Exploring the Great Music Venues of Barcelona

Visitors to luxury Barcelona hotels will be astounded by the diverse and wonderful musical venues available to them. Whatever their musical tastes are they are sure to find somewhere to satisfy. From sublime classical venues to intimate flamenco shows, it’s all available in this wonderful city.

Classical Music

The Centre d’Artdestre (or Càtra de Artes Reimmers) is one of the foremost venues for classical music in the city. Located at the edge of the city, the Càtra de Artes Reimmers is a grand building with an outside terrace and Catalonian chandeliers. The concert hall seating places allow for large intimate areas to share music with others.

The Catalonian Ballet

The Barcelona Ballet is famed throughout the world and for good reason. The ballet gives audiences a real treat with its enchanting shows and operatic performances. The ballet can be found in El Born Square and the surrounding streets around the Plaza de Catalunya. If you want to avoid the hustle and bustle of the city while you’re in Barcelona, a trip to see the ballet is a must.

Jazz and Blues

Any jazz fans visiting luxury Barcelona hotels should definitely have a trip to the Jazz Festival Hall, which is just a short distance from the city centre. The Jazz Festival Hall is one of the largest indoor concert halls in Europe, with a capacity of 8000. Tickets sell fast, so it’s important to book your ticket as soon as you arrive at the festival.

Contemporary Music

The Picasso Museum is one of the best contemporary music venues in the city. The museum is dedicated to the work of its most famous contemporary artist and displays includes many of his early works. Other artists who have inspired the founder include Albert Einstein, Richard Bach and Kraftwerk. The museum is relatively small so visitors can easily absorb all the art within a single afternoon at maximum.

Lamen Cantabile

The La Boqueria cantabile is located in the heart of the city and is a great place to experience the local produce of this region. The venue is at the edge of the pedestrianised area of the city and has a great view over the River Vibel. The baroque building is designed to capture the beauty of the Vibel and is striking in its mixed media.


The interior of this baroque building can be found inside La Casa del Rakete and is a real treat. The interior is arranged a little like a room, with different rooms containing different rooms. The baroque design seems to bring the early 15th century to life, with Persian oak panelling, stained glass windows and carved fixtures.


The Jorda is one of the most stunning and eclectic venues in the city. It opened in 1882 and has continued to provide luxurious lodging options to patrons since then. Itnexpectedly for a design hotel, the venue uses modern materials like metal and glass in its interiors, creating a very eye catching and unique place to visit.

Le Bar du Plaza Athénée25 Avenue Montaigne75008 Paris

Tucked away in the outer area of the city, this baroque building is designed to resemble a Middle Ages renaissance manor, with its colourful façade and wavy roof. It’s a unique place to visit and is the perfect place to unwind after a stressful week.

Le Bar Continental8 Lyons Rue La Banque31 Avenue Marais Louis XIV

This baroque building will definitely have your interest once you step inside. You’ll find a huge impressive terrace overlooking the city, where you can watch the world go by. There is also an outdoor roof terrace, where you can enjoy stunning views of the park below it.

La Rotonde26 boulevard du Montparnasse, 75006

This large and impressive space is often the venue for live performances and rituals. The interior is covered in gold leaf, giving it a very impressive feel.

La Villa des Bornes8 bis rue de Beaujolais, 75005

Commissioned by Emperor Arcadron, this was built in the 12th century. It is thought to have been the private residence of the Comte de Rasp, who was Originally from Alsace.

Ablouses Notre Dame1 Avenue des Marmites, 75006

Considered to be a landmark, this is the iconic symbol of the city. The church was originally built between the years 1450 and 1460. It was rebuilt in the styles of the 15th and 16th centuries.

Bonhette de Paradis3 rue du Molay, 75016

This imposing church is considered to be one of the most important landmarks of the city. The faithful are housed in a charming sixteenth century writer’s house.