Recommended Experiences in Barcelona

What People are Saying

Went on the Tastes & Traditions tour of Barcelona and it was an awesome experience. 10+ stops and plenty of bites along the way. We especially loved touring el Mercat de Santa Caterina as it was less busy than La Boqueria but with no less food or vendors. Our guide Santi (short for Santiago) was very knowledgeable and enthusiastic, but also patient as we took our time exploring the different stops. Worth the price and can't recommend enough. - Jacob Cortez
Adriana was our amazing guide and her passion for Barcelona and food was thrilling. She made our very open and friendly group feel comfortable and all the history and knowledge accessible. Really the best experience to embrace Barcelona and understand it better. Al 3 stops were unique and family owned, food and drinks delicious, outstanding in every way. - Oksana
First time in Europe and Giulia was a wonderful guide. We took the food tour our first full day and it was a great intro to the city through food and history. I would highly recommend! - Ben K.
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Frequently Asked Questions

Best things to do in Barcelona

Food tours are a must! You can learn about the local culture and cuisine while sampling some of the best dishes that Barcelona has to offer. A walking tour is also a great way to see the city, and there are many different routes to choose from depending on your interests. For art lovers, a visit to the Picasso Museum is a must, and for those who want to get a taste of the nightlife, then a bar crawl in one of Barcelona’s vibrant neighborhoods is a perfect activity.

What do I need to know before visiting Barcelona?

Barcelona is such an amazing city! When it comes to planning for your visit, there are a few things to keep in mind.

  • The best time to visit Barcelona is during the spring or fall. The weather is mild and there are fewer tourists.
  • Make sure to pack comfortable shoes. You will be doing a lot of walking!
  • Be prepared for large crowds. Barcelona is a very popular destination.
  • Don’t forget to try the local food! Paella is a must-have while in Barcelona.

Barcelona is one of the most popular tourist destinations for a reason. There is so much to see and do in this vibrant city. From exploring Gaudi’s famous architecture to taking in the stunning views from Park Guell, you’ll never be bored in Barcelona. And of course, don’t forget to enjoy some delicious Spanish food while you’re here. Paella, anyone?