10 Insider Tips on What to Do in Barcelona
1. Walk down Passeig de Gracia and admire the many architectural works of art of Antoni Gaudi. Don’t forget to visit the “House of Bones”, officially known as Casa Batlló. The house is open to visitors 365 days a year from 9am to 9pm.
2.See a free exhibition in Palau Robert (on Passeig de Gracia) or one of the many galleries in the city.
3.Eat fresh tapas in a bar near the Barceloneta beach (Jai-Ca or Can Mano) and follow it up with a delicious paella at Can Ros.
4.Go to a live flamenco show, dance and drink a glass of vermouth on a Saturday afternoon at Bar Leo (Barceloneta)
5.Hunt for antiques and trinkets at the Mercat dels Encants (Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays).
6.Get a bird’s eye view of the city from the Montjuic Cable Cars, Teleferic de Montjuic. To get there, take the funicular from the Parallel metro stop (line 2 & 3).
7.Observe the vibrant cultural melting-pot that is the Rambla del Raval.
8.Get lost in the labyrinth of the park “Laberint d’Horta”.
9.Go to a concert at the Palau de la Musica, enjoy the fantastic acoustics and architecture.
10. Unleash the Catalan rhythm and see a concert by the Barceloneta beach.