House swap in Barcelona

Swaphouse is a free platform to exchange homes with remote workers. An affordable, fun and unique way to travel in Barcelona and live (and work) like a local!

Discover new places

Work during the day and explore your new location in the evenings and weekends. Save vacation days by combining both!

Free accommodation

We don’t require (expensive) memberships. Swaphouse is 100% free. No money is exchanged in the entire process.

All the amenities you need

All homes feature fast WiFi and dedicated workspace(s). You can expect everything you need to live and work from there.

About Barcelona

Nomad List score
3.58/5 (rank #100)
Total score derived from Nomad List's community of remote workers
Swap homes
Save ± €244 p/night
Swap homes in Barcelona and don't pay for travel accommodation. Save €244 per night on average Airbnb costs in Barcelona.
Co-working spaces
A popular destination for digital nomads and entrepreneurs. Discover the perfect workspace in Barcelona with NearU.
Quality of life score
The quality of life score is based on the total score given by remote workers from Nomad List's global community
Euro (€ - EUR)
Near beach?
Approximately 2 to 2.5 km from Plaça de Catalunya.
UTC +1
Barcelona follows Central European Time (CET, UTC+1) and switches to UTC+2 (CEST) during summer months.
Coffee price
€1.5 - €3.0
These are approximate and can vary based on the type of establishment, the quality of the coffee, the specific area, and other factors.
Main language
Must see
Sagrada Família
Closest airport
Barcelona-El Prat Airport (BCN) is around 12.5 kilometers southwest of Barcelona's city center.
Intl. train station
Barcelona Sants
Located 3 kilometers from the city center, Barcelona Sants railway station links the city to Spanish and international destinations, including France.
In Schengen?
Barcelona offers bike lanes and a bike-sharing system.
Local Cuisine
Tapas, Paella
A variety of local dishes and snacks are popular.
Hidden gem
Hospital de Sant Pau
A UNESCO World Heritage site, this Art Nouveau complex is often overlooked but is an architectural marvel.
Home Swap Barcelona - A City of Art, Culture, and Beauty

A City of Art, Culture, and Beauty

Barcelona, the vibrant capital city of Spain, is a destination that is known for its rich cultural heritage, stunning architecture, and beautiful beaches. With its historic neighborhoods, bustling streets, and lively nightlife, Barcelona is a must-visit city for travelers from all over the world.

Home Swap Barcelona - Must-See Attractions

Must-See Attractions

The city is home to many fascinating attractions, from the iconic Sagrada Familia and the Gothic Quarter, to the world-class museums, such as the Museu Picasso and the Fundacio Joan Miro. The city is also famous for its beautiful beaches, including the popular Barceloneta and Nova Icaria, as well as its many parks and green spaces, such as the Jardins de Joan Brossa and the Parc de la Ciutadella.

Home Swap Barcelona - Experience the nightlife

Experience the nightlife

Barcelona is known for its vibrant nightlife, with many bars, clubs, and restaurants to choose from. The city has a diverse range of nightlife options, from lively clubs and rooftop bars, to cozy taverns and chic cocktail lounges. Some popular bars and clubs in Barcelona include Razzmatazz, Opium Barcelona, and the Mirablau, while those looking for a more laid-back atmosphere can visit the El Xampanyet and the Casa Batllo. Whether you're looking to dance the night away or enjoy a quiet drink with friends, Barcelona has something for everyone.

Home Swap Barcelona - Remote Work

Remote Work

Barcelona is an ideal destination for remote workers, with its convenient location, modern infrastructure, and thriving startup scene. The city is home to many laptop-friendly bars and cafes, where you can work comfortably while enjoying a drink or snack. Additionally, the city has high-speed internet and a range of co-working spaces that provide a professional and collaborative environment for remote workers. Some popular co-working spaces in Barcelona include The Hub, WeWork, and Coworkidea. Whether you're looking to take a break from the office or simply want to experience a new city while you work, Barcelona is a great choice.

Home Swap Barcelona - Home Swapping

Home Swapping

For travelers looking to save money on accommodations while visiting Barcelona, home swapping is an excellent option. This trend involves exchanging your home with another traveler for a set period of time. Not only does it save on accommodation costs, but it also allows you to experience Barcelona like a local and immerse yourself in the city's culture and way of life. Whether you're traveling solo, as a couple, or with a group, home swapping is a great way to save money and experience the city like a local.

Ready to swap your home?

Join Swaphouse by creating an account. You can list your home in a few simple steps. Once that's done, begin exploring homes around the world for an exciting new and affordable workation adventure!

Need more information?

Many questions are covered in our FAQ, but please don't hesitate to reach out if you have questions about Swaphouse, creating an account or swapping your home.