Soak Up Summer at These Great Rooftop Pools in Barcelona

When we're looking for the best rooftop pools in Barcelona, one of our top picks is always the pool atop the Ohla Hotel. The views are unbeatable!

Is there anything more stylish than relaxing by a rooftop pool with views over the whole city? We think not! Heading up to a fabulous rooftop pool might just be one of the most luxurious indulgences you can treat yourself to on vacation, and it won’t even break the bank. These incredible rooftop pools in […]

The Sports Fan’s Guide to Visiting Stadiums in Barcelona

When visiting Barcelona in May, try and make it to Camp Nou if you can—either for a tour or a game (or both!).

Barcelona is a hugely passionate city, and that holds true when it comes to sports as well. As home to one of the most legendary soccer teams in the country as well as several other noteworthy clubs, Barcelona offers sports fans plenty to experience. Whether you want to step back in time to experience Olympic […]

10 Days in Barcelona: Living Like a Local in the Catalan Capital

10 days in Barcelona is plenty of time to check out the city's major neighborhoods, including the Gothic Quarter. Don't miss the cathedral!

While spending 10 days in Barcelona, you’ll start to feel like more than just a tourist. Of course, you’ll have plenty of time to see the city’s most iconic sights. But you’ll also be able to get off the beaten path more than the typical visitor to the city. You’ll discover hidden corners locals love, […]

Public Transportation in Barcelona: Your Guide to Getting Around

Local buses are a great option for public transportation in Barcelona!

As Spain’s second-largest city and a bustling European metropolis, Barcelona features an extensive public transportation network for getting from point A to point B. For visitors to the city, trying to read a metro map or bus schedule in a foreign language can understandably be quite confusing. Luckily, Barcelona’s public transit system is easier to […]

Late Night Bites: Restaurants Open Late in Barcelona

L'Ovella Negra is a simple tapas bar that's also one of the best restaurants open late in Barcelona.

Barcelona truly comes alive at night, and the dining scene is no different! Whether you’re arriving into town after dark or experiencing Barcelona’s iconic nightlife, you might get hungry even after Spain’s already-late dinnertime. When that happens, there are plenty of restaurants open late in Barcelona! And the best part is that more often than […]

The Perfect Self-Guided Food Tour in El Raval

Croquetas are a must-eat on your self-guided food tour in El Raval!

Once considered a no-go area in Barcelona, El Raval is now one of the city’s must-visit neighborhoods. The city has overcome its seedy past and transformed itself into one of Barcelona’s most happening neighborhoods. Home to an eclectic blend of locals and international transplants, it prides itself on being one of Barcelona’s most diverse and […]

Introduction to Catalan Wines (And What to Order in Barcelona!)

Excellent Priorat reds are some of our favorite Catalan wines!

When it comes to wine, Barcelona is the place to be! Wine holds a very special place in Spanish and Catalan cultures. It’s the perfect mix of elegant and accessible, so you can be sure you’re enjoying a high quality vino with no trace of pretentiousness. And as home to several of Spain’s 70+ wine regions, Catalonia […]

Insider’s Guide to Visiting the Sagrada Familia

Visiting the Sagrada Familia is a must when in Barcelona!

A trip to Barcelona would be incomplete without visiting its most iconic (though unfinished) masterpiece! The Sagrada Familia is often at the top of any list you’ll find about things to do in Barcelona, and for good reason. From the glittering stained glass windows to the towering columns and arches to the intricate details in […]