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Barcelona in 3 Days

Visiting Sagrada Familia, Park Guell, Casa Vicens Gaudi, Barceloneta Beach, Las Ramblas, La Boqueria Market, Casa Batllo, Casa MilaMontjuic Hill, Gothic Quarter, Camp Nou and many more.

The places to see in Barcelona in 3 days includes all the fundamental spots of Barcelona that highlight the true features of the beautiful city. From the incredible architectural creation of Antoni Gaudí to the delicious tapa restaurant, there are wonderful sightseeing opportunities that you would not want to miss on your trip to Barcelona. Every attraction in your 3 days in Barcelona itinerary will give you a glimpse into the lives of locals, history, and the most iconic foods of the city.

Among the things to see in Barcelona in 3 days, the best ones are the Sagrada Família, Barceloneta Beach, La Boqueria Market, and the Magic Fountain at the Montjuic Hill. Visitors can admire the beautiful architectural creations of Antoni Gaudi through Sagrada Família, Park Güell, Casa Vicens Gaudí, Casa Batlló, and Casa Milà. You can also try different delicious cuisines in the BarCeloneta Sangria Bar, 1881 per SAGARDI Bar, and Restaurant Arume on your 3 days in Barcelona itinerary.
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Day 1 in Barcelona

01

Sagrada Familia

  • Visitors can start their 3 days in Barcelona itinerary by paying a visit to the Sagrada Família, which is a remarkable creation by the famous Spanish architect Antoni Gaudi.

  • It is a colossal cathedral building, whose construction started in 1881 but still remains under construction for about 140 years.

  • The intricate details and figures on the walls of the façades representing different phases in the life of Jesus is truly a masterpiece that you must see on your visit to Barcelona. 

Location: C/ de Mallorca, 401, 08013 Barcelona, Spain.

Timing:
9 am to 7 pm

Entry Fees:
Starting from EUR 21

Click Here to Book: La Sagrada Familia Tickets

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02

Park Guell

  • After taking a tour of the Sagrada Família, you should consider visiting Park Güell as one of the most remarkable places to see in Barcelona in 3 days.

  • Other great artistic works of Antoni Gaudi, this privatized green space highlights the masterpiece of a dragon on the main entrance embellished with vibrant broken pottery.

  • The market hall with impressive columns and the different mosaic patterns on the ceiling of the Park Güell is also the center of attraction for tourists.

Location: 08024 Barcelona, Spain.

Timing:
9.30 am to 7.30 pm

Entry Fees:
EUR 7-15

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03

Casa Vicens Gaudí

  • Among the beautiful things to see in Barcelona in 3 days, Casa Vicens Gaudí is a striking and colorful building designed by Antoni Gaudi in the Gracia district of Barcelona.

  • Regarded as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Casa Vicens Gaudí was the first home of Antoni Gaudi that brought the artist to the spotlight.

  • Tourists can take a tour of this gorgeous modernist building and soak in the history and culture of the museum while admiring the different floors and giant gardens.

Location: Carrer de les Carolines, 20-26, 08012 Barcelona, Spain.

Timing:
10 am to 7 pm

Entry Fees:
EUR 15-20

Click Here to Book: Casa Vicens Gaudi Tickets

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04

Barceloneta Beach

  • The next one on your Barcelona itinerary 3 days is Barceloneta Beach, which is the most famous part of the four beaches in La Barceloneta.
  • Locals and tourists visit this beach during the summer season to chill with friends, enjoy refreshing drinks, or relish the swimming experience in the ocean.
  • On the contrary, the winter season is spent walking along the promenade, sitting down in one of the many sea-facing cafes and restaurants, or playing some beach volleyball with your friends.
  • Therefore, Barceloneta Beach is the best destination to enjoy your weekend vibes and the remarkable weather. 

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05

Dinner at BarCeloneta Sangria Bar

  • Visitors can finish off their first day with a dinner at BarCeloneta Sangria Bar, which is an all-vegan restaurant serving vegan paellas, tapas, and much more.

  • It is a cozy and comfortable place with bright and colorful decor to visit after an entire day's exploration of the beautiful attractions of Barcelona.

  • On your visit to the restaurant, it is advisable to try their specially created homemade Sangrias, along with vegan paella, tiramisu, and strawberry whipped cream.

  • No matter whether you are vegan or non-vegan, this plant-based restaurant should be on the top of your list if you want to try something new and special.

Location: Carrer dels Flassaders, 15, 08003 Barcelona, Spain

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Day 2 in Barcelona

06

Casa Batllo

  • If you are fond of Antoni Gaudi’s architectural works, you should pay a visit to the Casa Batlló sitting on the Passeig de Gracia in Barcelona, so it must be included on your 3 days in barcelona trip

  • Also known as the House of Bones, the attraction features contorted window frames and skeletal pillars that add to the beauty of the building.

  • People who are traveling on a budget can view the building from the outside, but it is worth witnessing the interior architecture of the building.

Location: Passeig de Gràcia, 43, 08007 Barcelona, Spain.

Timing:
9 am to 9 pm

Entry Fees:
EUR 35-45 per person

Click Here to Book: Casa Batllo Tickets

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07

Casa Mila

  • Popularly known as La Pedrera, Casa Milà is the last civil work designed by Antoni Gaudi regarded as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

  • It is one of the best things to see in Barcelona in 3 days, featuring the spectacular sculptures on the Warrior Rooftop and the resorted period apartment.

  • This museum is a visual retreat for people who are fond of art and culture due to the waves in the design, the eccentric wrought iron balconies, and the asymmetrical facades.

  • The painting on the walls of the courtyard is also worth witnessing on your visit to Casa Milà.

Location: Passeig de Gracia, 92, 08008 Barcelona, Spain.

Timing:
9 am to 11 pm

Entry Fees:
€ 30-40 per person

Click Here to Book: 
Casa Mila Tickets

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08

Las Ramblas

  • Strolling through the Las Ramblas, which is the fundamental pedestrian thoroughfare in Barcelona, is one of the top things to do in 3 days in Barcelona.

  • Running through the heart of the city, Las Ramblas is a giant boulevard that draws the attention of visitors through famous attractions, like the Erotica Museum, Modernist Boqueria Market, and Christopher Columbus Monument.

  • Besides this, the human statue art, live performances, and portrait or caricature are some of the other things that will garner your interest in the Las Ramblas.

  • The streets also offer several shopping destinations to purchase souvenirs and other things to take back home and cherish the memory for a lifetime.

Location: Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain

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09

La Boqueria Market

  • Located right to La Ramblas, La Boqueria Market is another one of the famous places to see in 3 days in Barcelona.

  • It is a go-to shopping arena for locals to shop for fruit, fish, fresh juices, and a vast assortment of delicious delicacies.

  • Visitors will also find tiny tapas restaurants in the La Boqueria Market, like the Pinotxo Bar and El Quim de la Boqueria.

  • Some of the varied options of the specialist stalls you will discover in La Boqueria Market are meats, olives, fruit, seafood, cheeses, and much more.

Location: La Rambla, 91, 08001 Barcelona, Spain.

Timing:
8 am to 8.30 pm

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10

Have Sunset Drinks at 1881

  • To complete your second day itinerary, you should move to 1881 per SAGARDI Bar for gorgeous sunset views situated on the top of the National History Museum of Catalonia.

  • Treating yourself to the harbor views in 1881 per SAGARDI bar is one of the worthy places to see in Barcelona in 3 days.

  • Visitors can go to the spacious terrace and enjoy a vast assortment of the creative cocktail menu, including some tapas, as their best food and nightlife options in Barcelona.

Location: Pl. Pau de la Vila, 3, 08003 Barcelona, Spain.

Timing:
10 am to 12.30 am

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Day 3 in Barcelona

11

Spend More Time in the Gothic Quarter

  • The Gothic Quarter is one of the most noteworthy things to see in Barcelona in 3 days that lets you do something new at every nook and corner of the street.

  • While wandering around the Gothic Quarter, visitors can take a tour or attend a musical performance in the Palau de la Musica Catalana in the Gothic Quarter.

  • Another remarkable place to explore on the streets of the Gothic Quarter is Parc de la Ciutadella which offers winding paths to go on a romantic walk with your loved one.

  • Situated off of La Rambla at the Gothic Quarter, you will also come across Palau Güell, which allows you to see Barcelona from a different perspective from the rooftop.

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12

Camp Nou

  • The third day of Barcelona will take you on a sporty voyage to Camp Nou, which is the largest stadium in Europe and the third-largest football stadium in the world, make sure to include this on your 3 days in barcelona trip

  • If you are a soccer fan, you will love the home ground of FC Barcelona where you can retrace the footsteps of the football player.

  • You can take a tour of the stadium, wander around the interactive museum, and learn about the entire team through touchscreens.

  • The visitors can also enter the Trophy Room to see over 20 Liga and five Champions League trophies in the cabinet.

Timings: 2 April-7 October; between 10 AM and 8 PM (Monday to Saturday) & 10 AM - 2:30 PM (Sunday)

During the rest of the year: 10 AM - 6:30 AM 

Location:
C. d'Arístides Maillol, 12, 08028 Barcelona, Spain.

Entry Fees:
EUR 25-30 above five years of age

Click Here to Book: Camp Nou Tour

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13

Go to the Beach

  • Enjoying the sunrise or sunset on the beach is yet another one of the top things to do in Barcelona in 3 days.

  • From lounging in the sun to enjoying fun-filled water sports activities, the beaches in Barcelona have everything that would make your vacation enjoyable and memorable.

  • On your visit to the beach, the tourists can enjoy some of the great seafood at the various restaurants and bars lining the seashore.

  • You can catch a view of the entire Barcelona coastline at Sant Sebastià Beach, play football and volleyball at Mar Bella Beach, or visit the most famous Bogatell Beach.

14

Montjuic Hill

  • Montjuic Hill is one of the most famous places to see in 3 days in Barcelona, from where you can soak in the panoramic views from the castle, visit different museums, and witness the Magic Fountain.

  • On visiting Montjuic Hill, guests can pay a visit to the Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya, which gives you a sneak peek into the 19th and 20th centuries.

  • If you are fond of art, you can travel to Joan Míro Foundation at Montjuic Hill, which features beautiful works of art by Barcelona native Joan Míro.

  • You can also take a tour of Montjuic Castle while enjoying the panoramic views of the city and watching the beautiful display of water, color, and music at the Magic Fountain of Montjuic.

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15

End the Day with Dinner at Restaurant Arume

  • If you love to visit rooftop bars, you should consider Restaurant Arume as one of the most remarkable places to see in Barcelona in 3 days.

  • Situated in the center of Barcelona's lively and bohemian Raval neighborhood, this restaurant is renowned for its crispy Galician octopus with paprika, potato foam, and seaweed.

  • Giving a beautiful atmosphere for dining, the restaurant also serves delicious blackberry mojito that is loved by all tourists.

Location: Carrer d'En Botella, 11, 13, 08001 Barcelona, Spain.

Timing:
7 pm to 11 pm (Wednesday and Thursday); 1 pm to 3 pm, 7 pm to 11 pm (Friday to Sunday)

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People Also Ask About Barcelona

  1. Which are the most famous places to visit in Barcelona?

    1. Basílica de la Sagrada Família
    2. Gothic Quarter
    3. Casa Milà
    4. La Rambla
    5. Bogatell Beach
    6. Palau de la Música Catalana
    7. Catedral de la Santa Cruz y Santa Eulalia
    8. Parc Güell
    9. Casa Batlló
    10. Museu Picasso de Barcelona
    11. Plaça del Rei
    12. Camp Nou
    13. Magic Fountain of Montjuic
    14. La Barcelonata
    15. Reial Monestir de Santa Maria de Pedralbes
    16. Meract de la Boqueria
  2. How many days are sufficient to explore Barcelona?

    A minimum of three to four days are enough to explore the beautiful city of Barcelona. The visitors can enjoy the different places to see in Barcelona in 3 days and indulge in exciting activities to make their journey to Barcelona enjoyable and memorable.
  3. What are the famous things to do in Barcelona?

    The famous things to see in Barcelona in 3 days are La Sagrada Familia’s architecture, the Gothic Quarter, and Casa Battló. Besides this, visitors can explore the most famous streets of La Rambla, learn about the early works of Pablo Picasso at the Picasso Museum, and get holy at the Barcelona Cathedral.
  4. Which places are family-friendly in Barcelona?

    There are plenty of family-friendly places to see in Barcelona in 3 days, with La Sagrada Família, Ciutadella Park, CosmoCaixa Barcelona, and Montserrat and Montjuic Mountains being the most famous ones. Some of the other places that garner the interest of the family in Barcelona are Museu de la Xocolata, L’Aquarium Barcelona, Park Güell, and the Magical Fountain of Montjuic.
  5. Which weather is best to visit in Barcelona?

    Spring is the best time to visit and explore the top things to do in Barcelona in 3 days. Spread across the months of March, April, and May, you will experience cold winds and sprinkling showers during this season. The weather conditions during this time are favorable for witnessing the landmark attractions, drinking good Cerveza (beer), and savoring the delicious foods of Barcelona.
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