“There is no shame in preferring happiness!” – Albert Camus.
To say “yes”, the Catalan capital and its surroundings have many assets. There are idyllic places by the sea or in the countryside, under the Mediterranean sun. Having your destination wedding in Barcelona and its surroundings will ensure you a good weather, good quality services and products and an amazing opportunity for you and your guests to learn more about the catalan culture. The number of wedding venues near Barcelona can be voluminous, that is why I’ve listed below my 10 favorites ; based on location, style, ceremony spaces, services and my experience as a Destination Wedding Planner.
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1 – Bell Recó
This magnificent estate of a Catalan bourgeois family and surrounded by nature is an incredible house located on the upper level of a three-level garden. Suitable for big weddings (150 guests and more), the spacious outdoor and indoor areas will allow you to set up the most beautiful ceremony.
2 – Villa Catalina
Villa Catalina is a wonderful rustic wedding villa, home to a typical catalan vineyard. Located in the outside of Sitges, this 2000 m² villa still preserves all the historic elements that make it truly special and picturesque. The villa sleeps up to 30 guests and can accommodate up to 250 guests.
If you’re looking for one place to stay for a few days and have the wedding in the same exact place, which is by the way cost effective, this is a good choice!
3 – Sant Marçal Castle
This mind-blowing castle is the perfect option for enjoying a wedding and after party with the best facilities. You can have the ceremony in one of the pretty gardens or inside the castle. It has a bodega with capacity of more than 100 people and a greenhouse where you can accommodate 800 people.
4 – La Baronia
This astonishing castle from the 16th century is perfect for a very private wedding. Overlooking the mountains, its romantic courtyards and balconies will leave you with an incredible memory. You can welcome around 100 guests.
5 – Mas de Sant Lleí
This wedding venue has all the necessary facilities to make a wonderful wedding. Its all inclusive packages gives an amazing quality service on gastronomy but also creativity for weddings. It has a capacity of 500 people.
6 – Casa Felix
This amazing catalan style Masia close to Sitges is a no doubt choice. You’ll enjoy the mountain view, the peace and accommodations to stay for a few days in. You can celebrate your wedding in the different outside areas, such as the ceremony in the amazing courtyard, the dinner next to the pool and the party inside (there is a dance floor).
7 – Masia Victoria
This pretty intimate country Masia, next to Sitges, is perfect for small weddings and party. It can welcome 70 guests and you can organize everything in the same exact place. It has different amazing areas that you can use for different events such as : welcome drink / ceremony / appetizers / dinner / party.
8 – Casa Del Mar
This unique place on hill by the sea is wonderful. This modern styled villa is perfect to welcome you and your guests for a mediterranean beach wedding.
9 – La Centenaria 1779
This gorgeous manor really close to Barcelona is a perfect choice. The outside for the ceremony, the orangerie for a romantic dinner are our favorites.
10 – Masia Egara
This 16th-century catalan country house surrounded by one of the best-preserved private garden in Catalonia gives you a enormous choice of outdoor areas for all type of ceremonies and weddings.