May is the warmest of the spring months, and those who decide to spend May in Barcelona will never regret it. Kilometers of beaches lining the city’s sandy shores, a lot of joy, positive emotions, cheerfulness for the whole summer and just a great mood – this is what can be found in May in the heart of Catalonia.
Barcelona in May: what to do for a tourist?
Oh, the last month of spring offers visitors a lot of entertainment, for any taste: the sea, beaches, attractions and shopping in Barcelona in May – these are the most popular tourist activities, however, in order.
Start, naturally, from the sea. The sun’s rays warm up the water, so the swimming season in Barcelona in May you can bravely open. At the beginning of the month the water temperature is about 20 degrees, not everyone like it, but since the middle of the month the sea finally gets warm. In addition, under the May sun, you can tan well: the tone falls easily and naturally.
The weather in Barcelona in May is also suitable for ordinary walks around the city: there is nothing better than walking through the Park Guell, slowly exploring its aesthetic curves, and then dine at one of the local restaurants.
Barcelona in May: how to dress for the weather?
The air temperature in Barcelona in May is from 20 degrees Celsius and above, so you should not worry about warm things. You need pants, light skirts, dresses, T-shirts and tunics. In short, dress like in summer.
By the way, some light jackets or olympic sweaters may come in handy: night walks are cool, but no more.
Barcelona in May: holidays and entertainment
If you like public entertainment, so May is one of the most suitable for this purpose months of year. Many small and big events that take place in the capital of Catalonia, simply won’t fit in one head, so the best option would be to buy an entertainment calendar in the shops of Spain.
But it is impossible not to mention some festivals. One of these is the fair Feria de Abril. May only has its end, but even it is more than enough to satisfy the needs of even the most refined gourmets.
Another annual event, which is a must-see for every tourist, is the Formula 1 racing. High speeds, a unique feeling of near victory, and the smell of burning tires hovering in the air: this event will be remembered once and for all.