25 Apr Rainy day in Barcelona: What to do?
A rainy day in Barcelona is luckily very rare. But when it happens – what should you do? Your plans about going to the beach or one of Barcelona’s many parks may no longer seem attractive. But don’t despair – there is a lot to do in Barcelona on a rainy day!
Family fun at CosmoCaixa
On a rainy day in Barcelona, CosmoCaixa is the perfect place for families with children! Let CosmoCaixa amaze you with its magical universe of science – fun and educational at the same time! At CosmoCaixa, you will find 30,000 m2 of fun offering everything from exhibitions, an aquarium, and a tropical rainforest.
The museum is situated in the area Sarrià, right next to the Tibidabo mountain. So, if you feel like a refreshi
ng walk in the rain, this area offers some amazing views over Barcelona!
Palau Güell is the perfect place to go on a rainy day in Barcelona. This huge mansion is one of Gaudí’s earliest works and one of his most famous buildings in Barcelona. Palau Güell was built between 1886 and 1888, and it is located in the Raval area of Barcelona. Inside the mansion, you can experience amazing architecture and also a huge organ. Palau Güell also has a very beautiful and interesting rooftop with a stunning view of Barcelona – definitely worth a visit even on a rainy day! In fact, Palau Güell has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1984.
Enjoy a good movie
When the weather disappoints, what is better than enjoying a good movie in the darkness of a movie theater? You can find movie theaters all over Barcelona, many of them also offering the so-called V.O. movies – “Version Original”. V.O. movies are not synchronized into Spanish, so if you are not very confident with the Spanish language, this is the perfect opportunity for you! Find your nearest V.O. cinema in Barcelona.
Shopping in Barcelona
On a rainy day in Barcelona, the perfect place to spend time is in one of Barcelona’s many shopping centers! You can find shopping centers all over town, but Casamona especially recommends L’illa Diagonal in Eixample and Diagonal Mar Shopping in the area Diagonal Mar. If you are looking for outlet shopping in Barcelona, a good place to go is La Roca Village just outside Barcelona.
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