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 […]

Tapas Like a Local: The Best Food Tour in Sant Antoni

One of the best parts of doing a food tour in Sant Antoni? You won't be part of a massive tour group following an umbrella!

Most visitors to Barcelona are eager to take part in the popular tradition of going out for tapas, but might not be sure where to start. And that’s definitely understandable. The menu is full of unfamiliar items, everything is in Spanish or Catalan, and how do you choose from among the hundreds of bars and […]

Where to Propose in Barcelona: Most Romantic Spots

Looking for a quiet, intimate place to propose in Barcelona? Consider the beautiful gardens at Parc del Laberint.

Romantic, beautiful Barcelona is the ideal place to pop the question! There is so much to love about Barcelona. It offers rich Catalan culture, winding streets that look straight out of a fairy tale, some of the best food in Europe and more. And with everything from stunning rooftop views to hidden, intimate romantic corners, […]

How to Plan the Perfect Hen Party in Barcelona

We might be biased, but a food tours is the perfect addition to your hen party in Barcelona!

With its iconic nightlife, world-class shopping and incredible gastronomy, Barcelona is the ideal location for a girls’ getaway! And when it comes to throwing an unforgettable hen party, you can’t get much better than the Catalan capital. Here are some of our must-do activities for a hen party in Barcelona that your bride-to-be will never […]

Family Fun: Best Activities for Kids in Barcelona

With its fun and interactive science exhibits, CosmoCaixa is one of our favorite activities for kids in Barcelona!

Your kids are sure to love Barcelona as much as you do! Full of fascinating museums, colorful parks and more, there’s plenty to do in Barcelona for the whole family. Whether you’re just stopping through on a journey around Spain or plan to set up a home base here, the Catalan capital is sure to […]

One Wonderful Week: How to Spend 7 Days in Barcelona

Visiting Barcelona in September? Be sure to work a day trip into your itinerary! We personally love Cadaqués.

Get ready for the week of a lifetime in Barcelona! There’s so much to see and do in the Catalan capital. You could practically spend a lifetime discovering hidden local gems that most tourists would never stumble upon. However, a week is still the perfect amount of time to spend in the city. During 7 […]

Local Bites: Where to Find the Best Fideua in Barcelona

Eating with allergies in Barcelona means taking care to make sure that certain allergens haven't made their way into your food, like fideuà.

Many visitors come to Barcelona in search of paella, but it’s always good to expand your horizons! Not that Barcelona doesn’t have some seriously delicious paella—it does—but the local culinary star is a similar dish known as fideua. This simple yet delicious dish uses noodles instead of rice and plenty of seafood. And of course, it’s […]

Where to Enjoy the Best Sangria in Barcelona

Casa Lolea makes some of the best sangria in Barcelona!

Sangria is often the first drink many visitors order when they come to Spain. This fruity, refreshing drink might even taste its best when sipped in beautiful Barcelona. Whether you just want a glass during a quick tapas crawl stop or plan to share a full pitcher among friends, there’s never a bad time to […]