Barcelona is a very special city located on the coast of Mediterranean Sea. Not only known for his football club and Messi, but Barcelona is also known for its beautiful seashore, arts and galleries, and unique milestone made by a Catalan artist, Antoni Gaudi. And what should we do when we’re going to Barcelona for celebrating the New Year’s Eve?
Celebrating New Year’s Eve in Barcelona is pretty much similar like celebrating in other big cities. The first thing people in Barcelona do before going out is having dinner together with families and friends. Usually, they make customary dishes combining crisp fish, vegetable broth’s, simmered pig, and fiery goulashes.
After a big family dinner, people starts to go outside and wait for the New Year’s Eve to come. For those who don’t like pubs and clubs, you can try a different way of enjoying new year eve outdoor.
In Barcelona, you can find a place called Magic Fountain, in Montjuic. It is one of the best destination for New Year’s Eve in this city, where the main events of the new year are always held. There will be many activities in this avenue such as music and attractions. The main events usually start at 11.00 or 11.30 PM.
La Rambla, Plaza De Catalunya, and Park Guell
If you want to enjoy a conservative New Year’s Eve 2019 in Barcelona, you can try to enjoy well-known area like La Rambla. In La Rambla is the most visited place in Barcelona. You can see some of the greatest Gaudi’s creation such as Sagrada Familia Cathedral and La Pedrera. From here you can also visit Plaza De Catalunya and Park Guell. Maybe you’ll also have to follow a Spanish tradition that suggests you eat 12 grapes for each 12 chime at midnight. It is said that it will bring good fortune in the new year.
For those who love nightlife and wants to go to clubs and pubs after celebrating the midnight fireworks, Barcelona has many cool places that you should try.
Razzmatazz is one of the best clubs you can find in Barcelona. You can pick one of the five spaces dance till wee hours. Perfect place to spend your new year eve.
- Pablo Espanyol
Having held a new year eve party for 27 times (last in 2016), Pablo Espanyol can be said as the most atmospheric party in the city. The party usually starts from 10.30 PM until 06.00 AM.
- Harlem Jazz Club
If you want a different sensation of nightlife with Latin style, Harlem Jazz Club will suit you well. This club plays Cuban, salsa, afro, and Brazilian music that will make your new year eve more tropical.
- La Macarena
La Macarena is an underground club and a bit uncomfortable place. But if you are in a gathered spot near the Avenida Diagonal, La Macarena will be perfect to spend the rest of the night.
- Bistro Marula
Located at the center of Gothic surroundings, the Bistro Marula is perfect for those who love noisy and crowded spots. It plays, jazz, soul, funk, disco, and many others genre.
For accommodation, you can choose lodgings that will give you an unforgettable traveling experience. Located close to Park Guell and La Rambla, Ohla Barcelona is one of the best hotels for New Year’s Eve in Barcelona. A five-star hotel that will bring you quality and pleasure. The rooftop pool will provide you with the best view of the historical center of Barcelona. It is only 300m from Plaza Catalunya Square and 200m from Urquinaona metro station.
Or if you want a real sensation of relaxation before and after new year eve you can try the W Hotel Barcelona. Only one minute from the beach and 20 minutes’ walk to Barceloneta metro station, makes you easy to travel from one place to another. The W Hotel is featured with premium facilities such as spa, rooftop bar, infinity pool, and deluxe rooms.
It will be awesome to celebrate New Year’s Eve 2019 in Barcelona with friends and family.