What happens when you arrive in a new and unknown city? Sometimes, you don’t know exactly what to do. In Barcelona, the capital of Catalonia, you will find many activities. My Webspot is the perfect companion, helping you to discover the city with the comfort of being connected, to look up restaurants and things to do. What about Barcelona? This article, 7 things to do in Barcelona, will help you! Here are some tips & addresses to enjoy your stay.
La Sagrada Familia :Number one of our list!
It is one of the symbols of Barcelona. Known to be the unfinished work of the architect Antoni Gaudi, it is the monument the most visited in Spain. La Sagrada Familia was declared world heritage by the UNESCO in 2005. We cannot visit Barcelona without seeing Sagrada Familia. This basilica was consecrated by pope Benoît XVI on November 7th, 2010. The works began in Barcelona from 1882.
Built between 1900 and 1914. Park Güell is an other achievement of the architect Gaudi in Barcelona. It is on the list of UNESCO World Heritage too. Originally, it had to be a residential area loaded. But the construction cost increases and only three houses were completed on the seventeen planned. The park has an area of 17 hectares. It is up to the city of Barcelona since 1923.
Camp Nou, soul of Barcelona
Barcelona radiates throughout Europe and the world through one of its football teams, FC Barcelona. This team plays in the Camp Nou. With its capacity of 99,354 seats, it is the biggest stadium in Europe and the twelfth in the world. If you can’t attend a game, you can still visit the stadium every day. The club even opened a museum that traces its history and that of other sports teams of FC Barcelona.
The Picasso museum is located in the Born district. It is dedicated to one of the greatest Spanish artists who lived in this city. You will find more than 4,000 artworks (painting, sculpture, engravings…) created by Pablo Picasso. These works of art were essentially achieved in his debut. You can especially admire Science and Charity (1897) and Harlequin (1917).
This avenue consists of a central pedestrian street bordered by two roads. It stretches from Plaza Catalunya to the Columbus statue on the seafront (over about 1.2 km long and 35 m wide). La Rambra is very busy day and night. You will find many bars, restaurants, shops of all kinds and street vendors.
Montjuïc Castle the favorite of our things to do in Barcelona
Montjuïc castle overlooks the city of Barcelona from the hill of the same name. It has been transformed into a military museum after the end of the Spanish Civil War. The castle is about to be transformed into an international center for peace.
This is the highest peak of the Serra de Collserola (512 meters), which dominates Barcelona. Several monuments were built there : a church, a tower for telecommunications and an amusement park. We advise you to make a turn in this park. Some amusement rides date back to the early twentieth centuries.
We hope you will enjoy your stay, and our Things to do in Barcelona help you.