Barcelona is one of Europe’s most famous cities, thanks to its outstanding beaches and vast cultural heritage. It’s also one of the best budget destinations; with plenty of free attractions to ensure Barcelona holidays can be fun and exciting for the all, without breaking the bank. Below is a roundup of some of the best things to do for free in Barcelona.
Like every major tourist city around the world, Barcelona has its “hit list” of places and experiences that most tourists don’t want to miss. There’s a walk down Las Ramblas (where many of the best hotels in Barcelona are located), a trip to the top of the Sagrada Familia, a stroll through the Barri Gotic, a tapas tour, and a visit to La Bouqeria market. While these are all worthwhile experiences (they are the hits for a reason after all) why not spice up your trip by checking out some of these lesser known highlights of Barcelona?
It’s the tried and true question for travel aficionados: what fares better, a paper guidebook or a mobile travel guide? Planetopia magazine, in association with the German TV channel SAT1 sent two of its reporters to Barcelona to do a true comparison between a paper guidebook, two mobile apps (mTrip & a competitor) as well as brochures from the tourist office.
Summer is upon us and so marks the beginning of outdoor festival season. Among the many types of festivals, the music types are abundant and often offer the best way to enjoy being outside with friends. There are too many music festivals to list out but here are our top ten music festivals for the coming months. Which would you add to the list? Tell us in the comments!