11 ideas for Barcelona Hotel Rooftop Terrace Week 2017

From June 2 to 11, Barcelona hotels open up their terraces to the public, offering a great variety of cultural, entertainment and gastronomic activities
Hotel Claris
By Time Out Barcelona |
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Live music, cooking workshops, activities for kids and families, food tastings... This and so much more is what you'll find from June 2 to 11 as part of the Barcelona Hotel Rooftop Terrace Week. There will be more than 250 things to do over the course of the 10 days, but to help you keep from becoming too overwhelmed, we've chosen 11 of our favourites that you won't want to miss. And they're all completely free!

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Hotel Claris
Hotels, Luxury hotels

Discover the pre-Columbian museum at the Hotel Claris

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The Vedruna Palace is a late 19th-century building that was remodelled in 1922 to become what it still is today: a luxury hotel. The Claris is also known for the artworks it houses, mainly in the pre-Columbian Exhibition Room on the first floor. There you'll find pieces from the Mayan, Chimú, Nayarit and Quimbaya cultures that have very high historical and artistic value.

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Wine Truck de las Bodegas Torres
Hotels

Bodegas Torres wine trucks at the Hilton Barcelona

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The Hilton Barcelona invites you to get into wine culture. Don't miss this tasting of the best wines from Torres, the biggest and most international winery out of the Penedés wine region. If you're also curious about checking out one of the many establishments in the world's most famous hotel chain, now's your chance.

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Hotel Ohla
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Hotels, Boutique hotels

Synchronized swimming at Ohla Barcelona

It's become something of a tradition during the Hotel Rooftop Week to see an incredible synchronized swimming show starring the championship Junior Spain team of the Kallipolis Synchronized Swimming Club, trained by Anna Tarrés. You have two chances to catch them at Ohla Barcelona on June 9: either 6.30pm or 8.30pm.

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Hotel Vincci Mae
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Hotels

Mae West film series at Vincci Mae

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Every year in the warmer months, the city fills up with outdoor cinemas, but there's something special about this session at the Vincci Mae. The hotel itself is in a building constructed in 1945 and inspired by 1930s American actress and screenwriter Mae West. As you might imagine, this film series is dedicated to her movies, screening on June 3, 7 and 10, at 9.45pm each night.

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Alexandra Barcelona A DoubleTree by Hilton
Hotels, Boutique hotels

Wine and cheese at Alexandra Barcelona: A DoubleTree by Hilton

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The pairing of wines and cheeses is one of the most exquisite combinations there is. The folks at the Alexandra Barcelona: A DoubleTree by Hilton know there's truth to that, and that's why they are offering this chance to take part in a wine and cheese tasting on their cosy terrace. Mark your calendars for June 6 and 7 at 6.30pm, and Sunday the 11th at 12.30pm.

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Hotel Midmost
Hotel Midmost
Hotels, Boutique hotels

Beard care workshop by The Barber Shop at the Midmost

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On June 7 from 7pm to 8pm the rooftop terrace at the Hotel Midmost turns into a barber shop. The Barber Shop is a chain of salons and now also an academy specialising in men's hair care, with a focus on beard care. Their experienced professionals are putting on a workshop for anyone interested in the subject. You do have to book your spot in advance.

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Majestic Hotel & Spa
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Hotels

Cooking demonstration with Nandu Jubany and David Romero at the Majestic Hotel & Spa

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Nandu Jubany is one of the best chefs in the country and has recently been awarded a Michelin star. Along with David Romero, the head chef at the Majestic Hotel & Spa, the two will give a cooking demonstration explaining how some of the dishes are made that the hotel restaurant serves, as well as some tips of haute cuisine. You can catch the show on Monday June 5 at 7pm. Book your spot in advance by sending an email to rrpp@hotelmajestic.es.

 

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The One Barcelona
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Hotels

Discover your astrology chart at The One Barcelona

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Your astrology chart is a graphic representation of the position of the planets and stars at the moment you were born. It's used by astrologers as a base to make interpretations of your personality and predictions about your future. If you want to have your stars charted, hed to The One Barcelona on June 9 from 7pm to 10pm. Be sure to get there early as space is limited.

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Novotel Barcelona City
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Hotels, Chain hotels

Latin dancing master class at Novotel Barcelona City

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The Novotel Barcelona City offers an activity full of rhythm. On Friday June 2 from 7pm to 11pm you can take part in a master class of Latin dancing. The class is free, but the size is limited, so you do have to book a spot in advance by calling 93 326 24 95. What are you waiting for? There's nothing more romantic than dancing salsa in the sunset.

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Hotel NH Collection Podium
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Hotels, Boutique hotels

Kids' aquatic costume contest and foam party at the NH Collection Pódium

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With the little ones in mind, the NH Collection Pódium hotel has organized a real summer event. On Saturday June 10, the whole family has a play date, because from noon to 4pm they're putting on a big foam party. And not just that, but there will also be an aquatic costume contest, so get your most original outfits ready!

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