Come to Barcelona in May is the choice of a city break full of sweets and discoveries. Find our best plan for the month.
Palo alto market : We Are Family
When: May 5th and 6th from 11am to 10pm. There will be a space dedicated to families animated by Mammaproof from 11h to 17h.
What: a mix between creative market, children’s workshops, food trucks, concerts … all in an atypical secure space. A good family moment immersed in Barcelona life. Free for children up to 12 years, 3 € by booking on their website or 4 € at the entrance.
Where : Carrer dels Pellaires, 30, 08019 Barcelona
Flower Festival in Girona
When: May 14, 15 and 16
What: “Temps de Flors ” the city is literally covered with flowers. Do not miss the famous cathedral of Girona with its stairs filled with flowers and plants. There are many activities to accompany this event.
The complete program and practical information are here
Where : Girona
You can choose to take a guided tour of Girona with a bus departure from Barcelona
Museum Day and Night
When: May 18th and May 19th from 7pm to 1am
What: many museums open their doors for the International Museum Night, with activities, workshops, discoveries. Be carefull for some museums or monuments it is necessary to book in advance such as a Pedrera (registration May 7) or Casa Vicens (which unfortunately already shows full)
Some museums in Barcelona and its region will also be open for free on May 18th. All the more reason to enjoy it with your family.
Where: everywhere in the city.
All the info for the museum day here .
Find the program of the night of the museums here program of the night of the museums here
The “Petit Brunch”
When: Sunday, May 27 from 1 pm to 4 pm
What: electro-lounge music for adults and games, workshops and sports activities for children. The little ones even have a dedicated space 0 to 3 years.
Where: Poble Espanyol (which allows you to take the opportunity to visit this space that represents the whole of Spain)
Av. By Francesc Ferrer i Guàrdia, 13
Find information on Brunch in the City et Petit Bunch here
“L’ou com balla”
When: May 31 (until the following weekend)
What: an egg dancing in the stream of a fountain decorated with flowers and fruits. This tradition has an uncertain origin that goes back at least to the 15th century. It corresponds to Corpus Christi, which celebrates the dogma of the incarnation of Jesus in bread and wine in the Catholic tradition.
Where: in many places such as: The Cathedral of Barcelona, the Museum Frederic Mares, The House of Ardiaca
or Monestir de Pedralbes and others
Enjoy the month of May with your family in Barcelona! And do not hesitate to go for ideas in others of our articles
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