PERIOD: 15 - 17 March 2019
PLACE: Barcelona, Spain
It comes to the eighth edition of the Barcelona Beer Festival (BBF). An event born almost on the sly, which has been very popular in recent years; so much to be considered one of the landmark events in Southern Europe, for lovers of the genre.
The BBF takes place in the beautiful Catalan city, in the La Farga de L'Hospitalet area. In the last edition, he registered over 30000 visitors; numbers destined to increase this year. At least according to the forecasts of the organizers.
The event takes place in collaboration with prestigious brands in the sector: Brewers Association (USA); Bières and Saveurs (Chambly-Québec); GECAN (Gremi El·laboradors de Cervesa Artesana i Natural); Moscow Beer Fest (Russia); Pilsner Urquell (Pilsen - Rep. Txèquia) and many others
The most important local and international producers will be present at the Barcelona Beer Festival. You will be able to try around 500 different labels; in this way, it will be easy to find the beer that best fits your taste. Not just beer, though. To be a protagonist at the BBF 2019 will be, of course, the gastronomy, with an eye for the Catalan specialties.
Expect, therefore, three days of pure and absolute fun. The event is also the right opportunity to rediscover the beauty of the city of Gaudi. City that during the three days of the festival, also hosts interesting activities and events related to it.
HOW TO GET
The location of the event is La Farga de L'Hospitalet, Carrer Barcelona, 2. The place is located in Hospitalet de Llobregat, a small town just over 10 km from Barcelona.
By public transportation, you can get to the Metro line 1, getting off at the Rambla Just Oliveras stop. From here, in less than 5 minutes on foot you arrive at your destination.
If you want to fully enjoy the three days of the festival, you can buy the special BBF EXPERIENCE. It is a ticket that at the total cost of 51,50 € allows access to the Barcelona Beer Festival for all three days with preferential access; they will avoid, so the queues. In addition, there are many privileges: a t-shirt of the exclusive limited edition event; priority access to booking events; a special tasting glass and 20 tasting tokens.
Admission for a single day, chosen from the three available, costs 7.75 € per person. The subscription valid for 3 days costs, instead, 10.95 € per person. The beers are paid through tasting tokens. Each token costs 1 €. The prices of beers vary depending on the label: they can cost 1, 2 and even more tokens.
WHERE TO SLEEP
Given the proximity to Barcelona, we recommend staying in the latter rather than in Hospitalet de Llobregat. First of all for the broadest and most accessible offer. Secondly, because the excellent transport network allows you to move fairly easily throughout the city. Through this link, You can find the best accommodation offers at the best price.