Best things to do in Barcelona
Barcelona or Catalonia is one of the most renowned cities in Spain. The city manages to encapsulate the incredible essence of European architecture while being a busy metropolis epicenter of Spain. The serene Sagrada Familia church will surely enrich your soul with its mesmerizing beauty.
Moreover, the city entrenches architecture in a perfectly subtle yet emphatic way, with the infusion of the ancient monuments and the modern landmarks of Antoni Gaudi.
Modern art and architecture are therefore flourishing in Barcelona. Along with artistic aesthetics, the city evokes Catalan creativity in everything you taste, touch, or experience. Visiting Barcelona is like a flurry of emotions; it is sometimes chaotic and, other times, intense. Get inspired by Barcelona’s luminaries and legends in the city’s heart, Placa de Catalonia. To the south, experience the busy and bustling side of Barcelona, in La Rambla.
If you want to feel the historical presence of Barcelona, pass through the Roman Towers that use to guard the city in ancient times. More importantly, along with the many ancient cathedrals, you also find plenty of museums and art galleries that transcend you to ancient magnificence.
What You Need to Know
Urban areas – 50 km/h
Rural roads – 90 km/h
Highway – 120 km/h
How to Get There
Barcelona-El Prat – 12 km south of the city center and easily reached by public transport
Barcelona Nord Bus Station – National and international connections from all over Europe
Barcelona Railway Station – Transfers from all over Europe from Paris to Madrid and all over Catalonia
When is the Best Time to Visit
The best time to visit Barcelona is in the summertime. In May and June, the weather is just incredible.
The warm weather of Barcelona falls between the mid-70s (21 °C), which is just right for a sunny day at the beach or a fun evening at a festival. You will visit most of Barcelona’s beauty and culture in the streets and festivities; thus, the mildly warm weather of May/June is perfect.