Accommodation for Sónar Barcelona
Sónar is a world-famous electronic and experimental music festival. Every summer, thousands of locals and visitors flock to this amazing event. It usually takes place in June or July and has three strands: Sónar by Day, Sónar by Night and Sónar+D.
Sónar by Day is held at Fira de Montjuïc in Barcelona and includes performances and showcases by acclaimed Spanish and international DJs and producers to the delight of fans of electronic music. In parallel, Sónar+D, also at Fira de Montjuïc, is a digital culture and creative technologies congress that never fails to surprise with the latest innovations and stunning visual experiences. The real star of the show, though, arrives when night falls. Sónar by Night features top performances, breathtaking shows and pulsating beats on different stages at Fira Gran Via in L’Hospitalet de Llobregat.
The likes of Major Lazer, Pet Shop Boys, Mueveloreina, C. Tangana, Delorean, Charlotte de Witte, Gold Panda, Dubfire, Benji B, Laurent Plays Garnier, Rosalía, Dellafuente & Maka, Jamz Supernova, Klara Lewis, De La Soul, Two Door Cinema Club, Miss Kittin, Playback Maracas, Helena Hauff, Powell, Nadia Rose and Beautiful Swimmers, among many others, have all played at past editions of Sónar in Barcelona.
Where to sleep during Sónar
If you’re looking for the best apartments for Sónar, you need look no further! We have a superb selection of fully equipped, affordable apartments very close to Fira de Montjuïc in Barcelona, Plaça Espanya, Las Arenas shopping centre and Poble Sec neighbourhood. This is the best area to make sure you don’t miss a single minute of Sónar yet it’s also within easy reach of the city centre. A great option if you want to attend the festival and do some sightseeing in Barcelona: Sagrada Família, Mercat de la Boqueria, La Pedrera…
We also have amazing apartments in Sant Antoni neighbourhood, one of the trendiest districts, well placed for Sónar and for getting to the city centre. And if you’d prefer an apartment in the city centre, you can choose from our range of apartments right in the centre of Barcelona.
Every year, over 100,000 people attend Sónar Festival. Don’t think about it twice and book your apartment now to make sure you have somewhere to sleep during Sónar.
Want to know how to get to Sónar in Barcelona? Choose the best form of public transport to get around the city and don’t miss a thing!
• Sónar by Day and Sónar+D:
L1 and L3 Espanya
L8, S33, S4, S8, R5, R50, R6, R60 Plaça Espanya
o TMB buses: D20, H12, H16, V7, 13, 23, 27, 37, 46, 50, 65, 79, 91, 109, 150 and 165
o AMB buses:
CJ, L70, L72, L80, L81, L86, L87, L94 and L95
Gran Via de les C. C., 375
Gran Via de les C. C., 361
C/ Tarragona, 103
C/ Rius i Taulet, 4
• Sónar by Night:
L8, S33, S4, S8, R5, R50, R6, R60 Europa | Fira
o TMB buses:
H12, V3, 37, 46, 65, 79, 109, 125, N1, N15, N16 and N17
o AMB buses:
L70, L72, L80, L81, L86, L87, L94 and L95
o Sónar Bus Lines 1: from Sónar by Day (Av. Rius i Taulet) to Sónar by Night: Friday and Saturday from 8.30 pm to midnight
o Sónar Bus Line 2: nonstop service between Plaça de les Drassanes and Sónar by Night: Friday and Saturday from 8.30 pm to 8 am
Activities in Barcelona during Sónar
If you’re into electronic music, technology and creativity, Sónar is the festival for you! But you should also bear in mind that there is plenty more to do in Barcelona during Sónar. Here are some ideas! To start with, you’ll find a whole host of parallel activities, including the Food Experience, packed with a wide range of food trucks and food and drink options at both Sónar by Day and Sónar by Night. Those lucky enough to have access to the VIP Area of Sónar by Day can savour exclusive menus specially designed by top, Michelin-star chefs, including Albert Adrià, brother of the world-famous Ferran Adrià, often acclaimed as the best chef in the world.
Other eagerly awaited events for Sónar fans are the Sónar After Parties, with electronic music sets by some of the top DJs on the current music scene in stunning spaces and some of the city’s leading venues. A great way to carry on partying if you’re still up for more. Make sure you check out the events at Pacha Barcelona, Plaza de Toros Monumental, Poble Espanyol, City Hall and the mythical Sala Apolo, among others.
Coming to Barcelona for Sónar is a plan that’s hard to beat. Don’t forget to buy your Sónar tickets as soon as possible and book one of our amazing Barcelona apartments. You’re sure to have a great time at one of the top electronic music festivals in the world!