Things to Do at Night in Barcelona

Night time can be a tourist’s favorite time of the day, especially in a city. This is because some cities never “sleep”, and that means there will be lively activities going on in various places. If you are a tourist in Barcelona, the origin-city of the famous Futbol Club Barcelona, then you should read this guide. Readers will discover some amazing ideas to help them while away time during the period between sunset and sunrise.

La Pedrera Night Experience at Casa Milà

Casa Milà is a white-painted museum with Gothic balconies and other architectural attractions. It is one of the houses (casas) of the famous architect Antoni Gaudi. The best area to be is the roof which holds some unique statues. You can have access to this part of the house by using the elevator. Climbing the stairs is an alternative. Look out for the animated light display that takes place on the roof at night.

La Sagrada Familia

If you are going to visit this basilica during the summer, then keep in mind that they would be closing by 8pm. This is another one of Gaudi’s casas. One visit may leave you with the desire to go again. The structure will be completed by 2026, so you should look forward to that.

Why is it a great place for your nighttime adventures in the present? You will have a lovely sightseeing experience by admiring the works of Gaudi such as the story of Jesus Christ depicted in concrete. Tourists will find these sculptures in the interior and exterior of the building.

Tourists are advised to make reservations because the basilica is usually busy throughout the year. Summer is the busiest period for La Sagrada Familia. Book a time slot ASAP to avoid getting disappointed.

Sunset Beach Fun

The city never sleeps, so does its beaches. You can have fun at either the Barcelona Beach, or the Sant Sebastià Beach. These are the most popular beaches because of their nearness to the tourist attraction, Port Vell. You can go to any one of them to relax after a long day of touring other destinations in the city. Splash away all that weariness.

Night Shopping

If you don’t mind going on a late-evening shopping spree, then the Portal del Angel will be the perfect place to splurge. It has more than 200 meters of shops that generally close late in the evening. Other notable shops are situated at the Gothic Quarter, Born District, and the Passeig de Gracia.

Hop-On/Off Open-Top Bus Tour

There are hop-on/off buses that conveys tourists around Barcelona in order for them to have access to various popular attractions. You can board any of these buses and alight at any place that catches your fancy.

Hopefully, the ideas presented in this guide were interesting enough to you. Tourists can try to spice things up by having the right combination of the aforementioned ideas. Barcelona’s nighttime delights are waiting to be experienced to the fullest, so start planning your trip!