Route & dates
Barcelona— 5 nights
Jewel of the Mediterranean
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.Your inner history buff will appreciate Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and El Barri Gòtic. Museum-lovers will appreciate Museu Picasso and Carrer del Mirador del Palau Nacional. Next up on the itinerary: browse the fresh offerings at La Boqueria, make a trip to Casa Mila - La Pedrera, see where the action happens at Camp Nou, and get a taste of the local shopping with Passeig de Gracia.
To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Barcelona trip planner.
If you are flying in from Germany, the closest major aiports are Barcelona International Airport, Girona Airport and Reus Air Base. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in August, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.
Things to do in Barcelona
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