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On this page, you’ll find Barcelona travel resources that will help you prepare for your trip. All on one page!

Before you go

How to Dress in Barcelona According to Season. Should you pack your flip flops in March? (Answer: No.)

For more details during the seasons:

What to wear in Barcelona in the Winter

What to wear in Barcelona in the spring

What to wear in Barcelona in the summer

What to wear in Barcelona in the fall

A Neighborhood Guide and the Best Places to Stay in Barcelona

Avoid the Crowds in Barcelona. What can I say, I’m American! I’m a little hypersensitive about space.

How to Avoid Pickpockets and Enjoy Barcelona. No, I’ve never been a victim of petty theft (eyeballs quickly dart to the floor).

My top Barcelona travel tips for first-timers

How to Eat and Drink Like a Spaniard Yes, the dinner at 10pm is real (tummy grumbles).

What souvenirs to buy in Barcelona

Where to find the best shopping in Barcelona

Itineraries

Barcelona 4-day itinerary when you can be more leisurely

Barcelona 3-day itinerary  to see the important sites at a decent pace

Barcelona 2-day itinerary

Barcelona: 1-day itinerary when you’re pressed for time

A Complete Guide to the Best Day trips from Barcelona You think Barcelona is amazing? The region of Catalonia will is underrated. Packed with practical information like how to get there.

Posts for families with small kids

100+ Things To Do With Kids in Barcelona. Stop the tantrums before they start. Find out where to take the little knuckleheads. (I got kids, I can say that.) It has the Top 15 at the top!

Foods your kids will like in a Barcelona restaurant

Kid snacks you can buy in Barcelona supermarkets

A Barcelona Gothic Quarter tour for families

Popular and offbeat places

Inside the Sagrada Família

Get Lost at Parc del Laberint

La Casa dels Entremesos: where the giant puppets live, kids will love it.

CosmoCaixa: An Interactive Science Museum in Barcelona

Getting Morbid at Museu Blau

Montserrat: the serrated mountains that are worth a day trip

Parc del Clot and its Magnificent Arches

Park Guell, Spain’s Most Colorful Park. I will hurt you if you don’t come here.

12 Things to Do at Ciutadella Park. Because the ducks here are starving. And I want you to feed them.

Tours to take

A gourmet tour with Food Tours Barcelona

A fun History and food tour with Eye on Food Tours

Taking a refreshing bike tour through the city with Steel Donkeys

A Kid-Friendly, Family tour in the Gothic Quarter with Runner Bean Tours

A few places for inspiration

Why You Should Visit Barcelona’s Largest Flea Market, Encants Vells. Because you know you want to buy a water pitcher from 1943.

Passeig de Gracia: A Guide to the Most Expensive Avenue in Spain. This is totally where the Kardashians would shop. In spiked heels.

So, take off your shoes (not your socks, that’s gross). And relax and stick around. Then leave me a note at Justine@latitudefortyone.com if you find something useful. Chao chao!