Nomad’s guide to Barcelona

Barcelona holds a special place among our favorite European cities! Barcelona has it all— from its stunning lengthy beach to its vibrant culinary scene and picturesque streets perfect for leisurely strolls. Barcelona strikes the perfect balance between cosmopolitan charm and laid-back beachside relaxation, providing the ideal blend for a memorable getaway. For those seeking a long weekend retreat that seamlessly combines city exploration with beachside bliss, Barcelona is the ultimate destination!


Bar Cañete

One of our all time favourite restaurants in Barcelona and a must-visit! Reserve a spot in the bar, where the open kitchen invites lively chats with the attentive and fun-loving waitstaff. The food is absolutely amazing where traditional Catalan flavors seamlessly blend with modern culinary creativity.

Bar Pimentel

A very small restaurant what serves absolutely fantastic food. Modern tapas and lovely wine at very affordable prices and great location.

Bar Del Pla

A very charming place with great vibes! Perfect for lunch or dinner, serving traditional tapas and great wine.


Discover this hid
den Italian gem! Offering delightful pasta dishes and antipasti, this restaurant is a must-visit for anyone craving authentic Italian flavors.

Bar Brutal

A great place for natural wine and modern tapas!

Cheerful staff, great food (tapas style) and wine selection! The owner of the place is the sweetest and the atmosphere is so lovely.
ZaZa Cuina I Vi

A very (very!) small wine bar and restaurant, but so so incredibly good! The staff is wonderful, the food super delicate and experimental and the wine is amazing.

Bodea La Punctual

A great place for lunch!


Bar Brutal

Natural wine bar (also recommended for the food!)

La Central

A cute bookshop combined with an outdoor café where you can sit in their little courtyard and enjoy a drink or coffee.

La Violeta

Lovely natural wine bar close to the water!


Great place for cocktails.

Casa Vicens

The first home by Gaudí. Very beautiful building with a lot of history.

Fundació Joan Miró

The Joan Miró Foundation is a museum of modern art dedicated to Joan Miró located on the hill called Montjuïc in Barcelona. The building it self is also worth a visit, very beautiful architecture!

Fundació Antoni Tàpies

Discover the avant-garde spirit at Fundació Antoni Tàpies in Barcelona, where art and innovation intersect to honor the legacy of the renowned Catalan artist.

Barcelona Museum of Contemporary Art

Explore cutting-edge creativity at the Barcelona Museum of Contemporary Art, where dynamic exhibits showcase the vibrant pulse of modern artistic expression.

Yurbban Passage

Beautiful boutique hotel with a stunning rooftop with a pool (great for spring and summer, when it gets warmer in the city!)
Yurbban Trafalgar

The little sister hotel to Yurbban Passage - literally just next door!

Find a lovely Airbnb apartment in either the Gothic Area or Eixample - 2 of our favourite areas to stay in!
H10 Madison

Beautiful hotel located close to the cathedral and an amazing rooftop with a swimming pool and views of the city and the cathedral.


Nomad Coffee

A coffee shop we share our name with! Nomad Coffee is THE spot to get a great coffee in Barcelona! The staff are incredibly knowledgeable as to which blends compliment the type of coffee you like and there is so many blends to choose from.

Three Marks Coffee

A cozy spot for coffee lovers, offering amazing coffee in a welcoming atmosphere.
Onis Coffee 

A super friendly and relaxed spot for a great cup of coffee! Their cortado is amazing.
Satan's Coffee Corner  

Exceptional coffee and great vibes!

Funky Bakers

Funky Bakers striving to be a bakery “home away from home”, serving all kinds of pastries from around the world!

Pa De Kilo

A great bakery with fantastic bread. Try their sourdough bread!
Citizen Café

If you crave a more traditional brunch vibe, citizen is the place! A great place to enjoy a great cup of coffee and breakfast with a laid-back vibe.

Federal Café 

Federal Café serves a really lovely brunch Australian style in a cozy atmosphere, perfect for lazy mornings!