Take a look at our pick of the best things to do in Barcelona for the very best attractions, events and activities in town
Museums, squares, gardens, landmarks... discover these 50 best attractions in Barcelona
Welcome to the Time Out Eat List, our handpicked ‘best of’ Barcelona City’s food scene
We've rounded up our favourite shops in Barcelona so you can enjoy your shopping spree to the fullest
Whether your tipple is wine, beer, vermouth, or a cocktail, we’ve come up with this list of the 20 best bars in Barcelona
In Barcelona's museums you'll find big names, but also works from medieval times to the present
Fancy a dance? Find the city's top places to boogie all night long to your favourite tracks, no matter what your taste
If your wallet allows and you want to pay tribute, here's the list of Barcelona's 22 star-studded restaurants
If you fancy having a drink while taking in a great view, you'll definitely want to check out a rooftop bar or two in Barcelona
Dying to try tapas but not sure where to go? We help you find the best mini-meals
Jazz and hip-hop music festivals, the massive La Mercè celebration, Sitges & In-Edit film fests
Christmas markets, New Year parties, Kings' Day, the Mobile World Congress, Carnival
Primavera Sound, the big marathon, Guitar BCN festival, Sant Jordi's books and roses
Some of our favourite festivals and events to enjoy in Barcelona all year round
Sónar and Cruïlla, outdoor film fests, Sant Joan and the Gràcia fest, Gay Pride, the Grec
Wine, Mediterranean cuisine and spectacular surroundings in the new Familia Torres restaurant
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Sip cocktails by the sea, and dine on Mediterranean cuisine at Besito Beach in Sitges
Enjoy a getaway near enough to Barcelona to go by car (private or shared)
Five spots in the regions of Barcelona where you can eat while admiring natural surrounds
These buildings in the regions of Barcelona are all from the Catalan modernist period and style
There's something special about trips in the regions of Barcelona that end in a summit
Cool off in an original and different bar located right on the beachfront
These are the 20 best sightseeing spots you’d be mad to miss
Get to know the sunny Catalan capital without breaking a sweat
Don't miss Barcelona's impressive Gothic cathedral, which dates back to 1298
Perfect for first-time visitors, the tour will show you the city’s most iconic sights
Discover the ancient, medieval and modern sights of Barcelona on this hop-on hop-off tour
Discover a magical underwater world at Barcelona's Aquarium, with the big draw – sharks!
Pack your passport and expand your horizons on a day trip from Barcelona
Enjoy fun for all the family at Spain’s top theme park and aquatic center: PortAventura and Costa Caribe! Simply head inside the parks with an entrance ticket and enjoy the rides at your own pace. Discover roller coasters, accelerator rides and ‘Sesame Street’ adventures in PortAventura, or head to Costa Caribe to splash around with water jets and free-fall slides.
Artists Gaudí and Jujol took an ordinary apartment block and completely remodelled it
Barcelona boasts seven kilometres of golden sands, and this is also where you'll find some of the city's best seafood restaurants
A stroll through the medieval alleyways and secluded squares of the Old City is the best possible introduction to Barcelona
Explore some of Barcelona's prettiest streets and most magical architecture
Once a no-go area for tourists, the Raval is being transformed
You can't think of Gràcia without thinking of it's 'Festa Major', a weeklong street fair and party that takes over the neighbourhood
A modernista showcase: its buildings include Gaudí's Sagrada Família and La Pedrera
It's often left off visitors' itineraries, but the hill of Montjuïc merits a wander
Sarrià is the city's uptown area for its more posh homes, shops and restaurants
Situated 200 metres from Barcelona’s Magic Fountain, the elegant Crowne Plaza Barcelona - Fira Center offers spacious rooms with a flat-screen TV and...
A contemporary take on the traditional hostel, Generator offers a range of rooms for all tastes and budgets, from shared dormitories to a private penthouse...
Hotel SB Diagonal Zero Barcelona is opposite Barcelona’s International Convention Centre and Barcelona's Forum Auditorium. It has a spa, a gym, a...
This comfortable hotel is located next to Sants AVE Train Station and offers panoramic views of Barcelona. Gran Hotel Torre Catalunya has a bar for exclusive...
This chic, exclusive hotel is set in an 18th-century aristocratic house overlooking a secluded square in the heart of the Gothic Quarter. Its contemporary...
Hotel España is situated in a 19th-century building in central Barcelona, within 100 metres of the Ramblas and Liceu Theatre. Its Mediterranean restaurant is...
Miramar Barcelona has a picturesque setting within gardens on Montjuïc Mountain, overlooking the Mediterranean Sea. It offers 2 swimming pools, free...
Situated on Plaza Catalunya in the centre of Barcelona, the Hotel Olivia Plaza offers free Wi-Fi and a terrace bar with views of Santa Ana Church. Stylish...
Located up on Mount Tibidabo, the five-star Gran Hotel La Florida offers spectacular views over Barcelona and the Mediterranean Sea. Guests enjoy free access...
Offering stylish rooms with free, high-speed Wi-Fi and iPod docking stations, Primero Primera is located in the Sarrià district. 5 minutes’ walk from Les...
Raül Balam, son of Carme Ruscalleda, earned his second Michelin star in 2013 with this leading hotel restaurant. Like the original in Sant Pau, the...
Here's yet another traditional Catalan restaurant that really should be protected under by UNESCO as a local heritage site. Every once in a while a crafty...
There are some restaurants that, one way or another, always turn up on lists of recommended places to eat, whether you're searching online for where to get a...
In this Italian corner in the heart of Barcelona's Eixample, you can taste typical Italian cuisine, as well as accompany your dishes with delicious artisanal...
Here's a happy surprise in Sants. Just next to the neighbourhood municipal market, Carmen Ramírez runs Amassame, a restaurant inspired by her love for...
Two Argentinian cooks run this cute little place where the delicious meat stands out, especially in the sandwiches. You can find gourmet Argentinian...
El Nou Ramonet, which opened in 2003, is an offshoot of the venerable Can Ramonet, whose premises have an even more venerable history as a fisherman’s...
An exclusive Argentinean restaurant with meat from all over the world and handmade pasta. You’ll often find familiar faces from the world of sport here...
I cannot deny it. This has become an institution among Barcelona’s restaurants. Everyone has seen their chickens roasting in the rotisserie.
The motto of Paola di Meo (dining room) and Miguel Portillo (kitchen) at Tarantín is 'serious Caribbean cuisine'. They're from Maracaibo, a place...
First-class museums? World-beating clubs? Stroopwafel? You’re in the right place
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