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Barcelona best tourist activities

What kind of tourist activities does Barcelona provide ?

From sporting, aquatic, musical, children's, shopping or relaxing activities, to annual events such as the festivals in the Gracia district or the Montjuic fountains, what are the activities and leisure activities to discover in Barcelona to liven up your stay in the Catalan capital ?

barcelona golondrinas

Barcelona port trips

The Golondrinas provide sea excursions from the old port to the beaches to discover Barcelona from the seaside in small boats for 40 minutes or an hour.

Barcelona Montjuic cable railway

Montjuic cable car

From Montjuic Park to the Barceloneta neighbourhood and its beaches, via the old port of Barcelona, the cable car offers a tour of Barcelona from the sky with exceptional panoramic views.

Barcelona zoo

Barcelona Zoo

Just a few steps from the beaches, the 315 species that populate the Barcelona Zoo will meet you in the heart of Barcelona.

aquarium in Barcelona

Barcelona Aquarium

The hundreds of species that share the Barcelona Aquarium take you to the depths of a world as magical as it is mysterious.

Tibidabo Barcelona

Barcelona amusement park

The Barcelona amusement park which has the advantage, in addition to all its entertainment for young and old, of offering exceptional views.
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Barcelona tourist bus

Barcelona Tourist Bus

With audio guides in about ten languages available, the tourist bus is an excellent way to discover Barcelona and its must-see sites on its various circuits.

Shopping in Barcelona

centre commercial Arenas

Culture and shopping, Barcelona's old bullring, located at the foot of the Plaza de España, is home to one of the city's many shopping malls.
Shopping in Barcelona

Barcelona beaches

Barcelona beaches

Barceloneta or Nova Icària, as many names as choices for a relaxing activity on Barcelona's beaches where restaurants and entertainment lead the atmosphere.
Which Barcelona beach to choice ?

Montjuic magic fountain

fuentes Montjuic Barcelona

Between Plaça Espanya and the MNAC, the sound and light show of the magic fountain of Montjuic gathers an impressive crowd several times a year.
Barcelona Montjuic magic fountain

Barcelona Gracia festival

Gracia district festival

On the occasion of the festivities of Gracia, a few streets of the neighborhood disguise themselves to make way for the creative imagination of the inhabitants.
Barcelona Gracia festival

Barcelona Camp Nou

Camp Nou stadium

With more than 99,000 seats, the FC Barcelona Stadium is one of the largest stadiums in Europe. Come and experience the Camp Nou atmosphere.

Palau de la musica Catalana

barcelona palau de la musica

The Palacio de la Música Catalana, a remarkable building classified as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is a magnificent concert hall that hosts all types of music.
Palau de la musica quick visit

Palacio Guell de Barcelona

Cultural activities

No less than fifty museums, including art, architecture, science, war, marine, and sports, share the secrets of a culture rich in history, and of artists who have left an indelible mark on the city's heritage.

  Which museums in Barcelona to visit ?

Monumentos de Barcelona

Emblematic sites

Barcelona has an exceptional cultural heritage among which internationally renowned architects have left their mark on the most important monuments of Barcelona.
Discover the monuments of Barcelona that you shouldn't miss.

  Barcelona's emblematic monuments

parques de Barcelona

Strolls in Barcelona

Between sky and sea, from the top of the Tibidabo to the Ciutadella Park, Barcelona is home to a very large number of parks covering hundreds of hectares.
Theme parks, attractions, historical parks or UNESCO heritage sites, discover the most beautiful parks in Barcelona.

  Barcelona best parks virtual tour

Attractions near Barcelona


PortAventura World

In the heart of the Costa Dorada, only 1 km from Barcelona, the 6 thematic areas from the Far West to Polynesia of PortAventura Park, the slides, pools, waterfalls, and artificial beaches of the 50,000 m2 Costa Caribe Aquatic Park, as well as the high-speed attractions of Ferrari Land, make PortAventura World an unmissable tourist destination in Spain.

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Activities and leisure in Barcelona How to liven up your stay in Barcelona ?

between parks, sports or cultural events and traditional festivals, between discovery excursions or relaxation at the foot of the beaches, put some animation in your stay in Barcelona among the multitude of leisures, attractions and activities that the Catalan capital offers.

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