We hope you’re as excited as we are about attending Context Summits Europe 2018. In your free time, try these insider suggestions to help you enjoy the beauty of Barcelona!
10. The most visited spot in Barcelona.
Where is it? Carmel Hill
Designed by Spanish architect Antoni Gaudí, Park Güell is one big work of art, from the sprawling ceramic benches to the mosaic creatures to the twisted stone columns. Located on Carmel Hill in the northern part of the city, this unique and vibrant park offers amazing views of the Mediterranean.
9. Did somebody say shopping?
Where is it? The largest public market
The Mercat de Sant Josep de la Boqueria, often simply referred to as La Boqueria, is a large public market in the Ciutat Vella district of Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain. It is one of the city’s foremost tourist landmarks, with an entrance from La Rambla, not far from the Liceu, Barcelona’s opera house.
8. Instagram gold!
What is it? Spain’s version of 5th Ave, NYC
Spring is the perfect time to check out one of the world’s most luxurious avenues, Passeig de Gràcia. The most particular feature of this famous street is its perfect blend of unique architectural heritage and high-end shopping.
7. The littlest food in Spain.
What is it? Tapas!
They are actually “a small portion of any food served to accompany a drink” and in the land of Tapas, some of the best places to experience them are in Barcelona. Try the standing-room-only spot Quimet & Quimet, or if you’re looking for something more classic try Ten’s, or maybe you’re looking for the local hot spot, then try La Tasqueta de Blai.
6. What a work of art!
Where is it? Carrer Montcada
Housed in a stunning stone mansion where even the palm-tree-lined courtyards and staircases look like a work of art, the Picasso Museum is a must-visit spot.
5.The must have drink in Spain.
What is it? Sangria, of course!
If you came to Barcelona for the sangria, Arcano is what most consider the best in the city. Both food and drink are made with local, market fresh ingredients so you are sure to have the most authentic Barcelonian experience.
4. Wait, there are other drinks besides Sangria?
What is it? gin tónica
But if you thought you only came to Barcelona only for the sangria, think again. The hottest drink in town is gin tónica, and Bobby Gin, an upscale speakeasy in the hip, young Gràcia neighborhood, is known for its creative takes on G+Ts, served in huge fish-bowl glasses.
3. Beyoncé loves this spot.
Where is it? Cocktail bar, Solange
Ok, so maybe she hasn’t visited the premium cocktail bar, Solange, but this place does share names with Beyoncé’s sister. Yet, the real trivia of this bar is that the name actually pays homage to one of James Bond’s coolest ladies from Casino Royale. When you enter the premises you’ll feel like you’re stepping into one of the most sumptuous and elegant bars. Bond himself might order a martini there.
2. The only place to stay in Barcelona.
Where is it? In the city’s gothic quarter, facing the Port Vell Marina
The newly opened Soho House Barcelona is set in a striking 18th century building in the historic Duc de Medinaceli square. This is the perfect spot for a Sunday afternoon cocktail overlooking Port Vell Marina.
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Where is it? Suite 177 at the Context Summits Europe 2018
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Tell us what your favorite spot on the list is or if you think we missed anything, send an email to IRTeam@niederhoffer.com.
Wishing you much success at Context Summits Europe 2018 and salut a Barcelona!