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452 tips
Ghita Davidsen
Silkeborg, Denmark
08 June 2014
If it is very important for people to visit the Sagrada Familia Church and get into the church and towers, then book tickets before going to Barcelona. If you are going to Barcelona for the first time - consider that you may get depended of the great spirit of the city, the weather and the beach:-)We are surely coming back to Barcelona and the accomodation at Canvis Vells 3 in Born!
Stayed in Canvis Vells Born
Mario Brogna
Aranova Fiumicino, Italy
19 May 2014
For tube buy the ticket T10. It's good for tube and bus.
Stayed in Perill Gràcia
Olga Torkhov
Haifa, Israel
02 May 2014
A some history of the place, visiting places, well known persons of the city.
Sarunas Leliuga
Horsens, Denmark
06 April 2014
The city has a lot of professional thieves. Keep the wallets and valuable things hidden very well.
Stayed in Casanova University 1
Steven Filbee
Hull, United Kingdom
02 April 2014
Take the most comfortable footware you can find, as you will find yourself walking for miles each day. Even though the public transport is exellent in Barcelona, walking everywhere you can will ensure you see the best of Barcelona.
Stayed in Alcanar Beach
Adelina Luca
Bucharest, Romania
14 October 2013
Don't get scared to book a trip to Barcelona in the beginning of October. It may sound like a cold month, but it was really pleasant there. From the 4th to the 13th, we had about 2 days of cold and drizzling rain, nothing too serious, the rest was sunny and pleasant enough to wear pants & a t-shirt and bring a cardigan along if it got a little chillier in the evening. Also, good walking shoes are a must - I learnt that the hard way! :)
Stefan Smiljanoski
Skopje, Macedonia
30 July 2013
Read a little about the city, the sights, Catalonia in general. Also learn a little Spanish and Catalan.
Zoran Major
Zagreb, Croatia
25 July 2013
Driving in Barcelona is not that difficult (providing you have a GPS for navigation).
Stayed in Amadeu
Anastasia Chetokina
Obninsk, Russia
09 February 2013
Перед путешествием, я советую поискать в интернете, чем можно заняться.
Stayed in Monumental II
Cherise Hardy
Leicester, United Kingdom
19 November 2012
Get a guide book and decide the places you want to see. There's so much to do in Barcelona that it's definitely best to have an idea of what you'd like to do before you get here, so you can plan your days and make the most of this amazing city!
Stayed in Cometa
Zanin Kavazovic
Quebec, Canada
18 October 2012
Bring some very comfortable shoes. Even though the metro is very efficient, you will definitely want to walk a lot since the city is beautiful. Everybody will tell you to watch for pickpockets. However, we were lucky not to have any problem of that kind, nor did we saw anybody in any kind of trouble. Moreover, police are present in the most touristic areas and popular streets.
Stayed in Gaudí Bailén 1-1
Pieter Broeck
Buggenhout, Belgium
02 September 2012
Voordat je vertrekt raad ik aan paar comfortabele schoenen mee te nemen. De afstand tussen de bezienswaardiheden zijn groot.
Stayed in Born
Lorenz Germann
Zürich, Switzerland
30 July 2012
You should learn Spanish before visiting Barcelona! Talking to the natives is great!
Stayed in Barberà Ramblas II
Mathias Larsson
London, United Kingdom
22 July 2012
Before you go, I recommend you to check where your apartment is, because it can be a little difficult to find.
Stayed in Montcada I
Denis Sapozhnikov
St.petersburg, Russia
19 June 2012
Перед поездкой я советую найти и забронировать место стоянки, если вы планируете взять напрокат машину.
Stayed in Pujades I
Thithi Trinh
Los Angeles, United States
13 May 2012
When you travel to Barcelona, I recommend comfortable walking shoes, a good map, and sense of adventure.
Stayed in Llastic
Lok Leung
Tuen Mun, Hong Kong
03 May 2012
There are thieves and con artists aplenty in the city. Once you get out of the tourist area it's a bit better. But take care to hide your cash and passport in a travel wallet under your clothes, and beware of people claiming to be policeman wanting to check passports or "helpful" people saying you have something dirty on your backpack.
Stayed in Francesc - Ramblas II
Guido Looy
Kontich, Belgium
30 April 2012
Ik raad aan om een plan te maken van dingen die je wilt zien. Een citytrip is niet genoeg om de hele stad te zien.
Aleksey Denisov
Moscow, Russia
03 March 2012
Перед поездкой, я советую проверить предложения сотовых операторов (Yoigo/ Vodafone / Simyo / Orange…)
Stayed in Sert
David Benns
Farnham, United Kingdom
02 March 2012
Taxis are expensive, so use the metro instead, but be aware of pickpockets!
Stayed in Paral.lel I
Henrotte Joop
Hippolytushoef, Netherlands
19 February 2012
Before leaving I advise you to a good directions to print out because if you get off the train just to look how you have to walk. If you know it it is easy but for the first time, even though you know it is against Barcelona.
Stayed in Berlin 5-1
Pamela Cox
West Dundee, United States
14 January 2012
You need to research and plan each day. I was fortunate that my son lives there and helped us determine a daily itinerary.
Stayed in Bell-lloc
Veaceslav Bugai
Chisinau, Moldavia
12 January 2012
Before traveling, I recommend to check websites with travel guides, they are very helpful.
Stayed in Remei
Carin Hörnsten
Jönköping, Sweden
11 January 2012
Ta med bekväma skor att promenera i. Det officiella turistkontoret på Placa Catalonya var inte särskilt engagerade. Vi missade information. Som att några att de ställen vi köpte biljett till inte var öppna under tiden vi var där.
Stayed in Born
Karli Luik
Tallinn, Estonia
07 November 2011
Depending on the time of year you visit, it might rain! At least during winter.
Stayed in Ripoll II
Elina Liimatainen
Galway, Ireland
24 October 2011
Before traveling, I recommend reading about the city's interesting history.
Stayed in Sant Pacià
Gabriela Psotova
Omsenie, Slovakia
27 September 2011
Pred cestou odporúčam aby ste sa ubezpečili, že vaša kontaktná osoba správne pochopila čas príchodu.
Stayed in Mar Beach I
Brian Eustace
Portlaoise, Ireland
15 September 2011
Before traveling, I recommend researching things to do and a finding a good and easy to read map.
Stayed in Dusai
Ylva Elofsson
Karlstad, Sweden
29 July 2011
Lär dig lite spanska, ibland är det lite svårt att göra sig förstådd på engelska. Det är också en bra idé att läsa om Barcelona och bestämma vilka platser man ska besöka.
Stayed in Gracia Gaudí
Gunnel Karlsson
Grycksbo, Sweden
28 July 2011
Läs på om Kataloniens historia och kom ihåg att det äär en stor stad med folk från hela världen. Katalanerna är hjäpsamma och trevliga, så var trevlig och visa respekt.
Stayed in Gaudí II
Liana Hosu
Cincinnati, United States
17 July 2011
I recommend that you bring a good book about Barcelona. The one by Rick Steves is very practical.
Stayed in Gaudí II
Peter Somerville
Amberley, New Zealand
05 July 2011
Before you go, read up about the city attractions and activities, travel options, and try learning a few words in Spanish/Catalan.
Stayed in Liceu 2-2
Anna Asplund
Göteborg, Sweden
03 July 2011
Se upp för tjuvar och skaffa en karta!
Stayed in Sant Pere Mitjà I
Stern Isaac
Onex, Switzerland
28 June 2011
I drove and it was easy. Just know that traffic in Barcelona is very busy, but with a GPS it's not hard to get from A to B.
Stayed in Sagrada Familia 4-1
Angelo Cerbone
Cassina De Pecchi, Italy
05 June 2011
Vi consiglio di scegliere cosa volete visitare, sono moltissime le possibilità e organizzarsi evita di far perdere tempo
Stayed in Francesc - Ramblas VII
Taavi Tuur
Tartu, ---others---
20 May 2011
Look up the apartment location before travelling and try to find out what the nearest transportation opportunities are.
Stayed in Monumental III
Bruce Bush
London, United Kingdom
18 April 2011
A bit of pre-planning is highly recommendable. On a short trip there is a great deal to see, so there's definitely a need to plan your days in advance
Kristofer Norén
Enskede, Sweden
04 April 2011
Skaffa några offlinekartor och Iphoneappar.
Stayed in Rull
Enrico Ferrero
Torino, Italy
31 March 2011
Controllare il meteo!
Stayed in Gombau 4-3
Massimiliano Pasquali
Roma, Italy
24 March 2011
Attenzione ai ladri
Stayed in Santa Caterina
David Little
London, United Kingdom
22 March 2011
When travelling to Barcelona, decide what you'd most like to do - don't try to do too much! Also, buy a good map.
Dariusz Zakrzewski
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
04 March 2011
Beware of pickpocketers, and also some of the restaurants near Las Ramblas - for example Amatxu, which has a horrible service!
Stayed in Sagrada Familia 4-2
Angela Bennett-glock
Jersey City, United States
01 December 2010
In Barcelona, you should try food that you wouldn't normally try. Don't be afraid to sample the seafood and variety of tapas offered throughout the city. Even if it isn't your usual fare, it is probably fantastic!
Stayed in Sant Gil
Greg Stevenson
Glencolmcille, Ireland
23 November 2010
One of the most important things you can think about before travelling is the area of the city that you want to stay in.
Lars Mankit
Växjö, Sweden
10 November 2010
Ha alltid adress tilll lägenheten nedskriven på en lapp. Strunta i turistattraktionerna och utforska staden på egen hand. Det är billigare och roligare. Tunnelbanan fungerar bra och stadens nattliv är bra.
Stayed in Foneria
Renzo Pastorino
Prato, Italy
11 August 2014
Which card take to save. Assess whether agrees t10, Barcelona card. ..
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Joanna Koning
Kaatsheuvel, Netherlands
04 July 2014
Barcelona is a city where you simply must have been... Insanely fun city!
Stayed in Fira Callao II
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Svetlana Poznahirko
Tallinn, Estonia
28 June 2014
You need to stand in queues at almost all points of interest. To travel around the city to bring a good map of the city.
Stayed in Sardenya Beach
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Weber Elvira
Ulm, Germany
04 June 2014
That one speaks mainly Catalan and Spanish not ;-) This is confusing
Stayed in Monumental III
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Hélène Briend
Pessac, France
02 June 2014
a small map of the city
Stayed in Catedral Joaquim E-1
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