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Ultimate 3-Day Barcelona Guide!
A port city home to diverse cultures, a handful of UNESCO World Heritage Sites, and ground-breaking artistic masterpieces, the cosmopolitan city of Barcelona is a destination etched in any traveler’s dream. Couple this with gastronomic adventures made up of delicious tapas and a sparkling glass (or should we say glasses?) of cava, and you’ve got a recipe for the ultimate Catalan experience. Welcome to Barcelona!
DAY 1
Sagrada Familia - No better way to start your tour of Barcelona than with a visit to one of Gaudi’s unparalleled works, the unfinished Sagrada Familia. Make sure to book in advance because slots sell out fast!
Casa de les Punxes - 15 minutes away from the iconic Sagrada Familia is an emblem of quintessential Catalan modernist beauty standing tall with its distinctly pointed tile-adorned turrets, the Casa de lex Punxes.
Gracia - With trendy cafes and bars, a multicultural dining scene, cobblestone streets, and charming plazas, every corner of the quaint neighborhood of Gracia is Instagram-worthy!
Park Guell - See tiles and stones come to life at one of the most notable public parks in the world designed by none other than the resident architectural genius of Barcelona, Antoni Gaudi. Slots sell out fast so book your tickets early!
Palau de la Musica - No better way to experience its grandeur than with Palau de la Musica concert tickets to witness passionate performances from world-famous maestros and flamenco dancers for the ultimate cap to your first day in the capital city of Catalonia.

DAY 2
Passeig de Gracia - Known for its impressive architectural masterpieces and luxury designer brands, you can combine shopping and sightseeing in one visit!
Casa Batllo or La Pedrera - Visit the prestigious Casa Batllo, a UNESCO World Heritage Site that boasts the striking modernist design the famous architect was known for. Just a few minutes away from Casa Batllo is La Pedrera known for its distinct stone facade and blunt iron balconies that are considered one of the city’s landmarks.
El Nacional - The first restaurant in the city to have 4 different culinary areas and specialized bars, you can enjoy a selection of options amidst lavish interiors!
Plaza Catalunya - Spend some time at the heart of Barcelona where the city’s most prominent streets intersect. See the monumental building surrounding the historic plaza before heading off to your next destination!
La Rambla - Enjoy a live performance at the Gran Teatre del Liceu, spot the tile murals of Joan Miro, and visit the myriad of art galleries along the famous boulevard.
Boqueria Market - Whether you’re looking to get your hands on fresh products, take some cooking classes, or just get a taste of the city in one of the bars, this market is a can’t-miss stop on your itinerary.
Gothic Quarter- Teeming with a rich artistic heritage, the Gothic Quarter is where you will find Gaudi’s first works and the oldest restaurant in Barcelona (Guinness World Record certified!).
Born - Experience Barcelona like a local at the district of Born with a visit to the best restaurants, bodegas and wine bars!
Ciutadella Park & Arc de Triomf - Conclude your day at the green oasis of Barcelona, Ciutadella Park. See the famous Arc de Triomf with its beautiful architecture and vibrant red bricks.

DAY 3
Montjuic - One of the city’s most prominent hills, a trip to Montjuic is a can’t miss for visitors looking to see magnificent views of the city and Mediterranean sea. Get your hands on Montjuic cable car tickets to head to the top of the hill!
Barceloneta Beach - Teeming with seafood eateries, live entertainment, and watersports, you’ll have a plethora of options to choose from as you enjoy a relaxing day soaking in the Catalan sun. Getting there is easy: Go down to the Placa de l'Armada square in front of Hotel Mirador. From there, take the Port Vell cable car that will take you directly to Barceloneta Beach. If you’re following a schedule, we recommend getting there early as lines to the cabin to get tickets can be long (but worth it!).
Barceloneta Neighborhood - Cap off your day at the charming barrio of La Barceloneta; a once small fisherman’s town that now bustles with a lively nightlife and best of all, great authentic seafood!
20Activities

    Availability varies by date for all activities.

  1. Pre-book your entry ticket to Sagrada Familia and guarantee your fast track entry outside of the regular line! Explore Gaudi's revolutionary masterpiece and admire its one of a kind architecture.
    Accessible

    From USD27.00

    Daily
  2. See the Sagrada Familia, Gaudi's unfinished masterpiece and one of the top attractions of Barcelona. Skip the lines and visit Sagrada Familia on a guided tour with an optional special access to the towers!
    English Available

    From USD57.45

    Daily
    2 - 5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon, evening)
  3. Looking for a last-minute activity in the city? Join a guided Sagrada Familia tour that's bookable up to 2 beforehand and save time with your skip-the-line ticket. Explore Gaudi's unfinished masterpiece and stay as long as you like after the tour.
    English Available
    Accessible

    USD56.30

    Sun, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    1.5 hour(s) (afternoon)
  4. 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 USD15.51

    Daily
  5. Enter the colorful and creative world of Antoni Gaudi on this tour of Park Guell in Barcelona. Discover one of the gems of the Art Nouveau movement and admire the park's unconventional houses and vibrant tiles.

    From USD23.44

    15%
    OFF
    Early Booking
    Daily
    1.5 hour(s) (morning, evening)
  6. See two of Gaudi's most famed creations in just half a day! Gain insight into the history of Sagrada Familia and Park Guell with the help of an expert guide and enjoy convenient coach transfers between the 2 sites for a stress-free experience.
    English Available

    USD87.32

    Daily
    4.5 - 5 hour(s) (afternoon)
  7. 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 treetops.
    Accessible

    From USD13.96

    10%
    OFF
    Daily
  8. Get ready to experience Barcelona from a unique point of view! Indulge in a glass of wine or cava from regions with 'Designation of Origin' status at the historic Columbus Monument.

    From USD6.20

    10%
    OFF
    Daily
  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 USD40.21

    Daily
    2 hour(s) (evening)
  10. 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 USD40.21

    Daily
    1.5 hour(s) (evening)
  11. Book with VELTRA and gain priority access to the famed Casa Batllo at any time on your selected date! Explore the architectural marvel with the AR SmartGuide and see Antoni Gaudi's masterpiece in a new light.
    Accessible

    From USD28.72

    14%
    OFF
    Daily
  12. Go on a guided tour to Gaudi's most famous houses and enjoy fast track La Pedrera and Casa Batllo tickets. Feast your eyes on the extraordinary architectural styles and interior designs of two of Barcelona's most prized gems.

    USD90.77

    Tue, Thu, Sat
    4 hour(s) (morning)
  13. With a video guide or a live guide, discover the famous Casa Amatller. Enjoy a comprehensive tour of the rooms in this magnificent villa, built by architect Josep Puig i Cadafalch in 1900. Cap off the tour with a cup of delicious hot chocolate.
    English Available
    Accessible

    From USD21.83

    Daily
    1 - 1.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon, evening)
  14. Discover some of Gaudi's masterpieces in Barcelona. Explore the whimsical Park Guell, learn about the rich history of Sagrada Familia and admire the modernist buildings at Passeig de Gracia.
    English Available

    USD132.13

    Daily
    5 hour(s) (afternoon)
  15. Marvel at Barcelona's must-see attractions and UNESCO World Heritage sites on this all-in-one tour! Discover the city's rich culture as you enjoy priority access to Gaudi's masterpieces: Casa Batllo, Casa Mila, Park Guell and Sagrada Familia.

    USD168.89

    Tue, Thu, Sat
    11 hour(s) (morning)
  16. Book your La Pedrera (Casa Mila) tickets with VELTRA, avoid the hassle of long queues, and save up to 3 EUR! Explore all 5 floors of the building and head to the unique roof-terrace where you can marvel at the decorative courtyards and exhibitions.
    English Available

    From USD27.57

    11%
    OFF
    Daily
  17. Explore Antoni Gaudi's masterpiece with a guided visit to La Pedrera (Casa Mila). Discover what makes Gaudi's design unique with an exclusive early access to the building minus the large crowds. End your tour with a cup of coffee at La Pedrera Cafe.
    English Available
    Accessible

    From USD44.81

    7%
    OFF
    Tue, Thu, Fri, Sat
    (morning)
  18. Join a small-group walking tour around some of Barcelona's gastronomic spots. Visit El Raval and Poble Sec for an authentic tapas culture experience. Have the option to witness and be a part of the traditional human tower building!

    From USD79.28

    Group Discount
    Daily
    3.5 - 6 hour(s) (evening)
  19. Treat yourself on this gourmet food tour of Barcelona and savor on tapas, cheese, cured meats and more. Discover the tapas culture and tradition around La Rambla, La Boqueria and the Gothic Quarter.
    English Available

    USD80.43

    Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    3.5 hour(s) (evening)
  20. Experience Barcelona's way of life through its rich traditions, culture and cuisine on this tour! Explore the Gothic Quarter and El Born for some genuine shopping experience.
    English Available

    USD28.72

    Fri
    3.5 hour(s) (afternoon)

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