The Barcelona Travel Guide

If you decide to visit, take a look at my guide as I’ve listed my top three things to do.

1. Walk down the pier and eat Tapas by the beach.

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It’s pretty right? It also doesn’t matter what season you go in. I traveled to Barcelona in December and it wasn’t to breezy. There are plenty of tapas restaurants in Spain. Just head along the beach and take your pick.

Travel hack: Don’t buy mojito’s from the sellers on the beach… unless you want something non alcoholic. They definitely don’t have alcohol in as they claim!

2. Pay a trip to Sagrat Cor

There are breathtaking views and a funfair. I’m not hugely religious but you don’t have to be to appreciate the beauty. The Temple Expiatori del Sagrat Cor is a Roman Catholic church and minor basilica located on the summit of Mount Tibidabo in Barcelona.

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Travel hack: If you’re afraid of heights this really isn’t for you. You have to get to the top of the mountain via this rickety cable car-esque thing that feels like it will break at any minute. I didn’t get that freaked out as I kept reminding myself that I’ve done a bungee jump.

3. Party at Gatsby Barcelona

I live in London and nights out are pricey to say the least. Gatsby Barcelona is fabulous and entrance was free! I couldn’t believe it as the standard of the venue and the entertainment are really impressive. Cocktails are very fairly priced at around €12. Gatsby Barcelona has a glitzy 1920’s Gatbsy theme, the decor is glam and tasteful not tacky. Throughout the night there are male and female dancers who dance on the stage/bar. The women in jewelled glitzy flapper dresses, the men are half naked!

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Travel hack: The club (not the restaurant) opens at around 12-12.30pm. Clubs in Barcelona stay open later than most in the UK. So perhaps have a power nap before heading out.


Dress-code: Wear heels!

Words by @tamaratweetheart

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