8 mentions in Some general questions and insights on Barcelona
Brenda B. said, "...trap. Just walk to la boqueria and make a fast right hand turn to Pinochet. Have the garbanzo beans and Octopus. Basílica de la Sagrada Família is awe inspiring. Agree you should get your ticket through ticket master ahead of time and do the audio..." See More
Jack T. said, "...tourist traps. It's definitely worth checkin out but you might want to refrain from spending too much money in that area. Basílica de la Sagrada Família- impressive, beautiful, something not of this world La Boqueria - filled with fresh produces and fruits. The food..." See More
James C. said, "...markets just off it at weekends (small flea market - Plaça Reial and artist's market - Plaça de Sant Josep Oriol) Basílica de la Sagrada Família is historic and may not be completed in our life time. I've never been inside as the queues look..." See More
Stephanie J. said, "...place to walk around, look at the multiple shops, look at the people and visit La Boqueria! EVERYHTING is interesting about Basílica de la Sagrada Família! It's the most unique church in the world (in my opinion) because it has so many little fun..." See More
Lindsay R. said, "...for people watching. It's expensive, so I don't recommend eating there - instead, veer off to one of the side streets. Basílica de la Sagrada Família is interesting because of the architecture (I think it looks like a giant drip sand castle XD). The designer,..." See More
David A. said, "...La Rambla: Touristy and crowded. One stroll down it is enough Basílica de la Sagrada Família: Touristy and crowded but actually worth it. Go early, go inside, and go to the top. Insane architecture and killer views of the city La Boqueria: Just wander..." See More
Valerie S. said, "...but taking side streets can lead to great restaurants and bars. I particularly enjoyed Ballakano. 2. The most interesting thing about Basílica de la Sagrada Família is why people are willing to wait so long in line. Apparently you can purchase skip-the-line tickets well in..." See More
8 mentions in Trip for 3 days in Barca
Jeff M. said, "...The beach, just go down grab a few drinks and hang out for a day and enjoy the relaxation. Basílica de la Sagrada Família is a must - I am not a big church/museum person, but it is amazing. Quimet & Quimet for traditional tapas..." See More
Nick H. said, "...Here are my favorite things in Barcelona after living there for a summer a few years ago. Gaudi Architecture (MUST-SEE) - Basílica de la Sagrada Família- Awesome Sangria at La Boulangerie Cafe. 1 block from Sagrada Familia at corner of Av. Gaudi & Carrer..." See More
Gianna E. said, "...is a lovely city, but 3 days should be enough to visit the main attractions. La Pedrera , Casa Batlo , Basílica de la Sagrada Família and Parc Güell are a must. The Barri Gotic (Gothic Quarter) Neighborhood is very nice as well... ;)..." See More
Ana S. said, "...must things to do in June in Barcelona are: eating a paella next to the beach bars on the sand, visit Basílica de la Sagrada Família and Parc Güell and walk to the charming neighbourhoods as El Born, Barri Gotic (Gothic Quarter) or Barcelo Raval...." See More
6 mentions in Must see/do in Barcelona
Sherri H. said, "...Barcelona Bus Turistic (Hop-On/Hop-Off Double Decker Bus) Video tour: http://www.barcelonabusturistic.cat/en/videotourFlamenco Show and Dinner (Flamenco dancing, buffet dinner, and wine or sangria)Visit Basílica de la Sagrada Família (a large Catholic church designed by the famous architect Antoni Gaudi that was never finished but one of the..." See More
Joshua R. said, "... Basílica de la Sagrada Família is an amazing site to visit. Excursions Barcelona is a great local guide company that offers bike tours of the city and kayaking tours of Costa Brava area...." See More
Jahn S. said, "...I vote for: Parc Güell Basílica de la Sagrada Família Casa Milà Casa Batlló Plaça Reial For the tapas tour, download my freebie guide on my books homepage: #BCN - by locals..." See More
3 mentions in What's the most beautiful building you've ever seen?
AZ K. said, "... Basílica de la Sagrada Família in Barcelona, so interesting, and the more time you take to learn about it, and look at the detail, the more beautiful and interesting it becomes. Enjoy!..." See More
3 mentions in What are the top 5 sights I can't miss in Barcelona?
Brenda B. said, "...then walk to the sea. Make a left and stroll to Barceloneta for a cocktail on the beach. Gaudi...first and foremost Basílica de la Sagrada Família. I would do both Casa Batlló and La Pedrera as well as Park Guell. My final recommendation is..." See More
Billy C. said, "...think I could stay for weeks. I love the language, the culture, and the architecture. I would check out Parc Güell, Basílica de la Sagrada Família, and all things Gaudi, he has two houses there I believe. There's a beach there with a boardwalk..." See More
Ashley and Ryan R. said, "...dinner at The Attic on La Rambla with a great view of the street. The Gaudi sites are definite must sees, Basílica de la Sagrada Família and Parc Güell especially. We also went to Montserrat, the mountain top monastery, which was probably our favorite part...." See More
Barbara K. said, "...I don't have a full itinerary for you in @Barcelona but some things I'd recommend... Basílica de la Sagrada Família to see the beautiful church (you can also go up to the top for amazing views of the city), Barcelona Cathedral, Parc Güell is a..." See More
Laura W. said, "...walk through Passeig de Gràcia, Barcelona, visit Casa Batlló and La Pedrera, obviusly if you like architecture and Gaudi, and then Basílica de la Sagrada Família. By the way you'll know the Eixample neighborghood which is charming. You should also visit the Gràcia neighborghood..." See More
2 mentions in Most impressive staircases you've ever seen?
Tiffany W. said, "...In Barcelona, check out Gaudi's staircases at Casa Batlló and in the towers of the Basílica de la Sagrada Família. In Rome, climb the famous Spanish Steps. If you love the view from a cathedral dome, climb the spiral steps of the Saint Paul's..." See More
2 mentions in 4 days in Spain - Madrid and Barcelona
Emily M. said, "...the little back street tapas restaurants they will have the best food :) (Templo de Debod) In Barcelona you should visit Basílica de la Sagrada Família, Parc Güell, La Rambla, Montjuïc fountain show, the gothic quarter but also there are lots of incredible buildings..." See More
Jacey & Scott M. said, "...my favorite place Mercado de San Miguel. In Barcelona, we enjoyed visiting most of the sites having to do with Gaudi: Basílica de la Sagrada Família, Casa Batlló, Parc Güell, and La Pedrera. The El Barri Gòtic has great atmosphere and great night life...." See More
2 mentions in Ways to Enjoy Barcelona Better
Georgia G. said, "...the best city I've ever visited. has everything to do 24/7. my only recommendation is not to leave without visit to Basílica de la Sagrada Família- unlike any other church- and climb to the top for the view. also the market on las ramblas..." See More
Bonnie R. said, "...You can buy timed tickets to Basílica de la Sagrada Família online which I recommend to avoid the lines. I took a free walking tour and it was excellent--I think it was Runner Bean Tours (Free Walking Tours meeting point). Also, the Columbus Monument at..." See More
2 mentions in What tourist traps around the world are worth the visit?
james S. said, "...touting, combat vest wearing guiris who descended on my town every summer i could never pass by Parc Güell or the Basílica de la Sagrada Família without dipping in. Gaudi's architecture is so labyrinthine that I always managed to find a secluded place. Pro tip..." See More
Jacey & Scott M. said, "...town, even though they aren't off the beaten path, there is nothing like them anywhere else in the world. Parc Güell; Basílica de la Sagrada Família, Casa Batlló, Catalonia La Pedrera are the absolute must sees......." See More
Donna J. said, "...Both the Barri Gòtic and Basílica de la Sagrada Família are worth your time. The other area that has great Modernisme architecture (although not off the beaten path) is Eixample. I've written a couple of blog posts you might find useful. http://destinationsdetoursdreams.blogspot.com/2013/09/walking-in-barcelona.html http://destinationsdetoursdreams.blogspot.com/2013/10/barcelona-architecture-modernisme-and.html..." See More
1 mention in 1st trip to Spain! What can't I miss?
Travis H. said, "...Barcelona: The home of Gaudi and his Catalan Modernism style, there are some absolutely breathtaking buildings from Parc Güell to the Basílica de la Sagrada Família. Plus with the amazing Gothic Quarter and the Waterfront, you can easily spend days wandering aimlessly through Barcelona...." See More
Marco P. said, "...a brilliant option would be Barcelona and surroundings: great food (tapas, fish and meat dishes and much more), stunning architectures ( Basílica de la Sagrada Família, Parc Güell and modern buildings), lively nights, special landscapes (if you take a trip to Montserrat, to the..." See More
1 mention in places to cover in 2 days
Lifetime T. said, "...you that. City is small enough to see everything (touristic) within 4 or 5 days. Must see/go in Barcelona: La Rambla Basílica de la Sagrada Família Casa BatllóLa PedreraEl Barri GòticCathedral of BarcelonaBasilica of Santa Maria del MarLa BarcelonetaMontjuïcPlaza EspañaParc Güell Mind that Barcelona airport..." See More
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1 mention in 5 Days in Barcelona
Rocio A. said, "...Catalunyaand start the ride admiring the stunning Guadi's masterpieces such as La Pedrera / Casa Mila,Casa Batlló , Parc Güell and Basílica de la Sagrada Família. I also recommend to visit Maremagnum, Montjuïc, Montserrat, Mercat De La Boquería and El Barri Gòtic . We..." See More
1 mention in Tips for Traveling Alone in Barcelona?
Monika L. said, "...look very attractive from the outside. Hospital de Sant Pauis a place worth visiting (more here: http://www.wanderingveronique.com/?p=2164). It is opposite to Basílica de la Sagrada Família so it is easy to get to. La Boqueria is free to visit and it is so lively and..." See More
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