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January 8

What to see in Barcelona

A day and a half in Barcelona, to see whatever. Difficulty level: medium blizzard. [more inside]
posted by sailoreagle around Barcelona, Spain at 12:48 PM - 8 answers

January 7

Where can I get my hair cut in Barcelona?

Taking my first trip to Spain on Sunday and would like to get my short hair trimmed and/or styled during my brief holiday in Barcelona. Cis gal seeking cheap do (unless you know about a queer-friendly place that could make me look fabulous despite having almost nothing to work with). TBH I do not identify as queer yet but I would be delighted to look queer (I'm bi).
posted by Bella Donna around Barcelona, Spain at 2:16 PM - 1 answer

October 27, 2018

Inexpensive Barcelona

What free and inexpensive things can I do in Barcelona Oct 27-nov 1? (The museum of natural sciences will be free tomorrow from 3pm, so I’m doing that). I like food, walking, art, live music, swing and blues dancing. Also how does public transit work? [more inside]
posted by bilabial around Barcelona, Spain at 10:35 AM - 6 answers

September 11, 2018

Please help me find the real Barcelona

I’m in Barcelona for the next 4-6 days, and so far I kinda hate it. Please help me find the real city hiding within the toxic tourist mess. [more inside]
posted by panama joe around Barcelona, Spain at 11:22 AM - 25 answers

May 31, 2018

Tomato Bread in Barcelona

We are looking for the best tomato bread in or near El Born. [more inside]
posted by molla around Barcelona, Spain at 12:48 PM - 10 answers

May 15, 2018

Help make our trip to Europe amazing, Barcelona edition

Our family will be spending a few days in Barcelona in June. We're traveling with kids (10 & 12), so our plan is for a mostly low-key trip filled with lazily exploring the city. But we're also looking for other unique or special experiences we could do as a family that would really make our trip special. [more inside]
posted by quantum around Barcelona, Spain at 7:08 PM - 10 answers

October 12, 2017

visual impairment - international travel - BCN

My friend has a visual impairment and will traveling to BCN solo on Delta. Is there a good procedure to follow to get off the plane, get forms filled out, get through passport control and customs, and make her way to the Uber line (and the reverse on the way home), ideally with the minimum of disruption or fuss? Suggestions from the very general to the very specific happily accepted. Thank you!
posted by ftm around Barcelona, Spain at 8:33 AM - 5 answers

September 4, 2017

Barcelona specific recs?

I've been planning to go to Barcelona for years- and now we're going in October. I am a little overwhelmed. Anyone have advice? Specific requests below. [more inside]
posted by Blisterlips around Barcelona, Spain at 7:50 AM - 10 answers

April 17, 2017

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, 2017

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, 2017

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, 2017

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 - 11 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