A favourite amongst travellers

Barcelona is a popular tourist destination offering historical landmarks, unconventional architecture, tantalising tapas and plenty of dynamic clubs. Plaça de Catalunya is Barcelona’s main city plaza and is a gateway to many of Barcelona’s key tourist attractions. Visiting a Flamenco show is a terrific way to experience the heritage and enthusiasm of this vibrant city and towards the end of September each year, Barcelona holds a huge street festival called La Mercè.

What you'll need

A valid passport and, depending on your nationality, a visa

Best time to go

September in order to catch the La Mercè

Travel tip

Purchase a 10-trip pass on the metro to save money

Essentials to pack

Mostly Summer clothes and some fancy dress for the stricter nightclubs

Top sights

Check out some of the most impressive landmarks, adrenaline-pumping activities, inspiring views and fascinating exhibits this city has on offer.

1Basilica de la Sagrada Familia
2Barri Gòtic
3La Rambla
4Parc Güell
5Casa Mila
6Amusement Park
7Monestir de Pedralbes
8Casa Batlló
9Quadrat d'Or

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