Top 10 Reasons a Music Festival in Barcelona will be the Best Weekend of your Life

By Ally Kroft

By now you’ve probably heard how absolutely amazing Barcelona is. With its beautiful beaches and architecture, delicious tapas and wild nightlife, it is at the top of just about every study abroad students’ bucket list. Now… imagine when study abroad students from all over Europe flock here for a weekend dedicated to experiencing Barcelona in all of its glory. Welcome to The Barcelona Music Festival Weekend.

Here are the top 10 reasons why this will no doubt be one of the best weekends of your semester abroad.

1. Springfest


Opium is one of the wildest clubs in Barcelona. This is the kind of place that turns an average Tuesday into a legendary night, dancing on the beach until the sun comes up. So you can guarantee they know how to put on a music festival you don’t want to miss. The epic lineup includes Nicky Romero, Kaskade, Otto Knows, and Oliver Heldens. Plus it’s Opium. This is one of the biggest clubs in the world, you never know what they have up their sleeve. Book tickets here.

2. Abroadfest


Abroadfest is three days of complete madness… and I mean this in the absolute best way possible. Barcelona is a favorite for many of the best DJs in the world. This weekend is where they all get together and put on an epic 3 day long show at the coolest clubs all over town.

3. The Insta

alwayinsta Lets be real, sometimes you just gotta do it for the Insta. A sunset view or bottle service in Opium is gonna get you an easy 100+ likes.

4. Tapas


If you haven’t experienced authentic Spanish Tapas yet, they are basically little bites of heaven.

5. Park Güell



Thank you Guadi for of my personal favorite spots in Barcelona. These beautiful views are breath taking and make an awesome background for your new profile pic.

6. Chupitos


The bartenders here know how to whip up upwards of 500 kinds of shots, and each one is like a show. Can’t decide if these guys are more like magicians or artists.

7. Bo De Be


This sandwich is life-changing. Honestly I wouldn’t even call myself a foodie, but this sandwich is what dreams are made of. It’s something you need to experience to understand.

8. La Rambla


You can really feel the electric spirit of Barcelona when walking down La Rambla. This tree-lined pedestrian mall is the heart of Barcelona, with an endless amount of delicious restaurants and locals selling handmade goods.

9. La Sagrada Familia


La Sagrada Familia is one of Gaudí’s most famous works in Barcelona. It’s been under construction since 1882 and it’s not expected to be completed for some time. This massive basilica is guaranteed to make your jaw drop.

  1. The Epic Story.

I promise this is going to be a weekend full of adventures that you will never forget. Barcelona is the city of dreams. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to experience it for yourself.

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