Apr 29 2016

Highlight of events in Barcelona May 2016

Posted by at 9:35 on Barcelona

With a new month come new events. We will tell you the most popular events that are going on in May in the city of Gaudí: Barcelona.

 

A rare view of Barcelona: visit the Mirador at CCCB
1 May, 2016 11:00 AM to 8:00 PM

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The CCCB is one of the most popular cultural institutions and opens its roof space for once one day each month, to give visitors the chance to experience the viewing point on the fifth floor. Through a glass façade, you can view Barcelona from a rare perspective, catching a glimpse of Barri Gótic, Ciutat Vella, Montjuïc, Tibidabo, the tower of Collseral and the sea.

Admission is free.

Picture by: http://www.cccb.org

 

Formula 1 Gran Premio de España 2015
8 May 2016 – 10 May 2016

One of the biggest weekends on the Barcelona sporting calendar, the Spanish F1 Grand Prix drives into town once more at the Barcelona-Catalunya Montmeló circuit, where it has been held since 1991. The main event is the Sunday race, but there are lead-up events, starting with a pit lane walkabout on Thursday 7th (for holders of a three-day or Sunday ticket), before the qualifying sessions on Friday and Saturday. If you go with your family, a kids' zone offers entertainment for 3- to 12-year-olds.

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Picture by: http://www.actualidadmotor.com/

 

Museum Night – La Nit Dels Museus
21 May, 2015 7:00 pm – 22 May, 2016 1:00 am

The idea of visiting a museum at night holds a strange allure – it will give visitors a different kind of experience. A visit that is more mysterious in any kind of way.

More than 80 museums and cultural centers are open in Barcelona on the evening of the 21st from 19:00-1:00, with free entry. Many cultural delights awaits the visitors, such as live music, theatre and dance performances, poetry, workshops, guided tours, gastronomy, storytelling and other interactive themed shows. The popular Eat Street festival sets up mobile kitchens that will satisfy those midnight cravings near Plaza de la Glòries.

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Picture by: http://gettyimages.com

 

If you are planning to come to Barcelona and are looking for somewhere to stay then check out Habitat Apartments where you will find a whole range of different apartments throughout the city. Featured below is the lovely Barcelona Blanca 1 Apartment which comfortably sleeps 5.

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