Barcelona is an incredibly photogenic city and it’s pretty hot with Instagrammers, with over 26 million photos hashtagged #barcelona on the popular photo-sharing platform. A great way to share images and find inspiration within your community, we thought we’d share our best nine – the Barcelona Instagrammers that brighten up our feeds every day!


A building facade in Poblenou

In at no. 1 is this quirky account, which will appeal to fans of Wes Anderson’s planimetric aesthetic: lots of symmetrical shots of beautiful Barcelona buildings.


A corner of Plaça de la Virreina in Gracia

This account features colourful photographs of famous Barcelona landmarks, as well as lesser known spots around the city and familiar buildings from slightly different perspectives.


A building in Barceloneta

The focus of this account is unusual perspectives and cool modern architecture, based on Barcelona but with occasional photos from travel destinations.


The view from the Carmel bunkers at dawn

This account features the best photographs taken of Barcelona, collecting them all in one place. If you fancy yourself as a photographer, don’t forget to tag your photos #thebarcelonist and you might get featured!


Gaudi-designed paving stones

Atmospheric, cinematic shots of Barcelona and Catalunya, along with a few photographs of further afield.


Pan amb tomaquet

One for the foodies – this account will give you a sneak peek into the menus of restaurants all over the city, perfect if you like trying out new restaurants!


A medieval bridge in Besalu

Expect photos of Barcelona and Catalunya – this account is a good one for aspiring explorers, giving you lots of destinations within Catalunya!


Down on the beach at Barceloneta

Barcelona through a moody monochromatic lense – scrolling through this account makes Barcelona seem suddenly noir!


A street in El Gotico

With lots of quirky, lighthearted shots of Barcelona and surrounding Catalunya, this account will inspire you to get out and about, exploring the city.

Don’t forget to follow @languages4life on Instagram if you’d like to see some shots of daily life in our school, in the heart of Barcelona. What’s your favourite Barcelona Instagram account?


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