City of art and history, the resplendent Barcelona will mark your spirit in a thousand ways and will fulfil your holidays of enriching discoveries. Zoom on the visits and essential activities in this ultra-dynamic city embellishing the north-east of Spain.
Want to discover the beautiful Catalan architecture? Head first to the majestic Sagrada Familia. The cathedral is one of the icons of the city of Barcelona to visit and be inspired. It is also one of the most visited architectural works in the world.
Also follow in the footsteps of the famous Catalan architect, Antoni Gaudi, and continue your historic walk in the unmissable Park Güell. Do not forget to visit the monumental Casa Mila, the enchanting Casa Batlló and the crypt of the Güell Colony.
In Barcelona, museums fascinate as much as architectural buildings. During your stay, enjoy the discovery of the Joan Miro Museum, famous for its collection of works by Pablo Picasso.
In addition, awaken all your senses at the sight of the precious Romanesque frescoes, magnifying the National Museum of Art of Catalonia. Finally, take a tour of the Museum of Contemporary Art in Barcelona, its History Museum and the Museum of Archeology in Catalonia.
Besides visiting museums and monuments, one of the most pleasant activities in Barcelona is to stroll through its alleys. The Rambla district will make you discover the Column of Christopher Columbus and sympathetic living statues. You will definitely love to gaze at the colourful Boqueria market.
Not far from here, the Gothic quarter will amaze you as much with the wall and the columns of the temple of Augustus. Again, you can take pictures of several buildings that tell the story of Barcelona.
Want to relax between visits? Make the transition to the Parc de la Ciutadella on a short holiday. After the obligatory passage to the Arc de Triomphe, you will be able to contemplate the spectacle of dolphins at the Zoological Garden of Barcelona. You can also linger for a while on the side of the majestic Gaudi waterfall.
Finally, to unwind completely in Barcelona, splendid beaches offer you an array of fun activities. If you are looking for a lively and busy place, go to the Barceloneta beach. You will be especially impressed by the sand sculptors and the dancers and singers on the beach. Fans of watersports will find their happiness at the beach of Sant Sebastià.