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Barceló Sants

4.5/5

4766 reviews


Excellent location
Large 3,000 m² area for events and conferences
Ultra-modern Orbital rooms
A sensational gastronomic offering
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Barceló Raval

4.5/5

4778 reviews


Located next to the famous Ramblas
360º terrace with swimming pool, solarium and panoramic views of the city
A Barcelona brunch that’s famous on twitter
Wellness and Fitness Centre
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You can find all kinds of hotels in Barcelona, and wherever you choose to stay, there will always be interesting places to go and a lot going on around you. For those who visit the city for the first time, we recommend starting your route through Gràcia neighborhoodthis former independent town is still a district with its own character. Known for its Art Nouveau monuments and iconic meeting places, such as the Plaça del Sol, Plaça Rius i Taulet and the Plaça de la Virreina, this district with its modern atmosphere is the ideal place to enjoy your first encounter with Barcelona.

Continuing along the main avenue, Passeig de Gràcia, the most important buildings such as La Pedrera, Casa Batlló or Casa Amatller you’ll get above the abundance of commercial shop fronts that come to the Palau de la Música Catalana.

A little bit further on, the Gothic Quarter invites you to lose yourself in a veritable labyrinth of twisting alleyways. From La Rambla it's easy to get to know the old town, where you can discover small squares, churches, palaces, institutional and local buildings Gothic Cathedral. And if you feel the need to recoup your strength, La Boquería food market is a spectacle of colors and aromas that will never disappoint. Recognised as one of the best markets in Europethis delicious stop on La Rambla 91 is essential for any small dish.

Barcelona is famous for its modernist constructions, the originality of the shapes and extravagant decorations of monuments such as the Parc Güell, the Sagrada Familia and the Hospital de Santa Creu i Sant Pau will leave you in a breath-free atmosphere.

For art lovers, here you can find one of the most extensive permanent exhibitions on Pablo Picasso. The five original 13th and 14th-century palaces that house this museum invite you to immerse yourself in the world as seen from the artist’s point of view. In the bohemian neighborhood of the Raval neighborhood, you will find other cultural treasures such as Barcelona Museum of Contemporary Art, the Modern Culture Center, the Filmoteca de Catalunya and La Central del Raval.

After leaving a walk, take a break in the Parc de la Ciutadella It’s the perfect time to visit the lake and take a photo of the Arc del Triomf. As your last stop, we suggest La Barceloneta, a charming district on the seashore with plenty to offer.

What is there to see in Barcelona?

Still unfinished, the Basílica de la Sagrada Familia is the most important work of the architect Antonio Gaudí. Designed in the tradition of Gothic and Byzantine cathedrals, its shapes, images and sculptures express Christian beliefs and transmit an evangelical message. To understand the complex symbology of the structure and the elaborate decorations of this place of worship requires considerable thought. The natural world, prayer and the principles of Christianity merge to create a unique and original building, in which every element has a meaning.

Verticality is an important characteristic with which the architect represents the purpose of lifting oneself up to God. A total of 18 infinite towers Jesus, the Virgin Mary, the four evangelists and the twelve apostles symbolize. It is really worthwhile to go inside and go up its long spiral staircases, as from the top, you will be able to gaze upon the best views of the city. The glorious facades, which surround the basilica, tell the story in their figures of the most important moments in the life of Christ. The unique character of each facade transmits a huge emotional charge, which reinforces its message. Without a doubt, the Sagrada Familia is one of the most beautiful and interesting places to visit in the city.

Seize the opportunity and book one of the many guided tours during your vacation in Barcelona, a very good choice for admiring each one of the numerous places that make this city one of the main destinations worldwide for leisure and cultural tourism.

Things to see and do in Barcelona