End of the year in Barcelona

Fin de Año 2017 en Barcelona

Can there be a better way to bid farewell to the year than fireworks on the beach, light shows and concerts under a starry sky? Can you imagine it? Well pack your bags because all this is possible if you spend the end of the year in Barcelona.


Say goodbye to the year, while we eat grapes under the watchful eye of the National Museum of Art of Catalonia (MNAC) in Monjuïc and skip the waves with your eyes closed, is one of the best plans that you can give to start a new year with a good foot.

The best plan to have dinner on New Year’s Eve

There are numerous plans for dinner. The restaurants in the city offer menus for the last dinner of the year and the prelude to the party that follows. When choosing dinner, we must first define what area we prefer, what kind of cuisine and what to look for! A host of proposals in a city in which numerous renowned, design, traditional and international restaurants congregate; Shortly, an extensive proposal between which it will cost to choose.

Celebrate the coming New Year on the Avinguda Maria Cristina

It was not until 2014 when a popular party was prepared to receive the year in Barcelona, which had previously been held in a minority on the Plaça de Catalunya. Three years have been enough to turn the welcoming of the year in the city of Barcelona into a reference for this tradition.

A music and water show, followed by 45 minutes of fires and pyrotechnics at the Magic Fountain of Montjuïc. It is a huge structure over 15 meters high, which will be the icing on the cake, and the basis for a show in which the castellers will be the best hosts of the Catalan city.

If this plan seems irresistible, wait, the night will be long. After welcoming the new year, the Fashion Clubs of Barcelona, especially located in the Olympic City, will be the best places for those who want to aim for an endless night.

Skating on the largest ice rink in Europe

Another very original way to receive the year is skating. Why not? In Barcelona there is one of the largest skating rinks in Europe, which is consolidated as a must to celebrate 2018.

More reasons to spend New Year’s Eve in Barcelona

There will be plenty of reasons to choose from to spend the end of the year in the Catalan city. There will be even no excuses for the lovers of the typical races of those dates. In this case, the obligatory appointment the afternoon of the 31st with the Cursa dels Nassos. Ten kilometers of running through the streets of Barcelona.

And, for the daring who can get up early the next day, the appointment will be at twelve o’clock in the morning of January 1st. The first bany de l’any will be waiting for the brave on the beach of Sant Sebastià. Fairs, dances, markets, gastronomy in the street and many irresistible attractions await you if you decide to spend the New Year in Barcelona.

If you come to Barcelona to start the new year, the Youth Hostel Pere Tarrés is your perfect accommodation to enjoy the Christmas holidays in Barcelona.

Happy 2018!

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