Fundació Joan Miró
Joan Miró, the city’s best-known 20th-century artistic progeny, bequeathed this art foundation to his hometown in 1971. Its light-filled...
Museu d'Arqueologia de Catalunya
This archaeology museum, housed in what was the Graphic Arts palace during the 1929 World Exhibition, covers Catalonia and cultures from...
This eclectic programme of theatre, dance and music runs for most of the summer. Performances are held all over the city, including at...
Step back in history. Hot food has been dished up here since 1908. The ceramic-fronted fridge, tiled floor and bar seem to have changed...
Lonely Planet review
Xemei (‘twins’ in Venetian, because it is run by a pair of twins from Italy’s lagoon city) is a wonderful slice of Venice in Barcelona. To the accompaniment of gentle jazz, you might try a starter of mixed cicheti (Venetian seafood tapas), followed with bigoi in salsa veneziana (thick spaghetti in an anchovy and onion sauce).