When I think back to Barcelona, the first thing that springs to mind is vivid colour. From the brightly tiled mosaics to the never-ending lines of multi-coloured fruit juices at the market, Barcelona is undeniably a beautifully vibrant city. It’s impossible to see this city without noticing the astounding architecture on every street, just riding the bus we were mesmerised by the buildings above.
Whilst we didn’t have nearly enough time to see everything we wanted, here are just a few things not to be missed:
– The Passeig de Gràcia, the equivalent of the Champs-Élysées is home to a couple of Gaudi’s architectural wonders as well as countless high-end shops whose buildings look more like hotels than boutiques.
– Being a fruit addict, la Boqueria was most probably the highlight of my day. Stacks of fresh fruit and smoothies in every variety fill the market making it a dream come true for me. I managed to consume a total of four smoothies as well as countless fruit pots on one particular day.
– The much anticipated Park Güell fulfilled every expectation that I had of it prior to visiting. The best way to while away an afternoon would be to wander this park, not only for the incredible views over the city but for the unmissable mosaic work as well.