When you start walking down the Las Rambla you will find the old part of the city, Gothic Quarter, on your left side and the El Raval on the right. Several smaller streets keep branching off Las Rambla and you can duck in and out to explore them.
This historic market that dates back to 1217 when it was a meat market, it was only in 1911 that the current complex was built. You can find food and fresh produce stalls here that have been handed down the generations.
Book a show at Palau Dalmases, one of the most authentic Flamenco venues in Barcelona. The venue is right on Las Rambla and a short walk from La Boqueria and you can catch shows till 11:30 PM on most days.
Park Guell is a public park that was opened in 1926, it contains stunning murals and quirky architecture inspired from nature. It will take you an hour to explore the park’s highlights
Casa Vicens was Gaudi’s first building and showcased his first expression of Modernisme. This is a colorful building and has influences of Mudejar, Indian and Japanese architecture styles.
Casa Mila is Gaudi’s most controversial and unique building. It earned the nickname ‘La Pedrera’ because it looks like a Quarry with irregular shapes in the exterior. The highlights of the building are the terrace with sculptures, the attic, Pedrera apartments, courtyard and the exhibition hall.
Originally built as an apartment complex, today it is preserved as a museum. The highlights of the house are the hallway and the grand staircase, Patio de Luces that looks like a sea, the attic and the terrace with the chimneys.
The Sagrada Familia is a mammoth architectural undertaking and is an amalgamation of Spanish Late Gothic, Catalan Modernism and Art Nouveau styles. You will need at least two hours to explore the entire church.
Camp Nou is the home ground of F.C. Barcelona, and is the second-largest stadium in the world. Whether you are a football fan or not, you must take a tour of Camp Nou that offers a peek into the rich history of Spanish football and the legacy of F.C. Barcelona.
After a hectic day in Barcelona, the only thing remaining to top off an exciting weekend in Barcelona is to head to the beach! Barceloneta Beach is the most happening in the city and the perfect place to relax and soak in the sea.