You have decided you’re coming to Barcelona by car? That’s a wonderful idea, since it will allow you to also discover the surroundings and beautiful beaches close to the city, without the restraints of the train, the subway or the bus.
It’s nevertheless quite important to know that parking spaces may not be taken for granted, especially when it comes to finding a space in the streets. You should know that the spaces found around downtown Barcelona are either reserved for residents, or must be paid for: you will be able to park there for a maximum of 2h, in exchange for a certain fee.
We would strongly recommend you not to leave your car wherever, as there’s a risk it will be towed and you’ll be given a considerable parking ticket! Not the best during holidays!
To play it safe, we strongly suggest you to park your vehicle inside a parking… But don’t just choose one and park it no matter where!
If you do a little web searching, you’ll find plenty of parking, each one more expensive than the next one. To a point that it will make you regret having decided to take your car with you!
We strongly recommend you to use Parclick! A truly great plan to park your vehicle without spending half your holidays’ budget!
The principle is quite simple and it will allow you to book your space even before starting your trip. No surprises, you’ll know for sure you’ll be able to park your car once you arrive to the city.
As you can see in the website’s map, there are multiple parking lots around the city. You are sure to find one close to your apartment or hotel for the holidays.
The website offers parking spaces for cars, but also for vans, caravans and buses. You have 3 options of reservation
The one pass: With this pass, you’ll be able to park your car during your whole stay, but you won’t be able to take it out or park it back in whenever you want to.
The multi pass: This pass will allow you, on the contrary, to take your car out and park it back as many times as you wish during all your stay.
The net pass: If you have multiple vehicles, this pass will allow you to go out and park back as many times as you want, for each of your vehicles.
The site offers preferential fees, with passes for several days (something that the rest of parking lots usually don’t offer their tourist clients, which don’t necessarily speak proficiently the language of the country!).
Access the website to obtain more information!