One of Barcelona’s biggest selling point is that it has a Mediterranean climate. There is a good amount of sunshine all year long, even during the winter. This may be one of the reasons why ice cream shops keep on working full-time even during the colder months. Walk around any area of the city and you will find people having this sweet treat as their dessert or a sweet afternoon snack. If you are an ice cream fan yourself and you usually hang around the gothic neighborhood, it might interest you to find out which are the best spots for it. Keep reading and you will find out.
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Gelaaati Di Marco
Gelaaati Di Marco is one of the most famous ice cream parlours in the entire city. Located on Carrer de la Llibreteria, just behind the Cathedral of Barcelona, this venue offers not only over thirty different flavours of ice cream, but also offers sorbets and other types of desserts. Their ice creams are custom made, following an Italian recipe. Gelaaati Di Marco is a wonderful place to go for an ice cream, whether you want to have sitting down or take it with you on your walk.
Sweet Gaufre is located on La Rambla, right next to the Liceu metro stop. Sweet Gaufre is not a simple ice cream parlor, it is a dessert heaven! You guarantee you will take a long time to choose what you want to have, having to select between waffles, cakes, pancakes, sundaes and ice cream by the bowl. The venue itself is quite pleasant, which makes it a perfect place to take your better half to share something sweet.
Gelateria Giovanni Artgelato
Gelateria Giovanni Artgelato is a much smaller ice cream shop, yet is perfectly located should you be doing some shopping around the Gothic quarter. This venue is located at Carrer de la Cucurulla, between Carrer de la Portaferrissa and the famous Avinguda del Portal de l’Àngel. On top of serving ice cream, Giovanni serves the absolute best waffles in the city.
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Tomo 2 – Gelats Artesans
If you are looking for something really special, look no further than at Tomo 2, which serves artisanally-made ice creams. At Tomo 2 you will find delicious flavors such as pistachio, Oreo and green tea, and the very Spanish flavors of leche merengada and crema catalana. Tomo 2 also has special ice cream for diabetics, macaroons, waffles, crepes and delicious hot cocoa. If this description has made your mouth water, head on to Carrer de l’Argenteria to grab your sweet treat today.