See & Do

Gothic Quarter

Gothic Square is Barcelona's historical center, and the Cathedral of Barcelona is the centerpiece of the Gothic Quarter.

See & Do

Las Ramblas

Las Ramblas is a grand 1-mile, tree-lined boulevard, stretching through the city and ending at the Mediterranean Sea.

La Rambla, 08002 Barcelona, Spain

See & Do

Port Olimpic (Olympic Village)

When Barcelona was picked to host the 1992 Olympics, the area was converted into the Olympic Village and is now one of the city's top destinations.

Carrer de la Marina, 08005 Barcelona, Spain

See & Do

Casa Batllo

Barcelona has been heavily influenced by the work of architect Antoni Gaudi. His work is easy to spot, and the Casa Batllo is an incredible example.

Casa Batlló, No.43 Passeig de Gràcia, Barcelona, Spain

See & Do

La Sagrada Familia

Designed by Antoni Gaudi, the elaborate La Sagrada Familia church has become the city's symbol.

Carrer de Mallorca 401, 08013 Barcelona, Spain

See & Do

Montjuic

If you visit Barcelona, you must take a cable car across the port up to Montjuic mountain, where the 1992 Olympic Games took place, now a recreation and leisure destination.

Montjuic, 08038 Barcelona

Sleep

The Hotel Claris

This luxury hotel is located in the restored 19th-century Palace Vedruna, in an elegant neighborhood full of wide tree-lined streets, town houses and former palaces.

Pau Claris, 150, Barcelona 08009, Spain

Eat

El Xampanyet Bar

This brightly lit, family-run bar is one of the most popular places in town to enjoy some salty anchovies, the house specialty, with a glass of sparkling cava.

Carrer de Montcada 22, 08003 Barcelona, Spain

Eat

4 Gats

4 Gats is a famous Bohemian hangout, popular with artists.

Carrer de Montsió 3, 08002 Barcelona, Spain

Eat

La Boqueria

Year after year, this food market is voted one of the best in Europe.

Placa de la Boqueria, 08001, Barcelona, Spain