Activities to do in Barcelona

Barcelona stands out for the great cultural diversity and leisure activities.

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Walking through natural passages, visiting incredible museums, enjoying the gastronomy in the best restaurants and much more. Here you have different interesting plans to do during your stay in the Catalan capital: 

1. Walks and privileged views

MNAC is the National Art Museum of Catalonia. It is considered one of the best in the world for its Romanesque art. It is located in the Montjuïc mountain with two beautiful terraces with panoramic views, perfect to see the wonderful city of Barcelona. On Saturdays from 3pm and first Sunday of every month, the admission is free for everyone.

One of the most beautiful views of Barcelona is at Bunkers. See Barcelona from the bunkers of Carmel is one of the best free plans to do. At the viewpoint you can see the remains of the bunkers and an old anti-aircraft battery from the Spanish Civil War. You can visit it whenever you want because it is open to the public every day.  

Tibidabo is the highest peak of Collserola, the mountain that surrounds Barcelona. It is over 500 meters high and offers one of the best views of the city of Barcelona. It has its own theme park, being the oldest in Barcelona from 1905. It has more than 30 attractions. In addition, you can visit the Expiatory Temple of the Sacred Heart, a church that is visible at night from anywhere in the city. It consists of an interior crypt and the church, on the upper level. Finally, you will find the Collserola Tower, a communications tower built in 1992 for the Olympic Games, being the tallest structure in Barcelona.

2. Gastronomy

Restaurants in Barcelona are a totally experience. Here we recommend a selection of some of them:

Lasarte Restaurant – Miguel Berasategui, 3 Estrellas Michelin.
Chef Martin Berasategui opened Lasarte Restaurant in Barcelona in January 2006, a restaurant with 3 stars in the Michelin Guide since 2017. Lasarte is a project where the best professionals work hardly to achieve satisfaction and quality in every plate. The restaurant has a semi-private room in the main dining room and a second private dining room, called the Chef’s Table with capacity for 8 people. It is located on a mezzanine above the kitchen with a glass wall that allows you to closely follow all the staging and creativity of the dishes. 

Takashi Ochiai Pastry Shop
Japan, sweets and Barcelona. The Takashi Ochiai pastry shop is the Japanese pastry shop of reference in Barcelona since 1983. It is a place to enjoy the delicate Japanese pastries. It has a small cafeteria with terrace where you can enjoy a delicious pastry with a japanese green tea. 

Monvínic offers a large selection of quality wines and unique cheeses, made by artisan producers from all over the world. It is the perfect place to discover original wines and cheeses made with traditional practices and techniques from different territories.

Cocktail at Cachitos
In Cachitos you can enjoy quality food combined with the best cocktails in Barcelona. It has a genuine decoration that makes it a special and unique place. It has two different locations: Diagonal and Rambla. 

Dining at El Nacional
El Nacional is the first restaurant in Barcelona with different spaces where you can enjoy traditional recipes from the Peninsula, prepared with high quality products and in a unique atmosphere. Located in the heart of Passeig de Gràcia, it is a reflection of the social and cultural life of Barcelona.

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3. An afternoon of shopping in Paseo de Gracia
Paseo de Gracia has the largest variety of fashion shops: from local designers to the most recognized international brands. An exclusive experience: look for that special item you have been dreaming of for a long time. It is perfect place to find the best pair of shoes, for example in stores like Carmina Shoemaker or Camper, among others.

4. Music, theater or cinemaç
Culture is very present in the city. For this reason, Barcelona offers a lot of activities related to music, theater or cinema: you can enjoy a spectacular concert in Liceo Theatre, a play in Tivoli or a movie in Gran Sarrià Multicines.

5. Sports and activities
The Catalan capital also offers a great diversity of sport and healthy lifestyles activities, as enjoy in Barceloneta gym, cycling in Collserola and even swimming in the sea. If you prefer, we also recommend a sailing trip from Barcelona Port.

Come to discover Barcelona and enjoy everything the city can offer you. We encourage you to do it with Let’s Live Barcelona, we promise you an experience of full comfort, exclusivity and relaxation.





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