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Check out our everyday recommendations. From the upcoming FC Barcelona football match to the best accommodation offers and special events... We will help you organize your stay.

Suggested city tours

Our selected sightseeing tours and city visits. Private or in group. With bus, walking or in a bike.. A great way to discover Barcelona..

    The Barcelona card
    2, 3, 4 or 5 consecutive day passes..

    The easiest way to get to know and see all Barcelona has to offer with this great value city sightseeing and discount card...

    Hop-on Hop Off Tours
    2 main tours, 45 stops..

    Discover Barcelona at your own pace, make as many stops as you need. We offer two interconnected routes and 45 stops. Hop-on Hop Off tour is the easiest way to see all the sights of Barcelona.  

    Private & Custom Tours
    In and Beyond Barcelona

    If you prefer fully organized sightseeing tours, our private and custom tours are for you! Visit Barcelona with your own guide, skip the lines, go from one place to another in car. See our selection of tours in and beyond Barcelona.

  • Skip the Line: Best of Barcelona Private Tour including Sagrada Familia
    From
    110€

    See the best of Barcelona on this private sightseeing tour, which offers a comprehensive view of this exquisite Catalan city and includes skip-the-line access at La Sagrada Familia, a popular attra...

  • Montserrat and Cava Trail Private Day Trip from Barcelona
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    110€

    Combine mountains, history and wine on a private day trip from Barcelona to Montserrat and either the Freixenet or Codorniu winery. Enjoy stunning views of the area, see the famous 12th-century Bla...

  • FC Barcelona Football Stadium Tour and Museum Tickets
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    23€

    Calling all sporting fans! Do not miss this fantastic opportunity to retrace the footsteps of legendary players from past and present on this self-guided tour through Barcelona FC's Camp Nou footba...

Barcelona.com latest editor's reviews

Our last editor’s reviews. What’s hot and we endorse in Barcelona: new shops, new bars, new restaurants...

  • Chivuo's - Barcelona

    Chivuo's

    Slow street food & craft beer..

    Restaurant

    Chivuo's is a slow street food & craft beer Bar. A place where the expression “ slow street food” means that all is homemade..

    Sarriá / San Gervasio - Carrer del Torrent de l'Olla, 175
  • Niño Viejo - Barcelona

    Niño Viejo

    The taqueria of Albert Adrià…

    Restaurant

    Niño Viejo is the new masterstroke of Albert Adrià, the brother of Ferran...

    Poble Sec - Avinguda de Mistral, 54
  • Passage Barcelona

    Passage Barcelona

    Luxury concept store…

    Shop

    Located in an old residence of the district of Sarrià, Passage Barcelona is The concept store of the moment in Barcelona...

    Sarriá / San Gervasio - Carrer de l'Abat Samsó, 7
  • Bon Vent - Barcelona

    Bon Vent

    Mediterranean concept store..

    Shop

    For the Mediterranean-lovers , in love with its culture, its lifestyle and its craft industry: Bon Vent is the shop to be discovered in the district of El Born...

    El Born - Carrer de l'Argenteria, 41

The City Guide: We guide you to the best of Barcelona

With our Barcelona City Guide you will discover the places of interest, museums not to miss and our famous where to eat guide! 

    Best Restaurants
    The ultimate dining guide

    Where to eat is our selection of restaurants in Barcelona. From best priced quality restaurants to applauded tapas bars. All with our "B" for recommended.

    Best Monuments
    From Sagrada Familia to Tibidabo...

    In our guide you will find all the famous monuments in Barcelona, a city to visit walking. But if you stay only a few days, we have selected the most interesting ones that we believe you can not miss. Follow the "B" !.

    Best Museums
    Picasso, Miró, Tàpies, MACBA..

    There are lots of museums to visit in Barcelona. Find our list that will suggest you the ones we believe you can not miss...

    Best shops
    Shopping time!

    Barcelona is an very practical city to make your shopping where you can find from international brands to extremely fashionable local designers. We give you a list of our shop selection, from women fashion, department stores and specialty shops... 

    Best Nightlife
    Bars & Clubs

    In this “Best nightlife of Barcelona” we try to help you find the best clubs, discos, bars, cafes.. Not all, but the ones we like the most and have the greatest atmosphere.

    Quick Guide
    Barcelona in short!

    In this short guide, we recommend you the “not to miss” in Barcelona during your short stay and all practical information about the city. 

Visit Catalonia: Beyond Barcelona

A guide to discover Catalonia with its 160km long Costa Brava's coastline on the north and its beautifull Costa DoradaThe Golden Coast, on the south. 

    The Costa Brava
    Figueres, Girona, Montserrat..

    Natural beauty, endless miles of sandy beaches and summer sunshine. The Costa Brava is not only a vacation's heaven but also a cultural region with museums and points of interest. The country of Salvador Dali!

    The Costa Dorada
    Tarragona, Sitges, Delta del Ebro..

    A marine littoral of 216 kilometers long and 786 hectares of spacious beaches with clean fine sand and transparent shallow water. But the past is never really far, with cities like Tarragona a "World Heritage City" by UNESCO...

    Catalonia Best Tours
    Private & small groups

    2 days for visiting North Catalonia, one day trips to Figueres, Girona, Montserrat, Tarragona and a lot more like one day in the Pyrennees mountains, a Cava wine tasting, a cheese testing and even golf.. A great way to see more than Barcelona and our region!

More on the city

Find information on major Barcelona trade shows. Discover places of interest with our photo-tour. Learn how the word Barcelona became a lot more than a city name..

    Welcome to Barcelona!
    The whole city in one page

    A beautiful scrolling page made of best pictures and videos, to give you a first impression of a city you can only fall in love with! 

  • Trade Shows info

    Find information and dates on major Barcelona trade shows, congresses and exhibitions at La Fira.
    Next to come: 
    - Liber Barcelona
    - Barcelona International Boat Show
    - Hostelco
    - Barcelona Meeting Point
    - EIBTM 

    Organize your stay!
  • Photo Tour
    Important places to visit..

    As Barcelona has become one of the most visited cities of the world we want to present it to you as a phototour, so you can have an idea of what you can't miss and you'll understand why people talk about it that much!