What to do in Barcelona in 2 days

Barcelona trip itinerary- best places to see in Barcelona in two days.
BARCELONA, Spain - Sept. 6, 2016 - PRLog -- Any traveler will find Barcelona to be a place with a diverse array of activities amidst unique architecture, rich culture, and a strong hedonistic streak. If there is any place on earth that could be characterized as "hardworking" it is the seductive seaside city of Barcelona.

In summer, beaches in and outside Barcelona are big-time attractions for sun-worshippers. The assault on the senses intensifies in its clubs, boisterous bars, and restaurants. The city's roman remains tell the story of 2,000 years through its Modernista mansions and Gothic churches such as the dreamlike landmark buildings of Antoni Gaudi.

If you are in the city for a two-day visit and you are thinking about the things to do in Barcelona Spain, here is a two-day trip plan you can follow. This plan is embedded with interesting activities, pleasant sights and fun places to visit.

Day One

Plan Ahead

Due to the high touristic nature of the city of Barcelona, sights get fully booked on time. So it is good to plan ahead by booking all your sights beforehand. This is a very good way to start your Barcelona exploration. To this end, it is recommended to get online at least a day before to book any of the following for yourself.

9am: Get a Nice Big Breakfast

Get yourself a big nice breakfast. If your hotel does not offer any provision for your feeding needs. It's good to try other options by heading into your local area where little sandwich shops, cafes, and patisseries are bound to be open for your full satisfaction.

10am: Go Get a Two-Day Pass

Go get a 2-day pass at the tourist information center or head to any of the numerous Bus Touristic stops to get one from the signage. If you are planning on what to see in Barcelona, go to Turisme de Barcelona and purchase the Barcelona Card which will fetch you some significant discounts at restaurants on La Rambla, cover entry into the Bus Turistic and all the sights. However, this will be good, if you plan on sticking on this itinerary as an alternative option.

10.30am: Jump on Board the Red Route

For Day One, it is recommended to get on board the red route. One of the first stops on the red route is Sagrada Familia. Since his demise, Gaudi's' famous project – a Gothic cathedral – has been a work in progress, however, it's still a sight to behold. It is important to note that if you have not pre-booked, you will not be allowed to get inside. So, do well to book the site prior to arrival. Also, remember to return back on board the Red Line bus after observing and being mind blown by Gaudi's dexterousness.

12pm: Park Guell and Lunch

As part of your bucket list of places to visit in Barcelona, ensure to visit architect Gaudi's former residence located on the outskirts of town. Most of the sites do not require you to buy tickets, however, there are some highly exciting parts of the park adorned with colorful mosaic creatures that may require you to have a ticket. This tickets cost only 8 Euro. To avoid waiting in long queues to buy ticket, it is recommended to get yourself a short-cut for entry by booking your time slot and paying online. You can also get yourself a healthy lunch from any of the few cool cafes on the strip. This is quite an essential thing to do as you will need energy to keep going.

2pm: Head to the Main Shopping District or FC Football

At this time, you may need to sit back and relax on board after finishing off the Red line loop. You could either choose to listen to Barca's history or launch out again but this time to see the City's pride and joy - the popular FC Football Stadium. Even if you are an anti-sport fan, you are bound to find lots of fun here as the stadium is known to be very interactive and filled with exciting activities.

10-12pm: Visit the Wonderful Spanish Flamenco

Here, you will find passionate dancers and performers who could have you in a trance in less than no time. For the most intimate dance show, visit Tablao Cordobes. The late show which is known to be more intense and less packed can be booked for you by your concierge.


10am: Talk a Morning Walk or Go Shopping

You could either choose to do some shopping or take in the vibrant morning buzz by walking the street. Do not forget to fuel up on La Rambla.

11am: Hire a Bike and Head for The Beach

Are you thinking of what to do in Barcelona on a perfect day as this? Hiring a bike could be one of the best things you ever did in the city. This is the best way to see more of the city at your own pace. Enjoy a super funky ride while you head for the beaches. Alternatively, you can choose to try the Turistic Bus, if bikes are not your thing.

11.30-3pm: Soak in the Sun

There are several beaches on the coast line so you are free to move from one to another if you get sick or bored in one. Do not forget to come with a backpack, sunscreen and water while you sit back, relax and enjoy the vibe.



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