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Laser Tag in Barcelona

Written by Miguel
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Looking for a fun group activity that you can do with your friends in Barcelona? As always, we’re here to provide you with a very cool suggestion: laser tag, an exciting game that allows you to be the hero of your own sci-fi adventure.

Created in the United States of America over 30 years ago, laser tag has seen a great boost in popularity in the last decade, in part due to being showcased on many American television shows. It’s no surprise, then, that there are currently plenty of places in Barcelona where you can play it. Before we list them for you, though, let us tell you a bit about the game’s basics.

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What is laser tag?

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Laser tag is pretty much a futuristic, painless and cleaner version of paintball – you don’t have to worry about being hit by projectiles in uncomfortable places and there’s no paint or any other substance involved. Instead, it’s played with… you guessed it, lasers.

Each player wears an infrared-sensitive target and is equipped with a laser gun. The goal is to eliminate enemy players by shooting your laser at their target. It can be played either indoors or outdoors and, for added fun, role-playing elements can be added to it  – a backstory, a specific scenario, characters, etc.

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Where to play laser tag in Barcelona?

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Play Point – One of the best laser tag arenas in town, with very attentive and friendly staff. Perfect for both family fun and corporate team-building events, Play Point is very well-regarded in Barcelona amongst fans of laser tag due to its top-notch equipment and well-designed labyrinth rooms.

Address: Carrer del Comte Borrell, 88.

Alien Zone – Located in the Barcelona municipality of Sant Cugat del Vallès, Alien Zone is another very popular laser tag arena. With state-of-the-art facilities and offering a variety of game scenarios with different difficulty levels, they specialize in bachelor parties, birthday celebrations and corporate events. They also offer great discounts for students, people under 25 and families (2 adults + 2 children).

Address: Pol. Ind. Can Magi, Carrer de Francesc Vila, 20-22.

Láser Quest – In the coastal municipality of Mataró, you’ll find another one of the best laser tag facilities in the province of Barcelona. With a surface area of over 400 m2, it offers several different labyrinths and often organizes thematic events (such as “The Purge” during Halloween season). Highly recommended for their creativity and attention to detail.

Address: Carrer Carrasco i Formiguera, 35.

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Games i Mes – A restaurant and event venue which also offers laser tag activities, Games i Mes is the perfect all-in-one, guaranteeing you an unforgettable day with friends, family or co-workers.

Address: Carrer de Joan Güell, 226.

Barco Pirata Located in Castelldefels and with a name that translates to English as “Pirate Boat”, this place offers thematic laser tag adventures in some of the best scenarios we’ve ever seen, as well as a virtual reality game. As if that wasn’t enough, it also includes a pizzeria and an ice cream shop! Can you think of any place more fun than this?

Address: Barcelona, Port Ginesta, local 110.

Will you be playing laser tag soon? Which one of these arenas will you choose? Let us know using the comment box below. Have fun in Barcelona!

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About the author


Miguel is a freelance writer and copywriter who believes that words can really take you places - so hop on his words and dare to discover the wonders of Barcelona with him.

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