Barcelona is one of the most visited cities in Europe and the more days you have to visit it, the better because you have many places to see in Barcelona in 7 days.
Here we are going to propose an itinerary for the best things to see in Barcelona in a week visiting the most interesting places in the city and what you should not miss.
Of course, there are many other places that you can visit. And if it is your second visit, even more so, but with this itinerary you will be able to know the essentials if you have 7 days to visit Barcelona.
What to see in Barcelona in 7 days
If you want to know the most important things to visit in Barcelona, we recommend that you do this Free Tour of Barcelona that will take you to the most interesting places and in which they will tell you many secrets about this beautiful city.
Day 1. Montjuïc and Las Ramblas
The first day you are in Barcelona you can start your tour of Montjuic Mountain, where you can visit the historic castle that dominates the hill as well as the most emblematic places of the Olympic Games held in the city in 1992.
The Spanish Village is another interesting place on Montjuic, at whose feet is the National Art Museum of Catalonia in one of the most beautiful buildings that can be found in the city.
Day 2. The Gothic Quarter and its surroundings
On your second day in Barcelona you can start by visiting the Parc de la Ciutadella, where the Parliament of Catalonia is located. Very close to the Arc de Triomf, in one of the best areas of Barcelona and a few steps from the Gothic Quarter, our next destination.
In order not to miss anything, we recommend this Medieval Barcelona Tour that takes you through these and other places.
Day 3. Park Güell
Parc Güell, one of the essential places to see in Barcelona, is the first destination of our third day in the city.
Parc Güell is large and has many hidden and interesting corners. That is why we recommend that you do this Free Tour through Park Gúell so that you do not miss anything.
This beautiful park, the work of Gaudí, will surprise you and you will not want to leave it, but there is still much to visit in Barcelona and we can later go back to the Ramblas area to do some shopping around the Plaza de Catalunya or the Portal de l’Angel.
The Boquería Market is also an essential destination in the city.
Day 4. Gaudí’s day
We can dedicate the fourth day to Gaudí. If you were surprised by Parc Güell the day before, you will be much more surprised by the Sagrada Familia, the great masterpiece of the architect, which is still under construction.
The queues to enter the Sagrada Familia can be long, so to make the most of the day we recommend that you take this guided tour to visit the Sagrada Familia without queues.
You can visit all these monuments with the Gaudí Free Tour that will take you to know these beautiful corners as well as many stories about the buildings and the architect himself. You can not lose this.
Day 5. Excursion around Barcelona
We can dedicate this day to making an excursion to one of the interesting places near Barcelona.
If you don’t want to go too far, you can go to Montserrat or Sitges, where you can also enjoy a refreshing swim on its beaches if you visit in summer.
If you don’t want to complicate your life and want to be taken on an excursion, we recommend one of the following:
- Excursion to Tarragona and Sitges
- Excursion to PortAventura
- Excursion to Montserrat
- Excursion to Girona and Figueres
Day 6. The Camp Nou
Do you like soccer? Well, then, the must-see is the Camp Nou and visit the place where great afternoons of football have been experienced thanks to FC Barcelona. You can take an interesting tour of the changing rooms, the pitch and the museum.
Relatively close is the Pedralbes Monastery, another monument that you should not miss.
Day 7. Last day in Barcelona
On the last day in Barcelona you can go to Tibidabo and enjoy the Amusement Park that is on this mountain from where you have great views of the city. The Expiatory Temple of the Sacred Heart is another place to visit on Tibidabo.
The rest of the day can be dedicated to visiting what you liked most about Barcelona in previous days to delve into them or even visit the Picasso Museum or the National Museum of Contemporary Art, totally recommended.