The Catalan capital is experiencing its peak in summer, with tourists eager to enjoy their days of eternal sun and warm beaches. But if you want to do more on your vacation than sunbathe and go to the typical beach bars, the city offers you many more possibilities and has an interesting schedule during the summer season. In addition, the city has a wide range of budget accommodation It allows you to visit the city for a very reasonable price. The offer of cultural events this summer is very wide, so visiting Barcelona in that period acquires an even greater interest, despite the heat.
The Magic Fountain of Montjuic
This impressive fountain, built in 1929 on the occasion of the Universal Exhibition of Barcelona, is a must-see at any time of the year, but it is on summer nights when it reaches its greatest splendor. To the usual spectacle of lights, water and color, the music joins at dusk. From April 30 to September 30, it is from 9pm to 11pm.
Summer nights in La Pedrera
One of the great Gaudí's works, Casa Mila or La Pedrera, as the locals call it, has become one of the cultural centers of reference in the city and every summer offers visitors the possibility of having a glass of cava in the magical surroundings of its roof, to the rhythm of the best live jazz. The concerts take place every Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights between June 21 and September 8, at the price of 25 euros, with drinks included.
This festival, a European reference for the performing arts, brings the best of theater, dance, circus and international music to Barcelona every summer. The magical stage of the Grec Theater, on the Mount of Motjuic, is its headquarters and every day, from June 17 to July 31, you have the opportunity to be surprised by its innovative performances.
This unique neighborhood, with a bohemian spirit and an artist's soul, celebrates its biggest party in style on August 15-21. All streets and houses are adorned with ornaments made by the neighbors themselves, each street following a theme, and there are contests that reward the most original decorations. In addition, concerts, workshops, dances and parades are held throughout the week in a lively and lively atmosphere.
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