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Top 10 Alternative Things to Do in Barcelona
See a different side of Barcelona as you explore the capital's best kept secrets! Visit the first house designed by Antoni Gaudi at Casa Vicens, explore the illustrious Palau de la Musica Catalana, go big with a helicopter tour of Barcelona and more!
1. Explore Casa Vicens, one of Antoni Gaudi's first projects and the house that kicked off the Catalan Modernism movement.
2. Walk along picturesque pavilions and gardens at the Modernist Complex of Sant Pau—just a few minutes away from the Sagrada Familia.
3. Go on a guided tour and marvel at the lavish Art Nouveau facade and interiors of the Palau de la Musica Catalana.
4. Gain access to the rooftop and enjoy a glass of cava or have a tasty brunch at Casa de les Punxes.
5. Catch sweeping views of Barcelona as you ride the Montjuic Cable Car up to Montjuic Castle.
6. Get a bird's-eye view of the city as you enjoy a once in a lifetime Barcelona helicopter tour and see the city's top sights from a unique perspective.
7. Visit the Montserrat Monastery by hot air balloon and soar above the Montserrat Mountain then enjoy a performance by the Escolania de Montserrat.
8. Witness the enchanting Opera y Flamenco show, a showcase of alluring flamenco performances paired with powerful opera arias.
9. Watch a classic Spanish guitar concert by renowned guitar maestros and professional flamenco dancers.
10. Travel to the coastal region of Costa Brava and take Instagram-worthy shots of its cliffs and blue waters on a hiking tour.

VELTRA Tip: With all these activities, enjoy hassle-free travel and leave your luggage in a secure storage with all-day access. Perfect for travelers who want to make the most out of their trip to Barcelona without worrying about their luggage!
17Activities

    Availability varies by date for all activities.

  1. Discover the Palau de la Musica Catalana, the only concert hall in the world to be declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Reserve tickets and enjoy a guided tour to the iconic Art Nouveau gems of Catalonia.
    English Available
    Accessible

    USD22.93

    Daily
    1.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  2. Visit Sant Pau Recinte Modernista, one of Europe's major Art Nouveau attractions. Get tickets to this historic Barcelona modernist complex designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1997.
    Accessible

    USD17.19

    Daily
  3. Listen to the melodies of authentic Spanish and flamenco music and enjoy an evening concert by internationally acclaimed guitar maestros at majestic venues in Barcelona!

    From USD26.36

    Daily
    1.5 - 2.5 hour(s) (afternoon, evening)
  4. Witness an awe-inspiring Spanish guitar concert performed by renowned musicians in the Church of Santa Anna. Afterwards, enjoy a glass of wine, or avail the option with a sumptuous Catalan dinner.
    Meal Provided

    From USD26.36

    Tue, Thu, Fri, Sat
    1.5 - 2.5 hour(s) (evening)
  5. Barcelona Casa de les Punxes Skip the Line Ticket
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    Reveal the wonders of Casa de les Punxes, a medieval-inspired modernist architecture by Josep Puig i Cadaflach. Access the rooftop and discover the legend of Sant Jordi with an immersive experience.
    English Available

    From USD15.47

    Daily
  6. Venture to the coastal region of Costa Brava and discover its beautiful beaches and rock formations with an easy trek. Continue onto Girona where you can explore the medieval quarters and cathedral.
    English Available

    USD96.29

    Daily
    10 hour(s) (morning)
  7. Leave the bustling streets of Barcelona and discover Costa Brava's scenic wonders on a hiking tour. Hear fascinating stories about Cami de Ronda and spend some time at a historic medieval village.

    USD97.43

    Wed, Fri, Sat
    9.5 hour(s) (morning)
  8. Discover the power of a gypsy's passion on this amazing Flamenco dance spectacle in Barcelona! Witness the unforgettable Gran Gala Flamenco where heart, passion and rhythm are combined on the stage.

    From USD40.12

    Daily
    1.5 hour(s) (evening)
  9. Don't miss one of the best and most seen flamenco shows in Barcelona, Opera y Flamenco! Enchanting audiences for more than 10 years, witness a classic love story paired with famous opera arias.

    From USD40.12

    Daily
    2 hour(s) (evening)
  10. Experience Barcelona by land, sea and air. Discover the city's famous landmarks on this small group walking tour around Gothic and Jewish Quarters. Enjoy a boat ride plus a helicopter adventure to cap off your day!
    English Available

    USD124.37

    Daily
    4 hour(s) (morning)
  11. Barcelona Montjuic Cable Car Ticket
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    Ride a comfortable cable car with seats up to 8 people and ascend to the top of the Montjuic, Barcelona's historic hill. Enjoy sweeping views of the city and the sea as you soar above the tree tops.
    Accessible

    USD14.56

    Daily
  12. Get a bird's-eye-view of Barcelona and enjoy this 6-minute or 12-minute helicopter tour! See the Sagrada Familia, Camp Nou and the beautiful Spanish coast and discover Barcelona from the sky.
    Accessible

    From USD90.55

    Daily
  13. See Gaudi's first notable work in Gracia! Admire the Mudejar-inspired exterior of Casa Vicens which shows the artistic freedom that would become Gaudi's hallmark as an architect.
    English Available

    USD34.39

    Mon, Wed, Fri
    2 hour(s) (morning)
  14. Cycle around the city of Barcelona on a Mercedes-Benz eBike, ride the Montjuic Cable Car, cruise along the Olympic Harbor and see Gaudi's Sagrada Familia and Casa Mila on this exhilarating tour of the captivating Catalan capital.

    USD56.74

    Daily
    4 hour(s) (afternoon)
  15. Skip the line and admire the intricate exterior and interior of Sagrada Familia on this small group tour. Discover the modern sculptures and stained-glass windows of Sant Pau Art Nouveau afterwards!
    English Available

    USD67.63

    Daily
    3.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  16. Enjoy a full-day tour of Montserrat from Barcelona! Hop in a hot air balloon and revel in the view of the majestic mountain range. Visit the monastery and enjoy a performance by the famed Escolania de Montserrat.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided

    USD212.06

    Daily
    8.5 - 9.5 hour(s) (morning)
  17. Enjoy hassle-free travel around Barcelona! Leave your baggage in a safe storage, access them whenever you need and just explore the city without carrying all your things all the time.

    From USD4.59

    Daily