Would you like to know the easiest ways to meet friends in Barcelona? Once you have found the right short term flat and dropped your suitcase, it’s time to go out! Yes, we know you have nobody to call here just yet, but don’t put yourself down! You’ll become a “Rey de la movida” in just a few hours, we promis! Just take a look at the 5 Easiest Ways to make friends:
1 – ERASMUS EVENTS
To meet friends in Barcelona is like taking candy from a baby, especially if you are on a student exchange program. There are dozens of groups on Facebook, promoting events every single day. Not only night life but many interesting activities: 1 day trips, international dinners etc.
Even if you are not an Erasmus student you could join their meetings. You won’t get a discount on your drink but it’s worth it, no?
2 – MEETUP GROUPS
MEETUP is a huge network of local groups, very active in Barcelona with over 30 groups. It is be a very easy way to meet friends in Barcelona, especially if you’re interested in language exchanges, but also sports, nature and much more. No worries, if they have no Jeet Kune Do group yet, you could start it and invite other members!
Couchsurfing is a religion for many backpackers and young travelers from all over the world. Browse the Barcelona meet ups they have: Sunday brunches, football matches, international dinners… Maybe sleeping on someone else’s couch works only for a couple of days, but it’s still a great system for making new friends.
Very interesting option to meet friends in Barcelona and a great way to discover the city. Rendez-vous at Carrer de la Boqueria, everyday at 11am, 1pm and 3pm. On our Barcelona Free Walking Tour blog you can get more info.
A really cool way to make new friends and get a taste of catalan nightlife. How does it work? You pay a flat fee and get unlimited drinks in 4 different venues. Barcelona meet ups at Placa Reial at 11pm. Every day of the week from February till September.
So, you still think it’s that difficult to meet friends in Barcelona? Leave a comment and share with us your experience!