What is there to do in Barcelona, Spain prior to your cruise? The capital of Catalonia, and one of its provinces, Barcelona, is a place of palpable history, where you can lose yourself strolling down the medieval streets of the Barri Gotic. It’s a city designed to delight the senses: visit other-worldly Modernista churches like Gaudi’s La Pedrera, or treat yourself at a street side cafe to Patatas Bravas or a Passion Fruit Mojito. Experience this vibrant city before your next European cruise.
Modernist architect Gaudi’s unfinished masterwork in Barcelona is a testament to the mysteries of faith and imagination. Its eight awe-inspiring spires tilt the head and lift the spirits.
Park Guell This public space is a gift to people of all ages with its fanciful architecture, arches and mosaics, serpentine bench, and dragon fountain melding with leafy trees and natural splendor.
Las Ramblas This bustling promenade in Barcelona is 1.6 Miles of cafes, performers, shops and galleries, from the Placa de Catalunya to the Mediterranean shore.
Fundacio Joan Miro Experience the world’s most complete collection of his works in this magnificent, sunlit gallery.
Montserrat Take a day to hike these limestone pinnacles. A short ride northwest of Barcelona, the “Serrated Mountain” features awesome gorges, striking rocky crags, and a fascinating monastery.