Style conscious and always in fashion, this is a place where the avant-garde and the traditional collide daily with spectacular results. It’s where Gaudí meets Gothic, where food is life in all its delicious complexity, and where the arts (including the art of having a good time) always take centre stage.
Lonely Planet's new-look Pocket guides give you all the top sights and local's view of the city too – you get the best of both worlds!
Walking tours and day plannersMaps for every neighbourhoodPacked with expert travel tips100% independent advice
Coverage includes: La Rambla & Barri Gotic, El Raval, La Ribera & Parc de la Ciutadella, Barceloneta & the Beaches, Passeig de Gracia & L'Eixample, Montjuic & Poble Sec, Camp Nou, Pedralbes & Sarria, QuickStart