Book Description

An unbeatable guide to Barcelona, packed with insider tips and ideas, color maps, and top 10 lists - all designed to help you see the very best of Barcelona.

Stroll through lively Las Ramblas, take in the jaw-dropping Sagrada Familia, Gaudí's unfinished modernist marvel, and admire the works of art in the Museu Picasso and the Fundació Joan Miró. From Top 10 Catalan folk festivals and traditions to Top 10 fascinating markets - discover the best of Barcelona with this easy-to-use travel guide.

Inside Top 10 Barcelona:
- Nine easy-to-follow itineraries, perfect for a day trip, a weekend, or a week
- Top 10 lists showcase the best attractions in Barcelona, covering La Rambla, Barcelona Cathedral, Parc Güell, and more
- In-depth area guides explore Barcelona's most interesting neighbourhoods, with the best places for shopping, going out and sightseeing
- Color-coded chapters divided by area make it easy to find information quickly and plan your day
- Essential travel tips including our expert choices of where to stay, eat, shop and sightsee, plus useful transport, visa and health information
- Color maps help you navigate with ease
- Covers Barri Gòtic and La Ribera, El Raval, Montjuïc, the Seafront, Eixample, Gràcia, Tibidabo and Zona Alta, and sights beyond the city centre

Staying for longer and looking for a more comprehensive guide to Barcelona? Try our DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Spain.

About DK Eyewitness Travel: DK's Top 10 guides take the work out of planning a short trip, with easy-to-read maps, tips, and tours to inform and enrich your weekend trip or cultural break. DK is the world's leading illustrated reference publisher, producing beautifully designed books for adults and children in over 120 countries.

Table of Contents

  1. Welcome to Barcelona
  2. Exploring Barcelona
  3. Top 10 Barcelona Highlights
    1. Sagrada Família
    2. La Rambla
    3. Barcelona Cathedral
    4. Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya
    5. Parc Güell
    6. La Pedrera
    7. Fundació Joan Miró
    8. Museu Picasso
    9. Palau de la Música Catalana
    10. Museu d’Art Contemporani and Centre de Cultura Contemporània
  4. The Top 10 of Everything
    1. Moments in History
    2. Churches and Chapels
    3. Museums and Galleries
    4. Modernista Buildings
    5. Perfect Squares
    6. Parks and Beaches
    7. Off the Beaten Track
    8. Attractions for Children
    9. Performing Arts and Music Venues
    10. Gay and Lesbian Hang-Outs
    11. Nightclubs and Bars
    12. Restaurants and Tapas Bars
    13. Cafés and Light Bites
    14. Best Shopping Areas
    15. Most Fascinating Markets
    16. Barcelona for Free
    17. Catalan Folk Festivals and Traditions
  5. Barcelona Area by Area
    1. Barri Gòtic and La Ribera
    2. El Raval
    3. Montjuïc
    4. The Seafront
    5. Eixample
    6. Gràcia, Tibidabo and Zona Alta
    7. Beyond Barcelona
  6. Streetsmart
    1. Getting To and Around Barcelona
    2. Practical Information
    3. Places to Stay
  7. Phrase Book
  8. Maps
  9. Acknowledgments
  10. Copyright