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The best nightlife areas in Catalonia

 tourist information on the best areas to go out at night in Catalonia.
Olympic port. Photo: Cristian Atudoroae (Photos of Barcelona)
Catalonia offers a wide range of nightlife establishments, with a large number of terraces, bars, cocktail bars, pubs, nightclubs and trendy discos. Barcelona has undoubtedly the best offer, followed by several famous international towns, such as Salou, Lloret de Mar and Sitges. Next, we shall tell you the best places to enjoy the night in Catalonia.
Barcelona is well known for its famous nightlife, a top destination in Europe for the wide range of leisure offer, with options for for all preferences. Almost in any corner of this cosmopolitan city you can find places to go out at night, but the most fun and festive atmosphere can be found in some neighborhoods and emblematic areas that stand out above the rest.
The Maritime Promenade of Barceloneta and the Olympic Village is perhaps the preferred area to party for the thousands of tourists who visit Barcelona. Full of locals located near the sea, it is especially attractive during the summer season. If during the day the area is a quiet place to walk and practice sports, at night everything transforms and takes more life, the terraces and nightclubs of the Olympic Port filling up with people.
The Upper Zone of Barcelona, which includes the surroundings of Diagonal Avenue between Francesc Macia and Balmes streets, it is considered the most exclusive and sophisticated area of Barcelona to go out, very popular for the local people. Here you will find many bars, pubs and first class discos, which usually reserve the right of admission.
Other very popular areas to go out in Barcelona are the Eixample district and the Poblenou and Born neighborhoods.
Apart from Barcelona, other places with good reputation for its ambiance are the center of Sitges, the upper part of Lleida and the area of the port of Tarragona. During the summer, the coastal towns of Salou and Lloret de Mar, known throughout Europe for their nightlife, also stand out..