1. Explore Barcelona’s rich history

This entrepot community is animated by its past. The effects of living under Roman dominion, Islamic rule and multiple dynastic families remain evident to this day.

  1. Party in the Discotheques

Barcelona has an extensive nightlife scene with nightclubs and bars mostly concentrated in the Port Olimpic area.

  1. Visit one (or all) of the 56 museums on offer

Museums are a key part of the city’s identity; explore the works of Picasso and Salvador Dali then finish with a tour of the chocolate museum (Museu de la Xocolata).

  1. Browse along the Passeig De Gracia

With luxury brands and department stores nestled inside gorgeous architecture, this street is Barcelona’s ultimate fashion destination.

  1. See Barcelona play at the Camp Nou

With six-time Ballon d’Or winner Lionel Messi approaching the twilight years of his glittering career, be sure to catch an FC Barcelona game and be awe-struck by one of the greatest footballers to ever grace the sport.

  1. Explore Gaudi’s masterpieces

There is no better place to experience Gaudi’s genius than Barcelona; his pioneering modernism is featured in Casa Milà, Park Güell and, of course, the Sagrada Familia.

  1. Gorge on authentic Spanish cuisine

No trip to Barcelona would be complete without a taste of tapas. Spain’s iconic cuisine is available across the city – from boutique cafés to Michelin-starred restaurants.

  1. Ramble along Las Ramblas

Barcelona’s main promenade is home to some of Barcelona’s most popular restaurants, shops and locations as well as the annual ‘Tast a La Rambla’ food festival.

  1. Go back in time with the Gothic Quarter

Barcelona offers medieval architecture on a grand scale with looming churches, atmospheric alleyways and bustling plazas all tucked away in the Gothic Quarter.

  1. Catch a tan on Barceloneta beach

The metropolis wouldn’t be the same without the promise of sun, sea and sand. Be sure to spend some time relaxing on one of the world’s most iconic beaches.