Things to do in Barcelona

For attractions around Barcelona, it is recommended to purchase your tickets in advance.



Barri Gotic (Gothic Quarter)
Distance from port- 5.8 km (20-35 minutes)

Visit the oldest part of Barcelona, next to the city center that features Roman and Mediveval-era architecture. Explore plazas and narrow roads full of shops, restaurants, cafes, bars and clubs.

Basillica La Sagrada Familia
Distance from port- 9.2 km (25-40 minutes)

5 euros (about $18.10) for adults; 13 euros (about $15.65) for students; free for kids 11 and younger. (Prices subject to change)
Explore the architectural masterpiece of Antoni Gaudi. Be sure to purchase tickets online ahead of time as this is a very popular destination.

Palau de la Musica Orfeo Catala
Distance from port- 6.3 km (20-30 minutes)
18 euros ($21.60) for adults; free for kids 10 and younger. (Prices subject to change)
Explore the Palace of Music, one of Barcelona’s Art Nouveau gems, a riot of color and intricate design. Built at the beginning of the 20th century in the Art Nouveau style, this masterpiece of creativity relies on the decorative arts – mosaic, stained glass, ironwork and glazed tiles – and exploits the use of natural light.

Casa Batllo
Distance from port- 7.4 km (20-40 minutes)
23.50 euros (about $28.30) for adults; 20.50 (about $24.70) for kids 7-18; free for kids 7 and younger. (Prices subject to change)
Venture through one of Antoni Gaudi’s masterpieces located in the center of bustling Barcelona.

Catedral de Barcelona (Barcelona Cathedral)
Distance from port- 6.3 km (20-30 minutes)
Free from 8am - 12:45pm; suggested donation of your choice from 1pm - 5pm
Explore through a beautiful gothic cathedral and see the city through stained glass windows that are over five centuries old.

Parc Guell
Distance from port- 11.7 km (30-60 minutes)
8 euros (about $9.50) for adults; 4.60 euros (about $5.60) for kids 7-12; free for kids 6 and younger. (Prices subject to change)
Stroll through this urban park, designed by Antoni Gaudi, of beautiful gardens, winding paths and breathtaking city views.

La Barceloneta Beach
Distance from port- 7.3 km (20 minutes)
Free. Excursions available.
Relax in the sand looking out toward the Mediterranean and its brilliantly blue waters.


Boqueria Market
Distance from port- 5.4 km (20-30 minutes)
Historic market that opened in 1840 that is foodie central. Come with an empty stomach!

Las Ramblas
Distance from port- 5.3 km (20-30 minutes)
Lively and vibrant shopping and dining area through the heart of the city.


Museu Picasso (Picasso Museum)

Distance from port- 6 km (20-30 minutes)
11 euros (about $12.50) for adults. (Prices subject to change)
Admire Picasso’s work as the museum takes you through a timeline of pieces from his early work to the end of his career.

Casa Mila (La Pedrera)
Distance from port- 7.9 km (25-45 minutes)
22 euros (about $26.50) for adults; 11 euros (about $13.30) for kids 7-12; free for kids 6 and younger. (Prices subject to change)
Head up to the rooftop for a stunning city view and nighttime light show. It’s recommended to visit around sunset to see Barcelona lit up.


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