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Cheap Barcelona

Enjoy the city for less – low-cost and free things to do and see

Stellar squares

Stellar squares

Barcelona boasts hundreds of beautiful squares, and some with low-cost food and drink

Art that's free to see

Art that's free to see

Don't miss out on the city's free galleries with photos, sculptures, and more

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Bars on a budget

Psycho

Psycho

4 out of 5 stars

Named for the song by the Sonics, Psycho is a rock and roll bar that ticks all the boxes

33/45

33/45

4 out of 5 stars

A modern and stylish bar that has a wide rest area with comfortable chairs and sofas

Piscis

Piscis

4 out of 5 stars

Another kitsch bar reminiscent of those in post-Transition Spanish films

Bar Ramon

Bar Ramon

This epicentre of good beer on tap, the best tapas and superlative rock music is back

Free art: galleries

Galeria H2O

Galeria H2O

Local architect Joaquim Ruiz Millet and writer Ana Planella founded this friendly Gràcia gallery in 1989

Joan Gaspar

Joan Gaspar

Joan Gaspar has worked with young but strong artists, and has exhibited the works of artists from the Paris school

Marlborough

Marlborough

The family of galleries work in cahoots to organise exhibitions of the artists they represent

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Recommended galleries

ProjecteSD

ProjecteSD

Silvia Dauder's penchant for new photography and film is sculpted into subtle, provocative and highly original shows. Limited-edition artists' texts, detailed...

Marlborough

Marlborough

The Marlborough family of galleries was founded in London in 1946 and won prestige in the 1950s for being the first gallery to show the German Expressionists...

Senda

Senda

This historical gallery of Barcelona was founded in 1991 and recently moved to Trafalgar Street in 2015. The space is headed by Carlos Duran and Chus Roig and...

Galeria Mayoral

Galeria Mayoral

Specializing in postwar art, big names like Miró, Picasso, Dalí, the members of Dau al Set and artists who had a special link with Catalonia,...