Barcelona

We’ve compiled the best of the best in Barcelona - browse our top choices for the top things to see or do during your stay.

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  • Beaches

    Barcelona’s platges (beaches) have improved and multiplied in number from Barceloneta north to the Fòrum site at the northeastern end of Diagonal...

  • Bicycles

    Exploring Barcelona on wheels, whether by bike or on skates, is a good way to see the city and to save on transport. Bicycle lanes run along...

  • Golf

    Weekday golf outings to one of the 22 golf courses within an hour of Barcelona are a good way to exercise and see the Catalonian countryside...

  • Gyms and Spas

    DiR. The DiR network has more than a dozen branches all over Barcelona. The minimum one-week membership costs €45 and includes fitness classes...

  • Hiking

    The Collserola hills behind the city offer well-marked trails, fresh air, and lovely views. Take the San Cugat, Sabadell, or Terrassa FGC train...

  • Sailing

    On any day of the week in Barcelona you can see midday regattas taking place off the Barceloneta beaches or beyond the rompeolas (breakwater...

  • Scuba Diving

    The Costa Brava’s Illes Medes nature preserve offers some of the Mediterranean’s finest diving adventures. Seven tiny islands off the coastal...

  • Soccer

    Futbol Club Barcelona. Founded in 1899, FC Barcelona won its third European Championship in 2009, the Liga championship, and its 27th Copa...

  • Swimming

    All fees are €10–€12 per day. Club Natació Barcelona. Also known as Complex Esportiu Municipal Banys Sant Sebastià, this club in Barceloneta...

  • Tennis and Squash

    Centre Municipal de Tennis Vall d'Hebron. The Olympic tennis facilities here are open Monday–Friday 8 am–11 pm (Saturday and Sunday 8–8)...