Affordable accommodation close to Primavera Sound
If you love music, no doubt you’re a big fan of famous festivals such as Mad Cool Madrid, FIB Benicàssim and BBK Live Bilbao. Well, Primavera Sound in Barcelona is up there with the biggest and best music festivals in Spain. It’s held every year in late May or early June. Don’t miss the opportunity to be there to experience it for yourself!
Every year, the line-up for Primavera Sound is packed with top national and international performers, as well as up-and-coming names on the music scene. The hardest bit is agreeing with your friends which band to go and see on which stage... Primavera Sound’s many stages host a wide range of musical styles, from pop, rock, electronic music, fusion flamenco and indie music to reggaetón and many other genres that are all the rage. Barcelona puts on a lot of concerts, but you don’t get that many opportunities to see so many bands in the same festival in the same city.
The likes of Arcade Fire, The Cure, De La Soul, Neil Young, Björk, Queens of the Stone Age, Patti Smith, Artic Monkeys, The White Stripes, Pet Shop Boys, My Bloody Valentine, Blur, Franz Ferdinand, Lou Reed, New Order, Death Cab For Cutie, The Black Keys, The Strokes, Nick Cave, Frank Ocean, Radiohead and Kendrick Lamar have performed on stage in past years.
Get your ticket now if you want to experience it for yourself!
Perfect apartments in Barcelona for Primavera Sound
Every year over 200,000 festivalgoers flock to Primavera Sound for the best music and concerts in Barcelona. It is held in the amazing site of Parc del Fòrum, right by some of the best beaches in the city. It is also close to Diagonal Mar shopping centre, with lots of shops and places to eat.
Still unsure where to sleep during Primavera Sound? At Friendly Rentals we have ideal apartments, right by the festival site, Parc del Fòrum, as well as near Diagonal Mar shopping centre and Poblenou neighbourhood, one of the liveliest districts and a great place to go out for a drink or to have fun. We also have other apartments in the city centre that are perfect for checking out the city’s main sights, such as La Pedrera, Casa Batlló, Gaudí’s Sagrada Familia, the Gothic Quarter and the cathedral, Born neighbourhood… All our apartments are fully equipped with the utmost in comfort in mind at the most competitive prices on the market.
If you’re wondering how to get to Primavera Sound, here are some handy suggestions. You can get there quickly and easily in several ways by public transport:
• Metro: L4 El Maresme - Fòrum station (Rambla Prim exit). One of the best ways to get there, and you’ll only have to walk 150 m from the metro station to Parc del Fòrum, the festival site.
• Tram: T4 Trambesós, Fòrum station, linked with Metro (L4).
• Buses: H16, H14, 7, 136, V31 and 143. Night Bus N6 and N7. Shuttle bus between Plaça de Catalunya and Parc del Fòrum.
• Bicycles: If you’ve got your own bike, you can book a parking space at the festival site for a modest fee, including security and repair service. The nearest Bicing stations are (160) Avda. d’Eduard Maristany, 1/ Fòrum, (158) Rambla Prim, 1-9, (157) C/ Llull, 396 (159) Avda. Diagonal, 26, (147) Rambla Prim, 7, (156) Avda. Diagonal, 82, (35) C/ Sant Ramon de Penyafort, 1 and (482) Pl. d’Ernest Lluch i Martin (electric bikes).
What to do in Barcelona during Primavera Sound
Not sure what to do in Barcelona during Primavera Sound? At the festival itself, you can savour the latest tasty morsels at one of the many food trucks, check out some of the fashion events and enjoy the many surprises inside and outside the festival.
You’ll be thrilled to hear that every year the city also puts on a whole host of parallel activities. Primavera als Barris puts on concerts and performances by up-and-coming talent in different cultural spaces in the city’s neighbourhoods. Aperitius del Primavera includes performances by different live bands and DJs while you sip a delicious vermouth in a trendy Barcelona bar. Primavera al Raval features live music and free showcases in such emblematic spaces as the Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona (CCCB) and Primavera als Clubs brings leading performers to mythical venues such as Sala Apolo. On the opening day of Primavera Sound everyone can enjoy all the performances at Parc del Fòrum for free.
Come to Barcelona and enjoy one of the most eagerly awaited festivals of the year. Book your ticket and apartment now and experience it for yourself!