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Museums, Architecture and Cathedrals

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Where to stay in Barcelona

Gothic Quarter
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Gothic Quarter

Cathedrals, Shopping, Architecture

Gothic Quarter is a metropolitan neighbourhood that’s popular for its cafes and restaurants. The neighbourhood has many charming qualities, with its architecture among the more noteworthy. For a taste of local culture, you can visit the cathedral and shopping.

Eixample
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Eixample

Architecture, Culture, Cathedrals

Eixample is a welcoming neighbourhood with many tasty options for restaurants and cafes. The neighbourhood’s charm comes through in its architecture. You can satisfy your cultural palate with art scene and cathedral.

Barceloneta
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Barceloneta

Beaches, Sea, Architecture

Barceloneta is a scenic, romantic neighbourhood with convenient options for restaurants and cafes. The neighbourhood has many charming qualities, with its architecture among the more noteworthy. You can experience some local art scene, or enjoy the natural beauty of the beaches.

La Sagrada Familia
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La Sagrada Familia

Cathedrals, Churches, Architecture

La Sagrada Familia is a welcoming, walkable neighbourhood. The neighbourhood’s architecture, friendly people and sunny weather are just some of its charming qualities. Broaden your horizons with some local cathedral.

Gracia
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Gracia

Architecture, Culture, Cafés

The Gracia neighbourhood welcomes visitors, with its convenient options for cafes. Part of the neighbourhood’s charm is its architecture. Broaden your horizons with some local shopping.

El Born
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El Born

Architecture, Cathedrals, Culture

El Born is a welcoming neighbourhood with many tasty options for cafes and restaurants. The neighbourhood’s charm comes through in its architecture. You can satisfy your cultural palate with cathedral and museums.

Top hotels in Barcelona

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
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Barcelona Airport Hotel
4 out of 5
Plaza de la Volateria, 3, El Prat de Llobregat
€98/night
19 Aug-20 Aug
4.1/5Very Good! (5,936 reviews)

"Stayed last night before heading back to USA. Nice hotel, had shuttle to airport, why we picked location. Up scale quiet, clean."…"

Reviewed on 18 Jul 2019

Barcelona Airport Hotel
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Hotel Barcelona Princess
4 out of 5
Avinguda Diagonal 1, Barcelona
€128/night
4 Aug-5 Aug
4.3/5Excellent! (2,622 reviews)

"this is great location for the beach and the History Museum. it is a short walk to the metro and great links into the heart of Barcelona. The pools are small and unless you are really early you will not get a sunbed."…"

Reviewed on 17 Jul 2019

Hotel Barcelona Princess
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Eurostars Grand Marina
5 out of 5
Moll De Barcelona S/n, Barcelona
€168/night
28 Jul-29 Jul
4.3/5Excellent! (2,079 reviews)

"Well located. Nice rooms. Friendly and knowledgable staff (thank you for the good suggestion of restaurant. It was exactly the type of food we wanted that night). I want to install their "super jets" shower at home!!!"…"

Reviewed on 13 Jul 2019

Eurostars Grand Marina

Popular things to do in Barcelona

Placa de Catalunya
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Placa de Catalunya

This popular Barcelona meeting point connects the old city with the new and is famous for its shopping, monuments and festival celebrations.

Barceloneta Beach
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Barceloneta Beach

The warm water of the Mediterranean Sea and aquatic sports, beach bars and nightlife combine to make this Barcelona’s most popular urban beach.

Top activities in Barcelona

PortAventura, Ferrari Land & Caribe Aquatic Park Multi-Day Admission
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PortAventura, Ferrari Land & Caribe Aquatic Park Multi-Day Admission

€77

The whole family can get in on the fun as you delve into the year-round adventure on offer at PortAventura World. Let your imagination carry you away in the 6 themed areas of PortAventura Park, experience speedy, racecar-inspired fun at Ferrari Land, and splash around the pools and slides of Caribe Aquatic Park.

Skip-the-Line: Sagrada Familia Tickets
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Skip-the-Line: Sagrada Familia Tickets

€29

Barcelona, among many other things, is famous for its unique modernist architecture that bursts with colors and fluid shapes. La Sagrada Familia, though still unfinished, forms an indispensable part of the city’s landscape and Catalan culture.

Local Wine & Cava with Tapas & 4WD Vineyard Tour Small Group
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Local Wine & Cava with Tapas & 4WD Vineyard Tour Small Group

€79

Wine and gastronomy are part of Catalonia’s popular wisdom. Through this tour, delve into the Penedes region to learn all about the fascinating world of wine. The influence of the sun and the Mediterranean Sea make the Penedés a privileged territory for winemaking.

Camp Nou Tour: F.C. Barcelona Open Date Ticket (Ticket Only)
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Camp Nou Tour: F.C. Barcelona Open Date Ticket (Ticket Only)

€31

Football fervor hits a fever pitch in Barcelona, where the passion of the fans is almost as famous as the team itself. Set foot in Camp Nou—Spain's largest stadium—to experience the locker rooms, tunnel, and team museum firsthand.

Full-Day Tour of Barcelona Through the Eyes of Gaudi
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Full-Day Tour of Barcelona Through the Eyes of Gaudi

€31

Enjoy a full day to admire the must-see landmarks of Barcelona including masterpieces of renowned architect Antoni Gaudí such as Casa Batlló and Sagrada Familia. With your knowledgeable guide and convenient hotel pickup, see beautiful sights like Mirador de l’Alcalde and Plaça de Catalunya.

Small-Group 3 Countries in 1 Day - Spain, France & Andorra from Barcelona
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Small-Group 3 Countries in 1 Day - Spain, France & Andorra from Barcelona

€129

Venture beyond the borders of Catalonia for an only-in-Europe experience—visiting 3 different countries in a single day. Roam medieval lanes in a sleepy Spanish village, soak your feet in the natural springs of an ancient thermal spa town in France, and discover the capital of the jewel-like country of Andorra.

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2 unique ways to explore Barcelona
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