There are several ways to reach the top of Montjuïc, the mountain overlooking Barcelona. You can take the Montjuïc funicular that will take you right outside the castle. The hill where the castle of Montjuïc stands today has been inhabited since prehistoric times and the fortress was only built in the 17th century, while its parade terrace has a 360º viewing platform overlooking the city. Walk around the walls to see the port, the Mediterranean, the city coast and the Baix Llobregat area.
3- Sagrada Família
The Sagrada Família attracts the biggest crowds in Barcelona. Gaudi's unfinished masterpiece is one of the few UNESCO World Heritage buildings still under construction - due to be completed in 2026. It is advisable to book tickets online to avoid queues during busy periods. You can get a general admission ticket, but it is worth paying a little extra to climb one of the towers, the view is exceptional!
4- Some of the best works of art in the world
The Museu Picasso has 4,251 works by Pablo Picasso in its permanent collection. You can also learn more about another artistic superstar, Miró, at the Fundació Joan Miró. The Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya (MNAC) has a collection of Romanesque art and examples of Catalan modernism.
These are just some of the many attractions to see in the city. Discover the others in person! Tova now your flight to Barcelona