Things to see and do - Barcelona
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Barcelona Travel guide
Barcelona : Michelin's recommendations
Barcelona, located between the Montjuïc and Tibidabo mountains, is the economic and political capital of Catalonia, and is unquestionably one of Spain’s most attractive and cosmopolitan cities, offering a perfect blend of tradition and modernity, art and history, and culture and dynamism. Admire its astonishing Modernist buildings, superb museums and contemporary art foundations, majestic Gothic churches, cutting-edge design, stunning views and captivating hidden corners.
Tourist attractions Barcelona : Things to see and do
Passeig de Gràcia E - 08008 Barcelona
Although it used to link the old town to the village of Gràcia, it is now, along with Eixample the residential area of the upper class. It links beautiful buildings epitomising early 20C architecture, such as those by Gaudí, Domènech i Montaner and P..
Pg. de Gràcia 43 E - 08007 Barcelona
This masterful work by Gaudí is part of the famous "Apple of Discord" and was built between 1904 and 1906 in pure Modernist style, with ceramic coloured glass disks and a fishscale roof. At the time, the unique enlarged windows on the first..
pl. del Rei E - 08001 Barcelona
The Roman and Visigothic town was discovered beneath the Clariana-Padellàs house and the Plaça del Rei. An extraordinary underground walk leads to the Palau Reial Major and the 14C Capella de Santa Águeda, housing the magnificent altarpiece of the Co..
Ronda Sant Pere, 9 E - 08010 Barcelona
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Featuring an outdoor pool and a fitness centre, Catalonia Square is located in Barcelona’s historic centre. The 4-star hotel is only 100 metres from Plaça Catalunya and offers free Wi-Fi Each air-conditioned room has wooden floors and modern décor a..
Fontanella, 7 E - 08010 Barcelona
This modern design hotel is set 50 metres from the emblematic Plaza Catalunya. It offers a terrace and bright, contemporary rooms with free Wi-Fi and an iPod dock. Rooms at Room Mate Pau feature chic decor and air conditioning. All include a plasma ..
Plaça Catalunya, 7 E - 08002 Barcelona
The striking Boutique Hotel H10 Catalunya Plaza is set directly on the square, just 200 metres from Las Ramblas. It offers chic, air-conditioned rooms with free Wi-Fi and a lovely chill-out terrace. The stylish rooms at Boutique Hotel H10 Catalunya ..
Leisure activities Barcelona
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Leave the hustle and bustle of Barcelona behind and join this early-morning hot-air balloon flight.. A hot-air balloon ride is the best way to capture outstanding views of Catalonia from heights of up to 3,000 feet (900 meters). Prepare for an exhila..
Getaway to the Montserrat mountains on a half-day trip from Barcelona. You'll visit the Royal Basilica with its 12th-century carving of the Black Virgin and perhaps hear the children's choir sing. Highlights Fully narrated tour Comprehensiv..
Combine mountains, history and wine on a visit to Montserrat and the Freixenet winery on a full-day small group tour by minivan from Barcelona. You'll travel in a comfortable air-conditioned minivan and receive individual attention from your expert t..
L'Argenteria 37 E - 08003 La Barceloneta
An attractive restaurant with a classic-cum-colonial style and various dining rooms in which time seems to have stood still. The highlights are the authentic Catalan cuisine and the small patio with an impressive glass roof.
Sant Elíes 22 E - 08006 Barcelona
Run by the couple that owns the restaurant, the Freixa Tradició has, over the years, established itself as one of the city's culinary institutions. In its minimalist interior enjoy the high quality and well-prepared traditional Catalan cuisine.
Sant Pau 9 E - 08001 La Barceloneta
This charming address is in a listed building with high ceilings, a Modernist decor and beautiful mosaics created by the renowned Barcelona architect Domènech i Montaner. Updated traditional cuisine.
Pare Galifa 3 E - 08003 La Barceloneta
A restaurant with its own individual personality. A modern look, featuring lots of designer detail, plus young and friendly staff. Light, tasty and well-presented cuisine, which is uninhibited and contemporary in feel.
Santaló 101 E - 08021 Barcelona
This restaurant is cosy and welcoming with various private dining areas that add an intimate feel. Traditional and international cuisine, including appealing fixed menus and the option of half-raciones for every dish. Try the pig's trotters filled wi..
Enrique Granados 10 E - 08007 Barcelona
An address that is well worth bearing in mind! This small restaurant has a modern yet informal look featuring an elongated dining room with a decor that combines wood, iron and glass. Enjoy contemporary cuisine with an emphasis on meticulous presenta..