With 1.6 million inhabitants Barcelona is one of the largest cities in Europe. In addition to some tourist attractions, Barcelona is well known at the Olympic Harbour for promenade. In addition to the high society in Barcelona, some of the events are culture-oriented.
Las Ramblas is the most popular street of Barcelona. Las Ramblas is a 1258,59 metre-long promenade in the Centre of Barcelona. The historic Barri Gòtic district extends north of the Rambla, West of La Rambla, down to El Raval. La Rambla is the starting point for party and culture. The most used airport in Spain, close to Barcelona is El Prat (BCN), which is about 13 km from Barcelona.
Target Group, Main Travel Time & Climate in Barcelona
Barcelona is in addition to Mallorca, one of the most popular destinations for young people between 17 and 29 years. These include many singles or groups of young people who are looking to flirt and have fun.
The high summer months of July and August are very hot with 28 ° C as average temperature, and at these periods Barcelona becomes quieter because those on the beach would retreat into their houses and hotel rooms. Some restaurants, museums and shops go on holidays at this time or have shorter opening hours. Many festivals and other outdoor events take place during these periods though. In September and October, the sea has yet pleasant temperatures, so swimming is still possible. The air temperatures hover around pleasant 22-25 ° C.
Well-Known Clubs, Discos & Bars in Barcelona
- El Copetín (Website)
Cuban bars are trendy – but no matter, this is El Copetín. This bar is exalted over all the trends. The cocktails are the speciality of the El Copetín in Barcelona: Mojito, Caipriña, Daiquiri etc. The facility is designed for tropical climate, the atmosphere very romantic and relaxed.
- City Hall (Website)
The City Hall in the Centre of Barcelona is a magnet for young people who have a take on electronic music. On Fridays and Saturdays the finest House and techno music is played in the City Hall, Sundays are for the “Zen”-nights reserved: electronic and breakbeat music with vocals. The Disco is located on the Rambla de Catalunya 4. Here, the entrance fee is €12.
- Nitsa Club (Website)
The Nitsa Club is located on Nou de la Rambla 113. In the Club, a variety of music is played, from pop music to jazz, to funk and electronics. Admission is 12 euros and for the accompaniment €6, and beer here costs €4,22
- Magic (Website)
The magic is a classic rock n ´ roll-bar, which is located in the Po Picasso 40 and is easily accessible by Metro. You can simply take the subway (line 1) to Arc de Triomf. In the evening, this is a meeting place for all rock n roll enthusiasts, young and old.
- Opium Mar (Website)
During the day you can eat right on the beach, in a modern setting, in the evening, the opium is a meeting place for young and old. Featuring DJs and the latest music. The prices for drinks are rather high, but for a fun filled night, it’s all worth it. The entrance fee is €10, and you get drinks as vouchers.
During the day on the beach, as well as evening on Las Ramblas there are many young people who distribute flyers and it is often possible to get into the clubs for free before 2 o’clock in the morning with a flyer, although you won’t expect to get the privilege of drinks as those that actually paid.
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How to get to Barcelona
Recommendation: Arrival by plane
A flight to Barcelona is the most convenient means. In just two hours you can get to Barcelona from Munich at the main airport of El Prat (BCN) in Barcelona. Low-cost airlines such as Ryanair, airberlin and Germanwings fly even the airports of Girona (GRO) and reus (REU) map, located just outside of Barcelona. It is fastest to reach from El Prat downtown if you use the half-hourly trains to Terminal T2.
Arrival by car
The arrival to Barcelona via three toll highways that run through France and Spain can be reached by Perpignan via the A9 to the Spanish border. The A9 is AP-7 to the border. Barcelona is fully signposted from there. The journey time is approx. 15 hours from Munich.
Arrival by train
Depending on where you start the train ride, you need about 23 hours. From Switzerland (Zurich), southern Germany (Munich) about 16 hours, Austria (Salzburg) approximately 18 hours. More convenient is a place in a couchette. It provides an overview for high-speed train services on TGV Europe..
Arrival by bus
Bus tours are mostly youth travel. It is however a very long way (up to 25 h). Images: wikimedia, average Joe; Jopsens, Felix Guntrum, Mac9,