- By lisa
- On Nov 19, 2018
- Travel Tips
To arrange the barcelona spain tour packages in this season by our tips. The lines to enter the city's most popular sights and attractions, like the Basilica de la Sagrada Família in central Barcelona, are at their longest in the summer and on Christian holidays like Christmas and Easter.
When is the best time to visit Barcelona?
Best Time for Sightseeing
As the weather is fairly comfortable year round, it’s best to avoid the summer months and any period around a
The first half of March, the month of May and mid-September through October, are arguably the best times of the year for sightseeing, with thinner crowds, shorter lines and warmer, but not too hot, weather. Visiting on a
Tuesday or Wednesday can also help lessen the chance you'll have to battle countless other tourists. Try to plan
your sightseeing early in the day, starting with the most popular sight, for the best experience.
Best Time for Shopping
There are two periods each year that offer big sales, with the chance to find huge bargains that include discounts
of as much as 70 percent off. The winter sales begin the week after the Festival of the Kings, or the second week
of January, and typically run until the end of February, although there are no official sale dates. It kicks off
with the first rebajas, or discounts, followed by bigger mark downs for the second rebajas, and finally remate,
which marks the final clearance sales.
The summer sales, which follows the same pattern, start during the first week of July and run through the end of
August. In either period, the first rebajas is known for being quite frantic, particularly at El Corte Ingles (a
major department store), which means you'll need to be prepared to elbow your way through the crowds in order to get to the best bargains. If that doesn't sound like something you want to endure, go either late in the first week or wait until the second week when you'll still find a wide variety of items, but the crowds won't be nearly as bad. Toward the end of the sales, there will be a noticeable reduction in what's left.