A romantic break in Barcelona may not be as iconic as Paris, with its Eiffel tower and French cuisine, but we promise you it will most certainly be as idyllic, if not more!
Think quaint squares tucked away in the Gothic quarter, starlit meals overlooking the city, passionate live music concerts and long afternoon strolls…
A romantic break in Barcelona is the perfect plan to whisk your loved one off their feet and bring even more magic to your relationship. And, what’s more, we’ve created this complete guide to make sure you’re not stuck for ideas when wooing your beau.
Where to Stay on a Romantic Break in Barcelona
At bizFlats we’ve got you covered for your romantic break in Barcelona with our most dreamy apartments, perfect for two people.
The Dandelion apartment is a luxury 1-bedroom apartment ideal for your romantic break in Barcelona. This light-filled rental is perfect for lazy mornings on its sun-drenched terrace and romantic dinners for two in this quaint flat tucked away in a quiet residential area.
The 2-bedroom Neo apartment with a terrace is perfect for couples looking for a spacious place to stay. Boasting tranquillity and peace, this dreamy haven in the heart of the city is within walking distance of the famous Sagrada Familia. You won’t want to leave!
For more idyllic places to stay in Barcelona, discover our top apartments by neighbourhood here.
What to do on a Romantic Break in Barcelona
On your romantic break in Barcelona what better way to impress your partner than a tour of one of Gaudí’s masterpieces? Check out our article for a list of ten of this Catalan architect’s most stunning buildings. Casa Batlló is one of our favourites and its magic nights include a guided tour followed by a rooftop concert and a drink. What could be more romantic?
As dusk settles over the city, why not head to the stunning Montjuïc fountain for an awe-inspiring display of colours, lights and music? Sure to impress, this show takes place on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays between 9 pm and 10 pm. Find more information here.
Another couple-perfect plan for your romantic break in Barcelona is getting lost in the narrow cobbled streets of Barcelona’s beautiful el Born, the city’s trendiest of neighbourhoods. From marvelling at the impressive Santa María del Mar church to spending a lazy afternoon at the Parc de Ciutadella, without a doubt this is one of the most romantic areas of the city.
We’re sure you’ll want to be sure never to forget this romantic break in Barcelona, and what better way to capture it than an instagrammable snap in the city’s most passionate spot? The Kiss in Plaça d’Isidre Nonell is a unique photomosaic made up of shots of “moments of freedom” submitted by locals. Find more picture-perfect spots for selfies of you and your loved one that you’ll treasure forever here.
Where to Relax on a Romantic Break in Barcelona
What could be more romantic and relaxing than a couple’s massage after a long day of sightseeing? Luckily on your romantic break in Barcelona you’ll find an array of truly intimate spaces where calming body and mind side by side has never been so easy.
Aire Ancient Baths Barcelona (Passeig de Picasso, 22) is tucked away inside an 18th century warehouse and the ideal place to unwind surrounded by walls steeped in history. Or why not try something extra special and head to the The Urban Massage in Plaça Urquinaona, close to Plaça Catalunya, with treatment rooms overlooking the city for stunning views.
Where to Eat on a Romantic Break in Barcelona
A romantic break in Barcelona would not be complete without a starlit dinner at the Observatori Fabra (Camí de l’Observatori). This unique experience combining astronomy and haute cuisine makes for a truly unforgettable evening.
Some other of our favourites include Le Cucine Mandarosso (Verdaguer i Callís, 4), an authentic Italian tucked away behind the Palau de la Música, Pepa i Vins (Carrer d’Aribau, 41) serving an impressive selection of local wines in an intimate setting in Eixample, and Osmosis (Carrer d’Aribau, 100) if you fancy splashing out on a delicious tasting menu with wine pairings.
And if you’re looking for something truly authentic, check out our top Catalan restaurants for the best eateries to find local cuisine.
That completes our guide to a romantic break in Barcelona! We hope you’re well and truly loved up!