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Hotel Claris is one of 36 hours in...Barcelona.

1. Hotel Claris

8.6
Pau Claris, 150, Barcelona, Cataluña
Hotel · La Dreta de l'Eixample · 27 tips y reseñas

The TelegraphThe Telegraph: Special treat: Hotel Claris is a luxury hotel with a difference, a minute’s walk from Gaudí’s buildings and high-end shopping on Passeig de Gràcia. Doubles from £131. Read review http://bit.ly/YWOW7i

Banys Orientals Hotel Barcelona is one of 36 hours in...Barcelona.

2. Banys Orientals Hotel Barcelona

7.9
Carrer Argenteria 37 (Princesa), Barcelona, Cataluña
Hotel · Sant Pere-Santa Caterina i la Ribera · 11 tips y reseñas

The TelegraphThe Telegraph: Mid-range: The Banys Orientals is in Born, Barcelona’s loveliest neighbourhood, with elegant rooms and friendly service. Book well in advance. Doubles from £83. Read a review http://bit.ly/10MfqZI.

Market Hotel is one of 36 hours in...Barcelona.

3. Market Hotel

7.2
Ptge. de Sant Antoni Abad, 10, Barcelona, Cataluña
Hotel · Sant Antoni · 24 tips y reseñas

The TelegraphThe Telegraph: Budget: Market Hotel is a chic and sophisticated cheap hotel, on the edge of the Raval and a short walk to the Plaça Catalunya. Doubles from £55. Read the full review http://bit.ly/1196LfQ.

Catedral de la Santa Cruz y Santa Eulalia is one of 36 hours in...Barcelona.

4. Catedral de la Santa Cruz y Santa Eulalia

Plaça de la Seu, Barcelona, Cataluña
Iglesia · El Barri Gòtic · 239 tips y reseñas

The TelegraphThe Telegraph: On arrival - 8pm: Head for the great Gothic cathedral, and the tangle of medieval streets around it – you’ll get lost, everybody does, but that’s the charm of the Barri Gòtic.

El Portalón is one of 36 hours in...Barcelona.

5. El Portalón

6.6
C. Banys Nous, 20 (Baixada de Santa Eulàlia), Barcelona, Cataluña
Restaurante español · El Barri Gòtic · 28 tips y reseñas

The TelegraphThe Telegraph: If you’re lucky you’ll find yourself outside the lively El Portalón (0034 93 302 11 87), where you can order terracotta jugs of house red and choose from a long list of tapas.

Casa Milà is one of 36 hours in...Barcelona.

6. Casa Milà

9.2
Pg. Gràcia, 92 (C. Provença), Barcelona, Cataluña
Monumento/Edificio histórico · La Dreta de l'Eixample · 431 tips y reseñas

The TelegraphThe Telegraph: Day one - 10am: La Pedrera (0034 93 484 59 00; lapedrera.com; admission €11/ £9.30), Gaudí’s undulating apartment block, now contains an exhibition centre.

Casa Batlló is one of 36 hours in...Barcelona.

7. Casa Batlló

9.4
Pg. de Gràcia, 43 (C. d'Aragó), Barcelona, Cataluña
Museo · La Dreta de l'Eixample · 755 tips y reseñas

The TelegraphThe Telegraph: The fantastical Casa Batlló (00 34 216 03 06; casabatllo.cat, admission €20.35/ £17), a glittering, polychromatic affair, also open to the public.

Tapas 24 is one of 36 hours in...Barcelona.

8. Tapas 24

7.9
C. Diputació, 269, Barcelona, Cataluña
Restaurante de tapas · La Dreta de l'Eixample · 387 tips y reseñas

The TelegraphThe Telegraph: Day one - 1.30pm: A short stroll seawards from here will take you to Tapaç24 (0034 93 488 09 77; carlesabellan.com), one of the city’s best tapas bars, but get here well before 2pm for a seat.

Templo Expiatorio de la Sagrada Familia is one of 36 hours in...Barcelona.

9. Templo Expiatorio de la Sagrada Familia

9.3
C. de Mallorca, 401 (C. de Sardenya), Barcelona, Cataluña
Iglesia · La Sagrada Familia · 1819 tips y reseñas

The TelegraphThe Telegraph: Day one - 3.30pm: From here, it’s an easy metro ride to Gaudí’s other masterpiece, the unfinished Sagrada Família church (sagradafamilia.cat). It’s as breathtaking within as it is otherworldly without

Restaurante Salamanca is one of 36 hours in...Barcelona.

10. Restaurante Salamanca

7.6
Carrer de L'Almirall Cervera, 34, Barcelona, Cataluña
Restaurante de paella · La Barceloneta · 248 tips y reseñas

The TelegraphThe Telegraph: Day one - 8.30pm: Salamanca (0034 93 221 50; gruposilvestre.com) is a boisterous, sprawling classic, with a seafront terrace and prices that are better than most (mains starting from around £11).

Palacio de la Música Catalana is one of 36 hours in...Barcelona.

11. Palacio de la Música Catalana

9.3
C. Palau de la Música, 4-6 (Sant Pere més Alt), Barcelona, Cataluña
Sala de conciertos · Sant Pere-Santa Caterina i la Ribera · 340 tips y reseñas

The TelegraphThe Telegraph: Day two - 9am: Have a coffee downstairs at the Palau de la Música Catalana concert hall (0034 902 442 882; palaumusica.org) to sneak a peak at the lobbym or book a guided tour for the whole thing.

12. Cal Pep

8.4
Plaça de les Olles, 8, Barcelona, Cataluña
Restaurante de tapas · Sant Pere-Santa Caterina i la Ribera · 170 tips y reseñas

The TelegraphThe Telegraph: Day two - 2pm: Cal Pep (Plaça de les Olles 8; 0034 93 310 79 61; calpep.com) is known for its super-fresh seafood tapas. It pays to book ahead. From around £15.