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Preplanned City Guides and Travel Itineraries

La Rambla

On this page you find practical information, photos and videos about La Rambla.

La Rambla features in these preplanned City Guides:

1-day Barcelona City Guide3-day Barcelona City Guide5-day Barcelona City Guide

Why visit / Interesting facts:

  • Favorite walking street of Barcelona
  • Brilliant street entertainers
  • Lively Mediterranean atmosphere
  • Boqueria market is a must for gourmets

Time required: 30 minutes

Public transport:

  • Subway Line 1: Catalunya
  • Subway Line 3: Catalunya

Address: Plaça Catalunya

Photos: (see more photos)

Photo: tetegil

Things you need to know:

  • La Rambla is a ¾ of a mile long (1.2 km) tree-lined pedestrian mall with an engaging and lively atmosphere
  • It connects the old gothic city center (Catalunya Square) with the harbor
  • La Rambla provides many shopping possibilities and astounding entertainments of street artists
  • Nearby Boqueria market carries Catalan and Spanish specialties

What to do there:

  • Walk down La Rambla and enjoy the view and the special atmosphere
  • Explore the shops
  • Let yourself be entertained by the astounding performances of street artists and jongleurs
  • Enjoy a coffee, a glass of wine or a scoop of ice cream
  • Taste Catalan and Spanish specialties in Boqueria Market

Tips & Insights:

  • Be prepared for much crowdedness, especially in prime time tourist season
  • Beware of pickpockets and Three-card Monte players

La Rambla features in these preplanned City Guides: