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Things to Do in Barcelona in April

  1. Visit Sagrada Familia
  2. Discover Barcelona Aquarium 
  3. Explore Casa Vicens
  4. Take a Tour of Casa Batllo
  5. Enjoy at Flamenco Show
  6. Visit the Casa Mila
  7. Take a Walk Around La Rambla
  8. Take Barcelona Helicopter Tour 
  9. Discover Art at Plaça de Catalunya
  10. Explore The Gothic Quarter
Visit Barcelona in April to make the most of your trip with your friends, family, or partner. There are plenty of things to do in Barcelona in April as the weather starts to warm up. Barcelona is one of the most popular cities in Spain for those looking for a fun-filled holiday destination. April is also one of those months that is packed with festivals and exciting outdoor events for locals and tourists to enjoy. You can choose from various activities such as exploring the local neighborhoods and iconic landmarks to attending live Flamenco shows or music and food festivals.
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Essential Information to Visit Barcelona in April

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Weather In Barcelona in March

  • The weather in Barcelona in April is quite pleasant as it starts to get warmer during this month. 

  • The average highest temperature ranges between 18 to 20 degrees Celsius during the day, while the lowest temperature ranges between 6 to 4 degrees Celsius in the evening. 

  • It is the ideal climate to indulge in fun outdoor activities and explore the city. 

  • There are also high chances of rainfall in April and the average rainfall is around 51 mm.

  • Even though the wind isn’t too strong during the month of April, it’s best to keep warm clothes or shawls for evening strolls.

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What To Pack For Barcelona In April

  • Barcelona has pleasant and warm weather during April, although it’s best to pack some light warm clothes. 

  • The afternoons are warm and sunny, but the evenings may seem chilly for some, so it’s best to carry a jacket or a shawl. 

  • The average lowest temperature can range from 6 to 4 degrees in the evening. 

  • Also, avoid packing your swimsuits as the average temperature of the water in April is around 15 degrees celsius which is cold. 

  • Although it doesn’t mean that you are required to pack warm clothes only, the weather is sunny and delightful during most of the day.

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Things to Do in Barcelona In April

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Get Awestruck By Sagrada Familia

  • Pay a visit to the Sagrada Familia in Barcelona in April and be mesmerized by the marvelous beauty. 

  • Sagrada Familia is one of the most iconic attractions in Barcelona that is known for its jaw-dropping architecture. 

  • It is also one of the best works of the famous Catalan architect Antoni Gaudi who is known for his numerous architectural wonders. 

  • April is also a great time to visit the attraction as you’re bound to find a lot less crowd during the off-season. 

  • The site is also known for being home to one of the most gorgeous church facades in the world.

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Discover Barcelona Aquarium

  • Head over to the Aquarium Barcelona if you’re looking for family-friendly things to do in Barcelona in April.

  • A visit to the aquarium is the best way to keep your kids busy and entertained. 

  • The Aquarium Barcelona is home to over 400 species of marine creatures which include three different species of sharks. 

  • It is also one of the most popular tourist attractions in Barcelona and it’s better to pre-book your tickets to avoid the long lines. 

  • Situated inside the aquarium is a giant glass tank known as the Oceanarium which lets you observe a variety of sea animals up close.

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Admire the Architectural Beauty of Casa Vicens

  • Casa Vicens is another wonderful structure designed by Antoni Gaudi that oozes glamor. 

  • Take a good look at the stunning architecture of this house-turned-museum that is known for its historical, as well as cultural significance. 

  • This is one of the first houses built by Gaudi and a true testament to the kind of magic he creates with his work. 

  • The house design is an amalgamation of Arabic and oriental architectural styles.

  • Visitors can book their tickets to enjoy a stroll inside this stunning museum. 

  • Enjoy April’s pleasant weather walking around the city and admiring iconic landmarks around you.

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Shake a Leg at a Live Flamenco Show

  • Attending a live flamenco show is a staple activity to do in Barcelona. 

  • The lively dancing and music show is best enjoyed with a delicious glass of wine and scrumptious local cuisines. 

  • It is a great activity for friends, families, and couples to be a part of and soak in the Spanish culture. 

  • Watching a flamenco show is one of the best cultural experiences you can have in Barcelona.

  • April is also a month that is busy with a lot of traditional festival celebrations, so you can also be a part of these festivals and show off your dance moves.

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Visit the World Heritage Site Casa Mila

  • Popularly known as La Pedrera, Casa Mila is just another gem of the maestro architect Gaudi. 

  • The building has been listed under the UNESCO World Heritage Site as a Historical and Artistic Monument of National Interest. 

  • It is known to host nighttime rooftop events such as the summer concert and is the only Gaudi attraction to do so. 

  • The fascinating exterior of Casa Mila is what captivates visitors and is also among the many popular attractions in Barcelona.

  • Also, catching a mesmerizing view of the city from Casa Mila’s rooftop is among the best things to do in Barcelona in April.

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Take A Guided Tour Of Casa Batllo

  • Another very popular UNESCO World Heritage site that deserves your attention is Casa Batllo. 

  • It is also designed by the celebrated architect Antoni Gaudi which reflects his artistic brilliance. 

  • Exploring all the buildings designed by Gaudi is one of the best things to do in Barcelona in April while enjoying the sunny afternoons. 

  • Art lovers will surely be left in awe and be deeply inspired by the beautiful details and craftsmanship.  

  • It is best to catch sight of the building during sunset to see the effect of the sun rays hitting the building. People can also visit the terrace.

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Marvel At The Gothic Quarter

  • The Gothic Quarter is one of the oldest districts in Barcelona. Its picturesque alleys and streets are one of the busiest areas crowded with tourists. 

  • The area is considered the historic center of the city and is also home to various medieval landmarks. 

  • Movement of regular traffic is restricted in the Gothic Quarter except for service vehicles such as taxis. 

  • Enjoy a beautiful afternoon or evening of April strolling around the alleys and nearby attractions while admiring its old-world charm.

  • The Cathedral of Barcelona, Els Quatre Gats, and Plaça de la Generalita are a few of the famous landmarks in the area.

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Take a Barcelona Helicopter Tour

  • Once you’re done exploring the city on foot, it’s time to take a helicopter ride. 

  • The helicopter tour gives you a stunning view of the city from an all-new perspective. 

  • This thrilling helicopter ride will give you a gorgeous aerial view of the city’s landscape. 

  • The clear skies of Barcelona in April offer a breathtaking view of the city’s gothic buildings along with golden sandy beaches. 

  • It is a perfect activity for thrill-seekers to indulge in to keep their adrenaline levels at an all-time high. 

  • Your pilot will help you locate the iconic landmarks from high up in the sky.

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Park Güell in Barcelona is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the most famous public parks in the world. Designed by renowned architect Antoni Gaudí, it is an architectural masterpiece. The park features lush gardens, charming buildings, and colourful mosaic tilework, all set against the backdrop of stunning panoramic views of Barcelona. The beautiful serpentine bench adorned with vibrant ceramic tiles, mosaic dragon fountain, and the Hypostyle Room with its unique columns make Park Güell a magical experience in the heart of Barcelona.

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Explore Art Inside Plaça de Catalunya

  • While there’s no dearth of art in the city of Barcelona, a visit to Plaça de Catalunya is a must-visit for any art lover.

  • The plaza is known for its vibrant energy, contemporary architecture, stunning sculptures, magic fountains, and more.

  • It is quite a popular area amongst locals, as well as tourists, with its stunning architecture and shopping arcades. 

  • Plaça de Catalunya is a perfect mixture of classical heritage and modern design. And the square was unveiled back in 1927 by King Alfonso XII. 

  • This stunning neighborhood has got something for everyone to enjoy, from kids to adults.

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Take A Walk Around La Rambla

  • Immerse yourself amidst the local spirit of the city by taking a walk around La Rambla street. 

  • La Rambla is the most happening street in the city which is always bustling with live street performers, tourists, locals, performers posing as statues, and more. 

  • You can take a break from the walk and enjoy a glass of wine or a cup of coffee at a restaurant nearby. 

  • You may also choose to sit on a bench and observe the lively energy of this busy street.

  • From shopping and dining to being entertained, there are many things to do in Barcelona in April.

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People Also Ask About Barcelona

  1. What is the temperature in Barcelona in April?

    If you’re visiting Barcelona in April, you must consider packing some light warm clothes. The average temperature ranges from 15 to 18 degrees Celsius during the day and around 7 to 4 degrees during the evening. The month of April also sees frequent rainfalls up to 51mm in Barcelona
  2. What are the best things to do in Barcelona in April?

    • Admire the Architecture : Barcelona is brimming with gorgeous buildings that are architectural wonders. Most famous buildings have been designed by the popular Catalan architect Antoni Gaudi. Some of the most stunning landmark structures include Casa Mila, Casa Vicens, and Casa Batllo, among others. It is a true paradise for architecture and design lovers.


    • Explore the Museums : Apart from gorgeous attractions, Barcelona is also known for its rich art and cultural history. You can dive deep into the world of art and the history of Barcelona by indulging in some museum hopping. Some of the famous museums include the National Museum of Art and the Picasso Museum. 


    • Barcelona Food Tour : You just cannot miss out on gobbling up some lip-smacking local delicacies in Barcelona. From fine-dining restaurants to local cafes and food stalls, Barcelona offers one of the best culinary experiences. Opt for a Spanish food tour or visit the local markets to catch fresh produce for home cooking.


  3. What to wear to visit Barcelona in April?

    While the afternoons are warm and sunny, it tends to get chilly during the evenings in Barcelona in April. It is surely not the weather to wear shorts, skirts, or sleeveless tops. But you can get through the day with a light pullover and jeans with a jacket for the evening.
  4. Why is it worth visiting Barcelona In April?

    Barcelona is one of the most popular cities in Spain that is a tourist hot spot and is surely worth the visit. There are so many things to do in Barcelona in April like exploring the landmarks, shopping, attending festivals, and watching a live flamenco show, among other exciting adventures.
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