The spired house to the right is the Casa-Museu Gaudí, where Gaudí lived for most of his last 20 years (1906–26). It contains furniture...
North of Gràcia and about 4km from Plaça de Catalunya, Park Güell is where Gaudí turned his hand to landscape gardening. It’s a strange,...
Parc de la Creueta del Coll
Not far from Park Güell, this refreshing public park has a pleasant, meandering, splashing pool. The pool, along with swings, showers...
One of the city’s principal alternative theatres, the Sala Beckett is a smallish space that does not shy away from challenging theatre,...
La Panxa Del Bisbe
With low lighting and a hip, young feel, the ‘Bishop’s Belly’ is a great place to indulge in some creative gourmet tapas, washed down...
Carrer de Ramiro de Maetzu 34 · interesting places nearby
This Catalan restaurant, nestled in a semi-rustic setting not far from Park Güell, has as much to do with Tibet as this author does with Outer Mongolia. For 50 years it has been sizzling meat on the grill and dishing up snails, one of the house specialities.