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Barcelona in 2 days

Planning a trip to Barcelona? Our experienced travel editors break down the town so you can make the most of your stay. Let these itineraries be your guide, whether you're here for a weekend or a whole week.
  • Day 1
  • 1 Start your day at the Sagrada Família.
  • 2 Check out Gaudi’s massive religious temple and then head south along Passeig de Gràcia to witness the Manzana de la Discordia.
  • 3 End your day of architecture hopping with a pleasant meal in one of Gràcia's cute cafes.
  • 4 Later, head to the Barri Gòtic and have a drink (or three) at one of the hip neighborhood haunts.
  • Day 2
  • 1 Take in the entire city on your second day, with a ride on the Transbordador Aeri—beachside cable cars that give you glorious views of all of Barcelona.
  • 2 Head on to the Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona.
  • 3 Enjoy a stroll and lunch at the Mercat de la Boqueria on La Rambla (we recommend Pinoxto, located inside the market).
  • 4 Shop in La Ribera, and make sure to check out the Santa Maria del Mar and the gorgeous Gothic architecture of the Barri Gòtic neighborhood.


  • DAY 1
  • DAY 2