Sometimes we just run out of ideas, especially when it comes to gift-giving. Be it for birthday, Christmas or Father’s Day, here are some suggestions for gifts for your father.
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Tickets for a live show
Barcelona is a city of arts. There is an infinity of shows happening all over town during the year, like ballet, opera, plays, and concerts. Visit the websites of some of the most famous cultural venues in the city to learn more about their programming. Palau de la Musica Catalana, Gran Teatre del Liceu, and Teatre Nacional de Catalunya are good places to start. It’s also worth to pay a virtual visit to websites like Atrapalo, Ticketmaster, Ticketea, and Fnac, since they have a list containing the most popular shows that are about to premiere.
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A wine tour
If your father is a wine-appreciator, you may want to consider offering him a paid visit to one of the many vineyards and cellars in Catalonia. There are several companies in Barcelona that offer wine tours, like Castle Experience, Barcelona Secrets, and the Wine Colours.
A fashionable hat
Barcelona has great stores where you can buy quality hats of all shapes, colors and sizes. Sombrereria Obach, for instance, has been in business for over 90 years, working with brands like Hatland, Stetson, Signes and Guinart. Another centenary store is Sombreteria Mil, where you will find anything from top hats, to fedoras, and all other types of hats in between.
Sombreteria Obach is located at Carrer Call 2, and Sombreteria Mil is located at Calle de Fontanela 20.
A good book
If your father is a reader, you can never go wrong with giving him a good book. Be it biography, fiction, photography or a guidebook, you can find a great selection of books at stores like Fnac and Casa del Libre, the two most popular book shops in the city. If the book has to be in English, try Come in, an English book shop, and Hybernian Books, a second-hand English bookshop. You can also find a selection of English books at Fnac and Casa del Llibre, but its much more limited.
An Aire Experience
Aire de Barcelona is a center that has recovered the ancient tradition of Arab baths, using water with temperature contrasts for relaxation and health. The house offers a range of thermal baths which you can combine with massages for a perfect relaxing experience. Aire de Barcelona has a variety of to choose from. Just browse their website and discover the one you think your father would appreciate the most.