Reignite your soul this summer with unforgettable experiences at some of the best museums and attractions across Barcelona. Get your blood pumping on a high-speed water slide. Marvel at Gaudi’s crazy imagination, or get your tongue fizzing in a winery as you explore the origins of cava.
Go wild, stay excited, and get your spark back this summer in Barcelona. Tiqets’ hand-picked selection of cultural fan favourites and adventurous activities offers something for every kind of traveler. So, start planning!
For the artistic soul
Why you’ll love it: A chance to visit Antoni Gaudí’s first major commission – the building that inspired a wave of Modernist architecture across the whole of Europe. Casa Vicens is packed with Gaudí’s unmistakable style of natural and mystical imagery, right down to the tiniest details. Maybe it will inspire some of your own home decor?
For unique city views
Why you’ll love it: Casa Milà is five floors of fun. There’s the reproduction of an early 20th-century apartment, an eye-opening museum, an exhibition of Gaudí’s work in the attic, and the chance to climb curved stairwells to the roof terrace. Here’s where you’ll see the iconic chess-piece-like chimney pots, and a smashing new perspective on the city.
For the ocean lover
Why you’ll love it: The world’s largest Mediterranean-themed aquarium is well worth a look! Get fishy this summer in Barcelona with 14 Mediterranean-themed aquariums and 7 more dedicated to the tropical seas of the Caribbean. See the penguins enjoy their daily sushi and tiptoe through a tunnel that winds through a massive aquarium with sharks, eels and stingrays.
For the dolphin fan
Why you’ll love it: A waterpark with dolphins? How fin-tastic is that? Watch the experts in action at various dolphin displays and sea lion shows; hurtle down slides, master the rapids, and float your cares away in the wave pool. There’s wet and wild fun for all ages this summer in Barcelona. Feel like taking it slow instead? Grab a float and make it a lazy day.
For the wine enthusiast
Why you’ll love it: It’s a thirst quencher, and a history lesson all in one. Delve into 450 years of Codorníu cava with a guided tour of its historic winery, and a few tasters on top. Discover the processes used to make cava and find out where it gets its sparkle. No wine will leave you dissatisfied, and you can even ride a train down in the cellars!
For the adrenaline junkie
Why you’ll love it: Aqualeon is located right beside a national park, so you can scream over the treetops as you get your adrenaline pumping this summer in Barcelona. Experience the speed in pitch black as you hurtle down a slide in total darkness, or take it slow in the sunshine at the Surf Beach wave pool. Travelling with the family? Younger kids can splash around at Octopus Island.
For the thrill-seeker
Why you’ll love it: Get ready for five themed areas of adventure at this thrilling theme park, just an hour from Barcelona. The whole family will find something to enjoy here, whether it’s rides, live shows, live animals, or experiencing different civilizations (Mediterrània, Far West, México, China and Polynesia are all here? You can also tell the kids how to get to Sesame Street. It’s right here in a themed children’s zone.