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Best outdoor activities for your spring break in Barcelona

a boat is docked next to a body of water

It’s not a secret that Barcelona has privileged weather making it a top destination for a spring break. Every year thousands of travellers choose the city as their holiday destination to enjoy some early spring sunshine and get a taste of the summer. With temperatures reaching around 20 degrees, bright blue skies, stunning architecture and plenty to see, it makes it a perfect environment to be outdoors. Here are some tips on the best outdoor activities in Barcelona. 

Wine & dine on a terrace in Barcelona

What’s better than indulging Spanish tapas and wine? Indulging tapas and wine while sitting in the sunshine! As the weather is so pleasent in Barcelona during spring, the residents of Barcelona are known for spending most of their social time sitting on a terrace. Whether it’s a coffee, beer, formal or informal meals. Here are our top 3 picks for the sunniest terraces in Barcelona during spring:  

·        Carabela Café – located right next to Port Vell, you can sit at Carabela’s terrace and enjoy a whole day of sunshine. They have plenty of drink options: from fresh juices to Gin tonics. If you get peckish, they also serve tex-mex food. 

·        El Santet – located in Poblenou. Their terrace has sun all afternoon and you will find all the locals sipping on their vermouth. They also serve tapas if you’d like to have lunch in the sunshine. 

·        1881 per Sagardi – this terrace is located above the Museo de Historia de Cataluña. It has an amazing panoramic view of the port and the city. Ideal for those looking for a more upscale ambience. Make sure you watch the sunset from there.

Sail tour with family & friends

You haven’t properly been to Barcelona if you haven’t seen it from the Mediterranean Sea. One of the most popular outdoor activities in Barcelona is to rent a boat. Whether it’s a motor yacht or a sailboat, you need to spare a day to spend exploring the coast of Barcelona. Experience the sea breeze, sip on cava and nibble on traditional snacks while seeing the city from an exclusive location. It’s an ideal activity if you are looking to relax and escape the hustle and bustle of the city. 

a person riding on the back of a boat

Water activities in Barcelona

The water temperature in Barcelona during spring is quite pleasant. For those more interested in activities with adrenaline, we offer parasailing tours, jet skis, banana boat rides and many more activities that will get your heart pumping fast! You can also combine these with other outdoor activities such as a Sailing tour or a motor yacht hire in Barcelona

Sunset cruise in Barcelona

Finish your day of outdoor activities by relaxing onboard our boats and enjoying the picturesque sunset over the city. If you have been walking around the city all day or checking all the sights, it’s only fair to finish your day by booking an activity that allows you to relax. On top of that, you will see Barcelona glowing with the spectacular sunset colours. If you need more convincing, you should read our post on 5 reasons you should take a sunset cruise in Barcelona. 

There is the possibility to enjoy an exclusive fine dining experience at sea upon your request. If you are celebrating an event with a someone special , or simply enjoying the company of friends and family, a meal inspired by the sea is sure to elevate everyone’s mood.

a man standing in front of a body of water

Ensure a hassle-free experience by booking your outdoor activity in Barcelona with Gotland Charter 

In Gotland Charter, we offer the option to personalise your private charters and boat rental experience. We have availability to hire sailboats with lunch or dinner onboard for two or four people, yachts where you can host a meal for up to 6 people or alternatively if you prefer to have a classical sailboat experience, Gotland Charter offers you the option to rent the boat Southern cross and organise a meal for up to 80 guests on board.

Gotland Charter is specialised in organising boat rentals, yacht trips or Sailing Experiences in Barcelona. See alternative sail tours and book your boat trip now.

With over 20 years of experience, we are here to help you have a hassle-free experience. As an all-inclusive company, you won’t need to worry about anything other than enjoying a great time outdoors during your spring break.

Get in touch with our team and they will book the most suitable boat experience for you. You will just need to bring your swimsuit and sun protection.