Walking through Barcelona park near Sagrada Familia.

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Barcelona

Barcelona is an enchanting seaside city with boundless culture, fabled architecture and a world-class drinking and dining scene.


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Things to Know

From the best places to stroll beyond La Rambla to where to avoid pickpockets, our local resident gives you the lowdown on Barcelona.

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Best Neighborhoods

Get to know Barcelona with this neighborhood guide.

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Day Trips

Barcelona isn't the only gem in Catalonia – take a break from the bustling city on one of our 10 favorite day trips from Barcelona.

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Money and Costs

Barcelona's attractions have made it the most popular and expensive city in Spain to visit. But it's possible to do it on a budget with our insider tips.

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Transportation

With its compact size and developed public transport, Barcelona is a pretty manageable city to get around. Here's everything you need to know.

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Free Things to Do

Barcelona is a dream for culture vultures and foodies, but entry fees and tapas bills can mount up. This is how to see Barcelona on a budget.

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Traveling with Kids

From teen-oriented exhibitions to playgrounds next to tapas bars in star-lit plazas, Barcelona is a place where culture and children happily collide.  

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Spending Diaries

A jam-packed weekend in Barcelona for about €350 per person.

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The ultimate (long) weekend in Barcelona

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