Are you in Barcelona for a business trip? Enjoy your free time here!
Are you on a business trip and would you like to enjoy the city of Barcelona during your free time? In PCG we give you all our tips and tricks to see the best of the city during your business trips!
Barcelona is one of the most visited cities in Europe.
During a business trip, you may not have a lot of time, but it would be a shame not to see the essentials of the city and relax between two meetings.
So, what can you visit of Gaudí’s city in one day? This is a brief tour of the things you can’t miss during your stay.
The TMB Barcelona 24-hour ticket – With this ticket you will have access to all metros in zone 1, i.e. the entire Barcelona area where our unmissable stops are located, for 24 hours! If you don’t really like public transport, you can always take one of Barcelona’s famous taxis.
➤ Plaça Catalunya
➤ La boqueria: Barcelona’s most famous market!
➤ Las Ramblas: famous Barcelona street, which will take you to many important points in the city, including Plaça Catalunya and La Boqueria!
➤ The gothic (see Basilica Santa Maria de Mar, and if you are passionate about art, the famous Picasso Museum
➤ Gaudi’s must-see attractions: La Sagrada Familia, Casa Batlló, Casa Milá (also known as La Pedrera) and Parc Güell
➤ Hang out in the Ciutadella Park and see the fountain
➤ Finish with a vermut at the Barceloneta.
➤ If you have a little extra time, go to Plaça España to see the fountains and the Catalan Art Palace at the bottom of Montjuic !
Watch out for thefts! Like any highly touristic area, there are a few dishonest people among the crowd, especially in the Rambla or in La Boqueria. Be careful and make sure you close your bags (avoid taking a backpack, or carry it in front of you).
Catalan dishes to taste:
➤ The esqueixada (salted cod salad, tuna, tomatoes, peppers, onions, olives)
➤ An escalibada (slices of eggplant and red pepper baked in oil, often with anchovies)
➤ Calçots amb romesco (a variety of Catalan onions cooked over a high heat, often accompanied by Nyora, a type of dried pepper. You can also find mashed calçots).
➤ The butifarra de pagès (Catalan sausage)
➤ Suquet (fish soup)
➤ Serve with pa amb tomaquet (or pan con tomate in Castilian, bread rubbed with garlic and tomato pulp)
➤ For dessert, have a mel i mato, a typical fresh cheese covered with honey
In autumn you can also find panellets, small marzipan balls coated with pine nuts
Something to enjoy in Catalonia during your business trip!
There you go! You know everything you need to know to make your business trip a real cultural and relaxing journey in the wonderful city of Barcelona!