Best Things to Do


Barcelona is full of sight-seeing opportunities, but the following is a list of plazas, boulevards and avenues that are popular with locals and tourists. These spots are gathering places where people come together to socialize, eat, drink, relax and have a good time.

Parc de Montjuïc

Montjuïc 08004 Barcelona Spain

Head to this hilltop that has been the site for many important events.

Passeig de Gràcia

Passeig de Gràcia 08007 Barcelona Spain

A major avenue in Barcelona, you can see the handiwork of Gaudí and Pere Falqués.

Plaça de Catalunya

Plaça de Catalunya 08002 Barcelona Spain

Many consider this plaza the beating heart of Barcelona.

Plaça Reial

Plaça Reial 08002 Barcelona Spain

This porticoed square was the former site of a Capuchin convent that was demolished in the 19th century.

Plaça de Sant Juame

Plaça de Sant Jaume, 1 08002 Barcelona Spain

This is home to two political institutions that date back to the medieval times.