Barcelona Bucket List

Monday 5 June 2017

Barcelona

You are in Barcelona and you are not too sure about what to do? Don’t waste your time and energy and discover the 40 imprescindibles plans and best activities to enjoy the city outside the limits of Las Ramblas. Whether you come in summer or winter, Barcelona has a lot to offer!

1. Hallucinate with the amazing architectural Gaudí work, especially with the artistic details of his biggest work: La Sagrada Familia.

2. Live one of the most famous city parties like: Sant Joan, Les Festes de Gràcia or La Mercè. 

3. Take a lot of Barcelona panoramic pictures from Tibidabo Amusement Park.

4. Forget about Sangría and try the Vermouth. Be careful cause the taste of it is so good that it can be dangerous! We recommend to enjoy it with some chips and olives.

5. Get lost in the Gothic Quarter streets, where you will find 800 years old buildings, such as the Barcelona Cathedral.

Barri Gòtic

6. You can’t miss the most famous and traditional Catalonian dish: Els Calçots! You have to eat them with the tasty Romesco sauce.

7. Explore the Montserrat Mountains, the famous Moreneta and its curious rock forms makes the visit worth it.

Montserrat

8. Learn to drink with Porró. It seems very complicated, and indeed it is. If you can drink without getting one drop out, you deserve a prize.

9. Climb to Montjuic Castle. During summer you can also enjoy outdoor movies.

10. Walk and experience the charm of the squares of Gracia.

11. No need to go too far to enjoy a good snorkeling session in the crystalline waters of La Costa Brava beaches.

12. You can not leave Barcelona without trying the bread with tomato and fuet plate. Put on some garlic, oil and salt!

13. Enjoy a beer on the steps of the MACBA, while watching the skaters big tricks skaters.

14. Get lost in the Laberints del Carmel (Labyrinth in the Carmel quarter), where you will find the oldest preserved garden in the city.

15. Have a picnick at Parc de la Ciutadella and disconnect about the busy town without going too far.

Parc de la Ciutadella

16. If you like offbeat clothes, you have to go shopping at the vintage shops in Raval.

17. Vibrate with the magic show of light, music and color at Montjuic Fountains. 

18. Fall in love with he city views from the Carmel Bunkers.

19. Enjoy a soccer game at Camp Nou. Whether you like soccer or not, it is an experience that can’t be missed.

20. The bravest have to try the snails. Does not sound too tempting as a dish, but it’s delicious!
21. Go to some of the music festivals held in summer. If you do not know what to choose, take a look to Barcelona Music Festivals in 2017.

Cruïlla Barcelona

22. Sundays are perfect to visit a flea market. You’ll find food trucks, clothes, antiques and live music.
23. Enjoy a great concert at the Palau de la Musica, one of the most spectacular and emblematic buildings in Barcelona.

24. If you come to Sitges the first week of October other than visiting a charming village, you will be able to attend the International Fantastic Film Festival of Catalonia.

25. Buy healthy and fresh food at the Neighborhood Markets.

26. Going for a bike ride or skate at Parc del Forum.

27. Contemplate the MNAC from Las Arenas rooftop, an old bullring converted happily into a mall.

Les Arenes

28. Enjoy the Barcelona skyline from the coast while you Stand Up Paddle.

29. With clubs as Apolo, Razzmatazz, Moog and City Hall, among others, the party in Barcelona is assured from Monday to Sunday. You have no excuse to not live a crazy night in town.

30. Saturday afternoons and Sunday mornings, if you come to the Barcelona Cathedral, you will see Sardana (the catalan tradicional dance).

31. Have a cocktail at the hotel Bagués terrace while enjoying a spectacular view of the city.

32. Devouring the legendary Can Conesa sandwiches. Open since 1951, they have one of the best sandwiches in the city.

33. Enjoy the variety of tapas and pinchos at Poble Sec.

34. Whether walking, running or cycling, you have to make a route in Collserola, the sunsets are spectacular. Beware of wild boars!

35. You need to enjoy the amazing show offered by Els Castellers.  


36. Take the cable car that connects Avenida Miramar or the Castle, which connects Barceloneta.

37. Discover the hidden graffiti in the Barcelona neighborhoods. If you don’t find them, take a look at Barcelona Street Art.

38. Visit El Mercat dels Encants, on of the oldest flea markets in Europe!

39. Admire the Agbar Tower lights late at night.

40. And finally: Visit the city with the Stemaki Map 😉

 

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