El Clásico Trips Guide to Barcelona

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Camp Nou El Clasico Tickets & Packages Travel Guide

Barcelona

  • Spain’s 2nd largest city and the capital of Catalonia

  • Language: Catalan and Spanish are the 2 official languages

  • Currency: The Euro is used throughout Spain

Camp Nou

  • Home of FC Barcelona since it opened on September 24, 1957

  • Originally going to be named “Estadi del FC Barcelona” but the more popular Camp Nou (meaning the “new ground”) was used

  • With a seating capacity of 99,354, it is the largest stadium in Spain and Europe (and 3rd largest football stadium in the world)

Antoni Gaudí

Gaudí is known for his distinctive style and for being one of the best-known practitioners of “Catalan Modernism.” The following 7 buildings in Barcelona have been named UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

  • Parque Güell, Palacio Güell, Colonia Güell, Casa Mila, Casa Vicens, Casa Batlló, La Sagrada Familia

MUSEUMS

Barcelona has several excellent museums. Here are a just a few.

  • Picasso Museum: Home to over 4,000 works by Pablo Picasso. We recommend buying tickets in advance (lines to buy tickets day of can be over 2 hours long).

  • Disseny Hub Barcelona: Barcelona’s design museum

  • Museo Nacional d’Art de Catalunya (MNAC): Most varied and comprehensive collection of Catalan art in the world

Food Markets

Barcelona is full of food markets that sell everything from fresh fruit to tapas.

  • La Boqueria: The largest and most well-known is market in Barcelona located off Las Ramblas

  • Santa Caterina Market: Barcelona’s first covered food market which was renovated in 2005

Sights

  • Parc de la Ciutadella (free): Barcelona’s biggest park has a lake, a large fountain, and is home to the city zoo

  • Las Ramblas (free): Barcelona’s most famous street filled with shops, cafes, historical sites, and street vendors


Barcelona

Barcelona

Camp Nou

Camp Nou

Sagrada Familia

Sagrada Familia

Sagrada Familia

Sagrada Familia

Camp Nou

Camp Nou