Spring arrives in Barcelona

As the saying goes, “Spring alters the blood”, and in Barcelona it is not for less. This beautiful Mediterranean city dresses up with longer and sunny days, streets that overflow with color and fun activities. Do you want to know what to do when Spring arrives in Barcelona? Keep reading and enjoy the city to the fullest!

Possibilities offered by the spring of Barcelona

Below, we detail some proposals and options offered by the magical city of Barcelona in spring:

1. Sant Jordi: Day of the Book and the Rose

Casa Batlló

Every April 23 Casa Batlló facade is dressed with a red roses by Sant Jordi Day.

One of the great days of Barcelona is Sant Jordi, which commemorates the day of the book and with thousands of stalls selling traditional books and roses. The Catalan capital lives in a very special way on April 23, being a popular and festive day, full of thousands of people who walk through its streets.

An atmosphere full of romance in a spring in which you can enjoy many outdoor possibilities. La Rambla, Plaza Catalunya and Passeig de Gràcia are the epicenter of the celebrations and a must-see of the great day of the book and roses, where there is no shortage of activities aimed at all audiences.

2. International Festival of Contemporary Edition of ArtsLibris

Coinciding with Sant Jordi, from 21 to 23 April, a new edition of the International Book Fair of Artists and Contemporary is held at the Center Arts Santa Mònica de la Rambla. A total of 70 exhibitors who come from Italy, France, Germany, Mexico or Argentina develop different activities with the world of culture as bookbinding workshops or creation of words in paper filter.

3. Primavera Sound Festival

Conciertos en Primavera en Barcelona

Spring season brings the best music festivals in Barcelona: Sónar and Primavera Sound.

The Primavera Sound, from May 28 to June 3, is the most anticipated musical event of the year, an event that brings the city to the leading national and international artists in an avalanche of trends. The promoter has developed a strong commitment to music so that viewers of several generations can enjoy a beautiful live experience.

The quality and novelty in each of the proposals show us coherence and eclecticism that merge with an artistic line very marked by rock, pop and underground trends of dance music. With the participation in 2018 of artists as prominent as Artic Monkeys, The National, Migos, Lorde, Björ or Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds.

And if the Primavera Sound is not enough, a few weeks later the Sónar Barcelona 2018 arrives, which celebrates its 25th edition and promises music until the sun comes out.

4. Shore excursion by segway

Playa de la Barceloneta

Spring is the best time to stroll through La Barceloneta. The temperature is good and it is not full of bathers.

An interesting proposal is to travel on an electric segway off the coast of Barcelona. Imagine yourself slipping through the streets of the city to get to know the beautiful Catalan capital. In addition, you can make beautiful photos next to the buildings of the Palau del Mar and hear the history of emblematic places such as the Columbus monument or the beaches of La Barceloneta.

Initially, you should familiarize yourself with your two-wheeled segway and once you feel comfortable, you can start exploring the different streets behind your guide.

5. The Night of the Museums

The Nits dels Museus is one of the most crowded activities in the city. Coinciding with the initiative of the European Night of the Museums, the main museums and monuments of the city open their doors for free so that Barcelonians and tourists can enjoy their magnificent collections. It is an excellent opportunity to visit the tourist attractions of the city because on May 19 they are free between 7:00 p.m. to 01:00 a.m. A different spring night that reaches its thirteenth edition.

6. Temps de Flors

Temps de Flors is the festival of flowers and spring of Girona.

Temps de Flors gives you a great spring break to Girona from 13 to 21 May to enjoy the artistic creations that adorn the center. The city is full of life thanks to the multitude of flowers that decorate the streets of this city. An excellent initiative to explore the parks and gardens of this city.

The Spring of Barcelona has many possibilities and is full of magical places that will remain in our memory. Stay at the Pere Tarrés hostel and experience the magic of Barcelona at the best Hostel in Barcelona.

Come and enjoy spring in Barcelona!

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