Tibidabo's Sacred Heart of Jesus
Cumbre del Tibidabo
How to get there
Apart from its beautiful characteristics and its architecture, Tibidabo's Sacred Heart of Jesus Church enjoys an incredible location on the top of the Tibidabo Mountain. The views from here, with the statue of Jesus watching all over, is one of the best.
Tibidabo's Amusement Park
Tibidabo Square, 3
How to get there
Prices and tickets
Located also at the Tibidabo Mountaun, the highest peak around Barcelona, this Amusement Park is a classic. From its roller coasters, the views of the city and the Mediterranean sea are unbelievable. Getting there is not easy but it definitely worth it.
Mallorca Street, 401
How to get there: metro, L2 y L5 stop - Sagrada Família; bus, 19, 33, 34, 50, 51, H10 y V21
Schedule: October to March, daily from 9h to 18h; April to September, dairy from 9h to 20h; January 1,6 , December 25, 26, from 9h to 14h.
Web site: www.sagradafamilia.cat
Basilica of Sagrada Familia is the tourist icon par excellence of Barcelona and the most known work by architecture Antoni Gaudí.
Paseo marítimo Barceloneta
How to get there: metro, L4 Barceloneta; bus 17, 36, 39, 45, 59, 64 y D20; tram T4: stop Ciutadella-Vila Olímpica.
After its refurbishment in 1992 for the Olympics, Barceloneta Beach became the best known place in Barcelona for those visitors looking for sun and salt water.
Columbus Statue (viewpoint)
Portal de la Pau Square
Schedule: November to February, daily from 8:30 to 19:30; March to October, daily from 8:30 to 20:30.
Price: adults: 4€; children between 4 and 12 years old: 3€; less than 4 years old: free.
How to get there: metro Drassanes, line 3; bus, lines 14, 20, 21, 36, 57, 59, 64, 91, 120 y 15.
The big statue of Columbus next to the port houses a great viewpoint with great views to the city and the Mediterranean sea.
Cathedral of Barcelona
Pla de la Seu
How to get there: metro - Jaume I, line 4; Liceu y Drassanes, line 3.
Also known as Cathedral of Saint Eulalia, it was built between 13th and 15th centuries on a primitive romanisque church. Its marvelous facade, however, ended its construction much later, in 1992. It is an amazing place to realize how important has been Barcelona around the years.
Avinguda de Francesc Cambó, 16
How to get there: Metro: L4 stop Jaume I; bus: 17, 45, 120 y V17.
Schedule: Monday, from 7.30 to 14h. Tuesday, Wendesday and Saturday, from 7.30 to 15.30h. Thursday and Friday, from 7.30 to 20.30h.
Antique Market from the 19th century that now houses many food stalls, bars and trendy restaurants. Its colorful ceiling is also a tourist point.
Santa Maria del Mar Church
Plaça de Santa Maria, 1
How to get there: Metro: L4 stop Jaume I. Bus: 17, 19, 40 and 45.
Schedule: from Monday to Saturday, 9 to 13.30h and 16.30 to 20h. Sundays, 10.30 to 13.30h and 16.30 to 20h.
The famous Gothic church that inspire thanks to its beauty the novel Cathedral of the Sea.
Casa Battló & Milá
Batlló: Paseo de Gracia, 43; open daily from 9h to 21h.; adult price: 21.5€
Metro: Paseo de Gracia L2, L3 y L4
Bus: lines 7, 16, 17, 22, 24 y 28
Web site: www.casabatllo.es
Milá (Pedrera): Provença 265, 261; open daily from 9h to 20h (closing 18:30h in winter); adult price: 20.5€
Web site: www.lapedrera.com
Probably the two most representative works by Gaudi in Barcelona.