Barcelona is more than a modern and cosmopolitan city, it is a unique destination and is worth taking some time to discover all that it has to offer. Each year the city receives millions of tourist eager to enjoy the climate and hidden charms that makes this city magical, and makes it one of the most interesting in all of Europe. Today we travel further into the city to bring you the best places to see in Barcelona in 3 days.
Day 1: Historic centre
Nothing better than exploring Barcelona than at the heart of the city. Here you will find the emblematic street of the ‘Paseo de Las Ramblas’ a tree lined pedestrian walkway with cafés and souvenir kiosks along the way. See the ‘Paseo de Colón’ and the famous ‘Plaza de Cataluña’. Continuing down Las Ramblas, if you go further into the narrow streets you can discover a variety of small shops and charming restaurants that leads to the Gothic Quarter and the majestic Cathedral of Barcelona. Take a walk along the cobbled streets where you will come to the Frederic Marés Museum, the Plaza Sant Jaume or the ‘Porta de L’Angel shopping street.
Take you time to walk around the souvenir shops or enjoy one of the many terraces. In summer, a drink at the Café d’Estiu is a must.
Visit the ‘Mercado de la Boquería’ (Market), enjoy a delicious vermouth, and recharge you energy for the next 2 days.
Day 2: Places not to miss in Barcelona
We start by visiting the famous works of Gaudi and the well-known ‘Sagrada Familia’, followed by the colourful Güelly Park and the Casa Batlló one of the masterpieces of the Catalan artist, just a few examples of essential places to see in Barcelona during your 3-day trip.
After getting to know these masterpieces, nothing better than a relaxing walk along one of the liveliest areas in Barcelona: The Olympic port and the ‘Paseo Marítimo’.
Day 3: Surrounding areas of Barcelona to visit by car
If the city of Barcelona is full of incredible places, the surrounding areas are not far behind. One of nature’s greatest environments you can find at the ‘Delta de Llobregat’ National Park. A natural space to get close to the local fauna & flora. If you are looking for an adrenalin drive, then the viewpoint at the ‘Prat’ is an amazing place to watch the airplanes take off and land.
To end this wonderful visit around the most interesting places in Barcelona, take a visit to the Natural Park of Monseny, a natural area of immense ecological value that was declared a Biosphere Reserve in 1978 – well worth a visit.