Spain, Barcelona Guide (B): Give Me 3 Days and I’ll Give You Barcelona!

Give Me 3 Days and I’ll Give You Barcelona!
Barcelona, one of the world’s greatest cities, is Catalonia’s vibrant capital. If you can only visit one city in Spain, it should probably be Barcelona. The best period to visit is from mid-April to mid-June, and from mid-September to mid-October, when the crowds haven’t arrived yet and the temperature is comfortable.

This 3-day easy itinerary will carry you to Barcelona’s most famous sights and landmarks!

Day 1
Columbus Monument (Mirador de Colom)

A tribute to Christopher Columbus, who returned to Spain after he discovered America, this statue was built in 1888 and is more than 7 metres high.

Güell Palace (Palau Güell)

A part of UNESCO World Heritage Site, this mansion is a magnificent example of domestic architecture in the context of Art Nouveau. It was the home of the Güell i López family until they moved to Park Güell. Gaudí designed a functional palace adapted to the family’s needs in both their private life and the intense cultural and social life they led.

Plaça Reial

The elegant ambiance of the Plaça Reial is highlighted by the Fountain of the Three Graces, street lamps and palm trees, and it is one of Barcelona’s busiest, most vibrant spots, particularly at night.

La Rambla

Barcelona wouldn’t be Barcelona without its famous Rambla. A wander up and down this famous street is a ritual well worth observing. Just soak up the atmosphere, admire the buildings and come back at night! This is a stroll through ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Give Me 3 Days and I’ll Give You Barcelona!
Guide Location: Spain » Barcelona
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Columbus Monument   Güell Palace   Plaça Reial   Rambla   La Boquería Market   Plaça de Catalunya   Casa Amatller   Casa Batlló   Park Güell   Church of Santa Maria del Mar   Picasso Museum   Catedral de Santa Eulàlia   Palace of Catalan Music   Sagrada Família Church   Plaça d'Espanya   Magic Fountain of Montjuïc   National Art Museum of Catalonia   Montjuïc Castle  
Author: Dominique Lessard
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