Best things to do in Barcelona

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Locals’ favorite places

Here’s your definitive guide to the best parks, restaurants, landmarks and local spots, all according to locals

1. Park Güell
846local recommendations
2. Can Batlló
25 Carrer de la Constitució
554local recommendations
3. Mercado de La Boqueria
91 La Rambla
454local recommendations
4. La Sagrada Familia
401 Carrer de Mallorca
1005local recommendations
Michele says “The temple of Sagrada Familia it's the most visited landmark in Spain. It is an obligated visit if y...” ·
5. Ciutadella Park
21 Passeig de Picasso
634local recommendations
6. Sala Apolo
113 Carrer Nou de la Rambla
214local recommendations
7. Picasso Museum
15-23 Carrer Montcada
501local recommendations
Selene says “Located in the El Born quarter, the Picasso Museum was born out of a donated selection of Picasso’s ...” ·
8. Cervecería Catalana
236 Carrer de Mallorca
176local recommendations
Rentemporal Barcelona Sl
Rentemporal Barcelona Sl says “Just a step from the flat there is a great place to taste Spanish and Catalan Cuisine. It is always ...” ·
9. W Barcelona
Passeig de Joan de Borbó
171local recommendations
10. Barcelona Museum of Contemporary Art
1 Plaça dels Àngels
405local recommendations
11. Palau de la Música Catalana
4-6 C/ Palau de la Música
266local recommendations
Nahor Alexander
Nahor Alexander says “The Palau de la Música Catalana is a concert hall in Barcelona. Designed in the Catalan modernista s...” ·
12. Casa Milà
261-265 Provença
602local recommendations
13. Passeig de Gràcia
Passeig de Gràcia
332local recommendations
Ewa & Pau
Ewa & Pau says “Passeig de Gràcia is one of the major avenues in Barcelona and one of its most important shopping an...” ·
14. Federal Café
39 Carrer del Parlament
135local recommendations
15. Mosquito
46 Carrer dels Carders
134local recommendations
Marina & Mark
Marina & Mark says “Because life without dumpling is not worth living, that’s their slogan, this restaurant became my fa...” ·
16. La Rambla
La Rambla
356local recommendations
Nahor Alexander
Nahor Alexander says “La Rambla is a street in central Barcelona, popular with both tourists and locals alike. A 1.2 kilom...” ·
17. La Paradeta
7 Carrer Comercial
127local recommendations
Sofía says “El paraíso para amantes de los mariscos. Restaurante con excelentes precios para disfrutar de maris...” ·
18. Museo del Fútbol Club Barcelona
s/n C. d'Aristides Maillol
351local recommendations
19. Razzmatazz
122 Carrer dels Almogàvers
127local recommendations
20. Tickets
164 Av. del Paraŀlel
126local recommendations
Nahor Alexander
Nahor Alexander says “The Tickets restaurant is the new concept made by Ferran Adrià (the chef of 'El Bulli', for many yea...” ·
21. Arenas de Barcelona
373 - 385 Gran Via de les Corts Catalanes
298local recommendations
Alex says “A mall built inside a bullfight arena, right in Plaza de España. Refurbished by Richard Rogers archi...” ·
22. Avinguda del Portal de l'Àngel
Avinguda del Portal de l'Àngel
120local recommendations
Ana says “Portal de l'Àngel is a pedestrian street in the Ciutat Vella district and part of the large shopping...” ·
23. Plaça de Catalunya
Plaça de Catalunya
459local recommendations
Nahor Alexander
Nahor Alexander says “Very centric square, connected with lots of public transportation, bus, aerobus, train, subway, taxi...” ·
24. Barceloneta
288local recommendations
25. El Nacional
24 Bis Passeig de Gràcia
88local recommendations
Isa says “Beautifully designed by Lazaro Rosa Violan  this enormous space 3,500 square meters (a disused car p...” ·
26. ClassBedroom Fira Business Apartments
1 Av. de Rius i Taulet
275local recommendations
Manel says “The magic fountain is a spectacular display of colour, light, motion, music and water acrobatics - i...” ·
27. Ciudad Condal
18 Rambla de Catalunya
98local recommendations
Akira says “Very good tapas. Full of tourists but still a good place to go! If it is full go up the Rambla Catal...” ·
28. Montserrat
86local recommendations
Ben says “Very impressive rock formations. The Montserrat has a strong place in Catalan history. The local mon...” ·
29. Quimet & Quimet
25 Carrer del Poeta Cabanyes
129local recommendations
Nahor Alexander
Nahor Alexander says “*Right in front of the Charming Parallel is the Quimet & Quimet, with its high walls lined top-to-bo...” ·
30. Restaurant La Flauta
23 Carrer d'Aribau
92local recommendations
Zesare says “Flauta is a typical sandwich stuffed with different things depending on what you want, that's the re...” ·