Barcelona Top Travel Tips

Welcome to Barcelona!

Dreaming of Sagrada Familia, Parc Güell or Camp Nou?

Simply dying to relax on the beach or to enjoy some tasty tapas al fresco?

Wary of tourist traps and looking for authentic experiences?

Follow our guide and make the most of Barcelona the local way!

Our Barcelona-based team have tried and tested every one of the places and experiences we recommend here, and we’re excited to share our best finds with you:

Top Tips for Top Trips!

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Sagrada Familia

Fast track entry to Sagrada Familia

There’s nothing like a proper tour with a licensed guide to really get to the heart of Gaudí’s masterpiece!
City Pass

Barcelona City Pass

Buy your transport tickets and your fast-track passes for the Sagrada Familia and Parc Güell all in just one click!
Casa Batlló

Fast track entry to Casa Batlló

Fall under the spell of this astonishing Gaudí masterpiece, packed with fairytale charm!
Casa Milà / la Pedrera

Fast track entry to Casa Milà

Don’t miss Gaudí’s Casa Milà (or La Pedrera), with its undulating façade and exceptional terrace!
tourist bus

Tour bus

A comfortable and practical way of seeing the city’s most iconic sights, and fast.
museum and stadium of Barcelona FC

Barcelona FC stadium and museum

Barça fans: book fast track entry to the museum at Camp Nou here!
airport city centre shuttle

Airport – city centre shuttle

Get from the airport to the city centre in around 20 minutes by taking the Aerobus.
Shopping La Roca

Top tips for shopping

For sale prices all year round, head to La Roca Village, with its big brand outlets!
Barcelona aquarium

Barcelona Aquarium

Dive in and explore the incredible, colourful world of the Aquarium!

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Where to stay

Hotels, hostels, apartments

Barcelona hotels, the gates diagonal barcelona

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Live and Dream bed

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Deco Sants Fira Apartments

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Where to park

Tips: Cheap parking in Barcelona

cheap parking

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free parking Barcelona

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Latest finds

café cosmo

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interior of Sagrada Familia

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Input electro club

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Cocktail and popcorn, Polaroid

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mostassa brunch

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cocktails at carite: appletini sur la photo

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The fish&chips Shop: the star of the show

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