5 Reasons why Barcelona is a great place to get married
The weather is one of the most important reasons why people choose Barcelona as their wedding destination. With its ideal mild, humid winters and warm, dry summers, Barcelona offers the opportunity to organise weddings with a high likelihood of sun all year around. With more than 2500 hours of sunshine a yearly and an average temperature of 15-20 degrees, beautiful balmy hot summers allowing for wedding guests to dine and dance under the stars, the wonderful climate is undoubtedly one of the key reasons people choose Barcelona to get married.
Food and Drink
The people of Catalonia are very proud of the great quality food, wines and cavas produced in the region. Fine vegetables and fruit grow well in the wonderful climate and there are good quality pastures in the area for quality meat and a fabulous coastline providing wonderful fresh seafood. The Catalan cuisine is famed for using excellent, local raw ingredients, which are manipulated by masterful chefs such as, Ferran Adria who was named “The world’s best chef” by Gourmet magazine.
There are also 21 Michelin starred restaurants and without doubt the love of the food and drink from the region is one of the main reasons clients want to celebrate their wedding here, in this fine example of gastronomy. The food served at weddings in Barcelona is undoubtedly some of the best wedding food served in the world. Our clients and their guests are always amazed by the quality and quantity of the food & wine typically served at a wedding here!
Barcelona is world renowned for beautiful architecture, and is often stated as being one of the most incredible cities in the world. The city has a staggering 9 UNESCO World Heritage sites.
Where else in the world might it be possible to marry in gothic cathedrals such as the Santa Maria del Mar, or in an authentic 16th century palace, just behind the Roman walls of the city, or even within the walls of an actual modernist masterpiece built by Antonio Gaudi himself? There’s plenty of great modern architecture and fabulous terraces with views over what is one of the most breath-taking cities in the world that goes out onto the glistening Mediterranean ocean and beyond. All of which, make lots of good reasons to get married here!
In the countryside beyond Barcelona the cultural heritage of the area, has left an amazing array of possible wedding venues from incredible castles, to fabulous modernist wine bodegas, rustic old farmhouses and rambling villas - in short, an amazing selection of possible wedding venues, all close reach from the city.
Cultural & Creative Hot Spot
The inspiring surroundings, and the pleasant climate has made Barcelona a popular choice for creative and talented people to move to from all corners of the globe. The city is a hub for talented florists, photographers, artists, musicians and other professionals, who all add their touch of brilliance to a wedding, especially when put together by Barcelona Wedding - who were similarly attracted from northern European cities to this gem on the south of the continent to create magical and special weddings here for clients.
Barcelona also has fantastic air connections with direct international air links with both the United States, and many other cities in Europe, and the rest of the world, making it a relatively convenient and cost effective destination wedding location.
So, for all these reasons and many more, Barcelona is hailed as one of the most important destination wedding locations in Europe, and will undoubtedly continue to attract couples looking for a truly special place to get married.