December in Barcelona

Barcelona city is located on the Mediterranean coast of Spain, it is a very beautiful city and one of the most visited in the world. There are many great places to see and activities to do. If you want to escape the maddening rush of tourists, December is the ideal month for you. Here are some of the best events that you can participate in.
Ice Skating in Plaça Catalunya
The dates that you can experience the ice skating are between the End of November and the start days of January 2020. Plaça Catalunya is Barcelona´s main square and it has the biggest rink in all of Europe with a skating area. It will be a great experience for the lovers of skating and of course, it will be fun for the children.

Ice rink Plaça Catalunya Picture courtesy of Jordiferrer e1573566907637 December in Barcelona
Ice rink Plaça Catalunya | Picture courtesy of Jordiferrer

The Magic Fountain of Montjuïc 
The fountain is located at the head of Avinguda Maria Cristina in the Montjuïc neighborhood of Barcelona. It is very popular and is best known for its sound and the amazing light shows. You will not stop taking photos of this magical event.

The Magic Fountain of Montjuic Picture courtesy of Emilia Murray e1573567139658 December in Barcelona
The Magic Fountain of Montjuic | Picture courtesy of Emilia Murray

The Fira de Nadal 
This event has been held in Plaça de la Sagrada Familia since 1962 making the Eixample district´s most traditional Christmas market, now has around a hundred stalls organized in four sectors. It starts at the end of November or the beginning of December. There are a lot of things to see and experience. There are Christmas trees, nativity scenes, traditional figures and Christmas decorations, establishments selling sweets, food, the gift sector, costume jewelry, and stalls selling craft products. The top of this fair is to visit Santa Claus, on the 21 and 22 of December where the kids are allowed to take pictures.

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Fira de Nadal Sagrada Família | Picture courtesy of festacatalunya


If you still do not have a place to stay Barcelona city check the Habitat Apartments website and find yourself a quality apartment for the best price.

Cheap restaurants

If you want to find quality food that is on your budget check the list of Cheap eats in Barcelona.

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