1 – Discover the city on foot
Barcelona is a beautiful city and it’s just the perfect size to walk about in. You can spend a day just strolling about the city and exploring the place. If you fancy it, you could also see the city by cycling too.
2 – Hit a high note in concert
Barcelona has loads of live music venues like the Apolo and Razzmatazz. The city is also home to a few music festivals like the Primavera Sound and the Festival International de Jazz de Barcelona, Sonar and Cruilla. Barcelona also has L’Auditori which is a really cool space with a capacity for 2,400 people.
3 – Picture the city of Picasso’s youth
Picasso spent his early days in Barcelona. You can follow the footsteps of the young artist and see what landmarks shaped his youth.
4 – Climb up the beautiful Montjuïc
Montjuic mountain is the perfect place to go for a nice walk and the views will be great. It does take a bit of effort getting up there but because of this, there aren’t many tourists.
5 – Walk on the arty side
In Barcelona there are quite a few museums you can check out. You’ve got Fundacio Joan Miro which is one of the largest museums in the world. Its home to over 225 paintings, 150 sculptures, and graphic pieces.
6 – Munch on some fresh seafood
You shouldn’t leave Barcelona without trying some of the seafood. The city has some amazing restaurants where you can try fried whitebait, squid rings or shrimps. Check out La Mar Salada and Can Sole where you can get fresh seafood every day!
7 – Discover your sweet tooth
Barcelona is one of the best places to eat some sweet treats! You’ll not be stuck for choice with a number of confectionery shops. If you’re in the town during winter you can get a hot chocolate by the La Granja. Going for a stroll round about Barcelona will show u how many bakeries and bread shops are full of special delights.
8 – Go for a swim in the Mediterranean
Barcelona has some lovely beaches where you can plonk down your tower, cover yourself in sun cream and chill!
9 – Celebrate with a local festival
Do you love a good party? Septembers usually a good time to visit Barcelona then. You’ll be here in time for the Festes De La Merces. The celebration involves parades, week-long partying, performances, firework displays, air shows, exhibitions, concerts and more celebrating Catalan culture.
10 – Sip a cocktail on a terrace
Looking for a place to drink a cocktail and relax? Barcelona has loads of outdoor bars and cafes. Check out Bar Colombo though, its a cool little tapas bar with a terrace. You’ve also got Australian run Bar Kasparo.
If you’re stuck for accommodation in Barcelona why don’t you try Capri By Frasers and see what they’ve got to offer!