Where to have the best summer picnic in Barcelona

All the tips you should know to make the best summer picnic in Barcelona in the most beautiful areas of the whole city

In the middle of July, what we look the most is to make plans on the free air, in order to enjoy the long sunny days but also with a touch of freshness. So why not have a picnic with friends? If you really want to live an unforgettable experience in Barcelona, ​​today The Lofttown brings you an interesting post where we tell you which ones are the perfect areas for a picnic in the Catalan capital. In the mood for a picnic? Take note of our tips because they will do a lot!

The Carmel Bunkers

First of all, we have to talk about where are located the best views of the whole city. And is that if what you are looking for is to celebrate a picnic with a cinematic atmosphere, then the Carmel bunkers are the ideal place to do it.

Located at the top of Turó de la Peira, in the heart of the neighborhood of El Carmel, we mean an area used in the past for military, especially being an antiaircraft base during the Spanish Civil War, an environment that without a doubt gives a special touch to your visit.

For all this, the bunkers have become one of the viewpoints more impressive with some movie sunsets of all Catalunya and are very popular internationally.


The Ciutadella park

Located in the center of the city, it is an icon of Barcelona. And is that we mean the most popular park in the city and a natural meeting point for local people as well as for the foreign.

This Park adjoins the Arc de Triomf, the Barcelona Zoo and the Catalan parliament, details that make it even more interesting beyond its beauty and natural atmosphere. Also, in this park you can find many cultural and sports activities that give life to the place. And of course, the Parc de la Ciutadella is one of the People’s favorite places to have a picnic.

Picnic with sea flavor

There is no better decision than to spend your time near the sea during the summer in Barcelona. So, if you live in the Catalan capital you can’t miss the opportunity to have a picnic by the Mediterranean Sea, enjoying a sunny day with friends and with all essential services you need.

Therefore, for tastes and colors, the beaches of Barcelona offer you many options. From the central and picturesque beach of the Barceloneta to the tranquility of Forum beach, in Barcelona you can find the beach that best suits your needs for make your dream picnic in front of the sea.


The Montjuïc forest

A synonym for picnic is nature. For that reason, one of the best places to have a picnic in Barcelona is the splendid Montjuïc forest. A place surrounded by all the nature that you can imagine and that also has a lot of history behind it. Since the 1992 Olympics, Montjuic Castle, Poble Espanyol, the Botanical Garden and Plaza España, this forest offers you everything you need to make your picnic a dream, especially during the summer days that is when we need a good shade the most and fresh air.


The gardens of Poble Sec

Around the mythical Teatre del Grec located in the heart of the neighborhood Poble Sec, there are the Grec gardens. An area that counts with one of the most beautiful, sophisticated and well-cared parks in the entire city ​​that serves as a prelude to the Teatre Grec, where world-class cultural events and concerts are celebrated.

So, if what you are looking for is peace and a true disconnection, the Grec gardens are your best option.


Joan Miró Park

This Park is one of the most beautiful and one of the best places to have a picnic in the Catalan capital. Located next to Plaza España, it is characterized by being very large and because it offers you magnificent shaded areas ideal for having a picnic with your friends far away from the bustle of the city.

Are you ready for your next picnic? We are sure that after having read this post you will already know where to celebrate the best picnics in Barcelona during the summer. 

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Have a wonderful picni!

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