The historic yet modern city of Barcelona is an exciting city considering the array of splendid architecture that is second to none. If you have only 24 hours to spend in Barcelona, you should and must make it worthwhile by feeding your soul with some of the amazement the city has to offer. You should read on to know just how to make it an unforgettable 24 hours.
- Go and see the La Sagrada Familia:
The La Sagrada Familia, though incomplete, remains one of the most iconic sites that attract over 3 million onlookers to it yearly. Even after 140 years of its incompleteness, the iconic building still stands out and yes, it is picture friendly.
Designed by a local of the city, Antoni Gaudi, the building is said to be complete by 2026 but until then, go marvel at its incomplete state and discover just why it draws people and while at it, you can extend your visit to 6 other iconic buildings by the same genius and try tapas for breakfast, it is delicious.
- Visit Camp Nou, the home of FC Barcelona
Visiting Barcelona to watch the elite FC Barcelona team play live is a dream come true for many but more so, during non-playing hours, you can take a tour around camp nou stadium and the Picasso museum next to it, it will not be a bad idea.
- La Boqueria Market.
You will like to buy something to remember these 24 hours. The La Boqueria market is around the midpoint of Las Ramblas and there lay countless stalls selling fresh produce, olives, bread, meats, and seafood including several small bars and restaurants perfect for a light bite or lunch.
- Visit Barcelona’s classiest district, El Born
The El Born district is one of the classiest you can find around Europe. It is an old and charming district, home to the Catalan aristocrats who fled the masses in the medieval days. The district houses the famous Santa Maria del Mar church, museums, art galleries, boutiques, shops, little restaurants, s and bars that will spoil you silly.
At the end of the day, relax with Cava, the native drink of the city either at the local winery, the numerous beaches, the Mediterranean Sea in the La Barceloneta district, or in a cozy restaurant. If you’re looking for a more collective experience, join the BeOriginal free Barcelona walking tour, to explore the city in full.