What to Do

On holiday with family, a group of friends, or significant other? Here you’ll find our suggestions on what to do in Barcelona over your stay… come on now, let’s get planning!

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  • a groups clanks glasses on a wine tour barcelona
    Ash | April 24, 2023 | 0 comments
    8 Best Barcelona Wine Tours + Top Wine Tours from Barcelona

    The best Barcelona wine tours are a feast for all five senses. You’ll walk amongst the grapevines, learn about the winemaking process, and hear fascinating stories about the Catalonian countryside. Taking a wine tour of Barcelona is also a chance to discover the secret behind every bottle, and the labour of love that makes each […]

  • bike riders on the carretera de las aguas barcelona spain
    Ash | July 19, 2022 | 0 comments
    3 Breathtaking Barcelona Nature Escapes for a Green Holiday

    Putting the environment at the center of your trip by visiting epic Barcelona nature means helping protect the natural and cultural heritage of the city. That said, including a day trip to one of the natural parks near Barcelona doesn’t have to be dull – it can be an exciting albeit responsible experience adding layers […]

  • a boat arriving at the port of salou
    Ash | June 23, 2022 | 2 comments
    Salou Holidays in 2023: Things to Do + Cheap Hotels

    Ah yes, Salou: amazing amusement parks, bumpin’ clubs, beautiful beaches, value hotels, and an impeccable climate to boot. And it’s all within easy reach from Barcelona. My Salou holidays have always been a great beach escape and so here I am to spread the joy, with my very own Salou guide on Barcelona Hacks! Salou […]

  • a medieval street in girona spain
    Ash | April 30, 2023 | 19 comments
    Best Things to Do in Girona Spain: Perfect 1 Day Itinerary

    About an hour from Barcelona is the city of Girona, Spain. The medieval gem is full of perfectly preserved architectural marvels and offers visitors just so much more than a day trip dash from the big city. Did I mention it’s actually the location Game of Thrones? In this Girona tourist guide you’ll learn how to […]

  • a beachside bar in a costa brava cove on a day trip from barcelona spain
    Ash | April 9, 2022 | 4 comments
    12 Day Trips from Barcelona Done by a Local

    I’ve taken my fair share of day trips from Barcelona. It’s not that I don’t love my adopted city but sometimes you need a little fresh air, a seaside cove, a hypercoaster, or even a damn church in a volcano. And I haven’t even started with living the scenes from Game of Thrones. If you […]

  • the outside of the dali museum barcelona figueres
    Ash | April 8, 2022 | 24 comments
    Dali Museum Barcelona – Tickets, Tours, and Tips

    The second most visited museum in Spain isn’t in Barcelona, but it’s close enough and you’ll kick yourself for not missing the ultimate homage to the surrealist master: the Dali Museum Figueres.

  • garrotxa day trip from barcelona
    Ash | March 11, 2022 | 0 comments
    La Garrotxa Nature Park and Volcanic Zone Guide

    Slap on your hiking shoes and get ready for some rustic country grub! It’s only 90 minutes to La Garrotxa – one of Europe’s most spectacular volcanic parks.

  • one of the best beaches in costa brava
    Ash | March 2, 2023 | 17 comments
    Costa Brava Holidays: The Best Things to Do on the Costa Brava

    Of Spain’s three holiday coasts the Costa Brava (‘rugged coast’) is the most refined and picturesque. It’s a place to take a Blue Flag beach escape or a winter walk among the pines. Yes, in any season the Costa Brava will dazzle you with its wild ways, feed you fine foods, and put you to bed in the quiet […]

  • one of lloret de mar beaches
    Ash | January 18, 2019 | 0 comments
    Things to Do in Lloret de Mar in One Trusty Guide

    Package tour paradise. The words don’t roll off the tongue with any vigor do they? Yet for young people celebrating high school graduation or that first trip abroad with friends there’s hardly a better solution. But it’s not just about cheap hotels and 24-7 fun – if you’re over thirty there’s still a ton of things to do in Lloret de […]

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