Barcelona city guide

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Find your hotel in Barcelona

Reserve online, pay at the hotel

Lodging recommendations in Barcelona

Find apartment rental next to popular sightseeing areas or best hotels in city center..

    An apartment in Barcelona !

    Being like at home.

    For families or a group of friends, we propose to rent a modern and fully equipped apartment for your Barcelona visit. This is the cheapest way to enjoy our sunny city.


    Hotels in the city centre

    Our selection of the best hotels

    Let us show you our selection of hotels we recommend in the city centre of Barcelona! Lodging in the city centre will be the way to assure the visit of most of the major monuments by walking..


    Villa Emilia - 4* Hotel

    Best price guaranteed: Book direct!

    Advantages of booking with Villa Emilia

    • Best price in the market
    • Welcome drink
    • Afternoon snack courtesy of the hotel
    • Free Wi-Fi access

    Go direct : book now !

    A very stylish hotel, just a 10-minute walk from Plaza Espanya. You will enjoy a beautiful terrace with its trendy bar. Restaurant and "Zinc" bar are perfect for business meetings. Rooms upmost comfortable and soundproof.. A very helpful staff and warm deco make this Villa Emilia hotel one of the best surprise around!


Today's recommendations

Check out our everyday recommendations. From the upcoming FC Barcelona football match to the best accommodation offers and special events... We will help you organize your stay.

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    Discover the real Barcelona with first­hand local tips 

  • FC Barcelona Football tickets
    06/12/2016 FC Barcelona VS Borussia Mönchengladbach

    FC Barcelona next champion league match

    Champions League Tickets - 06/12/2016

    FC Barcelona
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  • FC Barcelona Football tickets
    29/10/2016 FC Barcelona VS Granada CF

    FC Barcelona next match

    La Liga Tickets - 29/10/2016

    FC Barcelona
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    Tapas Tour in Barcelona

    Tapas and culture together!

    Advantages Tapas Tour in Barcelona

    • Fully narrated tour 
    • Authentic selected Spanish products 
    • Full dossier with recommendations 

    Tour for exigent foodie-lovers: taste delicious Spanish tapas paired with great wine, walk through the beautiful historic center, get lost in amazing streets full of history. Enjoy culture and gastronomy with a great guide.

    EXCLUSIVITY 20% discount on all our tours with the code BARCELONA


What’s hot in Barcelona?

Our last editor’s reviews. What’s hot and we endorse in Barcelona: new shops, new bars, new restaurants...

  • Cafe

    Servicio Continuo

    SOS Cocktails

    Where to drink a good cocktail and eat well up to 3 in the morning in Barcelona? It is indeed hard except at Servicio Continuo..

    Eixample right - Av. Diagonal, 353
  • Shop

    Entre Latas

    Paradise in can

    Practical and often beautiful, gourmet can is a must for every kitchen. In Barcelona Entre Latas has made it his specialty!

    Poble Sec - Carrer Parlament 7
  • Restaurant

    The Juice House

    Super veggie!

    One of Barcelona's most dietary restaurants: The Juice House is the perfect place to clear past or to come excesses!

    Paralelo / Pueblo Seco - Carrer del Parlament 12
  • Restaurant

    Lecca Baffi

    Lick your lips…

    A new "Italian" in town is always a small event even for the Catalans who are not jealous, just very gourmand. Lecca Baffi is then very welcome!

    Eixample right - Carrer de València, 341
  • Cafe

    NBA cafe Barcelona

    Basketball non-stop !

    Europe's first NBA Cafe opened its doors in Barcelona!  The National Basketball Association (NBA) without surprise loves Catalonia!

    Barrio Gótico - La Rambla 120
  • Restaurant

    4amb5 Mujades

    The "wow factor" of the moment

    For foody in love with textures, colors and flavors, 4amb5 Mujades is the new restaurant to discover in Barcelona...

    El Raval - Rambla de Raval 45
  • Restaurant

    Bobo Pulpín

    Family-friendly tapas!

    The new bet of the Iglesias brothers : open a pulpería attractive for children and their parents. Thus was born Bobo Pulpín...

    Barrio Gótico - Carrer Frenería, 5
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    Ice creams by a great Chef..

    When a great Chef wants to eat ice cream in the street: he simply opens his gelateria. This is the story of Rocambolesc..

    Ciutat Vella - La rambla, 51-59

Suggested city tours

Our selected sightseeing tours and city visits. Private or in group. With bus, walking or in a bike.. A great way to discover Barcelona..

    The Barcelona card

    2, 3, 4 or 5 consecutive day passes..

    The easiest way to get to know and see all Barcelona has to offer with this great value city sightseeing and discount card...


    Hop-on Hop Off Tours

    2 main tours, 45 stops..

    Discover Barcelona at your own pace, make as many stops as you need. We offer two interconnected routes and 45 stops. Hop-on Hop Off tour is the easiest way to see all the sights of Barcelona.  


    Private & Custom Tours

    In and Beyond Barcelona

    If you prefer fully organized sightseeing tours, our private and custom tours are for you! Visit Barcelona with your own guide, skip the lines, go from one place to another in car. See our selection of tours in and beyond Barcelona.

  • From

    Skip the Line: Best of Barcelona Private Tour including Sagrada Familia

    See the best of Barcelona on this private sightseeing tour, which offers a comprehensive view of this exquisite Catalan city and includes skip-the-line access at La Sagrada Familia, a popular...

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    Barcelona Modernism and Gaudi Walking Tour

    Join a Barcelona walking tour of Quadrat d'Or, or Golden Square, in the Eixample district. This is an exceptional area that became the focus of 'modernist' Barcelona at the end of the 19th century....

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    FC Barcelona Football Stadium Tour and Museum Tickets

    Go behind the scenes at Camp Nou football (soccer) stadium in Barcelona with this skip-the-line ticket. Retrace the footsteps of legendary FC Barcelona players from past and present as you tour the...

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Where to eat a good paella ?

The City Guide: We guide you to the best of Barcelona

Barcelona Night life

The places to be

Monuments in Barcelona

Famous buildings and monuments to visit.

The City Guide: We guide you to the best of Barcelona

With our Barcelona City Guide you will discover the places of interest, museums not to miss and our famous where to eat guide! 

    Best Restaurants

    The ultimate dining guide

    Where to eat is our selection of restaurants in Barcelona. From best priced quality restaurants to applauded tapas bars. All with our "B" for recommended.


    Best Monuments

    From Sagrada Familia to Tibidabo...

    In our guide you will find all the famous monuments in Barcelona, a city to visit walking. But if you stay only a few days, we have selected the most interesting ones that we believe you can not miss. Follow the "B" !.


    Best Museums

    Picasso, Miró, Tàpies, MACBA..

    There are lots of museums to visit in Barcelona. Find our list that will suggest you the ones we believe you can not miss...


    Best shops

    Shopping time!

    Barcelona is an very practical city to make your shopping where you can find from international brands to extremely fashionable local designers. We give you a list of our shop selection, from women fashion, department stores and specialty shops... 


    Best Nightlife

    Bars & Clubs

    In this “Best nightlife of Barcelona” we try to help you find the best clubs, discos, bars, cafes.. Not all, but the ones we like the most and have the greatest atmosphere.


    Quick Guide

    Barcelona in short!

    In this short guide, we recommend you the “not to miss” in Barcelona during your short stay and all practical information about the city. 


Visit Catalonia: Beyond Barcelona

A guide to discover Catalonia with its 160km long Costa Brava's coastline on the north and its beautifull Costa DoradaThe Golden Coast, on the south. 

    The Costa Brava

    Figueres, Girona, Montserrat..

    Natural beauty, endless miles of sandy beaches and summer sunshine. The Costa Brava is not only a vacation's heaven but also a cultural region with museums and points of interest. The country of Salvador Dali!


    The Costa Dorada

    Tarragona, Sitges, Delta del Ebro..

    A marine littoral of 216 kilometers long and 786 hectares of spacious beaches with clean fine sand and transparent shallow water. But the past is never really far, with cities like Tarragona a "World Heritage City" by UNESCO...


    Catalonia Best Tours

    Private & small groups

    2 days for visiting North Catalonia, one day trips to Figueres, Girona, Montserrat, Tarragona and a lot more like one day in the Pyrennees mountains, a Cava wine tasting, a cheese testing and even golf.. A great way to see more than Barcelona and our region!


More on the city

Find information on major Barcelona trade shows. Discover places of interest with our photo-tour. Learn how the word Barcelona became a lot more than a city name..

    Welcome to Barcelona!

    The whole city in one page

    A beautiful scrolling page made of best pictures and videos, to give you a first impression of a city you can only fall in love with! 


    Trade Shows info

    Find information and dates on major Barcelona trade shows, congresses and exhibitions at La Fira. Next to come: 

    - Barcelona International Boat Show
    - International Caravaning
    - Hostelco
    - IBTM
    - Piscina BCN
    - Construmat


    Photo Tour

    Important places to visit..

    As Barcelona has become one of the most visited cities of the world we want to present it to you as a phototour, so you can have an idea of what you can't miss and you'll understand why people talk about it that much!