Barcelona is a thriving city with numerous attractions and landmarks for every kind of visitor. From museums and art galleries to beaches and shopping avenues, the city has a lot going on and experiencing it all can be a challenge if you don't plan ahead. Depending on how many days you're in Barcelona for, your itinerary will include varied stops. Ideally, you can spend 3 days in Barcelona and experience everything the city boasts. If you're short on time and wondering what to do in Barcelona, we've put together 1-day and 2-day Barcelona itineraries as well.

Barcelona Itineraries

1-Day Itinerary
2-Day Itinerary
3-Day Itinerary
Casa Mila

Casa Mila

Morning

Casa Batllo

Casa Batlló

Morning

Sagrada Familia

Sagrada Familia

Afternoon

La Boqueria

La Boqueria

Afternoon

Park Guell

Park Guell

Evening

Las Ramblas

Las Ramblas

Evening

Placa de Catalunya

Placa de Catalunya

Evening

Day 1

Casa Batllo

Casa Batllo

Morning

Casa Mila

Casa Mila

Morning

Sagrada Familia

Sagrada Familia

Afternoon

La Boqueria

La Boqueria

Afternoon

Park Guell

Park Guell

Evening

Las Ramblas

Las Ramblas

Evening

Placa de Catalunya

Placa de Catalunya

Evening

Day 2

Camp Nou

Camp Nou

Morning

Barcelona Aquarium

Barcelona Aquarium

Afternoon

Montjuic Hill

Montjuic Hill

Evening

Poble Espanyol

Poble Espanyol

Evening

Gothic Quarter

Gothic Quarter

Night

Day 1

Casa Mila

Casa Mila

Morning

Casa Batllo

Casa Batllo

Morning

Sagrada Familia

Sagrada Familia

Afternoon

La Boqueria

La Boqueria

Afternoon

Park Guell

Park Guell

Evening

Las Ramblas

Las Ramblas

Evening

Placa de Catalunya

Plaça de Catalunya

Evening

Day 2

Camp Nou

Camp Nou

Morning

Barcelona Aquarium

Barcelona Aquarium

Afternoon

Montjuic Hill

Montjuic Hill

Evening

Poble Espanyol

Poble Espanyol

Evening

Gothic Quarter

Gothic Quarter

Night

Day 3

National Museum of Catalunya Art

National Museum of Catalunya Art

Morning

Chocolate Museum Barcelona

Chocolate Museum

Afternoon

Walking Tour

Walking Tour of Barcelona

Evening

Las Golondrinas Boat Tour

Las Golondrinas Boat Tour

Evening

Barcelona Tours & Tickets

While you're firming up your Barcelona itinerary, be it for a weekend or a whole week - here are some tours and tickets that will make your sightseeing experience easy breezy.

FAQs

Q. How many days should I spend in Barcelona?
A. On average, you can explore Barcelona in 2-3 days but we would recommend setting aside at least three days to properly explore the city.

Q. Which area of Barcelona is best for staying?
A. Keeping the location, safety and cost of living in mind, areas such as Placa de Catalunya, Las Ramblas and the Gothic Quarter are ideal for tourists.

Q. Is Barcelona safe at night for solo travelers?
A. Yes, Barcelona is a relatively safe place to walk around at night so long as you avoid deserted areas.

Q. What is the best time of day to visit Sagrada Familia?
A. The Sagrada Familia is the most visited tourist attraction in Barcelona and the best time to visit it is early morning from 9 am to 12 pm.

Q. Is Barcelona a walkable city?
A. Yes, Barcelona is an extremely walkable city with designated footpaths for walkers in most places.

Q. What is the city center of Barcelona called?
A. Barcelona's city center is located at Plaza Catalunya.