Did you know Barcelona has a Royal Gold Medal for Architecture and Beaches are Artificial? Well, you need no other purpose to plan a trip, promptly!
It’s time to switch on the holiday mode because it’s bad to keep a vacation waiting. From having serene parks, beautiful art to modern architecture, we have brought to you a city which in recent years has become a popular destination for tourists. A charming city in Spain that doesn’t sleep, Barcelona. The capital of the historical region Catalunya, Barcelona has become the second most populated city in Spain. Traveling to Barcelona is fun with friends or family because this place has something in store for everyone. Be it a football fan, history geek, roman architecture admirer, and even a passionate foodie, the destination has so much to offer to its tourists every year. Apart from this, the city gives a luxurious vibe within, activities that are adventurous that you will only get to experience once in your lifetime. Since it’s October, you can escape from your winter jackets and head to Barcelona as the weather is ideal. However, the beach days might be over but it’ll still be sunny which makes it a perfect time to visit and enjoy those blue skies and warm sun. Without wasting time, let’s dive in to make your travel hassle-free by considering everything ahead of time. From places to visit, activities to do, most exciting tourist spots to absolutely not miss trying out these dishes, we have covered it all. Read on!
PLACES THAT SPARK JOY IN BARCELONA
If you want to make this one a memorable trip, don’t forget to visit these places. Starting with its modern architecture, you can absolutely not miss the stunning architecture by the legendary Antoni Gaud. Parque G¼ell, a park with fairytale scenery and amazing landscapes, provides the best view of the city from the top. Similarly, Casa Batll, the most visited place in Barcelona which was formerly for the Batllo family, has now been decorated with a ceramic mosaic of golden orange and ocean blue and looks divine. If you are with family, you can also check out the Tibidabo Park, an amusement park located on the Tibidabo mountain that has fun rides and many activities to indulge in.
Want to experience the most serene natural beauty from Barcelona, Montserrat Mountain is the place for you.
Want to experience the most serene natural beauty from Barcelona, Montserrat Mountain is the place for you. This place, 30 miles away from the city, has breathtaking views from the top mountains between the regions of Anoia, Baix Llobregat, and Bages. This mountain range is 1.236 meters above sea level but you can make a trip here trouble-free.
For all the History geeks and Art enthusiasts, they can visit several astonishing museums the city holds. Picasso Museum with all his artworks and around 4,251 permanent collections. Also, Gaudi House Museum, National Museum of art in Catalonia. Another interesting museum is Poble Espanyol, an open-air museum that provides a balanced combination of art and architecture.
Another interesting museum is Poble Espanyol, an open-air museum that provides a balanced combination of art and architecture.
MERCADO DE LA BOQUERIA
Food lovers, we have got your back. There is a heavenly market you will fall in love with the moment you step in. Mercado de La Boqueria is the most famous and oldest market in La Rambla with around 300 stores inside and offers diversity in food. It is also regarded as the best fresh produce market in the world.
Mercado de La Boqueria is the most famous and oldest market in La Rambla with around 300 stores inside and offers diversity in food.
LEISURE IN THE CITY THAT NEVER SLEEPS
Barcelona is a place for night owls, from clubbing, rooftop concerts, to flamenco shows and experiencing the happening nightlife, you are going to love it here. Start by watching the Flamenco show and later enjoy the night madness infamous clubs. To feel the lap of luxury while in Barcelona you can take a helicopter that takes you around for 6 minutes and the view from above there is iconic. One thing to admire is how the city bikes, and will keep those vacation calories balanced. October is generally the time for all the cultural fun and festivals and you can be a part of all the fun activities that take place during that time.
In Barcelona, there are so many rooftop restaurants and hotels that provide the best view of the city, and spending time up there with good food, company, and delicious cocktails can be so refreshing. Now if you are big on alcohol you can go for a champagne sunset tour, with stunning coastal views and wine everything will fall in place. Do you know what Cava is? It is a sparkling wine in Barcelona and is 100% a Catalan tradition. You can even go for Cava and Wine tasting tour, it will be magical.
One thing to admire is how the city bikes, and will keep those vacation calories balanced. October is generally the time for all the cultural fun and festivals and you can be a part of all the fun activities that take place during that time.
LETTUCE KNOW ABOUT FOOD IN BARCELONA
Barcelona is known for its Jamn and Cheese. However, vegans are going to love it here as there are yummy plant-based options. Food like Escalivada, Pa amb tom quet, Pimientos de padrn, Setas al ajillo are some vegan options to try out while exploring the pleasing city. Then there is Paella Feast with a notion that the trip is incomplete without trying out this feast. It is basically a rice and seafood dish, popular during festivals in Barcelona. Cheese lovers can also try out some of the local cheese here, Mahn Menorca, Tetilla cheese, Tupi, Costa Negra, Drap Cheese, Tou del Tillers, and more. While there, just remember the popular quote of “freeing yourself in Barcelona” and enjoy!
Barcelona is known for its Jamn and Cheese.