How to Plan the Perfect Hen Party in Barcelona

With its iconic nightlife, world-class shopping and incredible gastronomy, Barcelona is the ideal location for a girls’ getaway!

And when it comes to throwing an unforgettable hen party, you can’t get much better than the Catalan capital. Here are some of our must-do activities for a hen party in Barcelona that your bride-to-be will never forget! Get ready for the trip of a lifetime with the girls.

Get ready to throw a hen party in Barcelona you'll remember forever! Here are a few of our favorite must-do activities.

Hit the nightclubs

If Barcelona is famous for one aspect of its culture, it might be the unrivaled nightlife scene! With so many top-rated clubs, rooftop bars, live music venues and more, going out is a must during your hen party in Barcelona. Grab a classy cocktail before heading out to explore Barcelona’s unbeatable club scene. Chances are you won’t make it back to your accommodation until the sun is already coming up!

Grab some cocktails before hitting the clubs during your hen party in Barcelona!
Barcelona’s cocktail bars are a must during any hen party!

Eat your way around the city

If you’re going to be partying until dawn, chances are you’ll need lots of energy. What better way to get that energy than in the form of tapas on one of our award-winning food tours? Our Tapas, Taverns & History Tour is perfect for history buff brides-to-be, while our Tapas Like a Local Tour will show you the modern art of the tapeo in one of Barcelona’s most charming neighborhoods. For an especially elegant experience, consider our Evening Tapas & Wine Tour!

We might be biased, but a food tours is the perfect addition to your hen party in Barcelona!
Our idea of the perfect girls’ night out? Tapas and wine!

Head to the beach

Barcelona’s sunny shores make the perfect escape. Your group will relish in the chance to relax, tan and swim before hitting the town during your hen party in Barcelona. Whether you join the crowds at popular Barceloneta or decide to get out of town and explore a hidden cala along the Costa Brava, you can’t go wrong at any of the region’s incredible beaches.

Shop like a local

Gear up for your hen party in Barcelona by hitting the shops! The Catalan capital is famous for its shopping scene. Here, you can find just about anything from high-end designer labels to unique trinkets at off-the-beaten-path hipster boutiques. Check out our guide to where to shop in Barcelona so you can be sure to go somewhere that matches your tastes, style and budget.

Exploring the city's famous shopping scene is a must during your hen party in Barcelona!
Shop ’til you drop in beautiful Barcelona!

Relax at the spa

A hen party in Barcelona is sure to be filled with nonstop activities and fun. Be sure to take some time for yourselves and get pampered! There are dozens of incredibly luxurious spas in Barcelona that are perfect for treating yourselves before the wedding. Check out the calming Arab-style bathhouse at Aire Barcelona (Passeig de Picasso, 22) or the more modern luxury at 43 The Spa atop the Hotel Arts Barcelona (Carrer de la Marina, 19-21).

1 Comment

  1. beraus says
    July 5, 2018 at 11:34 pm

    Thanks for the great article. Just came back from Barcelona with my mates for a hen do weekend and we used your tips. We also did a perfect photoshoot with a specialized photographer (, i recommend them !

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