Barcelona’s famed seaside district may not have the city’s prettiest beaches, but what it lacks in natural beauty, it makes up for in liveliness. Kites fly, vendors call, music hums, waves crash— La Barceloneta is all about the action. It is a big tourist area but fun, and you have the W hotel as a hot spot to have a boozy lunch if you want.
Want to lose yourself in a real-life labyrinth? Marquis Joan Antoni Desvalls of d’Ardena ordered the construction of this 820-yard long labyrinth located on the outskirts of Barcelona back in the 18th century. Only 750 visitors are allowed in daily and access costs just over €2 per person.
Experience the best views of the city at the Carmel Bunkers. Located on the foothills which surround the city, these former wartime bunkers are now a popular hang-out with those looking to escape the busy city-center and admire the impressive 360º view.