Local attraction in Barcelona

Discover famous tourist attractions in Barcelona

The narrow streets of the Gothic Quarter, the Raval and the Born are among the top must see attractions in Barcelona. Always full of life, these unique locations don’t leave anything to be desired: shops, museums, historic buildings and palaces etc., you can find everything here. Much of the area is pedestrianised. Naturally there are many restaurants, some offering the finest international cuisine and others providing more humble but equally tasty traditional dishes. All this is just at a short stroll from the famous Ramblas of Barcelona.

  • Show All
  • Family
  • Shopping
  • Sports
  • Theater
  • Arts & Literature
  • Monument
  • Religious
Filter By
Attractions

Please select a category.

L'Aquàrium

Aquarium near Hotel Continental Barcelona

One of the greatest aquariums in Europe, the Barcelona Aquàrium is set in the Port Vell. Its Mediterranean style makes it a very special marine ecosystem, even though tropical aquariums and oceanariums are also included.

If traveling with children, the Aquarium of Barcelona is the ideal place to live a different day, to do something as ordinary as diving with sharks or to camp in fish.

Joan Miró Foundation

Joan Miró Foundation near Hotel Continental Barcelona

Fan of the surrealist painter Joan Miró? Do you feel curious about this art movement? Since 1975, the Joan Miró Foundation is dedicated to display and explain the work of Miró, who regardless painter, sculptor, engraver and Spanish ceramist, was considered one of the leading representatives of surrealism. This dynamic museum is located in Montjuïc Park and is a space focused on the artist's work and its coexistence with the most contemporary artistic creations.

Click here for more information

Hospital de Sant Pau, another magnificent modernist building

Hospital de Sant Pau near Hotel Continental Barcelona

Designed by the architect Lluis Domenech i Montaner, the modernist premises of this hospital have been named as a new landmark in the city of Barcelona where history and innovation coexist. Strolling up the avenue of Gaudí from Sagrada Familia we find this magnificent modernist building which you cannot miss.

Plan your visit

El Gran Teatre del Liceu

El Gran Teatre del Liceu near Hotel Continental Barcelona

Right in the heart of Las Ramblas lies the great cultural and artistic center. This is an ambitiuos theatre created in 1847, worthy of the importance of the city, which has endured for more than a century and a half, on the site of the former Convent of the Trinitarians of the Ramblas. Survivor of a fire in 1994, the Gran Teatro del Liceo offers today a full schedule of opera, dance, concerts, recitals ... all national and international art and culture just a few minutes walking for our Hotel Continental Barcelona and our Hotel Continental Palacete.

Official site

PARQUE GÜELL One more work by Antoni Gaudí

PARQUE GÜELL One more work by Antoni Gaudí

Park Güell, the work of Antoni Gaudí. The vast esplanade is supported on a base of one hundred stone columns forming the so-called Forest of Columns . The Park Güell is named as "park" to honour the original idea of the Catalan Architect of it as an English-style residential garden city and it holds the title of World Heritage Site.

The Barcelona Magic Fountain: A water, music, light and color show

The Barcelona Magic Fountain: A water, music, light and color show

The Barcelona Magic Fountain is situated at the foot of Montjuïc's Palau Nacional . It was built for the 1929 Barcelona International Exposition. It was designed by Carles Bohigas. It is an outstanding show, the waterfalls dance to the rhythm of the overwhelming music.

More info

The BOQUERÍA market: Nearby the Hotel Continental BARCELONA

The BOQUERÍA market: Nearby the Hotel Continental BARCELONA

The Boquería Market, famous worldwide, dates from the year 1217. It is a huge food market where you can find almost everything. Its people, color and privileged site, make it unique.

El Palau de la Música Nearby the Hotel Continental BARCELONA

El Palau de la Música Nearby the Hotel Continental BARCELONA

The Palau de la Música Catalana is one of the world's major concert halls. The building was designed by Domènech i Montaner (1908). It is a World Heritage Site and one of the leading exponents of Catalan Modernism.

Guided Tours

Teatre Grec : Theater, dance, music and circus show

Teatre Grec : Theater, dance, music and circus show

Teatre Grec was built for the 1929 Barcelona International Exposition. It is an open-air theater which reflects the typical structure of Ancient Greek theathers. From the top you may have a magnificent view of Barcelona City and the Port.

La Pedrera situated on the best corner of Passeig de Gràcia

La Pedrera situated on the best corner of Passeig de Gràcia

La Pedrera building by Antonio Gaudí (aka Casa Milà). The peculiar warrior heads in its famous chimneys were ridiculed and laughed at. Nowadays they are the most popular part. In those days, Antonio Gaudí was misunderstood.

La Sagrada Familia Temple: Work of Antoni Gaudí

« La Sagrada Familia » Temple: Work of Antoni Gaudí

The construction of the Temple started in 1866. In 1926, Antoni Gaudí dies run over by a tram. The inside of the Sagrada Família, now completely finished, has 45 meters height. It is huge and overwhelming. It is expected to be completely finished in 2026.

Get your tickets

« Gothic Cathedral » Nearby the Hotel Continental « BARCELONA »

« Gothic Cathedral » Nearby the Hotel Continental « BARCELONA »

The former Cathedral dates from the 4th Century. It is the « Gothic Cathedral » of Barcelona. In the Cloister's fountain a « Dancing Egg » can be seen on Corpus Christi Day, which is one of the most popular traditions. Visiting hours

« Gothic Quarter » Nearby the Hotel Continental « BARCELONA »

« Gothic Quarter » Nearby the Hotel Continental « BARCELONA »

The Barcelona Gothic Quarter. Pedestrian, romantic, charming, captivating. Walking through the narrow streets, contemplating the historic buildings, visiting the small and varied shops and eating in the typical restaurants will complement its great appeal.

« Santa Maria del Mar » nearby the Hotel Continental « BARCELONA »

« Santa Maria del Mar » nearby the Hotel Continental « BARCELONA »

The basilica's illumination magnifies its beauty. Its perfect acoustics has made it perfect for great concerts. It houses the Image of Santa Maria, Patroness Saint of the hotel and catering industry, to which we have a great devotion.

The "Olympic Village:" Memory of the 1992 Olympic Games

The "Olympic Village:" Memory of the 1992 Olympic Games

The "Olympic Village" has a public marina, a beautiful promenade, a sunny beach, and all kinds of equipment. Many restaurants and bars, all of them in front of the Mediterranean Sea.

Maremagnum: Connected to the end of Las Ramblas by footbridge

Maremagnum: Connected to the end of Las Ramblas by footbridge

If you like shopping, over thirty stores with the best brands are waiting for you at Maremagnum. Your leisure time is assured in the light open spaces of the great Spanish Dock building or its terrace bars by the sea. During your visit you come across with a local holiday? Do not panic: Maremagnum is open all year round.

The Museu Nacional d'Art and the Palau Nacional

The Museu Nacional d'Art and the Palau Nacional

The National Art Museum of Catalonia (MNAC in Catalan) was built for the International Expo 1929. However, like many other buildings in Barcelona, thanks to its location in the neo-baroque National Palace of Montjuïc and the continuous incorporation of new art galleries until 2004 the MNAC has become one of the increasingly popular museums in Catalonia.

Plan your visit

The Barça Stadium Camp Nou was built in 1957

Attractions around Hotel Continental Barcelona & Hotel Continental Palacet

The Camp Nou, which is since 1957 the football stadium of FC Barcelona, with a capacity of over 98,000 spectators, can be considered one of the greatest of this discipline worldwide. Either to watch a game or to visit its immense facilities + Museum FCB which contains all the triumphs of the Catalan team to date, it’s worth getting away from the center of Barcelona and witness one of the most emotional venues of the city. Get your tickets

« Las Ramblas » of Barcelona and Hotel Continental « BARCELONA »

Attractions around Hotel Continental Barcelona & Hotel Continental Palacet

The Hotel Continental Barcelona is located in the best part of the famous Las Ramblas, opposite to the Canaletas Fountain. The popular saying states that whoever drinks from this fountain will return to Barcelona. The hassle and bustle in the Ramblas is continuous both day and night.

Casa Batlló

Casa Batlló near Hotel Continental Barcelona

Considered as one of the most impressive and admired of all Gaudí’s creations, this house was designed by the catalan architect drilling down from the general to the tiny details. From the attic and roof terrace to the originality in doors, walls and windows. Official site

Hotel Continental Barcelona

Hotel Continental Barcelona,

La Rambla, 138. ZP 08002 - Barcelona,

SPAIN

Hotel Continental Palacete

Hotel Continential Palacete,

30, Rambla Catalunya - ZP 08007 Barcelona,

SPAIN

How To Get

Search