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Barcelona bucket list: 14 things to add to your to-dos

Let’s put it out there: there is nowhere quite like Barcelona – certainly no other city in Spain can touch it for sheer style, looks or energy. 

Immerse yourself in its outrageous architecture, fun shopping, tireless nightlife and vibrant cultural scene, hopping from dazzling art museum to sun-soaked beach to hedonistic bar, as you desire.

We’ve made it easy for you with this bucket list. These are things you absolutely cannot miss during your stay. Scroll down for a copy to take with you on your travels.

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1. Tapas-hop around the old town, especially La Ribera and the Barri Gòtic

2. Look up on a stroll down Passeig de Gràcia, the most Modernist street of all

3. Admire art in the open air at Montjuïc’s Fundacío Miró

4. Wander the narrow streets of the Barri Gòtic


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5. Drink sangria at an open-air table in Port Olímpic

6. Get lost amidst the fantastical buildings at Parc Güell

7. Buy some picnic treats at Mercat de la Boqueria

8. Take your picnic to the Parc de la Ciutadella

9. Appraise the Sagrada Família from all angles

10. Stay out late: clubs in Barcelona remain open til 5 or 6am

11. Relax on golden sands at Barcelona’s beaches

12. Take a ride on the Telefèric de Montjuïc

13. Sample cocktails on a rooftop terrace

14. See Barça play their beautiful football at Camp Nou

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