In this short article we will list the top events in Barcelona in 2015. Barcelona is the capital city of the autonomous community of Catalonia in Spain and it is also the second largest city in Spain.
Barcelona is among the most visited cities in whole Europe so during the whole year there are countless programs such as the different exhibitions, concerts, markets and various festivals as well. So in this article we will just go through some of the nicest programs in Barcelona.
If you like sport events and if you are especially interested in marathons then the ‘Barcelona Marathon’ is the perfect choice on a holiday in Barcelona. The annual ‘Barcelona Marathon’ is one of the most popular events in the life of the city and each year thousands of people from different countries attends the race. The route of the race changes every year and usually it leads through some of the most beautiful spots of the city. The goal is to finish the 42km less than 6 hours. This year the ‘Barcelona Marathon’ will take place on 15th March.
Another popular sport events is the ‘Trofeo Conde de Godò de Tennis’ which is a tennis tournament. This year the tennis tournament will be held from 20th April to 26th April. Another awaited event in the city is the ‘La Diada de Sant Jordi’ which is the Lover’s Day. On this day the city commemorates the death of Sant Jordi and in this occasion men give women roses and women give men a book. The best place to celebrate this day is at La Rambla. The ‘La Diada se Sant Jordi’ will be held on 23rd April in 2015.
One of the best reasons to visit Barcelona in the summer is the ‘Barcelona Summer Festival’ (Grec). At the festival you can experience the best concerts, theatre, music and dance performances. The ‘Grec’ is usually held some time in July but the exact dates are not confirmed yet.
In the winter when the weather cools down and Christmas is just around the corner the various Christmas markets open in the city. Usually just like in the other big European cities they are open from the end of November until the end of December. It is one of the highlights of the city in the winter and it is a perfect place to get into the festive spirit and do some of your pre-Christmas shoppings as well.
Apart from these events in the city there are plenty of concerts in Barcelona through the whole year. Visitors can attend the most famous artists concerts such as Katy Perry, Robbie Williams, Roxette, AC/DC, Maroon 5, U2, Nickelback and so on.
If you want to know more on the programs such as the festivals, concerts and various events check tour Barcelona Guide for more information and advices!