Top 10 Things to Do in Barcelona |  Spain Travel Guide

Top 10 Things to Do in Barcelona | Spain Travel Guide


Hola. Muy buenas. Welcome to Vagabrothers, your go-to source for travel inspiration, vlogs and tips here on Youtube. Today we’re talking about Barcelona, capital of Catalonia and one of the coolest cities in Europe. Whether you’re coming for cuisine, crazy parties or culture, we’ve got you covered. Make sure you hit that subscribe button, to turn on notifications, and get ready to travel to Barcelona. Vamanos. Number 1: the Gothic Quarter. Start off in the heart of old Barcelona in the winding streets of the Gothic Quarter. It dates back to Roman times, and it’s the perfect place to get lost. It’s also home of Picasso museum, but admissions are limited and crowds are massive so buy your tickets online to guarantee yourself a spot. Number 2: El Raval Avoid the hustlers on las Ramblas, and go grab a coffee in La Boqueria Market before wandering the neighborhood of El Raval. Long known for its vices, El Raval is full of character and has plenty of plazas for a leisurely menu del dia. A three-course lunch for 10 to 15 Euros, wine included. After lunch head over to MACBA, the contemporary art museum and a gathering spot for Barcelona’s international skate crowd. Next, dive into the world of Gaudi, the Catalan modernist architect that gave Barcelona its distinct style 150 years ago. Getting the intro at Casa Batilo and Casa Milà , originally constructed as a private mansions for Barcelona’s industrialists. Today they’re open to the public, and they offer augmented reality tours. Number 4: the Sagrada Familia. Gaudi’s architectural masterpiece is the Sagrada Familia Cathedral, which is still under construction almost a hundred years after Gaudi’s death. Crowds here are crazy. It’s easily the most popular attraction in Barcelona, so either get here early, book tickets online, or just take a selfie from from across the street. Not into churches? Then check out Barcelona’s other cathedral, Camp Nou, home to FC Barcelona, one of the world’s best football clubs and the unofficial symbol of Catalan culture abroad. You guys support Madrid or Barcelona? Comment section. If you can’t get tickets, don’t worry. Every bar in town will be playing the game, especially if it’s El Classico. Number 6: Parc Guell. Another must- visit is Parc Guell, a mystical monument of modernism built by, you guessed it, Gaudi. Access to the central part of the park is restricted to a few hundred people at a time, so book your tickets online if you want that perfect Tinder profile pic or just wander the outside area out for free. Number 7: Gracia. From Parc Guell, walk down the hill to Gracia, a village that has been absorbed into Barcelona. It’s funky and bohemian and it feels like a small-town oasis in the middle of a big city. If you’re visiting in August, make sure you don’t miss the Festa Major de Gracia, which is a neighborhood festival where locals build huge human castles, known as Castells. Number 8: Barceloneta. One of the best things about Barcelona is that it’s right on the Mediterranean. Barceloneta is the beach of the city, and it’s where the young and sexy go to tan, occasionally surf, and there’s some great nightlife. If you’re at a beach for the day, the enjoining neighborhood of Barceloneta is a really great place to grab some lunch. There’s beautiful plazas as well as some old school taverns that serve tapas. Number 9: Bunquers del Carmelo For sunset, head to the hills in the Bunquers del Carmelo, a military complex, which helped defend the city when it was besieged in the 1930s during the Spanish Civil War. A lot of people don’t know this, but during the Spanish Civil war, Barcelona was actually run by an anarchist trade union. To find out more about that fascinating history, either take a walking tour or check out the book by George Orwell, Homage to Catalonia. Numbers 10: tapas and nightlife. When night falls, it’s time to get tapas, bite-size eats that cost a few euros a pop. One of the best places to get tapas is the Carrer de Blai in the neighborhood of Poble-sec It’s fun but not filling. So if you’re going to go party make sure you order quite a few tapas and get some patatas bravas, potatoes which are great for soaking up the booze. One last thing that’s really important: locals in Barcelona are having a huge problem with tourists who are treating this beautiful city like their personal playground. If you go to Barcelona, please make sure to be respectful and do not make too much noise after 1am because a lot of these areas have people sleeping. Treat the locals how you would want to be treated when you’re at home. Be respectful. Let’s turn this problem around and give foreigners a good reputation. Okay guys. Those are our top 10 things to do in Barcelona. If you’ve been to Barcelona, if you’re from Barcelona, make sure you share your tips in the comments section. If you haven’t subscribed, don’t forget to do that. Turn on notifications and give this video a thumbs- up because each one of those thumbs-up helps us out. In the meantime, stay curious, keep exploring, and we’ll see you guys on the road. Peace. Pace y amor. Hasta luego.

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  1. Muy buenas 🤣😂🤣😂🤣😂🤣😂 Dudes, it’s only three words, how can I take anything seriously you say after that?!?

  2. Ok this is gonna be my first time go to Barcelona and I am super excite my question is there a tour that u can take with the house or apt on water that what I heard

  3. I watched this video when I planned my trip to Barcelona, you can find it here: https://toyoupiter.com/2018/09/27/reasons-to-visit-barcelona/
    Great advices 🙂 thanks!

  4. you have to learn two languages (!!) spanish and catalan. residents of barcelona have a reluctance to speak spanish. many residents consider this as a kind of insult if you start talking spanish..in some cases if you try start talking they just ignore you.

  5. I want to go to Camp Nou, barcelona.. Just to watch a match.. Is possible for English speakers to travel without any trouble of language

  6. Hey guys im off to Barcelona tomorrow what can you guys recommend over this period in time as the weather is not the greatest this time of the year.

  7. If you want to sleep you creepy Catalans, you can just tell your tourist office to ban the tourist attractions. When you rip off the tourists with a lot of money, you don't respect any of us do you :))

  8. I'm Mexican American and fluent in Spanish. I realize that they speak Catalan in Barcelona, so will my Spanish be useful there?

  9. Loved your video. I visited Barcelona myself with some friends after uni, where I vlogged to showcase how amazing the city truly is. Would love for you guys to check it out and let me know what you think, any sort of feedback would be amazing, thank you so much and keep the videos coming.

  10. Hello guys! Find on my youtube channel an updated travel vlog of this february 2019 in Barcellona! With suggestions of places to visit 🌞 Please like and subscribe also 💋

  11. I’m going at the end of the month! To see FC Barcelona 🙌🏼 paid almost 700$ for two tickets 😩 but can’t wait!!! So obviously #teamBarcelona 😛

  12. I went to Barcelona this Feb and fell in love with the city. Great time to visit there… Not very cold and very less crowded… Infact, beach was warm and pleasant…

  13. SUMMARY

    Shoutout to the Vaga Brothers for making such awesome content videos, providing us with great insights! Not here to steal the scene or anything, so watch the video AND/THEN read this!! (; Below's the list of attractions:

    1. Gothic Quarters (roman times & picasso museum –> buy tickets online)
    2. El Raval (neighborhood & has La Boqueria market & plaza –> 3 course lunch for 10-15 euros)
    3. MACBA (contemporary art museum & spot for international skate crowd)
    4. Casa Batilo & Casa Mila (Gaudi's; used to be private mansion & now public; offers augmented reality show)
    5. Sagrada Familia (Gaudi's masterpiece; most popular attraction; go early / book tickets online)
    6. Camp Nou (home to FC Barcelona & unofficial symbol of Catalan symbol)
    7. Parc Guell (Gaudi's; mystical monument; central part is limited & requires tickets)
    8. Vila de Gracia (funky & bohemian village, like small-town oasis in middle of the city
    9. Barceloneta (Mediterranean beach –> tan, surf, nightlife; Barceloneta neighborhood = great for lunch like old school taverns serving tapas )
    10. Bunquers del Carmel (hill overlooking sunset; military complex
    11. Tapas & Nightlife (f bite-size eat, few euros per pop; best tapas place: Carrer de Blai –> fun but not filling!)

    P.S. I know it's supposed to be top 10 but there's a lot of content to it so I split them up, hoping it'll be easier for you guys to read(:

  14. Привет,народ!
    Если ищите недорогое жильё в Барселоне,заходите ко мне в группу в вк «Бюджетное жильё в Барселоне для хороших людей» или в инста sweethomebcn.
    Всем добра!

  15. I wouldn't bother with parque guell, was there in november and was dissapointed. It was under massive contruction which detracted from the feeling but if that wasn't enough there is a school right next to it and maybe it's because I went at playtime but hearing screaming children playing football while trying to admire the few pretty corners was really distracting. Even if you don't pay for the park entrance and just hike around the exterior park you can still hear the screams throughout what is supposed to be a relaxing hike.

  16. I reaaaallly want to go to Barcelona. I love Spanish/Latin culture so much. It intrigues me and makes me feel so cozy, I don’t know why. I hope to visit here some day.

  17. You forgot one of the most interesting neighborhoods which is El Born.
    But I liked your video a lot, thanks for asking people being respectful 😉

  18. Multumesc ca am vizitat Barcelona pe Youtube, pentru ca din cauza saraciei extreme in realitate nu se poate!!

  19. Loved this video, does anyone know of specific restaurants in El Raval that offer those affordable 3 course lunch/dinner meals? Any help would be greatly appreciated!

  20. Exactly! Please be respectful especially in other Countries/ other cultures! it's always the tourists doing stupid things!

  21. Hello, gays! Thanks for your useful information about Spain. I also love the music which you used for this video. Can you tell me please how i can find it?

  22. Love Barcelona, and can't wait to go back. Sitges is also my favorite of all time, and less than an hour away!

  23. Hi guys I just made a video about Barcelona. If you are interested please check that out. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wTm282Z_CxQ&feature=youtu.be

  24. i am going to Barcelona in a couple of weeks, i have never been to Spain and I am vegetarian…do you think i am going to have troubles finding stuff to eat?

  25. Hi!!! i visited barcelona this year this city is awesome here is my blogpost
    – Where to Stay – When to visit – What i should try – Must see Places

    https://www.kdexplorer.com/2019/08/exploring-barcelona-in-4-days.html

  26. Looking for more travel tips for Spain? Check out our episode for the TOP things to do in SPAIN. https://youtu.be/dV-kFjiuJtg

  27. Barcelona is full of rude Spanish people
    Plus illegal garbage immigrants
    Blacks Pakistani Turkish
    Rubbish
    Such a waste of money to travel to Spain

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