Barcelona is one of the most beautiful cities in Spain. It is the capital and largest city of Catalonia, along with the second most populated city in the Kingdom of Spain. Barcelona is one of the biggest tourist hubs in Europe. The city enjoys historical and other significant landmarks worth visiting. Some of the most famous landmarks include Sagrada Familia, Camp Nou, Barcelona Cathedral and much more.
With our experience in providing highly resourceful itineraries and travel plans to all our esteemed readers, we can tell you that 5 days are the best to cover all the top attractions.
Use this 5 days itinerary plan to discover this intriguing and sparkling city. You can also book your airline tickets from Dream World Travel agency in the UK for cheap flights to Barcelona. However, it is always recommended to compare flights prior make any final decision to save your money and maximize all the fun you are planning to have on this well-deserved vacation trip to Barcelona.
Day 1 brings you early to this city. You can plan to land at Barcelona-El Prat early in the morning, which can benefit you to save on your hotel stay. Take a taxi or Barcelona Metro to your hotel to check in.
After checking in, you can refresh yourself with some delicious food and a nice warm bath and prepare for the best 5 days in Barcelona. Start with the Sagrada Familia and admire the beauty of its architecture. Although its construction is still unfinished, you can just make this building your favorite one. Although, it is a Roman Catholic Church; you don’t need to be devout to visit it. We suggest you purchase Sagrada Familia tickets in advance or you could end up waiting in long queues.
After visiting this magnificent cathedral, you can spend your afternoon bicycling or walk by the beach. You can take photos of the beautiful beach and take a quick trip to the food market at La Rambla. After that, you can enjoy your evening Tapas tour.
The 2nd day will start by visiting Gaudi’s Casa Mila (La Pedrera), Casa Batllo on Passeig De Gracia, and Arc De Triomf. They are in one vicinity, so we suggest you visit them altogether. Your visit will surely result in admiration of these amazing buildings with unique design and architecture.
You can walk from Passeig De Gracia towards Placa Catalunya onto Ronda de Sant Pere, you will finally reach Arc de Triomf. In order to see more sights and scenery in this area, walk further down Champ Elysees.
Visit Olympic Park at afternoon. Barcelona was the host of 1992 Olympic Games and the park is a huge tourist attraction. You can visit the home ground of Catalonia National Football Team and other swimming pools used in the Olympics. You can also take a swim in one of the swimming pools, so keep your swimsuits with you on this tour.
Spend your evening at the Food Market and enjoy the delights of local cuisines. After that, you have your whole night to get a taste of Barcelona’s nightlife.
Day 3 brings you a tour of the home of one of the best football clubs in the world. Camp Nou is the home ground of the FC Barcelona and visiting it is advisable. This stadium is also one of the biggest in the world and is just like a holy place for the people of Barcelona.
In the afternoon, you can enjoy a great view of Barcelona by using the cable car. Start from the tower of San Sebastian, which is near Barceloneta Beach. This journey gives you a mixture of jolt and pleasure. You can see and take a lot of pictures of different sites and sceneries along your cable car journey. You can spend the rest of your day by mingling with the locals and sharing their culture, cuisines and a good chat.
The fourth day of your trip will take you to Park Guell, which are the ruins of an estate abandoned in 1914. This site was later turned into a municipal park in 1922 and it became a public park with a museum. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, so visiting it is worthwhile.
In the afternoon, you can visit the Gothic Quarter and Barcelona Cathedral. The latter is impressive in its design and architecture and we suggest you stay there for some pictures and quality time.
Spend your evening with a pleasant boat ride from Port Vell, located opposite to Christopher Columbus Statue. It is a nice way to end your day and relax a bit later in the evening with a good Spanish dinner.
The fifth day is always planned by us keeping in mind to leave the same night and head home. However, it is up to you to decide whether you want to stay for the night and leave the next morning, stay for another whole day and extend your trip. But we suggest you check out to save money and time.
The 5th day can be started by visiting Montjuic Castle. It is an old military castle dating back to 17th century. After that, you can visit the Magic Fountain. Take some pictures there and head to Museu Nacional D’Art de Catalunya. Take some pictures of both the magnificent places and make wonderful memories of your time in Barcelona, Spain.