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Things to Do in Barcelona in February

  1. Visit the Gorgeous Casa Mila
  2. Visit Aquarium Barcelona
  3. Enjoy a Flamenco Tablao Show
  4. Visit the Popular Picasso Museum
  5. Take Helicopter Tour
  6. Enjoy the Sunset Sailing
  7. Get Indulged in the Santa Eulalia Festival
  8. Walk Around the Historic Gothic Quarters
  9. Take a Walk Around La Rambla
  10. Celebrate the Chinese New Year
Barcelona is one of the hottest tourist destinations in Europe with its pristine beaches, outdoor hangout spots and archaic churches. The reason why you should consider visiting Barcelona in February is because there are a lot of amazing festivals taking place at this time. Since the winter weather is in full swing, there are fewer crowds, allowing you to explore this beautiful city like a local.

There are many great things to do in Barcelona in February to get an amazing experience and will make your trip memorable. Another reason why February is the perfect time to visit Barcelona is the local restaurants here offer many flavourful traditional catalan dishes with ingredients that are unique to this particular season.
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Essential Information About Barcelona in February

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Weather in Barcelona During the Month of February

  • The weather in Barcelona in February is slightly on the unpredictable side as there are some sunny days which might get cloudy and cold.

  • The average maximum temperatures are 14°C while the average minimum temperatures can drop down to 5°C.

  • Barcelona in February sees an average of 5 hours of sunlight.

  • Expect moderate to heavy rainfall during some days so it’s advisable to keep the rain factor in mind while packing.

  • There is a constant breeze throughout February that can reach speeds of up to 7 miles an hour.
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What to Pack for Barcelona in February

  • The weather in Barcelona in February can get very cold, so it is advised to pack warm clothes like coats and sweaters.

  •  Moreover, packing gloves, head caps and ear muffs can go a long way during night walks.

  • Please carry your skin care and daily products with you.

  • Make sure to pack an umbrella, for unpredictable rain.
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Things to do in Barcelona in February

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About Sagrada Familia, Barcelona:

The Sagrada Familia, located in Barcelona, Spain, stands as a testament to human creativity and devotion. Designed by visionary architect Antoni Gaudí, its construction began in 1882 and continues to this day. Expected to be completed in 2026, it seamlessly blends Gothic and Art Nouveau styles, boasting intricate facades that narrate biblical stories. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Sagrada Familia is not just a church but a cultural icon.

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Visit the Gorgeous Casa Mila

  • Also known as the stone quarry, the Casa Mila justifies its name as it is entirely made out of stone slabs.

  • This architectural marvel has a natural air-conditioning system that will put modern technology to shame. 

  • One can enjoy panoramic views in February of the whole city by visiting its iconic roof. 

  • For art lovers out there, it could turn out to be an absolute treat as its walls are adorned with mediaeval paintings.

Location: Provença, 261-265, 08008 Barcelona

Timings: 9:00 Am to 6:30 Pm

Night tours: 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Price: €25- €30

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Visit Aquarium Barcelona

  • The aquarium in Barcelona is believed to be one of the largest in Europe which can be visited in the month of February. 

  • The maritime habitats are emulated in as many as 35 different basins as this aquarium is home to more than 11,000 animals belonging to 450 different species! 

  • The main highlight of this aquarium is an 80-metres-long glass tunnel that runs through the sea where you can see rays, moraines and sharks as well!

Location: del Port Vell, Moll d'Espanya, s/n, 08039 Barcelona

Timing: 10 AM to 7 PM

Price: €24- €32

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Casa Vicens Location: Carrer de les Carolines, 20-26, 08012 Barcelona, Spain

Activity Timing:

  • 10:00 AM - 03:00 PM (Monday)
  • 10:00 AM - 07:00 PM (Tuesday- Sunday)

Activity Duration: 2-3 Hours (approx.)

About Casa Vicens, Barcelona:

Explore the first masterpiece of Antoni Gaudí, the famous Spanish architect, and admire its breathtaking design. Marvel at the primarily used materials in their original states like wrought iron, wood, brick & stone while roaming around various areas. Stroll through diverse rooms including the smoking room, dining room, sitting room & bedrooms, and marvel at the beautiful wooden furniture & false dome. Visit the first & second floors of this beautiful house and see the unique decorations from Arabic, neoclassical, & oriental influences. Book tickets for the Casa Vicens and explore this UNESCO World Heritage site.

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Visit the Popular Picasso Museum

  • If you are an art connoisseur, a visit to the Picasso Museum is a must and is one of the best things to do in Barcelona in February. 
     

  • The Picasso museum is home to over 4,300 artworks by the famous Pablo Picasso that date from the period 1890-1957. 

  • The artworks that are on display here mainly belong to the surrealism and cubism styles, among others. 

  • It is also one of the only three museums in the entire world that is named after the world famous Spanish painter.

Location: Carrer de Montcada 15-23, Barcelona

Pricing: €12- €16

Timings: Tuesday to Sunday: 10am - 7pm (the museum remains closed on all Mondays)

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About Casa Batllo:

Casa Batlló, a masterpiece by Antoni Gaudí, captivates with its surreal facade and interior design in Barcelona. Inspired by marine life, its undulating forms and vibrant colours astound visitors. Interesting facts include its nickname "House of Bones" due to its skeletal appearance and the use of innovative techniques like trencadís, a mosaic made from broken tiles. It's a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a must-visit for architecture enthusiasts.

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Take A Helicopter Tour

  • One of the best ways to explore Barcelona in February is by taking a helicopter tour, you can select from various options. 

  • There are as many as five different routes that you can choose from which allow you a panoramic view of the city. 

  • The most basic tour is the costa tour which will last for around 7 minutes which will majorly include exploring the main city and the coastline. 

  • Then there’s the top-of-the-line Montserrat tour which will last for 40 minutes and includes a tour to the sacred Montserrat mountain which is around 50 km from Barcelona.

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Activity Location:  Santa Caterina I la Ribera, Barcelona

Operational Timings: 10:00 AM - 06:00 PM

Last Admission: 2 hours before closing

Activity Duration: 2-3 Hours (Approx.)

About Barcelona Zoo:

With tickets to the Barcelona Zoo, you can explore your wild side and spend a magical day in the zoo. This animal-friendly attraction is one of the biggest city zoos in the world. With all that and more, Zoo de Barcelona is a must-visit place on your trip, which is home to over 2000 animals and 300 species, some are rarely found anywhere else. Visit the aviary, which pays special attention to a wide variety of parrot species, or the Feline Complex, which has big cats like tigers, jaguars, and panthers. Book this tour and explore the natural wonders found in this zoo.

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Enjoy a Flamenco Tablao Show

  • This is something that you cannot afford to miss when you’re in Barcelona because it runs so deep in their culture and is a sight to behold! 

  • A flamenco show is performed on a platform called Tablao and involves a musical style which mainly comprises various things. 

  • These include finger-snapping, fast-paced guitar riffs and not to forget, electrifying dance! 

  • You just need to relax in your seat, sip on some wine and witness the Spanish culture unfold.

Location: 95HF+JW Barcelona

Timing: Daily 5:00 PM to 10:30 PM

Pricing: €25- € 34

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Enjoy the Sunset Sailing

  • As you sail in the calm water in the month of february, you will feel the chill air and watch the beautiful sunset which is a scenic view. 

  • You might get an opportunity to spot many marine life while you enjoy your wonderful evening.  

  • Enjoy some lip smacking snacks and beverages in the middle of the sea as the sun hides behind the mountain. 

  • If you wish to enjoy live music while basking in the glorious views, which is one of the best things to do in Barcelona in February.

Price: €44- €91

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Walk Around the Historic Gothic Quarters

  • If you are in the mood of taking a brisk walk around Barcelona in February, nothing would serve as a better place for that around La Rambla. 

  • La Rambla is home to the historic and iconic gothic quarters of Barcelona. 

  • As you walk, be prepared to get mesmerised by the awe inspiring performances by street artists and numerous small cafes for a quick stop as well.

  • These quarters are believed to be the oldest parts of Barcelona which also include the Roman wall and several mediaeval structures.

Location: Gothic Quarter, Barcelona

Price: €16.69- €20

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Take a Walk Around La Rambla

  • Las Ramblas is touted to be one of the best places in Barcelona for a brisk evening walk.

  • It is basically a 1.2km long boulevard stretch that connects Port Vell on the southern end and Placa De Catalunya at the northern end.

  • During the day in the month of February Las Ramblas is a very beautiful attraction after the sun sets as well. 

  • It connects two major ends of the city, there are many restaurants, stores and small cafés that will be at your disposal.

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Celebrate the Chinese New Year

  • The Chinese people residing in the city of Barcelona make sure to arrange two entirely different cultures as they celebrate their new year in February. 

  • The people in China as well as the Catalonia culture have dragons as a part of the parade.

  • The merge of these two cultures is a sight to behold and this is what makes it one of the best things to do in Barcelona in February. 

  • This celebration also involves showcasing of dances, human towers, martial arts and percussionists.

Timing: 12:00 to 2:00 PM and from 5:00 to 7:00 PM.

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Get Indulged in the Santa Eulalia Festival

  • Every February, the people of Barcelona shake off their winter lethargy by celebrating its patron saint, Saint Eulalia. 

  • The festival takes place right in the middle of the historic gothic quarters with dragons, giants and events that hold the magic of enchanting people of all ages, including children as well! 

  • This magical festival is a great fusion of local Catalan traditions, traditional folklore and modern light show, making it one of the best things to do in Barcelona in February. 

  • Since this festival is particularly dedicated to children, it will be an absolute treat for your little ones!

Location: Gothic quarter, Barcelona

Timings: 12 February every year, 10 AM – 8 PM

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People Also Ask About Barcelona

  1. What are the top things to do in Barcelona in February?

    • Chinese New Year Celebration: The Chinese new year celebration in Barcelona takes place during February. It is a great way to witness the amalgamation of two cultures fusing together. There are a lot of events related to this celebration that take place in Barcelona, making it one of the best things to do in Barcelona in February.
    • Celebrate Santa Eulalia festival: The popular Santa Eulalia festival in Barcelona is celebrated during the month of February and is particularly dedicated to the children of the city.
    • Sail into the sunset: The weather of Barcelona is very beautiful during the month of February which makes sailing in the evening one of the best activities to enjoy. You can enjoy various snacks and beverages while you enjoy the sunset scenic view from the middle of the water.
  2. What is the average temperature in Barcelona in February?

    The maximum average temperature in Barcelona in February remains around 15 degree Celsius while the minimum average temperature can drop down to 8 degree Celsius during the month of February.
  3. What to wear to visit Barcelona in February?

    Since it is still pretty cold in Barcelona in February, it is advisable to wear extra layers to protect yourselves from the cold breeze. Ideally an overcoat, sweater or a jacket should do the job but it is still advisable to carry ear muffs, gloves and a headcap as well.
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  5. Why is it worth visiting Barcelona In February?

    Yes, as it remains cold during this time of the year in Barcelona, the crowds are far fewer. This will allow you to explore the city like a local. Moreover, there are many great festivals as well that take place during this time of the year like the Chinese new year celebration and the Saint Eulalia festival. Apart from these, there are many other great things to do in Barcelona in February.
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