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April 17

What are some not-to-be-missed foodie experiences in Barcelona?

I'm going to visit Barcelona next month (yay!). What are some favorite restaurants, food tours and so on that you would recommend? [more inside]
posted by storybored around Barcelona, Spain at 5:44 PM - 20 answers

March 10

Barcelona for xmas with a kid?

I'm thinking about going to Barcelona with my husband and our 11-year-old at Christmas time. We're interested in architecture, museums, food, and some low-key chilling out over the holiday. I'm concerned, though, that most stuff will be closed or extra-expensive because of the holiday. [more inside]
posted by stinker around Barcelona, Spain at 6:17 AM - 1 answer has best

March 8

BarcelonaFilter - vacation rentals via Craigslist?

For short term rentals in Barcelona, there's the usual AirBnb or VRBO, but I see a dozen or so listings on Craigslist vacation rentals. Wondering if these are legit. Need to rent for about 2 weeks. https://barcelona.craigslist.es/search/vac?lang=es&cc=es [more inside]
posted by 4midori around Barcelona, Spain at 10:39 AM - 5 answers has best

January 23

Family activities in Barcelona

We're off to Barcelona for 5 days in August. What are some family-friendly (2 adults, a 5y/o, and a 1y/o) activities to do or places to visit? [more inside]
posted by EndsOfInvention around Barcelona, Spain at 9:55 AM - 10 answers has best

February 17, 2016

How do I get tickets to Barcelona v Arsenal?

I am an American and a soccer fan. I will be in Barcelona on Wednesday March 16, when Barcelona play Arsenal in a Champions League match. How do I get tickets? [more inside]
posted by Flood around Barcelona, Spain at 10:53 AM - 7 answers has best

August 5, 2015

Barcelona in late September

Looking for tips for upcoming trip to Barcelona in last two weeks of September. We've read some travel guides but wondering for first-hand advice on what to expect for weather, how much tourist Catalan to cram, must-sees, must-avoids, advice on how to best experience the Mercè festival which takes place while we are there, any great recommended day trips, how to most cost-effectively navigate the city via metro or tram, etc. Thanks in advance.
posted by aught around Barcelona, Spain at 12:02 PM - 14 answers has best

April 12, 2015

Practical Tips for Living in Barcelona -- esp. Ikea

We're going to Barcelona for several weeks! Yay! Tell us some practical tips. [more inside]
posted by caoimhe around Barcelona, Spain at 1:08 PM - 9 answers

April 6, 2015

Hotels and hostels in Barcelona, Spain

I would love your recommendations for conveniently-located, secure, and moderately-priced accommodations in Barcelona. [more inside]
posted by smorgasbord around Barcelona, Spain at 7:45 PM - 8 answers has best

January 12, 2015

Help me learn Spanish in Barcelona!

I do not speak Spanish. I have the opportunity to go with my family to Barcelona for about 8 weeks, and plan to learn as much Spanish as possible. How? [more inside]
posted by caoimhe around Barcelona, Spain at 4:48 PM - 7 answers

December 4, 2014

Best day trips from Barcelona

Going to Barcelona in March for just over a week, looking for ideas on day trips from the city. Especially interested in art, ancient ruins, hiking, and wine-tasting. [more inside]
posted by Shadow Boxer around Barcelona, Spain at 11:05 AM - 17 answers has best

November 22, 2014

intra EU travel as an American

I will be taking a flight from Barcelona to Lyon, and I am an American. I plan to buy the ticket on easyJet (I have a separate set of tickets for US to Barcelona and Lyon to US). I have always used trains for intra European travel up to now. What should I know ahead of time? [more inside]
posted by Tandem Affinity around Barcelona, Spain at 9:00 AM - 14 answers has best

March 27, 2014

Where to buy small pieces of art in Barcelona (under $50)?

Due to a scheduling change on a work trip, I will be spending tomorrow in Barcelona with nothing to do. I would love to buy a small piece of local art to fit into my carry-on for my SO. Nothing bigger than a single shoe (my carry-on is already pretty full) or more than $50?
posted by Spurious around Barcelona, Spain at 10:31 AM - 5 answers

March 14, 2014

Barcelona accommodation recommendations?

Looking for recommendations for a hotel or B&B in the Barcelona area. We are driving and arriving late May. Need a place with parking ideally north of the city but easy walking distance to the metro. €150 or less. TIA!
posted by cosmac around Barcelona, Spain at 3:29 PM - 2 answers

July 29, 2013

LGBTQ+ activism/volunteering while studying abroad in Barcelona?

I'm studying abroad this fall in Barcelona with pretty workable Spanish but very limited Catalan, and I'd love to do some work/activism/volunteering/organizing around queer or related issues (HIV/AIDS, youth development, homelessness, etc.) while I'm there. Is this possible given my language limitations? [more inside]
posted by kylej around Barcelona, Spain at 2:50 PM - 4 answers has best

July 1, 2013

Where to stay inexpensively in Barcelona and surrounds

I need to figure out lodging in Barcelona for one Saturday night, and then two weeks later I am interested in rock climbing in the region and would like to know where to stay then. [more inside]
posted by nat around Barcelona, Spain at 7:34 AM - 2 answers

May 1, 2013

Suggest some pretty places near Barcelona for a short pre-Barca trip!

I'm going to Barcelona for a week at the end of May. I fly in at about 7pm on Saturday, and want to spend three days seeing the countryside around the city before spending the rest of the time in the city itself. [more inside]
posted by Cantdosleepy around Barcelona, Spain at 1:35 AM - 9 answers

March 3, 2013

Things to do in Barcelona on a rainy Monday

I'm in Barcelona with a friend. We've spent two pleasant days wandering around and seeing the sights, and we'd be happy to keep doing that, but tomorrow the weather is forecast to be wet. No problem, we'll go to some museums! But tomorrow is Monday, and most of the museums are shut... What can we do instead? [more inside]
posted by ManyLeggedCreature around Barcelona, Spain at 11:34 AM - 12 answers has best

January 2, 2013

Sagrada Familia symbolism

Is there a good resource for the symbolism in Gaudi's Sagrada Familia? I am especially curious as to what the skeletons mean, but I want to know what everything represents that he included in his plans. [more inside]
posted by mermaidcafe around Barcelona, Spain at 1:35 PM - 3 answers

October 9, 2012

Where to buy clothes for my wife in Barcelona?

I'm going to Barcelona next week on a business trip, and I'd love to buy my wife some nice shirts, possibly some jewellery as well. Also some cute baby stuff for my son would be nice. [more inside]
posted by Admira around Barcelona, Spain at 7:43 PM - 4 answers has best

August 25, 2012

What to do in Barcelona?

I'll be in Barcelona for a few days this upcoming week with a friend, and we're staying in the Las Ramblas area. What are some fun things to check out while there? [more inside]
posted by helios410 around Barcelona, Spain at 11:26 AM - 5 answers