Start the day with local Barcelona people in a street café while the city wakes and sets off to work. Transport tips for getting around. Mainstream attractions like Antoni Gaudi’s Parc Guell; quality buskers play as you get the most amazing view over the city. La Rambla – a must stroll down the touristy boulevard every time you visit the city; world’s best mime artists, cafes, modernista buildings, song-bird stalls. Stroll the Boqueria Market – is it the world’s best ? Jabugo ham might make a better souvenir than anything else – provided your home nation customs won’t arrest you ! Spain’s best chocolate shop – Xocoa. Barcelona has fine beaches just two metro stops from the city centre. Superb Gothic cathedral with its flock of geese. Great little artisan soap-making shop. Quatre Gats historic bar favoured by Picasso and others. Range of walking tours explained. Picasso Museum. Bicycle rental. This piece adds to the other shorter Barcelona.
This one runs to 24 minutes. New content has been added for 2015.