Barcelona Travel Guide
This 100-year-old clothing store stocks a slew of Catalán designers for women and men (including Josep Abril's impeccable linen shirts). Look for the reduced-price off-season racks in the back.
This venue is closed.
Urbanized after 1860, L'Eixample (the Expansion) is now the city's main shopping district and the world's top repository of Art Nouveau architecture.
Originating as a collection of rare perfume bottles, this small shop now specializes in vintage couture garments and accessories dating from the 18th century to the 20th.
Pick up spinach-and-pine-nut coca (Catalan pizza) at this old-fashioned bakery.
The well-edited boutique for men and women is stocked with the greatest runway hits from, among many others, Valentino, Alexander McQueen, and Jean-Paul Gaultier.
A Catalonia-born graduate of the Fashion Institute of Technology, in New York City, Helena Garriga has worked for the likes of Moschino and Jean Paul Gaultier. Now she’s a curator of edibles, assembling the choicest local and international foodstuffs at her new shop.
Pick up a Ruta del Modernisme brochure at Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau and amble the Eixample district admiring the mosaics, wrought-iron railings, and grand spiral staircases.
This crimson-walled shop stocks Delgado's signature black and ivory separates and knits.
The Raval district's futuristic, all-white museum designed by Richard Meier looks like something out of The Jetsons and contains a world-class collection of art created in the past 50 years.
An old-world vermouth bodega on a small plaza.
A colorful fishermen's quarter, the laid-back Barceloneta is lined with seafood restaurants and lovely beaches.
A five-story dance school in the Sants-Montjuïc district, Ball Centre provides dance instruction in several different styles.
Nibble on plump pistachios and Marcona almonds roasted at the 1850’s shop.