Written by Millionaire’s Digest Team Member: Kash Pals
Founder & Owner of: Best Places of Interest
Millionaire’s Digest Team, Contributor, Family & Life, Fashion & Style, Food & Drink, Health & Fitness, Home & Gardening, Successful Living and Travel Writer
Barcelona, one of the most inspiring destinations in the world and a wonderful city of Spain has something for everyone to enjoy. The excitement of visiting the city mounts with many things that you can enjoy for free. If you happen to have Spain Golden Visa, here’re some of the most amazing activities and sights in Barcelona to dig free of cost!
1. Free museums
Many of local museums including the Museu Picasso, MUHBA are free to explore on Sunday afternoons. There are others as well allowing free entry on any particular day of a month usually the first Sunday or Wednesday. You may check out museum’s official websites for further details.
2. Visit a festival
The month of September in Barcelona breathes new life with many different and lively festivals. The five-day Festes de la Merce’ features free concerts, fireworks, dancing, colorful parades and acrobatic feats for you to enjoy. Then there’s Festa Major de Gracia; the ultimate summer extravaganza renowned for its competition on festooned streets and al fresco concerts.
3. Walk the La Rambla
Perhaps the best way to explore Barcelona is on foot and La Rambla promises just that! The one-kilometer long walkway would take you through the historical buildings, markets, and marvelous constructs. Early morning is the best time due to fewer crowds!
4. Surf the Mercat de la Boqueria
The indoor market hall boasts a colorful collection of many different fruits, seafood, vegetables, long rows of preserved jamón and butcher stalls. That’s not all; there is pizza and tapas bars, as well as many different local, produces you can try out for free before purchase.
5. Ultra-modern architecture
Some of the most impressive facades and marvelous constructs are free to explore but do investigate as other architectural gems have certain admission fees. To name a few, check out La Sagrada Familia, Casa Lleó Morera, Casa Amatller, Gaudi’s Casa Batllo, Passeig de Gracia and Gaudi’s magnum opus.
6. Relax at the beach
If you’re tired of exploring the city, rest your feet at one of the many beaches in Barcelona especially the Barceloneta. Its golden sands, waterfront restaurants and lush surrounding covered with greenery would surely instill a sense of peace and tranquillity. If you something that’s least crowded, walk further to the north towards Forum area.
7. Joan Miró’s public artwork
Marvel at the amazing artwork of home-grown artist Fundació Joan Miró spread across the city for free viewing. The fantastic 22-metres tall Woman and Bird statuette is an epitome of colored glazed tiles, rising dramatically from a pool in Parc de Joan Miró.
8. Visit the Born Centre Cultural
A newer attraction in Barcelona is the Born Centre Cultural which is a converted anterior market building with its centerpiece untouched even after Philip V razed structures in the event of 1714. For Catalans, the event is deemed the beginning for the desire of separation so expect some emotional sights at this place.
Make the most of your Spain Golden Visa with a memorable trip to Barcelona and enjoy some of the best things for free.
Article Credits: Kash Pals
Millionaire’s Digest Team, Contributor