Ride a bicycle, meet some locals and enjoy the beach in winter - Barcelona Slow Travel Barcelona offers an endless checklist of attractions, from the awe-inspiring architecture and design of La Sagrada Familia to the action-packed streets in and around La Rambla. But why not take some time to enjoy top things to do in Barcelona and enjoy them like a local.

Living here for so many years has given us the opportunity to slowly explore the city and truly understand why the Barceloneses are so passionate about their hometown.

Take a look at our carefully curated list of the top things to do in Barcelona and our personal tips on how to get the most out of every one of its top local attractions.

Authentic Barcelona ExperiencesOur story begins when we, Cristina and Guillermo, met back in 2011. Our passion for travel and food brought us together and our wanderlust only grew stronger as we lost ourselves in conversations about all the places we wanted to visit together.

It wasn’t long until our conversations became a reality… In the summer of 2012 we both quit our jobs, left our shared flats and bought a one-way ticket to Kathmandu.

Slow traveller taking the time Don’t you think holidays should be a moment to relax and deeply immerse yourself in a different culture?

Some people already travel slow -knowingly or not: they slowed down the pace of their travel in order to get closer to the local life wherever they are.

In this article, I will give you 10 easy practical tips for you to become a slow traveller and to start travelling in a more enriching way.

slow travel

You’ll probably agree with me when I say that holidays can sometimes be almost as stressful as daily life. There are many reasons to slow travel. 

It turns out there’s a different way to travel that can bring you more meaningful experiences while at the same time respecting the pace of your body, the environment and the local populations you come in contact with.

In this post, I will show you how slow travel can redefine the future of tourism and why you should seriously consider it for your next holidays.