Best things to do in Barcelona

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Experiences you might enjoy

Here are some activities hosted by locals that would help you explore the city.

Locals’ favourite places

Here’s your definitive guide to the best parks, restaurants, landmarks and local spots, all according to locals

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1. Park Guell
846local recommendations
Alex
Alex says “Park Güell Located in the city of Barcelona, the ​​Park Guell is one of the most beautiful icons of ...” ·
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2. Can Batlló
25 Carrer de la Constitució
554local recommendations
Francisco Javier
Francisco Javier says “ROUTE C - Casa Batlló (14 minutes walk distance from home / 18 minutes walk distance from Museo Art...” ·
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3. Boqueria Market
91 La Rambla
454local recommendations
Fiorella
Fiorella says “Nowhere else in Barcelona is a tourist attraction so closely associated with the daily life of the l...” ·
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4. La Sagrada Familia
401 Carrer de Mallorca
1005local recommendations
Andrei
Andrei says “The expiatory church of La Sagrada Família is a work on a grand scale which was begun on 19 March 18...” ·
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5. Ciutadella Park
21 Passeig de Picasso
634local recommendations
Maria Del Pilar
Maria Del Pilar says “El parque del Guinardó, que ocupa unos terrenos que antiguamente se habían destinado principalmente ...” ·
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6. Sala Apolo
113 Carrer Nou de la Rambla
214local recommendations
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7. Picasso Museum
15-23 Carrer Montcada
501local recommendations
Jen
Jen says “The Picasso museum is a key reference for understanding the formative years of Pablo Picasso. The ge...” ·
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8. Cervecería Catalana
236 Carrer de Mallorca
176local recommendations
Rentemporal Barcelona Sl
Rentemporal Barcelona Sl says “Just a step from the flat there is a great place to taste Spanish and Catalan Cuisine. It is always ...” ·
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9. W Barcelona
Passeig de Joan de Borbó
171local recommendations
Manel
Manel says “I don't have words, this is my city. The best city of Spain. Come here and visit the whole city if y...” ·
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10. Barcelona Museum of Contemporary Art
1 Plaça dels Àngels
405local recommendations
Nahor
Nahor says “Barcelona Museum of Contemporary Art. The Collection starts with the materic abstraction of the fift...” ·
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11. Palau de la Música Catalana
4-6 C/ Palau de la Música
266local recommendations
Francisco Javier
Francisco Javier says “ROUTE D - El Palacio de la Música (19 minutes walk distance from home) Is a concert hall in Barcelo...” ·
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12. Casa Mila
261-265 Provença
602local recommendations
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13. Passeig de Gràcia
Passeig de Gràcia
332local recommendations
David
David says “One of the major avenues in Barcelona where you could find important shopping and business areas and...” ·
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14. Federal Café
39 Carrer del Parlament
135local recommendations
Frank
Frank says “Lovely Cafe also serving very nice breakfast and other food. Don't miss the small terrace upstairs. ...” ·
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15. Mosquito
46 Carrer dels Carders
134local recommendations
Horacio
Horacio says “Mosquito’s speciality is Chinese dumplings but its tapas comprise a grab bag from all over the conti...” ·
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16. La Rambla
La Rambla
356local recommendations
Alba
Alba says “A street in central Barcelona, popular with tourists and locals alike. A tree-lined pedestrian mall,...” ·
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17. La Paradeta
7 Carrer Comercial
127local recommendations
Zane
Zane says “A place to enjoy really fresh seafood -- crabs, prawns. You pick out what you want at the counter, i...” ·
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18. Museo del Fútbol Club Barcelona
s/n C. d'Aristides Maillol
351local recommendations
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19. Razzmatazz
122 Carrer dels Almogàvers
127local recommendations
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20. Tickets
164 Av. del Paraŀlel
126local recommendations
Vicky Agus
Vicky Agus says “Michelin Star Chef Ferran Adrià has created a tapas bar but of course not a traditional one. At Tick...” ·
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21. Arenas de Barcelona
373 - 385 Gran Via de les Corts Catalanes
298local recommendations
Guillermo M.
Guillermo M. says “Refurbished by Richard Rogers architect this building combines the architecture of the old bullfigh...” ·
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22. Avinguda del Portal de l'Àngel
Avinguda del Portal de l'Àngel
120local recommendations
Kerrisdale Holdings SLU
Kerrisdale Holdings SLU says “The heart of the Barcelona shopping district; spanning from Passeig de Gracia, down to the Cathedral...” ·
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23. Plaza Catalonia
Plaça de Catalunya
459local recommendations
Guillermo M.
Guillermo M. says “In this place you can find the biggest firms of the city such as El corte ingles, Fnac, Hard Rock ca...” ·
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24. Barceloneta
288local recommendations
Ester
Ester says “"La Barceloneta" draw us into a world of modest buildings and small ground-floor restaurants and tap...” ·
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25. El Nacional
24 Bis Passeig de Gràcia
88local recommendations
Isa
Isa says “Beautifully designed by Lazaro Rosa Violan  this enormous space 3,500 square meters (a disused car p...” ·
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26. ClassBedroom Fira Business Apartments
1 Av. de Rius i Taulet
275local recommendations
Yolanda
Yolanda says “The magic fountain is a spectacular display of color, light, motion, music and water..The magic foun...” ·
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27. Ciudad Condal
18 Rambla de Catalunya
98local recommendations
Akira
Akira says “Very good tapas. Full of tourists but still a good place to go! If it is full go up the Rambla Catal...” ·
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28. Montserrat
86local recommendations
Ben
Ben says “Very impressive rock formations. The Montserrat has a strong place in Catalan history. The local mon...” ·
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29. Quimet & Quimet
25 Carrer del Poeta Cabanyes
129local recommendations
Javier
Javier says “Right in front of the Charming Parallel is the Quimet & Quimet, with its high walls lined top-to-bot...” ·
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30. Restaurant La Flauta
23 Carrer d'Aribau
92local recommendations
Fidelio
Fidelio says “A really popular place to have dinner or try typical tapas and "flautas" (tiny sandwiches) . This re...” ·