Which are the best places to visit on Barcelona day tours?
1. La Sagrada Familia
La Sagrada Familia is one of the best places to visit on the day trips from Barcelona as it is an authentic treasure trove of gorgeous architectural wonders. Intricately structured by the distinct style and imagination of great architect, Antoni Gaudi, it is a gem in the sprawling skyline of Barcelona. Through this tour, you can also admire the beauty of the vibrant stained glass panes that are constructed in harmony with the other delicate carvings of the church’s facade.
Location: C /de Mallorca, 401, 08013 Barcelona, Spain.
Timings: 9 am to 7 pm everyday
2. Casa Mila
Casa Mila, also known as La Pedrera is yet another architectural brilliance designed by Antoni Gaudi that deserves a place in your Barcelona day trips. It is a perfect example of the last residential buildings of the Modernisme period that attracts visitors to its flattering designs, asymmetrical facades, and eccentric wrought iron balconies. You can take a tour of the museum situated on the floor below the roof and have a look at the painting and other work of the world famous architect.
Location: Passeig de Gràcia, 92, 08008 Barcelona, Spain.
Timings: 9 am to 11 pm everyday
3. Cathedral Of Barcelona
You can admire the beauty of the Cathedral of Barcelona on your Barcelona day tours, which represents three distinctive architectural periods. The Gothic architecture with stained glass windows, high ceilings, and gargoyles in different shapes and sizes is enough to leave you awestruck with its beauty.
Location: Pla de la Seu, s/n, 08002 Barcelona, Spain.
Timings: Monday - Friday: 8:30 am - 12:30 pm / 5:45 pm - 7:30 pm
Saturday: 8:30 am - 12:30 pm / 5:15 pm to 8 pm
Sunday: 8:30 am - 1:45 pm / 5:15 pm to 8 pm
4. Casa Batlló
When considering taking day tours from Barcelona, don't forget to go for a unique sightseeing experience of Casa Batlló, which is another reflection of the unmatched style and aesthetics of Antoni Gaudi.On arriving at the attraction, you will get a chance to see the trencadís decorated exterior and skull-shaped balconies, which is just an introduction to the astonishing interiors. Moreover, the underwater theme of the house adds to the beauty and features of the place. Even the intriguing interior and attractive facade will steal your heart with immaculate beauty.
Location:Passeig de Gràcia, 43, 08007 Barcelona, Spain.
Timings: 9 am to 8 pm everyday
5. Camp Nou
Among the other attractions which one can see in the day trips from Barcelona, one must explore Camp Nou, the second largest football stadium in the world. Since its completion in 1957, it has housed FC Barcelona, where you can catch a glimpse of the glittery trophy cabinet, including 5 European Cups and 24 La Liga titles. Visitors can experience the life of a real FC Barcelona player by passing through the walking tunnel. You can also marvel at the latest ‘Messi Area’ in the stadium, which consists of his five Ballon d’Or trophies
Location: C. dÁrtistides Maillol, 12, 08028 Barcelona, Spain.
Timing: Monday - Saturday: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm ; Sunday : 10:00 am - 03:00 pm
6. Picasso Museum
Picasso Museum is another one of the best places to visit on your Barcelona day tours and get a sneak peek into the vast collection of Picasso’s artworks. This museum features around 4251 works in the permanent collection that represents the artist’s formative years to the Blue period. Not only the art, but the Catalan Gothic architecture and inner courtyards are also a retreat to the eyes of the visitors.
Location:Carrer de Montcada, 15-23, 08003 Barcelona, Spain.
Timings: 10 am to 7 pm (Tuesday to Sunday); Monday closed
Montjuic is a famous addition to your day trips from Barcelona, featuring attractive castles, museums, magical fountains, and Spanish villages. Standing at a height of about 180 meters above sea level, this scenic hilltop locale in Barcelona offers a beautiful view of the pristine waters of the Mediterranean Sea. Some of the wonderful sightseeing attractions in Montjuic are Castell de Montjuïc, Museu d’Arqueologia de Catalunya, Olympic Stadium, and Poble Espanyol. People are drawn to this attraction to indulge in cable car activities and enjoy the magnificent views of historical and modern relics and contemporary works.
Location: Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain.
8. Park Güell
Sprawling across an area of 18 hectares of hilly land, Park Güell is another creation of Antoni Gaudi that you must see during your Barcelona day trips. The trencadís created by tiny ceramic broken pieces also add to the overall beauty of this attraction. From motifs to sculptures, fluidity of the design to the structure, everything makes this architectural marvel one of the best places to visit on your trip to Barcelona. Declared as a World Heritage Site in 1984, you may find some local musicians gathering and playing some melody for you to enjoy.
Location: 08024 Barcelona, Spain.
Timings:9.30 am to 7.30 pm
9. Parc de la Ciutadella
Situated in the center of the city, Parc de la Ciutadella included in your day trips from Barcelona is one of the most beautiful green spaces in the entire city. This park houses the Catalonian Parliament, museums, a city zoo, lakes, and a giant fountain in the middle that will leave you awestruck with its grandiosity and magnificence. It is an ideal spot to spend some time with your loved one or have a picnic with your friends and family while enjoying the gorgeous views of the greenery all around.
Location: Passeig de Picasso, 21, 08003 Barcelona, Spain.
Timings:10 am to 10.30 pm
10. La Barceloneta
If you are looking forward to traveling a little far from the city, you can visit La Barceloneta on your day trips from Barcelona. It is a triangular piece of land that diverges into the sea boats in Barcelona’s Port Vell on one side and the sandy beaches on the other. In this place, you can relish the beachfront restaurant experience known as xiringuitos and public baths on the beautiful beaches. Once you get inside this neighborhood, you will get a chance to learn about the traditional culture of the city as well.