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Address Carrer Bergara, 4 / 08002 – Barcelona

Phone +34 93 301 32 32

Only have 24 hours to visit Barcelona and don't want to miss a thing? We've got you covered with a comprehensive plan, from morning till night, to give you an overview of everything this city has to offer. Remember, you'll have to come back for more.

Barcelona's narrow, history-filled streets, impressive architecture, and vibrant culture make it a must-visit for art, gastronomy, and history enthusiasts. If you only have 24 hours to explore this Mediterranean city, this itinerary will take you through its most iconic landmarks and hidden gems without leaving the center. And of course, it includes the best options to savor delicious Catalan cuisine and local wines.


9:00 AM - Visit the Sagrada Familia

Head north on foot (or by metro) to the Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, designed by the architectural genius Antoni Gaudí. It's the most visited and iconic building in the city, so it's a must-see. Though this unfinished masterpiece is still under construction, its beauty and almost surreal architecture are impressive. Don't forget to purchase your tickets in advance on the official website.



11:00 AM - Explore the Gothic Quarter and El Born

If you're up for it after seeing the Sagrada Familia, it's time to take the metro again and get off at Jaume I station to immerse yourself in two adjacent areas, the Gothic Quarter and El Born. Their narrow cobblestone streets will lead you to treasures like the Barcelona Cathedral, the Picasso Museum, or one of those well-kept secrets, the charming Plaça Sant Felip Neri.



Noon: 1:00 PM - Lunch at La Boquería Market

There's nothing more authentic and typical in Barcelona than stopping by La Boquería Market to discover why Catalonia is a gastronomic paradise. It might be crowded, but don't worry. Be patient and try the fresh dishes available there: tapas, seafood, local cured meats, the finest vegetables in the country... There's something for every taste. Everything pairs better with a glass of wine or sangria, of course.



2:30 PM - Discover the best of contemporary art at MACBA

With your energy replenished after the delights of La Boquería, it's time to feed your spirit. Walk to Raval, and in less than ten minutes, you'll face the strikingly white facade of the Barcelona Museum of Contemporary Art (MACBA), designed by the award-winning American architect Richard Meier. Beyond its exterior and the dozens of skaters gathering in the museum's square, artistic avant-garde awaits you inside with the city's most cutting-edge exhibitions across various disciplines.



Late Afternoon 4:30 PM - A bit of tranquility in Parc de la Ciutadella

To get here from Raval, we recommend using public transportation—not because it's far, but because we're covering the entire city in just one day. Parc de la Ciutadella is one of Barcelona's green lungs and the perfect place to see the city from another perspective: absolute tranquility. Lakes, fountains, and sculptures populate its lush corners where you can relax. A must-see: don't miss the monumental cascade designed by Josep Fontserè and the young Antoni Gaudí.



6:30 PM - Shopping on Passeig de Gràcia

There's always time for shopping, and Passeig de Gràcia is the place to be. It's the avenue of luxury shops, and even if you don't want to spend money, it's worth it to see the displays and, above all, the impressive modernist architecture. Chanel and Gucci conversing with Gaudí—things that only happen in Barcelona.



Evening 9:00 PM - Typical dinner at Els Quatre Gats

Exactly, we're eating again. Let's make sure we've tasted everything! Back to the Gothic Quarter to discover a restaurant steeped in history: Els Quatre Gats. This renowned establishment was a meeting place for artists like Picasso. Enjoy local dishes such as 'bacalao a la llauna' or 'crema catalana' while soaking in its bohemian and artistic atmosphere.



11:30 PM - Drinks and nightlife in El Raval

Back to the city's edgier area, but this time with a more festive attitude. It's time to explore the many bars and clubs that populate the streets of Raval to enjoy its charming cultural mix. If you're up for continuing the night, Apolo nightclub always offers the best programming for electronic music and urban sounds. Plus, it's just a few steps from this lively neighborhood.