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5 Plans to Celebrate Sant Jordi in Barcelona

5 Plans to Celebrate Sant Jordi in Barcelona

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On April 23rd, Barcelona celebrates Sant Jordi, one of the city’s most emblematic festivities. Love, culture, and tradition come together in a day full of magic.

Let yourself be enchanted by the charm of this special day and discover everything this wonderful city has to offer. From book and rose stalls to romantic culinary experiences, Barcelona offers options for every taste.

On this special occasion, we propose 5 unique plans to celebrate Sant Jordi in the Catalan capital:

Sant Jordi in Barcelona book and rose stalls

1. Explore the Book and Rose Stalls in the Streets of Barcelona

Immerse yourself in the atmosphere of Sant Jordi by strolling through the book and rose stalls that fill the streets of Barcelona. Let yourself be captivated by the wide selection of literary works, workshops, and book signings, among other activities.

We recommend you visit the stand of the Museu Egipci, located between Passeig de Gràcia and Rambla de Catalunya at Carrer Diputació, where you will find books about Ancient Egypt for children and adults, and several authors signing their works.

And then, don’t miss the opportunity to acquire a rose, a symbol of love and passion, to celebrate this beautiful Catalan tradition.

Sant Jordi in Barcelona Casa Battlo decorated with roses

2. Discover the Legend of Sant Jordi on the Facade of Casa Batlló

Make a mandatory stop at the emblematic Casa Batlló, which is adorned with thousands of roses from April 21st to 23rd.

Admired for its modernist architecture and surrealistic design, Casa Batlló is an icon of Barcelona. But perhaps you don’t know that its facade hides the story of the legend of Sant Jordi… Discover more about the origin of this Catalan tradition on its website.

Terraza del Claris restaurant at the rooftop of Hotel Claris Barcelona Sant Jordi Menu

3. Indulge in a Romantic Gastronomic experience at La Terraza del Claris

Enjoy a romantic culinary date at La Terraza del Claris, where the Sant Jordi Menu will delight you with organic and locally sourced products.

Caramelized Artichoke with duck ham opens this exquisite menu, followed by Ebro Delta rice with eel, mortar alioli and wild asparagus, and Girona beef with textures of ‘escalivada’ grilled vegetables and borage. And to conclude this experience, a dessert from organic garden peas.

The Sant Jordi menu includes a rose, a welcome glass of cava, water, and coffee; it is only available on April 23rd at lunchtime and in the evening.

Os-kuro sushi bar & robata Barcelona Hotel Claris restaurant

4. Experience Sant Jordi with a Japanese Touch at Os-Kuro Restaurant

Explore a unique culinary proposal at Os-Kuro, where the Sant Jordi Menu will transport you to Japan with every bite.

Located at Hotel Claris, this sushi bar & robata offers a gastronomic experience that includes: Splendid alfonsino usuzukuri, Niguiri Moriawase, Homemade cod Gyoza, Kamatoro tataki and aniseed, 36-hour Pork Ribs with Mitarashi sauce. And to conclude this menu, Kasutera, Ruby chocolate, and shiso ice cream.

The creativity and flavour in each dish of the Sant Jordi Menu will surprise you. It is only available on April 23rd from 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm and from 8 pm to 10:30 pm.

Terraza 8 Hotel Granados 83 Barcelona cosy terrace for cocktails and tapas

5. Enjoy Tapas and Cocktails with Urban Views at Terraza 8

If you’re looking for a more casual plan to celebrate, we invite you to visit Terraza 8 at Hotel Granados 83.

Enjoy refreshing cocktails and delicious tapas in an oasis with urban views in the heart of Barcelona. Furthermore, with a cosy and relaxed atmosphere, this terrace is the perfect place to celebrate the magic of this day.

Sant Jordi Barcelona roses in a hotel room

In conclusion, Sant Jordi is a special occasion to celebrate love, literature, and culture in Barcelona. Strolling through the book and rose stalls, admiring the facade of Casa Batlló, enjoying a romantic dinner at La Terraza del Claris, exploring Japanese cuisine at Restaurant Os-Kuro, or relaxing at Terraza 8, there is something for every taste and preference.

Don’t miss the opportunity to experience this unique tradition in one of the most vibrant cities in the world. Happy Sant Jordi!