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The most beautiful sights in Barcelona - book admission and guided tours here

On this page you get an overview of the many attractions in Barcelona. The different styles of buildings, world-famous museums, inviting parks and squares and many other sites will make Barcelona one of the most important cultural capitals of Spain and further afield.

The different eras,  that you can find in Barcelona, are an expression of history and present of Barcelona.

Many museums and other attractions can be visited with the Barcelona Card with free or reduced admission. Also highly recommended are the so-called Hop On Hop Off-buses. They drive in several lines to the sights. With such a city tour, you can always jump back off.

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Attractions in Barcelona, tickets and information

Many discounts and free public transport with the Barcelona Card

Barcelona Card

The Barcelona Card offers discounts for more than 100 museums, restaurants and shops in Barcelona as well as for leisure activities and entertainment. With a Barcelona Card you can use the public transport for free. The Transfer from Barcelona airport to the city centre and back is included in the price.

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Monumets of Barcelona

Buildings in Barcelona

In Barcelona are the different styles of architecture represented: From Gothic to buildings of Modernism or buildings of modern architecture. Some of them are on the UNESCO list of cultural heritage.

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Many world-famous museums are located in Barcelona

Museums in Barcelona

Many of the museums in Barcelona are recognised worldwide. You can find a variety of topics changing and permanent exhibitions. Because of the high number of high-quality museums Barcelona predestined for each culture travel.

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Parks & squares

Parks and Squares

At the beginning of the '80s, the city administration give priority to smaller projects such as parks, instead of large-scale projects. The results we see everywhere in Barcelona: Paved and the green oasis beautifies the urban town.

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Tour proposals in Barcelona

Tour proposals

Here we offer tour proposals through Barcelona. To use your time in Barcelona optimally, each of our tours is tested and described in detail, so that you can enjoy Barcelona without a travel guide and without a map.

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Images from Barcelona and surrounding

Image galleries

Here you'll find impressive images of Barcelona and the sights. This will make you wish to visit Barcelona.

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How to get to the sights?

In the old town - the center of Barcelona - are many attractions that are within walking distance. The old quarters of Barri Gòtic, Raval and Born can also be explored on foot or by bike with our city tours.

But outside the city center you will find many attractions that you should not miss. The hop-on hop-off bus also takes you to more interesting buildings, museums and exciting places further afield.

The ticket for the sightseeing bus is also interesting for crusaders who only spend a day in Barcelona. From the cruise port, a stop of the Bus Turístic can easily be reached by the shuttle bus.

You can get on and off at 43 stops and look at what interests you. So you get a quick overview of the sights in Barcelona.

You can drive directly to interesting sights with the Barcelona Card or the Hola BCN ticket. With both cards you have free travel on public transport. With the Barcelona Card you also receive discounts and free entries, sometimes without queuing.

For orientation in Barcelona you can use our city map for free.


Barcelona's diverse attractions range from the excavations of the 2,000-year-old Roman settlement of Barcino, to impressive Gothic-style buildings, Modernism (Catalan Art Nouveau) and Modernism, to world-renowned museums and beautiful parks.

By the way: In no other city than Barcelona, there are so many buildings that have been included in the UNESCO list of World Heritage. Most of these sights can be visited.

The approximately 7.5 million tourists who visit Barcelona every year show how attractive this metropolis is.

Barcelona is worth seeing!

There is something for everyone
Barcelona really has something to offer for every interest: culturally you have the choice of over 90 museums, lots of exciting buildings, many parks and squares, diverse neighborhoods and entertaining events.
But also fresh air fans get their money: Barcelona is embedded in a wonderful landscape with many places worth seeing for a trip.

Modernism, Gothic and Roman antiquity
The Catalan Art Nouveau and medieval Gothic are certainly the epochs that have shaped the cityscape of Barcelona most sustainable. You will experience the Modernisme especially in the district Eixample, the Gothic buildings especially in the old town. As a third epoch one can also count the Roman antiquity to the formative epochs.


Admission fees and tickets

What are the entrance fees of the sights?
The entrance fees range from about €5 to about €30, depending on how much the attraction is visited. In Barcelona, the sights - buildings, museums and parks - very elaborately and lovingly restored. Sometimes the ticket price may seem high. But considering what renovation and entertainment costs, then the price / performance ratio is very good.

Book tickets for the entries in advance

It is worth to invest a little time in the preparation and planning of your sightseeing program, especially for shorter stays you use your time optimally: especially at the top attractions such as Sagrada Familia save waiting time and you are happy when you together You can walk past the queue with our guide with the pre-booked guide. Or you can go directly to the cash register with our ticket to Casa Milà.

By pre-booking the tickets and with our savings packages, you get the entrance to many attractions cheaper and sometimes save a lot of time at the cash register.


 

Our top 10 most beautiful sights in Barcelona

It is not easy to create a list of the main attractions. In Barcelona you will find countless museums, monuments, parks and squares that all have their own charm and are well worth a visit. In our top 10 list, we have included attractions that are outstanding in their importance to the city and the number of visitors.

Sagrada Familia

Sagrada Familia

The unique building Sagrada Familia is the most visited attraction in Barcelona. It was designed by Antoni Gaudí, a Catalan architect who meets us at many other attractions. The grandeur of the church impresses every visitor inside and out.

 

Camp Nou - Stadium of the FC Barcelona

Camp Nou

With almost 100,000 seats, the Camp Nou is the world's largest club stadium, which has a special atmosphere at matches of the legendary FC Barcelona. And from 2019 the construction of an extension of the stadium starts.

 

Hospital Sant Pau

Hospital Sant Pau

The former, modernist hospital complex Hospital Sant Pau was ahead of its time. Today it is a popular tourist attraction where we offer English-speaking tours.
 

 

Palau de la Música

Palau de la Mùsica

The Palau de la Música Catalana is a particularly beautiful example of Modernism. Even today, concerts are held almost daily. The visit is a "must see".

 

 

Gotisches Viertel

Gothic district

In this quarter - also known as Barri Gòtic - Barcelona has its historical origin: the Romans founded Barcino here. Of course, you will find many Gothic buildings, as well as the largest Roman excavations outside Rome.

 

Park Güell

Park Güell

Originally the Park Güell should become a condominium. With its curved bank and its landmark, the dragon, this park is a world-famous attraction.

 
 

Casa Milà (La Pedrera)

Casa Milà - La Pedrera

Like soldiers the fireplaces stand on the roof of one of the most famous buildings of Antoni Gaudí. His nickname La Pedrera, which means in English quarry, has the Casa Milà therefore, because the curved forms of the facades was carved directly at the house.
 

Picasso Museum

Picasso Museum

Picasso has left some traces in Barcelona. These we show you during a guided tour. You can visit the Picasso Museum with the Barcelona Card and the Articket without having to go to the general box office.

 

Park de la Ciutadella

Parc de la Ciutadella

This beautiful Parc de la Ciutadella is an oasis in Barcelona and is popular with locals and guests alike.

 

 

Mercat de Boqueria

Mercat de Boqueria

At the Mercat de Boqueria, Barcelona's largest and most beautiful market, star chefs also buy their ingredients. The presentation of the goods makes you want to taste the bars and shopping for the home.

 


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