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Barcelona: Flamenco Show at Tablao Flamenco Cordobes

1. Barcelona: Flamenco Show at Tablao Flamenco Cordobes

Watch a flamenco show at an historical venue on Barcelona's famous La Rambla, and experience a traditional folkloric experience from Spain. Make your way to the tablao (flamenco theater), where legendary artists such as Juan Villar have performed. The theater still brings the most important flamenco artists to its stage for an assurance of quality. Embrace the sensual rhythms and primal power of the music, song and dance. Admire the colorful décor of the venue, inspired by motifs that transport you back to the time of the Moors. Upgrade to the dinner option and go on a culinary journey through the foods of Spain and its regions, from the gazpachos of the south to the delicious pintxos (small snacks) of the Basque Country. Savor an authentic paella from Valencia amongst more than 40 different delicacies to try.

Barcelona: Wax Museum Entry Ticket

2. Barcelona: Wax Museum Entry Ticket

Discover one of Barcelona’s top attractions, the Wax Museum, located on the iconic Las Ramblas in the heart of the city. With your entry ticket, explore this newly renovated attraction at your own pace, with plenty of time to admire the impressive wax creations. See waxworks of celebrities and historical figures, including Barack Obama, Picasso, Billie Eilish, and Johnny Depp.  You can also marvel at all your favorite TV and film characters from hits such as “Money Heist” and “Star Wars." At the end of your visit, stop by the iconic El Bosc de les Fades, a magical bar set in an enchanted forest.

Barcelona: Helicopter, Walking, and Sailing 360º City Tour

3. Barcelona: Helicopter, Walking, and Sailing 360º City Tour

Explore Barcelona from different perspectives on a half-day tour by land, sea, and air. Start with a walk through the Old Town. Meet your guide near Passeig de Gràcia, then continue walking, passing houses designed by Antoni Gaudí, before arriving at the Gothic Quarter (Barri Gotic). Continue to Plaça de Sant Jaume to see the imposing government buildings of the Town Hall and Palace of the Generalitat of Catalonia. Wander into the old Jewish Quarter, to see the picturesque church of Santa Maria del Pi. Take a promenade down the tree-lined Ramblas on the way to Port Vell. Here, board the boat and sail along the coast for panoramic views of the city’s skyline and the Mediterranean Sea. Marvel at the monument to Christopher Columbus pointing to the Americas as you transfer by van to the heliport. Glide up into the sky by helicopter, and enjoy indescribable views of Port Vell, Barceloneta, the Olympic Port, Olympic Village, mouth of the Besòs River, and more.

Half-Day Spanish Cooking Class & Boqueria Market Tour

4. Half-Day Spanish Cooking Class & Boqueria Market Tour

Enjoy an authentic culinary experience in Barcelona, and learn how to cook a classic Spanish meal, or Catalan dishes in a “tapas” style. Available as a morning or evening option, morning tours include a visit to La Boqueria Market on Las Ramblas, one of the most thrilling markets in the city center. Join the chef on a behind-the-scenes tour to meet the vendors; some coming from generations of market traders. Learn about the locally grown produce, and select the ingredients for your cooking class. Once in the kitchen, prepare a 4 course menu of paella, soup, appetizer, and dessert. Every Wednesday morning the class is focused on Catalan flavors, with dishes prepared in "tapas" style. Get hands-on help from professionally trained bilingual Spanish chefs, and follow their tips whether you are an experienced cook or complete novice. Once your dishes are complete, sit down to savor your success, with pairings of Riojan (red) and Galician (white) wines.

Skip the Line: Hard Rock Cafe Barcelona

5. Skip the Line: Hard Rock Cafe Barcelona

Check out the centrally located Hard Rock Cafe Barcelona for some great American food and a celebration of all things rock ‘n’ roll! After a long day's walk on Las Ramblas, ramble on over to the Hard Rock for a rockin' good time! Choose between 2 menus: Gold Menu (2-course): Choice of main course - • Original Legendary burger (black Angus steak) • Moving Mountains burger (vegan) • Grilled chicken sandwich • Twisted mac, chicken, and cheese pasta • Grilled chicken caesar salad • Tupelo chicken tenders Dessert - • Brownie Choice of beverage - • One soft drink, coffee, or tea Diamond Menu (3-course):  Starter - • Fresh salad Choice of main course - • Original Legendary burger (black Angus steak) • Moving Mountains burger (vegan) • Smoked BBQ combo • Grilled salmon • Twisted mac, chicken, and cheese pasta • Steak salad • BBQ chicken Dessert - • Chocolate cake Choice of one beverage -  • One soft drink, coffee, or tea ROCK SHOP The Rock Shops are located on the main floor and include all of the classic, modern and philanthropic souvenirs. T-shirts and collectible pins are the star items of the Rock Shop. The Signature Series T-shirts are signed and designed by artists such as Bon Jovi, U2, Bruce Springsteen and Shakira. On top of being limited edition, they also help many charities. The large selection also includes vintage designs and the classic T’s with the logo on the front.

Barcelona: Museum of Illusions Entry Ticket

6. Barcelona: Museum of Illusions Entry Ticket

Boggle your mind with memorizing illusions with this ticket to the Museum of Illusions in Barcelona. Enjoy a museum that is constantly being updated to ensure visitors have new exhibits to interact with. Enter themed rooms that allow you to be immersed in an exciting world full of fantasies.  Show your voucher at the door and dive into mind-bending exhibits. Discover a collection of 3D works painted by hand by local artists in Barcelona. Take the whole family to engage with a range of illusions that will be sure to tickle everyone's fancy. Be prepared to play with exhibits that let you do things like board the titanic or get lost in a world filled with zombies. Capture fun pictures to share with friends and family on social media.

Salou: Barcelona City Center Tour

7. Salou: Barcelona City Center Tour

After being picked up from the convenient meeting point in Salou, this tour will take you into Barcelona's city centre where you will have plenty of free time to see the most famous square of the city, the Plaza de Catalunya. From there on you can stroll along La Rambla until the monument of Columbus, admire the view the harbour and on your way there you can make a stop at the Boqueria, the covered market. You will have time to go to Born, a now very popular neighbourhood next to the Gothic Quarter with its own rambla and very nice exclusive boutiques, bars and small restaurants. In the Gothic Quarter you will find museums such as the Picasso, Madame Tussaud and many more, or you can visit the Cathedral of Santa Eulalia. You may also want to stroll along the Paseo the Gracia, one of Barcelona's elegant avenues. Plenty of time to do lots of unique things in this beautiful city.

From Salou: Barcelona Center and Poble Espanyol Day Trip

8. From Salou: Barcelona Center and Poble Espanyol Day Trip

Enjoy convenient transport from Salou directly to Poble Espanyol, a unique architectural museum that features 117 buildings modeled after traditional Spanish villages from different parts of the country. Marvel at an imaginative exhibition that was originally built for the 1929 Barcelona International Exposition and today continues to offer a peek into Spanish culture, gastronomy, architecture, and traditions. Located in one of the most beautiful parts of they city, just a stone's throw from the famous Fountains of Montjuïc, Poble Espanyol is one of Barcelona's top sights. After checking out Poble Espanyol, get transported through the green and hilly Montjuïc area to the center of Barcelona and take advantage of free time for independent exploration. Stroll over La Rambla, Barcelona's most iconic street, and wander down one of the many narrow, winding streets leading off it or  head straight for Plaça de Catalunya and find the statue of Columbus pointing out to America. For local fare, visit the Boqueria, the famous covered marketplace on the Rambla. Or make your way to the Gothic Quarter, the oldest neighborhood in the city, where you can visit the Picasso Museum and the cathedral of Santa Eulalia. Admire the neighborhood's many examples of medieval architecture as well as the remains of the city wall from Roman times. Stop into one of the many bars, restaurants, and terraces for a bite or a drink.

Barcelona: E-Bike Tour with Parc Güell Skip-the-Line Ticket

9. Barcelona: E-Bike Tour with Parc Güell Skip-the-Line Ticket

Explore the streets of Barcelona from the seat of a SMART Mercedes eBike and discover the most emblematic places of the city’s historic center and 19th-century expansion. The electric bikes allow you to explore with the minimum of exertion or hassle. Guides explain the history behind each monument en route which may include: the Gothic Quarter, Plaça Catalunya, and Passeig de Gracia, site of La Pedrera, Casa Batlló, Casa Lleó Morera, and Casa Ametller of the famous Modernista period of architecture. Continue to Parc Güell, Gaudi’s extraordinary park, with skip-the-ticket-line entry.

Barcelona: The Shadow Of The Wind Literary Walking Tour

10. Barcelona: The Shadow Of The Wind Literary Walking Tour

You can read any book, but just with few it's possible to live and breathe them. We present this walking tour as a unique opportunity to wandre around the amazing Barcelona depicted in "The Shadow of the Wind". A novel that has captivated thousands of readers all around the world. From letters to words, from imagination to reality. Just as Daniel Sempere, Julian Carax, Fermín Romero de Torres, and the other characters of the novel, we will walk through a labyrinth of mysteries and surprises turned into a charming tour, with a bewitching Barcelona as the backdrop. The participants of the tour will become the characters, as you move around Barcelona to places which are still recognisable to today’s inhabitants, such as: Santa Anna street, The arch of the Theatre, King’s square, Las Ramblas, Sant Felip Neri square and Montcada street. Not often do we have the possibility to turn fiction into reality but this is one such chance.

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What people are saying about Las Ramblas

Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 3,840 reviews

The show was incredible! Being able to see these 8 talented performers in a real tablao was worth every penny. That we paid for the dinner option was like an added bonus! Wonderful selection of freshly prepared hot and cold Spanish dishes - everything from seafood and paella, fresh salads and soups, to delicious desserts including Crema Catalana and homemade chocolate truffles. Drinks (wine, beer, cava) were all included. Dinner was buffet style and when we finished, we were brought into the tablao to our reserved seats, the best seats for dinner guests. This was our most enjoyable evening when in Barcelona. Great value and an incredible show.

This was the absolute highlight of our first holiday for years. I had no idea what was involved in Flamenco and was stunned by how individual the performance was. The dancers and musicians were so involved. It was intense, beautiful and spellbinding.

The food and drinks were excellent (and plentiful!). And the show was much better than I expected. The venue is small and intimate and allows for the emotion of the performers to be felt on a visceral level.

Great guide, very friendly and informative. Must do activity!! Highly recommend

Fantastic food and incredible atmosphere. Highly recommend