What Not to Miss in Barcelona

What Not to Miss in Barcelona

By Yuki Ng

What Not to Miss in Barcelona

Get whisked away to the epicenter of tapas, flamenco, and unique architecture in the lively and vibrant city of Barcelona. See why thousands of people flock to the city that are featured in popular movies and songs. Start your day with a stroll along the Mediterranean (with a cup of coffee in hand, of course), go on a tapas tasting tour to the countless local eateries, marvel at the famous architecture unlike anything you’ve seen before, or simply soak up the energy of a small patio with a glass of sangria. With so much to see and do, it’s hard to know where to begin!

Here are a couple of things you can’t miss on your tour of this amazing city.

La Sagrada Familia

Topping our list of must-sees is a place you literally cannot miss, since it’s 170m tall and towers over the city of Barcelona. Under construction for over 100 years, be amazed and dazzled by this unique structure designed by the famous architect, Antonio Gaudi. As you walk around this enormous basilica, pay attention to the symbolism given to each facade that depicts the life and death of Christ. If you can only do one thing, let it be a visit to this unforgettable church.


Step to the rhythm and move to the beat when you experience the unique music and dance that Spain is known for. Take in a performance, mingle in a dance club, or get your body moving in a private dance lesson. No matter how you enjoy it, the beauty of the flamenco is sure to warm your heart and ignite your soul.


Get a taste of Spain with a tapas tour in Barcelona where they serve up small portions of finger-food designed to tempt your senses and leave you wanting more. Soak in the ambiance of a local eatery and pair your tasting with a glass of Spanish wine. Nothing brings people together better than food and wine. You may even walk away with some new friends!


There’s nothing in the world quite like the thrill and exhilaration of watching a football game in the Camp Nou stadium, home to FC Barcelona, surrounded by the roaring crowd of die hard fans. Experience the explosion of passion when two teams take to the field from the comfort of your seat in the visitor’s section. The crowd will lift up your spirits and you’ll get a sense of the camaraderie and competition that fuels this nation.

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