Romantic Things to Do for Couples in Barcelona
Planning a city trip to Barcelona for your next romantic getaway? Surely tapas dinners and pitchers of sangria are already on the agenda. Eager to do something a little bit more memorable for that special someone? Here are 5 out of the ordinary and romantic things to for couples in Barcelona!
1. Sunset wines at the Bunkers del Carmel
For the best view of Barcelona, head up to Bunkers del Carmel. As the name suggests, this nowadays popular viewpoint formerly served as a bunker to defend against aircrafts during the Spanish civil war in 1937. This spot now offers 360 degrees over Barcelona and is incredibly popular with locals and tourists alike, that often go here to hang out, have a picnic and watch the sun drop over the city. The bunkers are easily accessible via public transport. Make sure to bring your own bottle of wine and start spotting those landmarks.
Visit www.bunkers.cat for more information
2. Rent a jet ski for a thrill ride
More the adventurous couple? Opt for some thrill and rent a jet ski to see Barcelona’s skyline like never before. Jetscoot is located in Port Fòrum, a short taxi ride from the city center, and is a one-stop shop for all sorts of water activities. Either rent a jet ski all for yourself or hop on the back of your significant other. No license required and whole a lot of fun guaranteed.
Price for 20-minute jet ski rental: €55 ($62)
Visit www.jetscoot.com for more information.
3. Relax at an underground spa: AIRE Ancient Baths Barcelona
Hidden within the El Borne area, AIRE Ancient Baths Barcelona is something special. This one of a kind spa is set completely underground, within the walls a former meat storing facility and is still upholding all of its historic features. This is the place if you’re looking to spoil your partner with some tranquility and relaxation in a captivating setting. AIRE even has wine baths on their treatment menu.
AIRE Barcelona is open daily from 09:00 till 23:00. As they strive to not overcrowd the baths, only a set amount of guests are allowed to enter at the same time for a set amount of time.
Price of a visit to AIRE Ancient Baths starts from €39 ($44)
Visit www.beaire.com for more information
4. Picnic in Parc de la Ciutadella
If you’re looking for a romantic picnic spot, look no further than Parc de la Ciutadella. Parc de la Ciutadella is Barcelona’s largest parc and is great for a pleasant picnic or a casual stroll in the afternoon. Best place for a picnic setup? If not too crowded, the grass fields near the fountain, set amidst the center of the parc, lend themselves perfectly. TIP: At Picnic Barcelona you can hand pick a picnic basket which will then be delivered to the entrance of the parc. Or, if you truly want to surprise someone, they can even arrange the whole set up for you.
5. A visit to Palau de la Musica
Palau de la Musica, located in the narrow streets of Barcelona’s center, is perhaps one most stunning concert halls in the world. Palau de la Musica was first opened in 1908 and is still in use today. Designed by Lluís Domènech i Montaner, the concert hall is characteristic for modern Catalan design and has been a part of the UNESCO world heritage list since 1997. There are two ways to visit Palau de la Musica; either by going to a concert or by booking a daytime tour.
Costs of a tour through Palau de la Musica: €20 ($22)
For more information visit www.palaumusica.cat
All prices converted on xe.com as of 19 December 2019, in US dollars & EURO.