One of the most visited cities in Europe, Barcelona is packed with things to see and do. From the UNESCO world heritage sites and amazing architecture of Anton Gaudi to numerous museums and art galleries, the capital of Catalonia definitely has a lot to offer to its visitors. You can also explore its coastline with a boat rental, admire famous paintings at the popular galleries, or just chill on the beach in the city. Here is a list of places that should be included in your travel itinerary in Barcelona.
Beaches- Exploring the Spanish coastline with a boat rental is an experience unlike any other and one of the places that you simply must include in your sailing itinerary is the lovely Ocata Beach. Nova Icaria Beach, is an ideal destination for couples and vacationers who are hoping to find some peace and quiet. Barceloneta Beach is definitely the most crowded beach in the city with plenty of opportunity for watersports, kite-surfing and windsurfing. Marbella Beach is an ideal destination if you are sailing in the Mediterranean with a luxury yacht charter. There are dozens of great bars, as well as opportunities for watersports including kayaking and windsurfing. Located on Bogatell beach, Vai Moana is one of the most popular beach bars in this part of the city. No beach vacation with a boat rental in Spain is complete without a visit to the popular CatWalk beach club. World-famous DJ’s perform here at the Barcelona’s CatWalk on a regular basis. If your idea of a perfect vacation in Barcelona includes relaxing treatments in the spa and spending the whole day by the pool, head out to Purobeach Barcelona beach club.
The City- One of the most famous Anton Gaudi’s houses in the city, Casa Batlló is a popular tourist attraction that draws large crowds of tourists each day. This colorful building can be best described as fundamental work of Catalan modernism. In case you are interested in the history of Barcelona, head out to the Barcelona History Museum that boasts around 4,000 square meters of Roman ruins. Another Gaudi’s house, Casa Milá or as some like to call it La Pedrera is one of the most popular attractions in the city. The Gothic Cathedral built on top of a church from the 11th century, is conveniently located right in the center of the Barri Gotic.
Water Activities- Scuba diving is one of the best ways to explore the underwater marine life here in Barcelona. A yacht charter allows access to remote places around the city and there are a number of great scuba diving destinations along the way. Some of the most popular sites include the hidden wrecks in L’Escala and shipwrecks in Palamos. There are plenty of opportunities for kayaking in Barcelona, as this is one of the most popular water sports here. Some tours include visits to the dark caves in the north of Barcelona along the coast of Costa Brava. Vacationers who after an adrenaline rush should totally try flyboarding. This great water sport enables you to fly a few feet over the water while you are being propelled by a motorized vehicle. Sailing on a chartered yacht is one of the best ways to explore the whole area around the city of Barcelona. You can either rent a bareboat charter that comes without a crew or you can take a chartered yacht and don’t have to worry about steering the wheel.