Best of Barcelona for Travelers this Summer

Best of Barcelona for Travelers this Summer

Summers in Barcelona, Spain are colorful and lively, but when June hits, the air is hot and humid. So if you’re headed to Spain’s second-most populated city this summer, here are some of the exciting things to check out.

Barcelona Segway Glides | 3-hour Tour
These segway tours allow travelers to explore Roman Barcelona by way of a two-wheeled motorized personal vehicle. Tourists will see and learn all about the Gothic Quarter, the Olympic Harbour, the Olympic Village, and more, along with unique sights, smells, and stories. Tours are limited in size so tourists can get a unique individualized experience.

Bornbike Barcelona | 3-hour Tour
With this unique bike-tour experience, choose from four 3-hour bike tours, or rent your own bikes to explore Barcelona at your own leisure. Tours include beach tours, tours throughout the city, and even a tapas tour for tourists interested in discovering the medieval side of Barcelona with unique dishes and “tapas.”

Taste Barcelona Walking Tours | 5-hour Tour
Barcelona is famous for its unique dishes and tasty tapas, so what better way than to pair it with a walking tour? With up to seven adults, explore four neighborhoods for the duration of five hours for tapas, wine, and some shopping. After three miles of walking and tasting, you’re stomach is sure to be full.

Sรณnar Festival | June 18 – 20
This summer festival is Barcelona’s largest contemporary music event and a highlight on its yearly summer calendar. Every June for three days, tourists and Barcelona residents gather to rock out to bands like The Chemical Brothers, Skrillex and so many more. The festival goes all throughout the day and into each night with raving performances with electronic hits.

Benicassim International Festival | July 16 – 19
Also known as FIB, this international music festival is just down the road from Barcelona. Some of this year’s artists include Florence and the Machine, Clean Bandit, The Prodigy, and more. Festival-goers camp out before the shows, dance in tents, and enjoy the music from the beach.

About the Author: Ben is a guest contributor from bizFlats, providing short-term rental apartments, lofts and villas in Barcelona for corporate and private clients.