Things to do in Barcelona
At Fundació Joan Miró architecture and art converge in the same space to reveal the work of the Barcelona-born artist.
The sanctuary of Montserrat is embedded into the mountains of a Natural Park and pilgrims following the Marian Route come here to venerate La Moreneta.
Saint John’s Eve (Revetlla de Sant Joan, in Catalan) is the most magical night of the year. It is also the shortest and marks the beginning of summer. Barcelona residents celebrate the evening and night of 23 June by lighting traditional bonfires, taking nocturnal swims and eating typical pastries called coques de Sant Joan.
The Olympic Port of Barcelona is one of the busiest leisure spaces in Barcelona. Below we present the most iconic restaurants and nightclubs.
Les Fonts del Llobregat are one of the most impressive natural phenomena in the Catalan Pyrenees, just 150 kilometres from Barcelona.
Plaça Reial is the liveliest square in Barcelona’s centre. A beautiful meeting point at all times of day, and into the night.
Barcelona’s link with music is no secret. That’s why, every year, some of Europe’s most important festivals of all musical styles are held here.
Collserola is Barcelona’s green lung, a mountain range that shelters the city to the west and boasts some of its finest panoramic views.
Over a decade ago, the famous novel Cathedral of the Sea by Ildefonso Falcones triggered visits to this exquisitely beautiful Gothic church sited just a few metres from the Mediterranean.
This historical sports complex, with capacity for 60,000 spectators, hosted the opening and closing ceremonies of the Barcelona Olympics.