Celebrate Valentine’s Day in Barcelona
This Valentine’s surprise your loved one with a romantic trip to the Spanish city of Barcelona. Situated on the Mediterranean coastline, the city offers artistic delight, culinary feasts and a mesmerising historical culture to enjoy. Experience Barcelona like never before and create unforgettable memories in this stunning and idyllic city. Capri by Fraser Barcelona brings you our guide to spending Valentine’s in Barcelona. No matter what stage you are at in your relationship, you will guarantee an enjoyable and comfortable trip with your Valentine in the Catalan capital.
Things to do in Barcelona for Valentine’s Day
- Hot Air Balloon Ride
- Spanish Wine Tasting Experience
- Food and Tapas Tour
- Walk around Park Guell
- Rent a scooter
Hot Air Balloon Ride
For a romantic and enchanting experience, rise above the city skyline and marvel at the spectacular views across Barcelona. Make your Valentine’s even more special with a hot air balloon ride – choose a variety of trips and don’t forget your camera to take snaps of the stunning landscapes below. Start your trip with a refreshing train journey to the nearby town of Vic where your guide will meet you and transport you to the balloon site. Each flight pilot is especially trained in balloon navigation and safety, so you can be assured that you are in safe hands. Here, you will board and its up, up and away – typically each trip lasts around 90 minutes and includes a tasty Catalan cuisine lunch and refreshments. At 3000m up in the air, you and your loved will enjoy a mesmerising and unforgettable experience.
Spanish Wine Tasting
Do you know your Rioja to your Cava’s? Even if you are not a wine lover, what better way to spend Valentines in Barcelona than on a romantic Spanish Wine Tasting experience. Learn how to match your wine with the food for each meal and complement flavours and tastes. Most tasting sessions are in English so you won’t miss out on the important details. This is an enjoyable and fun way to experience and be educated in Spanish food, wine, history and much more. Located in a wine shop in the centre of the city, it’s easy to get to and from the lesson with local transport connections. The intimate setting adds to the experience in an impartial environment where you’ll spend around one and half hours tasting four wines.
Food and Tapas Tour
Barcelona is famous for its food and delicious cuisine, therefore sampling some local produce should be on your list of things of places to spend Valentine’s in Barcelona. Why not consider booking a Tapas tour and treat your other half to a whirlwind tour of four delectable eateries in the city. Join a group or organize a private tour and learn in English language about tasty tapas dishes and meals using Catalan meats, fresh seafood and locally procured produce. By ordering different dishes in each location, you and your Valentine can enjoy the best of Barcelona’s food culture for four hours by booking on a trip Monday – Saturday. Simply call to book – each person costs €125.00.
Walk around Park Güell
Barcelona is known for many sights and attractions, including the famous Park Güell. Located at the top of the city at Camel Hill is this architectural and colourful outdoor space where millions of visitors flock each year to enjoy the gardens. Now a UNESCO Heritage Site, its construction took 14 years from 190. Originally planned for a housing development, the design of the park was awarded to the renowned Catalan architect Gaudí who also created the design of the prestigious Sagrada Família. Bus services can also take you direct to the park from various locations throughout the city or take the subway. Stroll blissfully through the coloured mosaic buildings with their unique roofs at the entrance and admire amazing stone structures, flamboyant tiling, fountains and a twisting walkway. When you reach the top, this is the perfect opportunity for a special photograph moment. A stunning terraced area greets you as the city skyline glistens in the distance – you should be able to make out the spires of the Sagrada Familia here. Why not prepare a picnic and pick up some local wine to enjoy as you sit in the park.
Rent a scooter
Dodge the tourist areas and explore cobbled streets, unknown cafes and mingle with the locals at hidden beaches. Go on your own Spanish adventure with your partner by hiring a Vespa scooter. The ultimate and stylish way to see the city - be the envy of other tourists packed on buses to whizz around the avenues and tree lined streets to create your own whirlwind tour of the city. Drive up to Park Guell, stop for a picture outside the Nou Camp or simply relax at the beach before returning back. This is an adrenaline pumping and different way to see the city at its best. Uncover neighborhoods off the beaten track, drive down Las Ramblas to see the street entertainers and make your own tour around the famous sites. Most scooters can be rented by the hour or per day,