#01 La Pedrera

Is it an apartment building or a work of art? Both, when the building in question – the undulating Pedrera, or “Stone Quarry” – is designed by Antoni Gaudí.

#01 La Pedrera

#02 The city beaches

Barcelona has a golden seafront, with 5km of sandy beaches stretching from Barceloneta to Diagonal Mar.

#02 The city beaches

#03 A tapas tour

Hopping from bar to bar, sampling the specialities, is the best way to experience some of Barcelona’s finest food.

#03 A tapas tour

#04 Camp Nou

The magnificent Camp Nou stadium is the home of FC Barcelona, one of the world’s premier sides, with a cabinet full of trophies to prove it.

#04 Camp Nou

#05 Fundació Miró

The adventurous Fundació Joan Miró celebrates the work of one of the greatest Catalan artists.

#05 Fundació Miró

#06 La Seu

Marvel at the soaring spaces in one of the greatest Gothic cathedrals in Spain.

#06 La Seu

#07 Museu del Modernisme Català

Explore the art, sculpture and furniture of modernista Barcelona in this wonderful collection of paintings and artefacts.

#07 Museu del Modernisme Català

#08 Tibidabo

Scale the heights of Mount Tibidabo for fantastic views and a wonderful amusement park.

#08 Tibidabo

#09 Casa Batlló

The “House of Bones” is another modernista masterwork by Antoni Gaudí.

#09 Casa Batlló

#10 La Boqueria

The city’s best-known market presents an extraordinary range of fresh produce.

#10 La Boqueria

#11 Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya (MNAC)

The National Museum of Art celebrates the grandeur of Romanesque and Gothic art, two periods in which Catalan artists were pre-eminent in Spain.

#11 Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya (MNAC)

#12 The ramblas

A stroll down Barcelona’s famous thoroughfare is a must for both tourists and locals alike.

#12 The ramblas

#13 Parc Güell

The city’s most extraordinary park is a fantasy land born of Antoni Gaudí’s fertile imagination.

#13 Parc Güell

#14 Museu Picasso

Trace the genesis of the artist’s genius in the city that Picasso liked to call home.

#14 Museu Picasso

#15 Sagrada Família

The temple dedicated to the Sacred Family is the essential pilgrimage for Gaudí fans.

#15 Sagrada Família

#16 Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona (MACBA)

Cutting-edge contemporary art exhibitions are at home in El Raval’s signature building.

#16 Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona (MACBA)

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