boat.

Marina Port Vell  in Barcelona
Marina Port Vell – Barcelona

Marina Port Vell is easily accessible from the city center.

✦ 5. A Stroll Through La Ramblas

La Ramblas Barcelona
La Ramblas

La Ramblas is one of the most famous streets in the Catalan’s capital. This the street that cuts across the city center of this city.

This is primarily meant to be used by pedestrians.

Along the street, there are entertainment joints, shopping malls, and some other major attractions just to mention but a few.

6. Visit The Famous Sagrada Familia Cathedral

La Sagrada Familia is also a World Heritage site in this city. It is one of the masterpieces of the famous Antoni Gaudi and one of the iconic structures in Barcelona.

Even though the construction of this cathedral has been going on for hundreds of decades, It remains a must-see attraction while you are in the city of Barcelona.

La Sagrada Família
La Sagrada Família

✦ 7. Visit The Park Güell

The Park Güell is a beautiful public park that is located in the city of Barcelona. The park is also a World Heritage site. This is one of the most spectacular sights in the city of Barcelona.

Park Güell
Park Güell

✦ 8. Hang Out At The Diagonal Mar Park

Park Diagonal Mar provides a gateway to the sea for locals and visitors. The park Diagonal Mar features play areas, lakes, a waterfall, an outdoor café, a fountain and viewing mounds, all linked by paths that lead to the beach.

Apparently, ecology played a meaningful role in the park’s design.

The Diagonal Mar Park
The Diagonal Mar Park

✦ 9. The Beaches of Barcelona

 Beaches of Barcelona
Barcelona, Spain

Certainly, with 100 miles of coastline stretching along with the province, Barcelona is a beach lover’s dream come true.

Barceloneta beach is the most famous beach in this city. But there are other great beaches in Barcelona. These include the Nova Icària to tranquil Caldetes, just to mention but a few.

There is a beach for everyone in Barcelona.

Some tips

  • All sights are easily accessible by the use of public transport
  • Like any other big city, watch out for the pickpockets
  • Almost all stores, markets and restaurants are closed on Sundays
  • Save time and book your tickets online in advance
  Marina Port Vell

Thank you for stopping by and stay positive! 

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