Full travel guide to Barcelona : Where to stay, have dinner and shop
Barcelona is one of the most attractive cities in Europe. The city’s cosmopolitan international vibe makes it a favorite city for many people and is known for its architecture and art. We have chosen for you the best options for accommodation and have selected the best places for shopping. Have a great trip to Barcelona!
Where to eat?
Most of the recommendations relate to institutions, because you can really feel the atmosphere of the city in local cafes and restaurants with a glass of sangria and dishes of their national cuisine.
• Federal Cafe : Passatge de la Pau, 11
• Grill Room Bar Thonet : Carrer dels Escudellers, 8, 08002 Barcelona
• Can Paixano : Carrer de la Reina Cristina, 7, 08003 Barcelona
• La Fonda Del Port Olympic : Moll de Gregal, 7, 08005 Barcelona
A chain of Spanish coffee houses with a summer terrace in a small area to enjoy the rhythm of the city.
- Grill Room Bar Thonet
Be sure to go here for dinner: try the best paella and sangria here. Tapas and oysters are also recommended.
- Can Paixano
We advise you to definitely go to a glass of Prosecco in the most atmospheric champagne in the city. Here you can also try the best artichokes, olives and jamon.
La Fonda Del Port Olimpic
A charming traditional restaurant located in the Olympic Port of Barcelona. He is loved for his classic and friendly service. Guests have access to a large terrace where you can dine al fresco while enjoying the atmosphere of the port.
Where to stay?
The best hotels in Barcelona are characterized not only by impeccable service, but also by the aesthetic pleasure of every minute of their stay.
Examples include El Palace Barcelona, Mandarin Oriental and Almanac Barcelona.
• Mandarin Oriental : Gran Via de les Corts Catalanes, 619, 621, 08007 Barcelona
• El Palace Barcelona : Gran Via de les Corts Catalanes, 668, 08010 Barcelona
• Almanac Barcelona : Gran Via de les Corts Catalanes 619-621
Guests of Barcelona who choose this hotel spend their free time in the spa center, relax in the pools and fitness center. From the windows of the design hotel in Barcelona, offers a wonderful view of the city.
El Palace Barcelona
The neoclassical-style hotel was opened in 1919. It offers a luxurious Mayan-style spa. A limo with a driver is available upon request. The hotel offers 2 restaurants - L'Eclair in the lobby and Winter Garden on the rooftop terrace. Guests can enjoy at Bluesman's cocktail bar. The hotel is 15 minutes walk from the Gaudí Architecture of Bally and La Pedrera.
Hotel Almanac Barcelona is in a convenient location, within walking distance of the fashionable Paseo de Gracia Boulevard and the central square of Catalonia. The hotel offers a very high level of comfort and service.
Where to go for shopping?
Shopping in Barcelona is interesting, first of all, for its huge selection of shops and boutiques, both local and international designers and brands. Large shopping centers and department stores here are both in the center and on the outskirts of the city. The city is replete with fashion boutiques. Most of them are located on the famous Shopping Line. On this route, lying through the old city, you will find luxurious windows of the best boutiques and shopping centers.
Shopping Line starts from Las Ramblas. From it, go along the famous Passeig de Gracia, where all the best boutiques of the city are located. Cross the Placa Catalunya and end on Diagonal Street. This is the historical district, and here you can visit the top 10 most famous boutiques of Barcelona: Chanel, Louis Vuitton, Valentino, Guess, Dolce & Gabbana and others.