Barcelona is not very expensive compared to other major European cities. However, it is always a good idea to plan your travel in advance so that you do not spend more than is strictly necessary.
It all depends on what you are willing to spend. If you book a chic hotel, eat in the best restaurants and visit all the top attractions in Barcelona, you will of course spend a considerable amount of money, but with our money saving tips, you’ll spend less and enjoy a great holiday.
The first thing you should do to save money when traveling is to book your flights and hotel as soon as possible. Our flight search engine includes the best offers. To book a hotel, we recommend our hotel search engine, where you will find hotels anywhere in the world and with the best prices guaranteed.
Most museums and landmarks have discounts for students and seniors. If you are neither under 25 years old nor older than 65 years old, you’ll find that the museums in Barcelona are expensive, so we recommend, purchasing a tourist pass to save a bit of money.
If you want to visit the top attractions in Barcelona, you should check out the following tourist cards that will help you spend less during your holiday:
Although the public transport system is not very expensive, you’ll be able to save a bit of money if you buy the right travel card for you.
The Barcelona Card includes a travel pass that allows you to travel for free on the city’s public transport system while it is valid. If you do not purchase this tourist pass, you can either get a 10-journey ticket or a 2, 3, 4 or 5-day travel card Hola BCN!