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Barcelona kicks off the Christmas season

Barcelona kicks off the Christmas season and invites you to take part in a magical experience. A 12-pointed star shining brightly more than 400 feet above the city; over 100 concerts from a variety of musical genres; cultural and leisure activities across the city and new-look Christmas lights. Are you coming?

  • Barcelona kicks off the Christmas season


    Barcelona kicks off the Christmas season

    This years, Barcelona kicks off the Christmas season with a packed calendar of festive things to do and new unmissable attractions and events to put in your diary. Don't miss them!

  • 10 reasons to come and celebrate Christmas in Barcelona


    10 reasons to come and celebrate Christmas in Barcelona

    Celebrating Christmas is, in itself, an eagerly awaited event. But celebrating Christmas in Barcelona surpasses all expectations. Enjoy Christmas in Barcelona: you'll remember it all year.

  • Christmas traditions in Barcelona. The 'Tió'.


    Discover the Christmas traditions

    Christmas is the time of year when families get together again, a time for Christmas fairs, lights, presents and good wishes. In Barcelona, we also celebrate traditions in a different and unique way. Come and discover them!

  • Christmas with the Family in Barcelona


    Christmas with the family

    Nativity scenes, parades, workshops, fairs and lots of things to discover. This December and January, Barcelona will have lots of plans for the festive season. Here's a round-up of the ones you can't afford to miss when you go out with the kids.

  • A taste of Christmas


    A taste of Christmas

    You can taste Christmas in Barcelona too. The kitchens at the city's restaurants and hotels stay open and make the most of the season to prepare mouthwatering menus full of traditional Christmas dishes. Come and try them!

  • Give the gift of Barcelona


    Give the gift of Barcelona

    From Christmas sweet treats, like turrón and neules, to decorations, hand-crafted goods, jewellery, fashion and details that the whole family will love. Here are a selection of places where you can buy the most traditional and most original gifts!

  • Christmas with no crowds


    Christmas with no crowds

    Enjoy Christmas comfortably with CheckBarcelona, ​​the intelligent WebApp that informs you of the crowds in real time.

  • Christmas Events


    Christmas Events

    If you want to find out even more about Barcelona and discover everything it has to offer over the festive season, check out our event calendar which features all the activities that are available!

  • Unforgettable experiences


    Unforgettable experiences

    Barcelona offers a plethora of unforgettable experiences for your visit to the city. There are some great options – with kids, your wife, husband or partner, or friends – you can experience and give this Christmas.

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