Pocket Rough Guide Barcelona

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This compact, pocket-sized Barcelona travel guidebook is ideal for travellers on shorter trips and those trying to make the most of Barcelona. It’s light, easily portable and comes equipped with a pull-out map. 

This Barcelona guidebook covers: Along the Ramblas, Barri Gòtic, Port Vell and Barceloneta, El Raval, Sant Pere, La Ribera, Parc de la Ciutadella, Montjuïc, Port Olímpic and Poble Nou, Dreta de l’Eixample, Sagrada Família and Glòries, Esquerra de l’Eixample, Gràcia and Parc Güell, Camp Nou, Pedralbes and Sarrià-Sant Gervasi.


Inside this Barcelona travel book you will find:


  • Curated recommendations of places – main attractions, off-the-beaten-track adventures, child-friendly family activities, chilled-out breaks in popular tourist areas 

  • Things not to miss in Barcelona – The Ramblas, Sagrada Família, Parc Güell, Caixa Forum, El Xampanyet, La Seu, Camp Nou and FC Barcelona, Mercat de la Boqueria, Gran Teatre del Liceu, Parc de Collserola, City beaches, Jardí Botànic de Barcelona, Parc de la Ciutadella, Port Olímpic 

  • Ready-made itineraries samples –  created for different time frames or types of trip

  • Barcelona at a glance – an overview map of Barcelona with key areas and short descriptions of what you’ll find there

  • Day trips – extra information for those on longer breaks or wanting to venture further afield

  • Practical travel tips – information on how to get there and around, health guidance, tourist information, festivals and events, plus an A–Z directory

  • Handy language section – themed basic vocabulary for greetings, numbers and food and drink

  • Independent reviews – honest descriptions of places to eat, drink or stay, written by our expert authors

  • Accommodation – handy reference guide to a range of hotels for different budgets 

  • Pull-out map – easy to extract folded map with places to see marked

  • What’s new – a short overview of the changes in Barcelona in recent years for repeat travellers

  • Free download of the eBook – available after purchase of the printed Barcelona guidebook 

  • Fully updated post-COVID-19

The guide is a perfect companion both ahead of your trip and on the ground. It gives you a distinct taste of Barcelona with a concise edit of all the information you’ll need.

Book Details

ISBN: 9781839059759
Series: Pocket Rough Guides
Publication Date: 5/7/2024
Pages: 184
Dimensions: 100 x 191mm


This title is a part of Pocket Rough Guides

Pictorial, compact travel guides series to countries, cities and regions with a pull-out map and factual travel tips perfect for short trips and travellers seeking concise travel information and practical listings.

  • Concise practical travel information includes getting there, getting around, climate and safety tips, accommodation, food & drink advice and shopping essentials 

  • Things Not to Miss at the beginning of each guide

  • Colour-coded places chapters with key coverage of places and sights in points-of-interest structure

  • Recommendations for accommodation, restaurants, shops and leisure activities for all budgets

  • Pull-out detailed maps with marked-up key sights or listings

  • Printed on paper from responsible sources verified to meet FSC’s strict environmental and social standards

  • Free eBook with each purchased printed guide from May 2019

Format: 102 x 190mm

Price: £7.99-£8.99 | $12.99-$13.99

Extent: 128–208 pages


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