Summer in the Mediterranean diamond Barcelona is full of experiences, adventures, joy and priceless moments. August in Barcelona is perfect month not only to enjoy the sun and beaches, but also to attend breath-taking fiestas that are taking places in different districts of Barcelona. August is going to pull you into the adventure whirligig of this exotic city.
Les Nits at Palau Güell (Nights at the Palau Güell)
The Parc Güell is certainly a place worth visiting, because of its unique architecture by the world famous architect Gaudi and of breathtaking views that take you to the whole different world.
Concerts are taking place at Palau Güell's rooftop terrace and they feature different musical styles and tastes. Price of the ticket is 35 euro in which a glass of cava, pica-pica (small Spanish snacks) and a guided tour through the park is included.
Upcoming concerts are in 4th, 11th and 18th of August.
Concerts begin at 21:30 and are 1 hour long; enterance is open from 20:30.
For more information, click here.
Summer Nights at Museu d’Història de Catalunya
Each Wednesday until August 10th music lovers will have the opportunity to enjoy jazz music on museum terrace which has amazing views to the port, and out to the sea. The concerts are in different jazz genres (including blues, gospel, soul, rhythm & blues and rockabilly).
Price of the ticket is 12 euro, it includes one free drink,entrance to the museum nad the concert.
Música als Parcs (Music in the parks)
One of the outdoor activities that take place till the end of August is the Música als Parcs festival. As part of this festival, all sort of outdoor concerts are organized in various parks in the city. Music in the Parks includes 47 concerts in different styles, such as classical music, jazz, blues and choral offerings from music schools and orchestras.
All concerts are free of entry.
You can check the schedule here.
Photo from http://continguts-lameva.barcelona.cat/en/enjoy-it/parks-and-gardens/music-in-the-parks
Dinners with Stars
Those of you, who are gastronomy lovers, don’t miss the unique opportunity to have a dinner at the Fabra Observatory with a menu created by Guimerà, executive chef from Paradís Gourmet.
The evening consists of the finest cuisine dinner, served at dusk on the terrace, visit of the Observatory which includes not only wisit of the museum, but also observing stars and most part of the Solar System through the 1904 telescope, one of the largest and oldest telescopes still in use in Europe.
Are you fascinated by the idea of observing stars and dinning mean time? Click here for more information.
La Festa Major de Gracia
The Gracia Festival is one of the Barcelona's best, nicest, most festive and most welcoming street festival. The festival is very colorful and it fills many streets and plazas in the Gracia. It takes place from 15tht to 21st August. Everyone is wellcome to enjoy the beauty and charm of the fiesta.
For more information, click here.
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