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Mexican food in Barcelona: What restaurants should you visit?

Mexican food in Barcelona: What restaurants should you visit?

Mexican food places have long been a feature in Barcelona. Nachos and the guacamole opened the door to more typical and traditional dishes such as esquites, aguachiles, moles, chiles en nogada, white pozole, huarache, chicken with pipian sauce, cochinita pibil or Yucatecan tamales, to mention just a few examples of Tex-Mex cuisine.

Mexican cuisine holds pride of place as one of the richest and most varied in the world, due to the variety of flavors and preparations. There are lots of places to eat in Barcelona: from Mexican restaurants offering signature cuisine with a touch of tradition, to taco bars and other establishments offering quality fast-food.

Given this variety, we want to help you find the most authentic locations: we have a great selection of the best Mexican food establishments in our city.

La Taquería

La Taquería, located in Passatge de la Font, 5, boasts authentic Mexican street food. The tacos are spectacular, ideal to go with a good michelada. Among the taco proposals there’s the ever-popular flank steak, and many other options such as steak tacos, tongue, sausage, chicken, nopal cactus, and tacos al pastor or gringa-style.

If you feel up to it, try out their special cucarito, with surprise ingredients. On weekends they prepare traditional recipes such as aguachiles or chicken with mole. Great tequila and Chavela Vargas songs give this locale a great touch of authenticity!

Tlaxcal Cantina

On 27 Calle del Comerç, Tlxacal Cantina is a gastronomic taqueria, as defined by its owners.

A genuine restaurant which seeks to honour traditional Mexican cuisine with a dynamic format, where you can eat quality Mexican dishes at a very affordable price. In addition to an interesting taco menu - the fish ones are very good - they serve more unusual dishes which we recommend: tortilla soup, chilaquiles or enchiladas.

Don’t forget to leave room for the scrumptious homemade desserts. Their lunch menu is very economical and well worth it.

Taco Alto

This chain has 4 locales in Barcelona, located in Universitat, El Born, El Raval and in Barceloneta. In any of these locations you can eat tacos by unit, and try as many varieties as your stomach has room for.

Each piece comes with an abundant filling accompanied with incredible fresh tortillas to delight your palate.

Among the specialties of the house are the taco de cochinita pibil and the Pirata, as well as grilled veal with melted cheese, with an intense, rich flavor which feels like it could go on forever.

Cantina Machito

If any place in Barcelona can boast of offering real Mexican cuisine since the 1990s, it’s Cantina Machito.

Located on the calle de Torrijos, 47B, this eatery is characterized by an informal and colorful atmosphere, where you can sit down to exquisite preparations of many different kinds of Mexican classics, and an extensive menu to suit all tastes.

The best thing on the menu? Without a doubt, you have to try the cochinita pibill, the chicken with mole poblano and the green enchilada -- fabulous dishes that you must try if you visit Machito Cantina.

Oaxaca

Located on Pla de Palau, 19, stands Oaxaca, a bastion of Mexican food in Barcelona. Traditional Mexican dishes refined with cutting-edge techniques make their dishes something truly special.

Among their star dishes, we should highlight the octopus and the chicken with mole. They also have their own vegetable garden where they grow the Mexican herbs and vegetables that they use in their cuisine.

A total luxury. In addition to the restaurant, Oaxaca has its own mezcalería with more than 200 types of mezcal brands to choose from.

Clearly, Barcelona boasts an ample choice of restaurants to visit. These are a just small sample of what’s on offer. So if you find yourself in the Pere Tarrés hostel in Barcelona, you can visit the ones we suggest, or discover others for yourself.

How do people celebrate Carnival in Barcelona?

How do people celebrate Carnival in Barcelona?

Carnival (or as it is known here, Carnestoltes) is one of the most special weeks of the year in Barcelona. These are days when the city becomes a veritable pageant of tradition and celebration.

As you may know, Carnival is a lunar party! This means that it starts in the cycle before Lent, seven weeks after the first full moon following the winter solstice. Therefore, the dates on which it is celebrated vary from year to year.

Specifically, in 2020, the city will be filled with music, light and colour from February 20 to 26.

Seven days when Barcelona hosts hundreds of events and activities to celebrate traditional Carnival with joy. In this post, we’ll tell you in detail about the main celebrations held every day, so that you don’t miss out on one of the most representative holidays in Catalonia.

A week of light and fun in Barcelona

The Carnestoltes King is responsible for kicking off Carnival in Barcelona. This is the central character of the festivities throughout the region, the figure representing the spirit of fun and celebration.

During Carnival week, Fat or Greasy Thursday (Catalonia known as Dijous Gras) starts with a musical parade with devils and correfocs beginning on the Rambla and moving to the Mercat del Born, where it ends with an orange fest and fireworks.

This is also a day marked by eating and typical fare, where families gather to enjoy some of the region’s traditional specialties, such as butifarra d'ou, tortilla and coca de llardons. Food plays a key role in the celebrations, for obvious reasons! So don’t hesitate to join in some of the many tortilla contests taking place in the different neighborhoods.

Between one delicacy and another, we arrive at Saturday, one of the most special days and, the one with the greatest carnival atmosphere in Barcelona. On this festive day, different street parties are organized in all the neighborhoods throughout the city - there’s no escape from the fun!

So don’t hesitate to join in some of the many tortilla contests taking place in the different neighborhoods. The presence of King Carnestoltes, a pitched battle with oranges and El Sarau de la Taronjada, a traditional masked dance, make up the centerpiece of the day.

Carnival ends on Ash Wednesday (dimecres de cendra), also known as the Burial of the sardine, when the imposition of ash symbolizes penance and repentance for the days of Carnivalesque excesses.

The night of Carnival

Apart from the official events, throughout the week there is also much nightlife to enjoy. Most clubs in Barcelona organize themed parties to celebrate Carnival.

However, the place where the nights take on a new dimension during Carnival is undoubtedly in Sitges, one of the most happening areas on the Mediterranean coast. Its pubs, nightclubs and street parades offer a remarkable contrast to the more traditionally festive atmosphere of the capital, and it’s the perfect spot to let your hair down during Carnival.

Without a doubt, Carnival is one of the most special times to visit Barcelona. Holidays, tradition and all-out fun that you’ll enjoy even more when you stay at the Pere Tarrés Barcelona Hostel

Upcoming concerts in Barcelona for you to enjoy if you’re in the city

Upcoming concerts in Barcelona for you to enjoy if you’re in the city

One of the great advantages of being in Barcelona is that the city constantly plays host to some outstanding concerts. In addition, another thing to keep in mind is that in this great metropolis, there is room for all musical styles and genres.

The daily offer of live musical performances is immense, and whatever your musical taste, you shouldn’t miss the opportunity to enjoy a magical night of great music in Barcelona. Thus, in this post we bring you what, according to our criteria, are the most outstanding concerts in Barcelona during 2020.

Musical legends

During 2020, some of the world's greatest music legends will grace the stages of the top venues in Barcelona.

Starting with a tribute to one of the great Spanish artists of all time, Raphael, who will perform at one of the most classy and glamorous festival venues in Barcelona: the Jardins de Pedralbes Festival. The legendary singer will delight spectators with some of the hits of his decades-long musical career in a privileged setting on June 7, 2020.

Only a few days later, on June 17, one of the most important musical events of the year is scheduled to take place in the Catalan capital: this is a one-night only opportunity to hear renowned Beatle, Paul McCartney.

The Olympic Stadium in Barcelona is the venue chosen for McCartney's latest show in Spain. After three years’ absence, the former Beatle returns in style, following the launch of his latest album Egypt Station.

Already into autumn, on Saturday, October 3, the Palau Sant Jordi will host the irrepressible Elton John on his Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour. A great show promising a musical journey through the hits of his musical career which spans half a century.

There are still tickets available to see these three legends, but you’d better hurry as they’re expected to sell out very shortly.

Pop icons

Barcelona will also be the scene for the concerts of some of today’s greatest pop music icons, both Latino stars and international talent. Maluma (March 28), Dua Lipa (April 28) and Camila Cabello (June 30), three of the singers who are currently hitting the headlines around the world, are sure to make Palau Sant Jordi vibrate in 2020.

Not to mention the stream of shows given by this country’s best-known artists over the year, including David Bisbal (May 15) and Dani Martín (October 31), both also in the Sant Jordi, and Manuel Carrasco (June 12) at the Sant Jordi Club.

Big festivals

Finally, 2020 is also a year for some amazing music festivals in Barcelona. Spring Sound 2020 will be held at the Parc del Fórum from June 3 to 7. One of the top festivals on the Spanish scene with both independent and chart-busting artists: Massive Attack, Lana del Rey, Iggy Pop, The National, The Strokes, Amaia, Bad Bunny, Tyler, The Creator are just some of the names on the line-up. Only two weeks later, from June 18 to 20 the Fira de Montjuic, will host Sonar 2020. Although the artists taking part have not yet been confirmed, the festival is a sure-fire winner year after year thanks to a unique format, combining artistic talent and technological innovation.

The offer of music in Barcelona is as eclectic as it is classy. When you visit, there are just two things you can’t afford to miss: enjoying a live musical performance and staying at the Pere Tarrés Youth Hostel, the best hostel in Barcelona.

5 traditional Catalonian festivals you simply cannot miss

5 traditional Catalonian festivals you simply cannot miss

To ensure an outstanding experience, you have to make sure your visit coincides with some of the typical celebrations or festivities in the region to get a real insight into traditional Catalonia.

Mind you, you don't have to worry too much. In Catalonia, there are celebrations taking place on a regular basis, practically every month of the year. In this post, we introduce you to the five top traditional Catalan festivals, which you should not miss for anything on earth.

Catalan national day (La diada de Cataluña)

La Diada is, perhaps, the most important festival in Barcelona and indeed in Catalonia. On September 11, the main cities in the region honour the fall of the local army before the Bourbon troops in 1714.

The celebration takes on special importance in the Catalan capital, which is filled with floral offerings. However, there is also plenty of room to party and celebrate and, in many parts of the great metropolis, in particular the Citadel Park, people attend concerts, poetry readings and other cultural activities.

Festivals (Festes Majors)

You can’t attempt to get an in-depth knowledge of Catalan culture without taking part in its Festes Majors. These are typical celebrations, especially in summer, where each town dresses up to celebrate its most popular festival, inevitably featuring the Correfocs and the Cercavila de Gegants. These are two major acts which are not to be missed.

In the Correfocs, els diables the devils, take to the streets armed with firecrackers and rockets, accompanied by a thumping batukada for a raucous street party.

No less showy are the Giants, or as they are known in Catalonia, Els Gegants. These are the great sculptures representing the city's patrons brought to life, who hit the streets to dance with the inhabitants. And let’s not forget the capgrossos, smaller sculpture representations that also dance merrily along to celebrate each town’s biggest festival.

The castles (Els castellers)

One of the most successful Catalan celebrations is, without a doubt, Els Castellers (castles), and frankly, this could not be anything less! This is a truly unique spectacle, named one of UNESCO’s Intangible Cultural Heritage events in 2010, a once-in-a-lifetime chance to witness the spectacle of vast human towers rising slowly skywards, and see how the smallest scramble to the top.

Diades Castelleres are organized virtually every week in one or another town throughout the region. Of course, there is one in particular that stands out head-and-shoulders above the rest: the Diada de la Mercè, held during the celebration of Barcelona’s main festival (September), where the top Colles, or folk groups, from all of Catalonia congregate.

Flower festival (Temps de flors)

The most colorful festival in Catalonia takes place in Girona during the month of May: Temps de Flors. For two weeks, the city turns into a huge public garden, with all its buildings, streets and monuments decked out in garlands and floral displays. This is quite an unusual show, with a history dating back over 50 years, but one that has become very popular in recent years.

Don’t miss out on the opportunity to enjoy the city of Girona, at a moment when all its main attractions are spruced up with colourful blooms.

Sant Joan’s night (Nit de Sant Joan)

Finally, one of the nights you should circle in red on your calendar is the Nit de Sant Joan. On the eve of June 23-24, coinciding with the summer solstice, the festival of San Juan fills all of Catalonia with bonfires, firecrackers and street parties, something which has also caught on in other locations in the Balearic Islands and the Valencian Community.

This is a night where concerts and festivals go on until the small hours, many ending up on the beach at dawn.

So don’t think twice, take advantage of your stay in the Pere Tarrés Barcelona hostel, where we will be delighted to fill you in about all the main celebrations taking place during your visit to the city and how to get there for an unforgettable experience.

Barcelona’s Weirdest Stores: More Than Just the Geek Triangle

Barcelona’s Weirdest Stores: More Than Just the Geek Triangle

When we think of specialty stores, the famous Geek Triangle of Barcelona comes to mind. It’s the best place in the city for fans of science fiction, such as tv like Star Wars, Star Trek, Dragon Ball Z, and anime, as well as video games, comic books, and role-playing games,

However, there’s an increasing number of other activities and specialty stores popping up in the Catalan capital, which also fall under the geek umbrella, such as scale models, model making, and magic.

So, if you're someone who takes pleasure in a really specialised hobby, you're in luck!

These are some of the most weird and wonderful stores you can find in Barcelona:

Galeries Maldà

As we mentioned, one of the best areas in Barcelona for fantasy fans is the Geek Triangle. It's located in the zone which encompasses Passeig de Sant Joan, Ronda de Sant Pere, and Arc de Triomf.

However, over the last few years, another area full of fantasy stores has also become very fashionable. Colloquially it's known as the Geek Camden, and it's situated inside the Galeries Maldá in the heart of Barcelona.

The space was previously vacant and has now become a fascinating corner where you can find all kinds of stores: shops inspired by different tv series; magical spaces; and even a geek supermarket!

Many Barcelona geek stores are thematic and focus on some of the most significant tv and movie franchises, such as Harry Potter or Game of Thrones, and others offer wares aimed at other audiences or people with really specialised interests.

You can find stores such as the Costurero Real, a space which sells clothing, jewellery, and accessories inspired by the fantasy world; or Magic Cube, a store where you can find the city's largest offering of Rubik's Cubes, ranging in difficulty so that you can really test your skills.

Finally, you can't pass through this area without visiting the Super Friki Market. This is the first geek supermarket in Spain, where you're sure to make the most unique purchase of your life. Among other things, there are bottles of Valyrian Fire for fans of Game of Thrones, or Duff beers for those who can repeat any Simpsons episode by heart.

Specialty Stores in Barcelona: Other Hobbies

Barcelona also has a large variety of stores that you're sure to be amazed by, based around hobbies like magic.

In the city centre, you can find the Selecciones Mágicas store, one of the oldest magic stores in Europe. You'll be astounded by the huge number of magic tricks that exist, and, if you're passionate about magic, you can also visit Magicus nearby which, as well as its wide range of products, also offers courses in magic.

On the other hand, if you're more into model making, don't miss out on the opportunity to visit Hobby Models in calle de Galileu, in the Sants neighbourhood. This is a model store where you can find models of all kinds: antique toys, boats, paintings, etc.

We're all weird in our own way; different strokes for different folks! So, don't miss out on your chance to experience something special.

Make the most of your visit to the Catalan capital with accommodation at the Barcelona Pere Tarrés Youth Hostel, and find some real adventure in this magical city!

3 Places to Ice Skate in Barcelona

3 Places to Ice Skate in Barcelona

Barcelona is finally starting to feel the cold, and ice skating is one of the best activities to do in the city at this time of year.

A fun, pocket-friendly activity, that’s sure to delight everyone with its fun falls and lots of laughs.

Here are our favourite places to ice skate in Barcelona:

L'Illa Diagonal Ice Rink

Located in L'Illa Diagonal Shopping Centre is one of the few ice rinks that intentionally opens at Christmas. Skating on this Barcelona ice rink is a magical experience, just like the city itself.

The rink is installed right in the middle of the shopping centre, in the outdoor area next to the patios, and is a great family activity. Open from 29 November to 20 December, and from 21 December to 12 January. Adults and children alike will love skating here.

Interested? Let us tell you about some other skating rinks!

Barça Skating Club and Ice Rink

Here you can enjoy a spot of ice skating all year round.

The Skating Club is located in the centre of Barcelona (calle Roger de Flor), and is the perfect place to have some fun on skates. It's open every day of the week, so you can go and practise your spins and pirouettes anytime.

There's also the option of visiting one of Barcelona’s most iconic skating rinks, with real Barça soul!

Right at the base of Camp Nou and Palau Blaugrana, you can go and show off your skating skills at a really affordable price.

Please note: Although it's open every day of the week, they often reserve space for training and competitions for the local ice skating and figure skating teams.

Kaliu Park

Finally, you'll need to travel a little to reach this last ice rink, but we promise it'll be worth it! You can reach the neighbouring city, l'Hospitalet de Llobregat, via either subway or RENFE train.

Kaliu Park is a recreational space located in the La Farga shopping centre. It boasts one of the largest ice rinks in Europe.

Your little ones will also have the chance to meet Santa Claus and the Three Wise Men. A unique space where both adults and children are sure to have an unforgettable time.

Don't let the cold stop you! Make the most of your visit to the Catalan capital with accommodation at the Barcelona Pere Tarrés Youth Hostel, and spend a unique, special time at some of the city's best ice rinks.

5 Reasons to Visit Park Güell

5 Reasons to Visit Park Güell

Park Güell is, without a doubt, one of the key landmarks in Barcelona. A huge outdoor space full of modernist architectural elements, created by renowned architect Antoni Gaudí.

The park owes its name to Eusebi Güell, a rich businessman who was passionate about Gaudí's works and commissioned him to design the park.

Although the original idea was to construct a luxury residential complex, this was abandoned over the years, and a fairy-tale park was built in its place.

No visit to Barcelona is complete without a stroll through Park Güell, discovering all there is to see there.

Gaudí, Gaudí, and more Gaudí

Although the Sagrada Familia, Casa Milà, and Casa Batlló are regarded as his most eminent works, Park Güell is not far behind. Gaudí's modernist style is displayed in both the park's design and its sculptures, which are the main attraction for visitors to Park Güell.

Don't miss out on this special place; the way that nature and architecture coexist in perfect harmony will blow your mind!

We recommend seeing some of Gaudí's most famous works in the park, such as the pavilions, the stairway and the dragon, the Gaudí House Museum, the square with the serpentine bench, the Algarrobo Viaduct, and the Monumento al Calvario.

Pro tip: You need to spend at least a couple of hours in Park Güell to truly discover all of Gaudí’s architectural elements.

The View from Park Güell

Yes, it's true that Park Güell is a little outside the centre — and more touristy area — of Barcelona. However, that also gives it an important advantage: the view.

The park is situated in the neighbourhood of Carmel, where you can find incredible views of Barcelona's rooftops. A panoramic view, different to what you’ll find at any of the city's more typical viewpoints, which allows you to enjoy the Catalan capital from an aerial perspective.

The Music

Many musicians gather at Park Güell during the day, so you can find a different melody around each corner. Let yourself get swept along by the siren calls, taking you from place to place around the park. 

The Relative Tranquillity

Park Güell has a large influx of tourists, sure, but there's no need to get overwhelmed; most of them stay close to the entrance or hang around near the serpentine benches.

So, we encourage you to delve a little deeper into the park and find places where you can't hear a sound, where you can sit and enjoy some peace and quiet in an extraordinary setting.

World Heritage

Park Güell, one of Barcelona's main attractions, was declared a World Heritage Site in 1984.

If the experts at the United Nations have classified the park as a site with great cultural relevance and exceptional character for the common heritage of humanity, how can you possibly resist spending a morning there discovering all its secrets and marvelling at its charm?

However, not everything can be seen at the park; Barcelona has many more unmissable tourist attractions, also created by the famous architect.

Make the most of your visit to the Catalan capital with accommodation at the Barcelona Pere Tarrés Youth Hostel, and don't hesitate to check out this prime example of Gaudí modernism.

Theatre Recommendations in Barcelona

Theatre Recommendations in Barcelona

Barcelona is undoubtedly a theatre city. You can find all kinds of theatrical activity here — ranging from musicals, to opera or comedy — all complete with top-level performances.  

There are many different types of play showing in Barcelona, which all capture the audience's attention with their own special charm.

Here you'll find some recommendations for current and upcoming shows in Barcelona. Don't miss out!

Musicals in Barcelona

One type of show that really triumphs on stage is, of course, the musical. 

The entertaining way in which songs and music are used to tell a story is always a surefire bet.

In 2020, Barcelona is putting on various musical productions, which have enjoyed great success throughout the years. Here are some of our favourites:

  • West Side Story. The Musical: This is one of the most significant and iconic musicals in universal theatre. The soundtrack features music by Leonard Bernstein with lyrics by Stephen Sondheim. It's recognised as one of the best soundtracks in the history of musicals. The play is based on the story of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet, set in  New York City. There, two young lovers find themselves caught in a rivalry between two street gangs, the Jets and the Sharks. Showing until 16 February at Teatre Tívoli.
  • El Médico. The Musical: After enjoying success and receiving great reviews on the Madrid circuit, El Médico arrives to Barcelona. This musical, based on Noah Gordan's worldwide bestseller, is created and produced entirely in Spain. It's an ambitious project which boasts 33 stage actors and 20 live musicians, resulting in the largest orchestra in Spanish musical theatre.

It depicts the adventures of Rob, a young orphan, who travels the world to discover the best, most alternative medicine on the planet. Until he falls in love for the first time. Not to be missed! Showing from 2 to 19 April at Teatre Tívoli.

How about some Comedy?

There's no two ways about it, comedy shows enjoy the most success and the best reviews on the Barcelona circuit. You're in luck! Barcelona has a wide variety of comedies on show, so there's something for everyone. Here’s a couple of our top recommendations:

  • Mucha Tontería: The new monologue from Berto Romero. Based on an accurate description of his real-life experience on stage over the last 20 years. The title itself (in English, A Lot of Nonsense) gives insight into what you can expect in this monologue, which has already won different awards, thanks to its new stories, new songs, and the occasional surprise.
  • David Guapo: #quenonosfrunjanlafiesta: A monologue starring one of the most successful comedians of the moment. David Guapo has quickly gone from being relatively unknown to a huge phenomenon, thanks to performances like this. This is not to be missed!

Other Types of Theatre in Barcelona

We also have to make special mention to magic.  During the last few months, Barcelona has been showing one of the most extraordinary magic shows ever to be seen. 

Nothing is Impossible from the Mago Pop (The Pop Magician), is a journey through the extraordinary, full of surprises, fun, sensitivity, rhythm, and emotion; an adventure full of illusion with a huge performance from the Mago Pop, who shows his audience every night that, Nothing is Impossible! Don't think twice! Grab your tickets now for this spectacular show at Teatre Victoria.

This is just a small starter on the huge menu of plays you can find in Barcelona. We encourage you to do some investigating for yourself, and always keep an eye out for the theatre offers in the city. We have no doubt that a regular trip to the theatre really improves your quality of life!

We'd recommend that you check out a few different pages when buying tickets for theatre shows, as occasionally you can find discounts and offers for theatre tickets at a very reduced price. Waste no more time! And, as they say in the theatre: Break a leg!

Make the most of your visit to the Catalan capital with accommodation at the Barcelona Pere Tarrés Youth Hostel, and don't miss out on the opportunity to enjoy some theatre while you're here!

5 New Year's Eve plans in Barcelona that you cannot miss

5 New Year's Eve plans in Barcelona that you cannot miss

Goodbye 2019, welcome 2020! Without a doubt, New Year's Eve is one of the most special, eagerly awaited moments of the year.

Don’t miss the opportunity to celebrate the arrival of the new decade with your loved ones with one of these plans for New Year's Eve in Barcelona, and with which you will enjoy a night to remember.

Celebration in María Cristina

One of the best plans to celebrate the New Year in Barcelona is to go to the show that takes place in the area of Avenida María Cristina.

This is one of the most massive events in Barcelona, around 70,000 people get together each year to enjoy this New Year's Eve show.

But also, since 2014, the year is received in Barcelona with this show of music, colour and pyrotechnics in the magical fountain of Montjuïc. Don’t miss this macro plan for New Year!

Restaurants with a special charm 

On the other hand, if your idea is to enjoy this day next to your friends and acquaintances in a more intimate place, and without such an agglomeration of people, there is the option of dining in some restaurants that have a special charm so you can have a magical night in which to say goodbye to the year.

There are many types of restaurants and, depending on your tastes, you can find all kinds of menus, menus and gastronomic offers.

Enjoy the Barcelona night

After 12 grapes and toast, whether at home, in a restaurant or on Avenida María Cristina, it is time to get you groove on. Barcelona is full of bars and clubs to celebrate the entrance of the year in style depending on your musical tastes and your budget. Of course, it is very important that you book tickets in advance so as to avoid disappointment or having to pay up to double at the box office.

One of the great options to start the year in a big way is to dance at one of the city’s legendary nightclubs. Being the New Year's Eve you can enjoy several offers and promotions that will not be within your reach for the rest of the year. Take advantage of them!

 

The great party of Poble Espanyol

One of the most popular plans to enjoy the New Year is the big party organised at Poble Espanyol.

They have been celebrating this event for 30 years, which year after year is reaffirmed as one of the most emblematic New Year's Eve parties in Barcelona. You can live the special moment in a great atmosphere; there will be grapes, cotillion, glasses and good music until 6 in the morning.

At home and among family

Finally, we must not detract from the fact that we can celebrate the arrival of the new year at home and among family. Gathering friends, preparing a good dinner and sharing the special moments of the last 365 days is also a nice way to close 2019.

2020, and therefore a new decade, is here. And a great option to celebrate your arrival is to stay at the Barcelona hostel of Pere Tarrés, from where you can access very easily all the top spots  where the various activities are celebrated on New Year's Eve.