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Christmas in Barcelona

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We are used to see Barcelona more under the sun than under the snow. The winter here is much milder than in the rest of Europe, with average temperatures ranging from 9 ° C to 15 °C and with only 6 days of rain during each month. Prepare the warm clothes as well as sunglasses because even if the temperatures are low, the sun is that makes your walks in the city very pleasant.

What to do? What to see?

In Barcelona most of the Christmas festivities begin in late November: Christmas Market, Fira de Santa Llúcia begins Nov. 25 on the steps of the Cathedral. You can try Christmas specialties.
The weekend of December 5/6, the nativity scene in Plaça Sant Jaume is revealed. This is an important event in Barcelona.
On December 31, hundreds people of Barcelona go Plaça Catalunya to celebrate the New year by eating a grape with each stroke of midnight.
January 6 is the most important day since this is the date we open presents. Many processions and fireworks are organized in the city.3319670_640px
Christmas specialties
Here is a list of different specialties that you can enjoy during the Christmas season:

The “sopa pebbles” which is a kind of soup with pasta and meat
The “Suquet” which is a fish broth and potatoes
The “nougat” which is a type of nougat wide spread in Spain
The famous “churros” that are dipped in chocolate
The “Rosquillos vino”, this little anise flavored biscuit and wine is traditional for Christmas.

Finally you can find on all the streets of the city the famous roasted chestnuts and sweet potatoes

If you are planing to come to Barcelona for the Christmas or New Year holiday – we are ready to offer you best accommodation in the very center of Barcelona. Welcome!