Barcelona isn’t just a hit for football fans and art & architecture enthusiasts. It can be an all-in-all romance hub too! In its own way, Barcelona can give you couples some larger-than-life moments and also little soft memories with the different wonders it holds. We know that Paris is known as the city of love. But for quite some time Barcelona has become an alternative love destination to it. All thanks to the unpredictable weather in Paris. You can make it your honeymoon destination or even a group couples’ journey. Make mystical fairytale feelings come to life with a dreamy sojourn to Barcelona.
Now let’s have a look at the different romantic experiences the city of Barcelona has for you!
10 Romantic Things To Do In Barcelona
For the hopeless romantics!
#1 Get a glimpse of the magical Montjuic Fountain
The magical Montjuic fountain was built by Carles Buigas in 1929. It is situated north of the Avinguda Maria Christina in the Montjuic region. The fountain is known for its enchanting sound and light show that leaves the onlookers awe-struck each time. The sound and light show is a must-watch with your partner if you plan to make your Barcelonian trip a romantic affair. The show runs on weekends starting Friday for half an hour from 9:00 p.m. Did you know? The fountain can produce 7 billion different light and water combinations!
For sunset chasers!
#2 Cherish your Golondrinas boat ride
Feel the sea breeze whispering through your hair as you rejoice at the moments away from the city rush and population. There are two types of Golondrinas boat rides- The Las Golondrinas 60-minute port and coast cruise and The Las Golondrinas 40-minute port cruise. The 60-minute cruise takes you to the Olympic port giving glimpses of Hotel W Barcelona, Torre Glories, Montjuic, and Sagrada Familia. On the other hand, the 40-minute port cruise gives you glimpses of the pretty wooden ships moving past the freight and industrial port with a small detour at Port Vell.
Las Golondrinas Boat Trip
Headout Price: €179
For the garden lovers!
#3 Stride through the alluring Park Guell
Park Guell was designed by the famous Catalonian architect, Antoni Gaudi. It took 14 years to build it from 1900. After which it was finally opened to the public in 1926. The park has beautiful mosaics and unique ceramic structures, giving you a feeling of being in a lush fantasyland. Click a few intimate and memorable moments at this spot, it’s worthwhile for the beauty. It was initially built as a high-profile gated 60 house community. The park has four zones- The Porter’s Lodge Pavilion, Dragon Stairway, The Hypostyle Room, and the Austria Gardens.
For the free-spirited couples!
#4 A heartfelt glimpse of the Kiss Mural
The Kiss Mural was put up by El Periodico, the local newspaper. The daily asked locals to send in snaps of the moments of freedom. It was erected in 2014, celebrating Barcelona’s tricentenary from its fall in the Spanish succession war. There are 6000 tiny mosaic tiles consisting of a snap making up the picture of the kiss of freedom by Joan Fontcuberta. The mural is located in Plaça d’Isidre Nonell. It represents the Orville Wendell Holmes Quote: “The sound of a kiss is not as loud as that of a cannon, but its echo lasts a great deal longer.”
For the night lovers!
#5 A memorable night tour of Casa Mila
In Barcelona, you won’t get enough of Antoni Gaudi. The Casa Mila is another marvel he built from 1906 to 1912. It is also known as La Pedrera or ‘The Stone Quarry’. Not only is the dreamy interior a catch but you must find time to experience the audiovisual show cast on its exteriors too! The guided tour takes you through the courtyard, attic, roof-terrace, and out, where you can enjoy the show as expressed above. After all of it is over enjoy a glass of cava and chocolate delicacies with your partner to make more cherishable memories.
For the scenic lovebirds!
#6 A blissful ride on the Montjuic cable car
The Montjuic cable car is a gondola lift ride situated at the Parc de Montjuic. The intimate cable car ride is a window to Barcelona, offering glances of both the lush green patches and the city spread. The ride is at a height of 84.55 m and 752 m long. The gondola lift moves at a speed of 2.5 m/s. The morning, evening, and night views have a charm of their own. It’s an ideal opportunity for a lovey-dovey conversation or a memorable proposal. You can also spot the different marvels of Barcelona from here with your favorite person.
Montjuic Cable Car Tickets
Headout Price: €179
For the music lovers!
#7 An under-the-skies music experience at Casa Batllo
Here’s another masterpiece by Antoni Gaudi. The Casa Batllo was declared a world heritage site too! in 2005. It is situated in the heart of Barcelona at Pg. de Gracia. Take a romantic walk through the house exploring the intricate work done with stained glass, ceramic, metal wood, and different types of stones. IT will without a doubt make your exploration a tiny fairy tale in itself. There’s more to this tourist spot! It offers the ‘Magic Nights’ experience including a short visit followed by a concert and a welcome drink.
Casa Batlló Timed Entry Ticket
Headout Price: €179
For the concert lovers!
#8 A concert at Palau de la musica Catalana
Palau de la musica Catalana was declared a world heritage site by UNESCO in 1971. The marvel is situated in Ribera. It was initially a home stage for the Orfeo Catala choir. The place has a facility of a guided tour available in three languages- English, Spanish, and Catalan. Reach there with your companion a little early, so you have enough time to grab tickets for an ongoing concert. Whichever it is, the place will surely give you an entirely fun-filled experience. The interior is also a feast to the eyes.
For the devoted culture lovers
#9 A stroll through Sagrada Familia
The romance in Barcelona spills out from its architectural wonders. Here’s a place you must take your partner if you are the creative type, Sagrada Familia. It is an unfinished basilica, again designed by Antoni Gaudi. It is a mesmerizing blend of Art Nouveau, Spanish late gothic design, and Catalan modernism. It is considered the crowned jewel of Barcelona. The different views from here and the intricate work on pillars and glass windows make it a worth visit for all you couples, as you glance at the sights together.
For the erotica fans!
#10 Explore the Barcelona Erotic Museum
A trip to the Erotic Museum of Barcelona Museum in La Rambla. It showcases over 800 erotic exhibits taking you through the history of eroticism. The collection includes paintings, sculptures, photos, and much more. To add to the intimate vibe of the museum, there is also a garden there. The experience isn’t only informative, but quite entertaining and playful too! After all, Barcelona is one of the most beautiful and erotic cities in the world, attracting countless dreamers, romantics, and art lovers.