Barcelona 5 days tour

Barcelona 5 days tour

You are traveling to Barcelona, Spain, for five days and want to know what can you visit during your stay in the city? You are in the right place! we are about to give you a complete guidewith many options to consider and make your own schedule.

Here you will find information about places to visit, how to make the most of the time you have, about food and service.


What to do in Barcelona for 5 days

There are many things this city has to offer when it comes to tourism and luckly you have 5 days to discover this!

According to your preferences, you can pick a traditional itinerary, a cultural one or maybe someting outdoor, there´s somenthing fun for everyone.

Our first recommendation is you to rent one of our Vespas, it´s for sure the best way to tour the city avoiding slow busses full of tourists, long lines of waiting or having to stick to someone else´s plan.

We are sure thatyou´ll have the perfect 5 day tour in Spain – Barcelona moreover if you rent a scooter.

Barcelona 5 day tour

We will be describing a complete tour of Barcelona´s top attractions, so you get the full information to discover this colorful city. Furthermore, we recomend you get the Barcelona Card to skip most of the long waiting lines, so you actually get to do and see more.

A plan full of culture

To begin planning your steps on the city, there is a list of places you don´t want to miss!


In Barcelona you must visit the emblematic places which architecture is the most valuable feature to offer, you won´t be needing to stay several hours on each one, but is worth to make the journey. You can guide yourself with this list to bookmark those you´re interested in:

  • La Sagrada Familia
  • Casa Milá
  • Casa BatllĂł
  • Casa Amatller
  • Casa LleĂł Morera
  • Plaça de Catalunya
  • La Rambla
  • La BoquerĂ­a
  • Placa Reial
  • Palau GĂĽell
  • Columbus Monument
  • Palau de la MĂşsica
  • Museu Frederic Marès
  • Barcelona Cathedral
  • Plaça del Rei
  • History Museum of Barcelona
  • Museu Picasso
  • JardĂ­ BotĂ nic
  • MontjuĂŻc
  • FundaciĂł Joan MirĂł
  • Museu Olimpic
  • Museu d’Arqueologia
  • Museu d’Art de Catalán
  • Poble Espanyol
  • Magic Fountain
  • CaixaForum
  • Plaça d’Espanya
  • Arc de Triomf
  • Museu de Ciències Naturales
  • Museu de la Xocolata
  • Mercat del Born
  • Parc de la Ciutadella
  • Parc Zoològic
  • Barcelona Fish


What to see in Barcelona in 5 days – Itinerary

On the first day you can begin by visiting Barri Gotic, the historic center of the city that dates back to pre roman times. The streets are small and it has some lovely plazas.

Here you will find the Barcelona History Museum, one of the best and complete in the city. You can even walk through roman ruins located beneath the museum. There´s the Picasso Museum, which includes over 3,000 pieces of the artist so it offers a lot to see.

Then, you can move on to The Gothic Cathedral, which was built on top of an 11th century church. It has an elevator so you can go up to the top of the roof and enjoy an amazing view of the place.

Another recomendation is the Barcelona Museum of Contemporary Art, that has hundreds of exhibits most from spanish artists.

To finish this journey, you may want to stop by Parc de la Ciutadella, a beautiful walk through the streets. It´s famous because of the art pieces in it and its fountains designed by Gaudí, of course. It also has a zoo inside the park if you like animals too.

On the second day you could try with a food tour. As you must know Barcelona is one of the most popular food cities in Spain so you better be part of this.

You can enjoy in one of the several cafes and restaurants or go to the local market and delight with what it has to offer.

After that, you can relax a while and visit the amazing beaches, specially if you´re traveling on the warm months! It’s the perfect time and place to get an enviable tan.

Getting to the middle

The third day can be dedicated to GaudĂ­and its remarkable contribution to local architecture.

You can find his work spread all over the city, but also you must visit these iconic places: La Sagrada Familia, Park Güell, Casa Milá and Casa Batlló. In this articleyou can have more details from each one.

If you are lucky enough to be here on a Thursday, on this day at the Plaça d’Espanyayou´ll enjoy the fountains and lights that line the street towards MontjuĂŻc Hill. At the end is the Magic Fountain of MontjuĂŻc, which puts on a spectacular light – and – water show really worth to see.

Moving on to the fourth day, you can stop by the harbor cable car, this 1450-meter-long harbor aerial tramway connects MontjuĂŻc and Barceloneta; going from near the beach to MontjuĂŻc Hill.

Once you arrive there you will enjoy the most incredible view of the city and can visit the Castell de MontjuĂŻc, the gardens and even an Olympic stadium.

Later, don´t miss the chance to visit the Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunyathat includes a wide variety of pieces of the regional art. It’s the perfect spot to take beautiful pictures of the city.

The perfect end

Last but not least, on the fifht day, you should be relaxed and enjoy the city, you will need to slow down a little bit from previous days and stop the rush for a while.

Here some things you can do: visit the beach again, eat in those places you saw but didn´t have time before, buy the souvenirs or handmade articles you want to take back home, see a soccer match at Camp Nou…

Some extra help

If you still believe there are many options and are not sure of the best way to fix your schedule, use this additional itinerary to make your own:

  • Day 1: Gothic Quarter + Poble Espanyol + La Rambla & La BoquerĂ­a
  • Day 2: Park Guell + Gaudi’s Architecture Walk + La Sagrada Familia + Barcelona Zoo
  • Day 3: Day trip to Girona, DalĂ­ and Figueres
  • Day 4: PortAventura World + Tibidabo Amusement Park + Camp Nou + Colonia Guell
  • Day 5: Articket Museum Trail + Barcelona Aquarium + Montjuic Castle + La Barceloneta Beach

Now you have many options and alternatives to make the most of your visit to Barcelona, check out our other posts and see more details about this amazing city. You can find out more at our site about scooter rental Barcelona services!