Let us guide you into things to do at night in Barcelona
You know the city of Barcelona, for its iconic monument and attractions. Let us guide you into a whole new side of Barcelona: the city of endless nights.
See the city after dark
If you want to have another highlight of Barcelona, visiting its most famous attraction at night is one way to do it. Indeed, you can start with the most iconic monuments which have a completely different character come nightfall. You can visit the light and colors of the famous: Casa Batlló, La Pedrera, Sagrada Família, Torre Agbar, Colón Monument and Poble Espanyol.
You can also end up your visit with the magical fountain of Montjuic which is a fantastic spectacle at night. It is known for combining dancing water, colored light, and music.
There is also bus tour, lasting 2hr30, that allows you to explore Barcelona under a new facet starting from plaça de Catalunya. You can buy your ticket online or buy it at the meeting point, 20 minutes before departure.
Have Some Tapas
To immerse yourself into the local traditions, you should definitely have some tapas. It includes aceitunas (Olives), calamares (fried or marinated calamari), jamón de serrano (raw Ham), queso manchego (goat cheese) and other tortilla.
Do not forget to try the famous Paella. The traditional recipe for paella consists of rice and poultry. In Barcelona, they tend to prefer seafood instead of meat. The best food with seafood can be found in La Barceloneta, the old fisherman neighborhood of Barcelona
Enjoy Erasmus Dinner for Free
If you want to enjoy a free dinner in the city, this is for you. You can like Barcelona Erasmus page by Shaz List and check out the events they do! To have a free dinner and free drinks, go to the event where they propose free food and drinks and fill in the form that they wrote in the event description! It is as simple as that!
Try Typical Spanish Drinks
The Catalans have late dinner, drink late and go out very late. Before going to a club, choose one of the trendiest bars in del Born, Raval district or the Gothic Quarter (Barri Gotic). Las Ramblas remain the meeting point of the party people: it has become the spontaneous gathering place, so do not hesitate to stroll there in the evening.
If you want a different atmosphere, there are many gay bars and clubs in the Eixample district between Consell de Cent and Casanova streets, the neighborhood has even been nicknamed “GayXample”!
One of the bars that give an amazing view of Barcelona port is Eclipse on the 26th floor of W hotel. There you can enjoy the sights of the beach that is beautifully illuminated and can be seen via the large windows replacing the walls of the bar. With a laid back vibe and top-notch cocktails, most the guests are looking to relax and chat while appreciating the stunning view.
And Finally… GO TO THE PARTY!
If you want to party, you came to the right city! As you may already know Barcelona has built a name for itself in the party world and therefore welcomes all kind of music. So now you might be asking yourself: Going out?! YES! But in which area of Barcelona?
Geographically there is no general rule to go out in the city. Almost every neighborhood has a few bars and clubs. However, it is good to know that Port Olímpic area is one of the most frequented areas at night with its seaside bars and clubs such as Opium Mar, Shoko, CDLC and Pacha Barcelona.
Not far from here is PobleNou, a more industrial neighborhood with giant discotheques like the Razzmatazz. It is the landmark of indie-rock, pop, house, and electro. This is certainly a young neighborhood.
The Eixample is known for its fashionable nightclubs where you will be able to spot students such as jet setters on the weekends. Finally, the Born district offers a more sophisticated atmosphere but still hyper warm with its Jazz and Flamenco clubs.
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