Top destination - Why go there in Barcelona, Spain ?

Barcelona, Spanish party, beach and shopping

Barcelona, Spanish party, beach and shopping - View on Barcelona
View on Barcelona

Barcelona is a very famous summer vacation spot - and it deserves it ! Featuring long beach, good shopping choice, huge airport, amazing parties, and not so expensive, it is a great place for a summer weekend getaway or more. However, beach and water aren't that clean, and the place is overcrowded - if you're only interested in spending your time relaxing on the beach and enjoying water, you might want to check other destinations.

  • Is tap water safe to drink in Barcelona, Spain ?
  • Yes
  • Average prices in Barcelona (USD - 1€ = USD$1.213003 )
  • Public transport ticket : 2.32 |
  • Taxi (5km) : 10.25 |
  • Train (200km) : 25.3 |
  • Restaurant (2 persons) : 110 |
  • 5* hotel : 250 |
  • 3* hotel : 160 |
  • Appartment rent : 740 |
  • Women haircut : 36.04 |
  • Men haircut : 19.79 |
  • Weekend city break (2 persons, 1 hotel night, without flights) : 600
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 Best hotels - Where to stay in Barcelona, Spain ?

Hotel W Barcelona

Hotel W Barcelona - Hotel W Barcelona view from the pool
Hotel W Barcelona view from the pool

An amazing hotel with a perfect location - right at the end of the beach, for which a small part is privatized. Features a great outdoor pool, amazing sea view from the rooms, a rooftop bar, 2 restaurants. A little complicated to reach from airport with public transports, but nothing terrible. During summertime, it hosts every Sunday the most appreciated city's hotel party, free entry for hotel's guests and many interesting people from outside are attending. Definitely worth a visit !

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 Excellent activities - What to do in Barcelona, Spain ?

It's Market Morning!! a special Walking Tour

Fresh fruit! Fish of the Mediterranean! Gourmet delicacies! Come join the guide on this 5 senses walking tour! Are you ready for the full Catalan cooking experience? Do not think about it anymore, because you will learn a lot about this city 'Market Life'. You will learn local traditions and a special menu for every occasion. You will visit 3 of the main markets in Barcelona during your walk, while you review some of the hidden landmarks of the city.

The Gothic Quarter of Barcelona

A journey through time to discover the old town of the city and the history, food, culture and Catalan traditions. Starting with the Ramblas, you will walk through the winding and narrow streets of the ancient Roman and medieval city of Barcelona, thus making a summary of 2000 years of Barcelona's history, from the Romans to the present.

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Bunkers del Carmel, fall in love with Barcelona and its sea views

In this exciting Tour you are going to enjoy some of the best panoramic views of Barcelona at sunrise and / or sunset. You will rediscover this wonderful Mediterranean city through the story of impossible love between two worlds and two different social classes, in the context of the air raids that the city suffered during the Civil War and the entire phenomenon of subsequent demographic explosion that contributed to shantytowns- barraquismo. In short, an endearing tour if you like photography (spectacular landscapes), nature , literature (love stories), history (Civil War and post-war) or social issues (population growth, shanty town, street art).

Montjuic Free Walking Tour

The Montjuic FreeWalking Tour is a fantastic 2-3 hour walking tour that will help you understand how important the Santsplaça Espanya and Montjuic areas were in the history of Barcelona. You will drive all the way to the top of the hill to enjoy the Barcelona skyline. Great view from Montjuic Castle and the return to the Olympics, Poble Espanyol, the MNAC museum, etc. Art, culture, nature, history, sports, sightseeing ... feel the magic of enjoying BCN as a local !!! If your tour is during the afternoon shift, you can probably end our visit and enjoy the Montjuic Magic Water Fountain Show.

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Barcelona blaugrana - Free football Tour

Are you passionate about football and can't imagine your visit to Barcelona without discovering everything about Barça? In this football tour 'Barcelona: a blaugrana city with sang culé i cor català' you will visit some of the most emblematic places in the history of FC Barcelona-Barça in the city of Barcelona. - How did a Swiss merchant dedicated to the export of tropical products between Africa and Europe decide to found Barça in 1899? - Where does the slogan 'More than a club' come from and what does it represent? - Why are FC Barcelona fans popularly known as 'culés / culers'? - What is the origin of the famous Barça victory and title celebrations at the Canaletes fountain in Las Ramblas? - Do you want to know where and why the founder of the FCB: Joan Gamper committed suicide? - Did you know that the famous Argentine singer and composer Carlos Gardel dedicated a Tango to Barça? - Did you know that in March 1938 Mussolini's bomber planes destroyed the Club's offices / headquarters? - What player in the history of Barça was so incredibly magical in the 50s that he made the Les Corts field stay small and they had to build a bigger stadium, the Camp Nou? - Guardiola, Puyol, Xavi, Iniesta, Messi, etc. Why is 'La Masia' so important for FC Barcelona? Join the most soccer tour of Guruwalk and enjoy the most emblematic places in the history of Barça in the city of Barcelona. PS: the Tour does not include tickets or visit to Camp Nou.

The legend of Maradona in Barcelona

Do you want to relive the 700 days of Diego Armando Maradona's stay in the city of Barcelona between 1982 and 1984? You will start the tour visiting the dream house in the upper area of Pedralbes and with great views of the city where Maradona lived. You will pass through the old stadium of Sarrià where he participated with the Argentina team in the 1982 World Cup in Spain. You will discover in what famous nightclub in the upper area, a benchmark for Barcelona's nightlife at the time, Diego liked to have a whiskola, dance and listen to music until the early hours of the morning. How did your intense nightlife influence your sports routine with Barça? Why, how and where did the negotiations for the transfer of Maradona to Naples end on June 30, 1984? Was Maradona happy during his stay at Barça and in the city of Barcelona? How was the myth of a soccer legend built and subsequently destroyed? Thousands of questions that you will try to answer in the Tour of Tribute to El Diego, the Legend of Maradona in the city of Barcelona.

Free Tour Barcelona: an experience of 2000 years!

Let home guide you through 2,000 years of Barcelona history. From the Roman colony Barcino, founded in 15 BC to the architectural explosion of Modernism in 1888! What can you expect from this guided tour? A fun tour full of interesting anecdotes, privileged information about Catalan traditions, our festivals and of course, a historical background to complete the entire Experience .

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 Best clubs - Where to party in Barcelona, Spain ?

Wet deck summer series in hotel W

Wet deck summer series in hotel W - Summer Sunday party in hotel W Barcelona
Summer Sunday party in hotel W Barcelona

For a classy and entertaining party, a good alternative is one of the Wet deck summer series parties in hotel W. Whole night party around the hotel pool, with an amazing view on the beach, with classy guests and good DJs.