Less than 24hrs that's all you've got to explore one of the most astonishing cities in the world, Barcelona. We know what your thinking, how could I possibly see the whole of Barcelona in one day? Well, it's impossible, there is simply too much with to little time. However, there is a way to get the most out of the day in Barcelona; with our ultimate guide to only one day in Barcelona.
Whether you are coming in by airport, cruise or train Barcelona's transport can get you to the city center fast. We are going to share with you the travel methods to save time, the must-do activities and finally the best spots to sit down and refuel that energy. So let's make the most out of your little time in the majestic city of Barcelona.
Barcelona Airport Transfer
Airport City Transport:
The first and fastest option would be to hop in the first taxi outside the airport terminals. The 20-minute journey will set you back €30.00 but will save you the most time. Alternatives would be the airport train in Terminal 2, ( €2.20 which takes around 25 minutes) or the Aerobus that takes 35 minutes and comes every 5 minutes (€ 5.90).
Getting Around The City:
Barcelona has several ways you can get around the city, this includes the many underground lines. Another convenient way to get around the city, is Donkey Republic bike rentals. There app gives you one hour of free cycling every rent for just €8.00 per month.
One day In Barcelona
Carrer d'Aribau, 23, 08011 Barcelona, Spain
After arriving early morning in Barcelona, firstly you will need to fill up your energy for the day with a simple but traditional breakfast. With selections from thin baguette sandwiches (Flauta's) with the finest Jamon Iberico (Spanish ham), to croissants that are crispy on the shell and tender in the center. With spacious seating in the interior and open-air seating out front, La Flauta is the ideal place to enjoy a relaxing cup of orange juice and Spanish ham before starting your day's adventure.
Carrer de Mallorca, 401, 08013 Barcelona, Spain
It's getting to midday and the sun is gleaming down on you. It's getting hot and what better way to cool down then jumping in the fresh Mediterranean water and laying out trying to work on that summer tan.
Passeig de Joan de Borbó, 50, 08003 Barcelona
Can Borboó is located just next to la Barceloneta one of the many restaurants lined up facing the clear waters of Barcelona. Enjoy traditional meals such as fresh calamari or share a meal for two with some Fideua, while looking over the Mediterranean.
Explore Barcelona By...
After finishing a beachside meal, I suggest biking through the streets of Barcelona. The city has some of the most eye-pleasing architecture in the world, you can easily walk for hours in admiration of the unique designs and layout of the city. So rent yourself a bike from Doneky Republic and begin your bike ride towards the Majestic hotel. The journey will be worth the reward.
See Out Barcelona....
Passeig de Gràcia, 68, 08007 Barcelona, Spain
After indulging into iconic Barcelona cuisine to exploring some of the cities most exquisite architecture, there's no better way to end your long day than sipping on a glass of champagne looking over the city. The Majestic has lounge couches and a rooftop swimming pool, a perfect place to enjoy the cooler breeze of the night and look over the city knowing that you have done the most you could with the day.