Things To Do In Barcelona In May 2018/2019

Barcelona is the city of deep rooted culture, great nature, and sophisticated architecture. There’s lots of great things to do in Barcelona in May.

Just before the hottest recorded season in Spain, you should take advantage of the best weather condition in Barcelona. Every May, Barcelona’s weather is perfect for city guided day tour and beach hopping vacation. This is the time of the year where Barcelona is far from unfriendly freezing cold air into a warm and cozy season.

So treat yourself with the most amazing experiences in Barcelona! We serve you top 5 things to do in Barcelona in May.


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Early Summer Getaway

Kick start a summer vacation ahead of everyone else by dipping in warm waters of in Barcelona in the month of May. Do not wait till July to enjoy summer. May is the best time for a beach getaway in the Barcelona. This is to stay away from crowded people swarming the beach on scorching hot summer season. Since it is not yet peak for beachgoers, expect a lot of drinks, hotels and ticket promos on the month of May in Barcelona.


Nova Icaria Beach

The beach has tons of water adventure sports. With this reason, a lot of young beach goers, as well as those young at hearts are enjoy the most of their time in Nova Icaria Beach.


Ocata Beach

If you are looking for a quiet, less crowded and bit unpolluted beach on Barcelona, you need to travel only 30 minutes through train away from the metro.


Bogatell Beach

The Bogatell Beach is just 15 minutes away from the center of the city. With a friendly weather in May you can walk going to this beach. The beach shore stretched more than 15 kilometers.


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Explore The Old City And Modern Day Barcelona

The main tourist attraction in Barcelona is its lovely and magnificent city. With the natural beauty of Barcelona, aged with rich antiquity of Monarch ruling – the city of Barcelona is the best place to relax and take a trip down the history.

La Sagrada Familia And La Pedrera

When you are in Barcelona, you should not miss to drop by the famous architectural design by Antoni Guadi: the La Sagrada Familia Basilica, where you will see the magnificent church design, and the La Predrera Museum.

Barcelona Centre Of Contemporary Culture (BCCC)

The museum is popular for regularly exhibiting paintings from famous and aspiring painters and other artists from all forms.


Museum d’ Historia de Catalunya

In order to understand more about the rich architectural and artistic history of Catalan Region, you must also visit the Museum d’ Historia de Catalunya.

Catalan Museum Of Archeology

Far greater than amusing fine arts and architectural design history of Barcelona, you may also be interested to visit the archeology center. Especially if you have kids with you during your trip to Barcelona, the Catalan Museum of Archeology will open up interest of children.

Be A Football Fan For A Day

Well, you are lucky to witness the Madrid versus Barcelona Soccer Football Spring Match. One of the most awaited and one of the biggest match happens on May 6, in Camp Nou – FC Barcelona Football Club Museum. Just check out ticket sales in advance since this is a popular event; you must have ticket bookings 3 months ahead or earlier.


Indulge In Good Food

Nothing satisfies your vacation is more than a teaspoon of delicious dish. For one, Barcelona is a place for exquisite taste and fusion of European blend. From famous variety of wine and dishes, Barcelona can fulfill your cravings.



Sarsuela is a to-die -for seafood platter. This delicacy is combination of different seafood like crayfish, white fish, squid, shrimp, and lobster.


Pa amb Tomaquet

A perfectly blended herbs and other condiments dough bread, flattened and rubbed with aromatic garlic and tomato sauce can start your day right before you explore the whole city of Barcelona.


Crema Catalan

If you are a sweet tooth, you must really try out the special custard from Catalan. It is perfect way to end your meal with Crema Catalan and wine on the side.


Spring Festivals

Complete your Barcelona trip by taking part in the flower festival in Barcelona. This is the time of the year where the city is surrounded with nostalgic smell and delightfully colored flowers.


Parc de la Ciutadella

One of the most endearing and beautiful grandeur of springing flowers you can witness is in the Parc dela Ciutadella. There are also available boat rides, garden, waterfall scenery, picnic areas and playgrounds around the park.



The Montjuic is like perfect scenery in a movie where a lot of garden landscape surrounds a castle. From a far, the background of those colorful flowers is the Olympic Stadium, cable cars, and a pool.


Park Guell

You cannot get enough of Antoni Guadi creations. The Park Guell is another artistic ingenuity of Guadi. The park and gardens is surrounded by magnificent and nice smelling flowers during May spring season.


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