By Jess Soler, a paddleboarder, yoga lover, snorkeller and lover of all things outdoors.
Edited by Holly Stark
What makes Barcelona a unique city to live in is that it has natural beauty in its landscape, but it’s also such a cosmopolitan, urban city. There are many wonderful spots that most tourists, and even sometimes locals don’t know about. Looking for 10 hidden gems in Barcelona to explore? From cactus gardens to interiors of undiscovered cathedrals to secret Barcelona views, get lost among the city’s tree-lined streets and dip into undiscovered Barcelona. Wind your way through the labyrinth of narrow alleyways in the El Born neighbourhood, venture to the outer reaches of the city and skip the tourist neighbourhoods as you peel back the best kept secrets in Barcelona. Here’s my guide to Barcelona’s hidden gems so you can discover the Barcelona that’s adored by its locals.