Barcelona has many things to do at Christmas including Christmas fairs, Christmas markets, concerts, nativitiy scenes and circus and fun-fairs for the children among the many festive things to do for families and children. Barcelona is also a perfect for Christmas shopping.
Much of the Barcelona’s charm at Christmas is brought by Christmas markets. The most impressive are the Fira de Santa Llúcia (Santa Llúcia Fair). It is not the only Christmas market, but it is the oldest and most traditional. Apart from this market, which holds 300 stalls, it also worths walking the ‘Fira de Reis de Gran Vía’. Its 200 stalls, initially, in 1877 there were only 18, are set up along the well-known Gran Via. It started on December the 21st and lasts until January 6th. At the beginning, only toys and sweets were sold, but nowadays this situation has changed and this market has become the perfect place in which children can complete their Christmas present list and where you might find some of the gifts that have already sold out in shopping centres. This market is opened from 11.00 to 22.00 hours.
The visitors can’t leave Barcelona without going on a tour visiting the most decorated and The Barcelona Christmas lights are called “Els llums de Nadal.” Christmas starts in Barcelona when the Christmas lights are turned on every year. The beautiful Barcelona’s Christmas lights are switched on at the end of November (24th November) and stay on until 6th January. There are Christmas lights at almost 400 locations and Barcelona streets and the Christmas street illuminations cover a total distance of 100 kilometres. A distance to be covered at the most comfortable and enjoyable way in a private tour and in a luxury car. This is what tourtravelandmore.com offers to its customers. We are specialized private tour company based in Barcelona and other European major cities and in The United States of America. We will strive to make your experience memorable and deliver the best private city tours and other private sightseeing trips and activities.
The fabulous Montjuic Magic Fountain is also part of the Barcelona Christmas lights with a special free Christmas water and music show in December between 19:00 and 21:00 on Fridays and Saturdays in December and early January. Remember to dress warmly! Barcelona’s Christmas lights usually also include the tower Torre Agbar in the Sant Marti district, which has a special Christmas light display.