Sagrada Familia: a work in progress

Viator Exclusive Barcelona Architecture Small Group Walking Tour

Architecture has been an important part of the city of Barcelona for centuries. The city is full of beautiful buildings dating back to the gothic period, and the tradition continues today as Barcelona is still on the cutting-edge of structural style. We toured the city’s buildings with our architect tour guide on the Viator Exclusive Barcelona Architecture Walking Tour. She took us from medieval churches all the way to present-day sky scrapers.

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December 16, 2014 by
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Barcelona by Water

One of the joys of Barcelona is of course its seaside location. Which means that there is in fact more than one perspective from which you can and should experience the city: on land but also by boat. So if you’re keen to check out Barcelona via the Mediterranean Sea, then here are three great sailing options. […]

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December 16, 2014 by
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Most Picturesque Places in Barcelona

Barcelona is a veritable wonderland of sights to see. But not all of them are created equally when it comes to being super picturesque (let’s face it, Camp Nou Soccer Stadium is super cool, but not super photogenic). From illuminated fountains and towers to unparalleled views with equally unparalleled foregrounds, here are those Barcelona destinations that will dazzle your eyes and compel you to grab your camera and start snapping away.

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December 9, 2014 by
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Learning to Cook Spanish Paella in a Barcelona Small Group Cooking Class

Making that sugar crackle on the crema catalana

Barcelona is city with a strong culinary history. Its location on the sea lends itself to a culinary emphasis on seafood to compliment an array of Spanish flavors. On the Barcelona Cooking tour we walked the markets of Barcelona and learned to cook some of the city’s most famous dishes. First our guide David led […]

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December 1, 2014 by
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Mediterranean Sea Sailing Trip of Barcelona

Sailing into the night sky

Situated directly on the sea, Barcelona is the perfect place to take in the city from a sail boat. The Mediterranean Sea Sailing trip of Barcelona allowed us to do just that. After finding our boat in the harbor full of bobbing masts, we were greeted by our captain, Matt, and then headed out of the harbor straight away to get out on the sea for sunset.

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November 28, 2014 by
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CaixaForum Barcelona

If there’s one visual take-away that will stick with you after a visit to Barcelona, it will likely have to do with all things Modernista. You know, that distinctly Catalan look found at iconic sights such as Gaudi’s Sagrada Familia, or in the buildings located along the famous “Block of Discord,” home to La Pedrera and Casa Mila. If you’ve crossed (or plan to cross!) these major destinations off your list, there’s still another in town that you may wish to add: CaixaForum Barcelona.

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November 25, 2014 by
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Best Places for Tapas in Barcelona

Few places in Spain taste as good as Barcelona — or at least that’s what reviews and guides, such Michelin, have to say about it. Find out just how delicious the city’s eats are by getting more acquainted with some of its best tapas bars. Here are a handful of them, which are located within these […]

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November 18, 2014 by
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A Night Tapas Tour of Barcelona

Plenty of meat and fish tapas to choose from!

Barcelona is a city that has a certain energy to it. For me it feels more alive than other cities. It might be the schedule that everyone in Spain follows with daily afternoon naps, late dinners, and even later bed times. However, I think it also has to do people themselves and their style. One way it is easy to immerse yourself is in the food, and a siesta in the afternoon isn’t bad either. We got an in depth look at the city, food, and culture on the Tapas evening walking tour of Barcelona.

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November 11, 2014 by
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Reasons to Visit Barcelona Over Madrid

With two of the world’s favorite cities packed into one country, it might seem like a pretty difficult task to choose between Madrid and Barcelona. From location to culture, food and sports, each metropolis has its own set of special advantages. But if you’re curious about what makes Barcelona so darn special, here are seven reasons why you should pick the coastal city over the nation’s capital.

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November 4, 2014 by
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Sant Antoni Market

So you’ve been to Barcelona’s Boqueria Market with all of its vibrant food stalls, occasional tapas bars, and tourists, loads and loads of tourists. If you’re now looking for a more local market experience, though, then you need not look any further than Mercat Sant Antoni.

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October 28, 2014 by
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