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Sunbathed and surreal, this vanguard Catalunyan capital stretches along the sea.

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Public Transit

Barcelona has a wide variety of public transport options, making it easy to get around. The metro system serves most attractions, with single journeys costing €2, or 10 journeys for €9.80 with the T10 ticket. Taxis are black with yellow doors making them easy to spot. If you’d like to take advantage of Barcelona’s good weather then hire a bicycle and explore the city’s green spaces and beaches. Or if you want to look like a local, rent a motorbike.

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Known for

La Sagrada Familia, Gaudí, FC Barcelona, Las Ramblas, warm sun and cool beaches, avant-garde architecture, museums, and music, gastronomic pioneers

Locals Love

Locals Love

FC Barcelona, Festes de Gràcia, patatas bravas, paella by the beach, local design, cycling, defining their neighborhoods, vermut, politics, gin and tonic

Locals Complain About

Locals Complain About

Las Ramblas, fake paella, bad sangria, loud tourists, big crowds, small-time criminals

Things to do in Barcelona

Here's your key to the city. A definitive guide of the best local spots, as told by local Airbnb hosts