Barcelona Stag Do
If you’re going to go abroad, go big or go home in the buzzing capital of Barcelona, a bustling city that’s brimming with sun, booze and experiences waiting for you to enjoy.
One of the most popular European destinations for a stag do, Barcelona is built to please when it comes to big groups of lads wanting to have a last night (or weekend) of freedom to remember. The colourful city is bursting with personality, and packs a bunch in every aspect of a stag weekend that you deserve before you get hitched.
The city of Barcelona offers you a quick getaway filled with sun in a city that has an unreal football culture – trip to the infamous Camp Nou anyone? You won’t fall short of things to do in this impressive capital, with a bunch of daytime events to keep you busy on top of the world-renowned nightlife that will have you feeling like a VIP all weekend. Trust us when we say that the lively vibes in Barcelona are sure to leave you wanting more, and possibly coming back for a stag weekend in Barcelona reunion to finish off what you started with the guys!
- Country: Spain
- Language: Spanish
- Currency: Euros
- Cost of a pint: €1.50
- Airport: Barcelona El Prat Airport (BCN)
- Flight duration: 2 hrs 30mins
Booze & Bites
Throughout Spain, the cuisine continues to impress us humble UK folk – and this doesn’t stop in the capital. Barcelona has a lot to live up to when it comes to epic food and drink, and the inner bars and restaurants in the city do not disappoint. We’re talking the finest chorizo in Spain, freshly sourced seafood for flavour explosions and some of the most famous eateries in Europe, where celebrities themselves love to dine. If you fancy a celebrity spot, head down to the La Boqueria food market on Las Ramblas – the main boulevard of the city and a must-see attraction while you’re visiting.
The food is all well and good, but we all know what the main theme of a Barcelona stag party is – the booze! If you’re a massive beer lover, the city has got your back with its locally brewed Estrella. This brand is sold everywhere, and at 1.50 euros a pop you can’t go wrong. Sangria is also a popular option throughout the city if you’re more of a sweet tooth, and your beloved spirits are sold cheap as chips in all bars and nightclubs (this city knows exactly how to look after you stags).
Best Bars of Barcelona
The nightlife in Barcelona is second to none, and with a night bus service running throughout the city from 10:40pm to 6am it’s easy to try every popular venue on offer all in one crazy weekend. The south side of Las Ramblas offers an Amsterdam-like vibe, with a red-light district feel that’s sure to get the guys hearts racing. As for nightclubs, you might struggle to choose your favourite from the extensive list of venues on offer. If you stick near the Puerto de Barcelona, you’ll find the extremely classy Shoko Lounge Club that oozes luxury. This club offers differently themed nights and is advertised as the ultimate ‘after party’ location, open right up until 6:30am – why not watch the sunrise with a beer in hand?
Everywhere you go in Barcelona will bring you face to face with an eclectic mix of locals and tourists, with big groups being prevalent and giving the whole city a contagious atmosphere after dark. For must-see nightlife venues within the city centre, grab the lads and head over to La Terrazza, the original open air nightclub, or Universal.
Why the Spanish Capital?
When your heads aren’t fuzzy from the locally brewed good stuff, get yourself out in the day and enjoy all the experiences that this colourful city has to offer. In between your Barcelona stag do activities you can relax and explore some of the more popular attractions like La Sagrada Familia or The Font Magica Fountain – a full show that uses water, music and light for an experience like no other. The city is an awesome place to visit throughout the year, but the summer months are when the city really comes alive with events, live DJs and tourists who are looking for a good time.
If you’re looking to relax and recharge in the day, Barceloneta Beach is the perfect spot to have a chilled-out day. The metro takes you straight from the city centre to this impressive beach, which offers water sports for those adrenaline junkies who just can’t sit still (windsurfing is a popular choice). A Barcelona stag do promises you a good time from when you step foot in it’s warm climate, and the mixture of tasty food, unlimited booze, gorgeous women and late night partying is everything you need for a classic stag party overseas.