Christmas plans in Barcelona - Enjoy its magicLeisure 06/12/2023
Christmas in Barcelona is lived in an atmosphere of happiness, parties and outdoor activities, which delight the whole family. Theater plays, markets, Christmas lights, outdoor activities, traditions, parades and this year's typical food infect locals and visitors.
Are you ready to enjoy Barcelona's Christmas traditions? Here is a list of things to do in the city during the Christmas holidays. We hope you enjoy them.
1. Christmas lights in Barcelona
The Christmas lights beautify more than 100 km of the city, distributed in 400 points. The most spectacular are:
Streets around Plaça de Catalunya
The English Court
Passeig de Gracia
Moll de la Fusta
2. Christmas markets in Barcelona
The Christmas markets are spread throughout the city, feeding the Christmas spirit with their trees, decorations, nativity scenes and everything related to Christmas decoration.
Do not miss:
3. Traditional nativity scenes in Barcelona
Nativity scenes are an important element of the Christmas tradition and are often included in the decoration of most homes. But you can also visit the larger versions that are installed in emblematic places in our city.
Do not miss:
4. Typical Christmas gastronomy in Barcelona
Trying the typical gastronomy of Catalonia is, without a doubt, a delight for all palates. Seafood, sausages, escudella, cannelloni from Sant Esteve, without forgetting the typical sweets such as nougat, mantecados and marzipan.
Enjoy the best Christmas food at:
6. Ice skating
Ice skating is another essential Christmas classic. Our city offers multiple possibilities to have a good time with friends and family.
The best options are:
7. More plans
Take a dip in the sea
A classic of Barcelona Christmas. Hundreds of people brave the cold and jump into the water to participate in the Club Natació Barcelona Christmas Cup. They leave Port Vell and swim 200 meters in the Mediterranean.
Christmas bus tour of Barcelona.
Christmas at the Aquarium
Magic days at Casa Seat
Musical events of any musical genre, such as operas, symphonic pieces, chamber music, blues and jazz.
And you, how many plans are you going to sign up for?