Who says you have to spend money to go on a date? Barcelona is a city full of possibilities, a great weather and loads of cultural venues that can be visited for free. If you want to go on a date but your budget is tight, you only need a little imagination. Here are some suggestions for your low-cost date in Barcelona.
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If you want to take your date out for a meal, how about choosing a nice park and having a nice picnic? Yes, you will spend a little bit of money to purchase the food items and drinks, but it will be significantly less than you would pay for a meal for two at a nice restaurant. You can make it as romantic as you want, bringing some candles and flowers as well.
Don’t know where to have the picnic? Here are a couple of options: Parque de la España Industrial, a nice park with a lake, located by a former textile factory; Parc del Poblenou is a large green area by the beach where it is common to find people relaxing or having picnics on weekends; Parc de la Ciutadella is the largest and most famous park in Barcelona, the perfect place for a peaceful outdoors meal.
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If your date is someone who is interested in the arts, he/she will appreciate a visit to an art gallery, where he/she can discover work by famous and up-and-coming artists. Some of the most interesting art galleries in Barcelona are 3 Punts Galeria, at Carrer d’Enric Granados 21, Galeria H20, at Carrer Verdi 152, Villa del Arte Galleries, at Carrer de la Tapineria 38, and Àngels Barcelona, at Carrer del Pintor Fontury 27.
There are a lot of beautiful hiking paths in Barcelona that are perfect for those who love nature. And if during your hike you happen to catch the sunset, all the more romantic!
One of the most romantic activities you can take part in for free is the Magic Fountain show at Montjuïc. A beautiful monument to visit by day, the fountain becomes “magic” at night, when the water comes to live, dancing to the sound of classical music while changing colors. You can watch the shows for free, but be sure to be there ahead of time, to guarantee you have a clear view.