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In Barcelona you will find some of the best rooftop bars in all of Europe. At this map you can find the best rooftop bars near your location.
The pleasant climate allows you to visit the terraces throughout the year. Many of the terraces here, have absolutely magical views and access to swimming pools and stuff like that. But make sure to arrive in time. The roof terraces are often very popular and can quickly become packed with people, especially on weekends and when the weather is good.
All rooftops in Barcelona are located at a hotel. The hotels are the only ones who have the authority to have roof terraces with a bar in Barcelona.
The places to drink with view in Barcelona are spread over almost the entire city. Right from the beach up to the outskirts of Barcelona up against the mountains. There is a plethora of roof terraces here and Barcelona is often ranked as Europe's best city when speaking of sky lounges.
Although the roof terraces are quite scattered, it is walking distance between many of them. Especially those located in the city. Within a radius of a few hundred meters you will find some of the best venues in Barcelona.
Check out our map, where you can find the rooftops closests to your location. Read here if you like to know more about Barcelona.
Barcelona is Spain's second largest city and the capital of the autonomous region of Catalonia. Barcelona is one of Europe's most popular destinations with lots of tourists from all over the world who visit the city all year round. Here they speak both Spanish and Catalan.
Among rooftop bars in Barcelona the drinks and food varies pretty much. Of course you can get the most classic and most common cocktails and beers here. But also fine wines. Some of the city's rooftop bars have embraced the new trend of serving drinks in a plastic bag. When it comes to food, it is mostly bar snacks that apply. Jamon, cheeses, chips, olives, etc. But there are also rooftop bars in Barcelona that serves food from Michelin restaurants that are located on the associated hotel. For those who like party it’s more pleasant to chill out in the afternoon / evening at the roof terraces, and then move along to the night clubs or restaurants. A few rooftops in Barcelona have after beach, with a little more focus on party.
Most rooftop bars in Barcelona are located at quite a high altitude and often with a fantastic view over the city's rooftops, the sea and the surrounding mountains. Absolutely magical. Although the city is quite low built, you will get a grand view of the city from most of the roof terraces in Barcelona. Here you can see famous buildings such as the Sagrada Familia and Camp Nou, Barcelona's port with all its luxury yachts, the sea, mountains and the famous beach of Barceloneta. That said - here you get a bit of everything.
Barcelona is a dream city for all tourists. Few cities in the world can boast of having a great beach, great city center, great food, great party, wonderful climate, great shopping and nice people. All this you’ll find in Barcelona. It's hard to get tired of the city. It also has one of the world's most famous football teams, FC Barcelona. Many visitors choose to go and watch a football game. Other popular tourist attractions are the church of the Sagrada Familia, a visit to the harbor, hang out at the beach, eat tapas in some of the city absolutely fantastic tapas restaurants or just to stroll around on the main pedestrian street Las Ramblas.
Barcelona is one of the cities in Europe with most rooftop swimming pools. Here there are plenty of hotels that can boast of with luxurious rooftop pools with spectacular views. Everything from small to luxury infinity swimming pools located on the rooftop to a luxury hotel. If you want to get the most out of your visit to one of Barcelona's rooftop bars, you should book a hotel with a rooftop pool. Or how about lying and splash in warm water while sipping a drink and gaze out over the Barcelona skyline and the sea. Enjoyment of life and memories of a lifetime are often created with a good view. What better than to be in a rooftop pool at the same time.
It's very simple - and often affordable - to get to Barcelona by plane. Within Europe, it only takes a few hours to fly here and the amount of flights makes it easy to find good departures and prices. The airport is very close to the center. 15 minutes by taxi. So very smooth to get to and from the airport when you are here. Considering the popularity of the city, there are an incredible number of good hotels available. The most luxurious are usually equipped with a magical rooftop bar and rooftop pool. If you want to stay at five-star hotels, prices can be pretty juicy. But there are obviously a lot of other options too. And here's a great list of the best hotels in Barcelona with a view.