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Barcelona Open Terrace Week 2017

Barcelona Open Terrace Week 2017
Barcelona
Jun 02 - Jun 11

7th edition of this event where you can enjoy Barcelona's terraces

Here we are for another edition of the Open Terrace Week in Barcelona. This year with a participation record of 73 hotels for the 7th edition. Summer is already here; the temperatures are suddenly higher and it's good to go out to enjoy the breeze of the last hours of the day at sunset. The hotels know this well… and the hotels with terraces know it even more.

Seven years ago they formed this initiative in order to strengthen ties with Barcelona's residents and demonstrate that they don't just care about tourists. Be that as it may, the truth is that it was a success. The fact that they open the doors of their terraces, whereas the rest of the year they're closed to the public, makes everyone enjoy a view that's normally hidden away. And they do it big, since they offer all kinds of activities free of charge. From concerts to gastronomic workshops, swimming exhibitions and children's activities.

Cooks on a terrace with the Sagrada Familia in the background
Gastronomic activities for the Open terrace Week

Programme

Who could say that it's not a pleasure to enjoy the sunset with a glass of wine while overlooking the whole city? Well, now imagine there's live music, shows or activities at the same time. If you click here, you can download the full schedule for the week. We leave you here our selection of highlights for each day:

Friday, 2nd

  • Showcooking of gazpacho by Xavier Riera. DO: PLAÇA REIAL 7PM–8PM
  • Electronic music. GRUPOTEL GRAN VIA 678. 7PM–10PM
  • Sunset pool party & DJ Session by Germán Zito & Jessica Ho. H10 ART GALLERY. 7PM–9:30PM
  • Tribute to Prince live. NEGRESCO PRINCESS. 8PM–10PM

Saturday, 3rd

  • Yoga at Heights & healthy juices. OHLA BARCELONA. 9AM–10:30AM
  • Chill Out Pool Day. HILTON DIAGONAL MAR BARCELONA. 12AM–10PM
  • Creative writing workshop by Matías Néspolo from “Escuela Cursiva”. GALLERY HOTEL. 6PM–8PM
  • Tides - Songs of fusion between cultures. NOVOTEL BARCELONA CITY. 8:30PM–10:30PM

Sunday, 4th

  • Pilates. HILTON DIAGONAL MAR BARCELONA. 11:30AM–12:30AM
  • Brunch at Le Pool. MELIÁ BARCELONA SKY. 12:30AM–4:30PM
  • Cocktail workshop 24 heavens & Live Jazz. MELIÁ BARCELONA SKY. 5PM–9PM
  • Monologues in English by Funny BCN. JAZZ. 8PM–10PM

Monday, 5th

  • Improvisation by the creators of ImproMagia. GALLERY HOTEL. 8PM–9PM
  • Painting masterclasses by Antoni Morell. HOTEL THE SERRAS. 5PM–8PM
  • Let's dance to the rhythm of forró! GALLERY HOTEL. 7PM–9PM
  • Comedy at Heights presents — Letters with voice. RENAISSANCE BARCELONA HOTEL. 7PM–7:30PM

Tuesday, 6th

  • Cooking masterclass by Marc Gascons. HOTEL THE SERRAS. 6PM–8PM
  • Tartars and ceviches workshop. CIUTAT DE BARCELONA. 7PM–9PM
  • Blind Tapas: wine tasting and tapas. HILTON DIAGONAL MAR BARCELONA. 7PM–8PM
  • Rock & Burgers. EXPO HOTEL BARCELONA. 8:30PM–11PM

Wednesday, 7th

  • Chill Out DJ Session. BARCELONA CENTER. 6:30PM–10:30PM
  • Vodka and Tonic tasting. SILKEN GRAN HOTEL HAVANA. 6:30PM–7:30PM
  • Rice masterclass by Fran López (2* Michelin). OHLA EIXAMPLE. 7PM–8PM
  • Live music by Eva Green. CONDES DE BARCELONA. 8:30PM–10:30PM

Thursday, 8th

  • DJ Session by Robert Martex. B-HOTEL. 7PM–9PM
  • Masterclass of cold soups by Xavier Arrey. BARCELONA CATEDRAL. 7PM–8PM
  • Live music by Luna Zegers & The Meteroids. CATALONIA EIXAMPLE 1867. 7PM–9PM
  • Soul live. H10 PORT VELL. 7PM–9PM

Friday, 9th

  • Workshop: “La tònica és més que un refresc”. DUQUESA DE CARDONA. 5PM–7PM
  • The Illusionist by Màgic Cambras. CATALONIA RAMBLAS. 6PM–9PM
  • Synchronized Swimming: 1st session. OHLA BARCELONA. 6:30PM–7PM
  • Sunset pool party & DJ Session by Germán Zito & Jessica Ho. H10 ART GALLERY. 7PM–9:30PM

Saturday, 10th

  • Sushi sampling. H10 PORT VELL. 6PM–9PM
  • Mediterranean Sounds. MIRAMAR BARCELONA. 6PM–9PM
  • Piano concert. HOTEL LA CASA DEL SOL. 8PM–9PM
  • 80-90 Sounds & Drinks. H10 ART GALLERY. 7:30PM–9:30PM

Sunday, 11th

  • Tai Chi. HILTON DIAGONAL MAR BARCELONA. 11:30AM–12:30AM
  • Tasting snacks from 24 heavens. MELIÁ BARCELONA SKY. 12AM–4PM
  • Self-portraits workshop by Dani Berdala. SERCOTEL ÁMISTER ART HOTEL. 6PM–8PM
  • Monologue in Spanish by Funny BCN. JAZZ. 8PM–10PM
Dance activities in the Open terrace week
Dancing on the terraces of Barcelona

Instagram contest

Like last year, you'll have the opportunity to participate in a contest organised by the hotels through Instagram. It's all about immortalising the best photos of terraces and Bodegas Torres Wine, who sponsor of the event.

Prizes are organised in these two categories. The winner of the best terrace-themed photo will win a night for two at Hotel Arts Barcelona. Whoever wins the prize for the best snapshot of the Torres Wine will get a day at the Torres Universe with activities including a Catalan lunch in the "El Mercat" restaurant in Vilafranca del Penedés, a visit to the Bodegas Torres with a VIP tour, lunch at the Mas Rabell, a visit to the Jean Leon winery where you'll enjoy wine tasting, and to finish, a dinner for two at the Vinoteca on Passeig de Gracia.

To participate simply publish the photos you want on Instagram with the hashtag #SetmanaTerrasses17 and follow the @mesqhotels and @bodegastorres accounts.

But if you don't participate for pleasure, do it for solidarity; this year, hotels will donate €1000 to Invisible Hotel for 1000 photos on Instagram. Invisible Hotel is a solidarity campaign that wants to raise awareness and funds to help people living in situations of poverty, violence, lack of opportunities or helplessness.

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