Barcelona Gay Pride 2019

Dance for diversity

Do you want to participate in the Barcelona Gay Pride 2019? We would like to invite you to enjoy one of the best parties in Barcelona from inside, dancing with a group of more than 90 dancers in the gay pride parade. Come celebrate with us the struggle for freedom, dignity and respect for LGBT people.

Barcelona celebrates since 10 years the gay pride party in the fight for the rights and freedoms of gays, lesbians, bisexuals, transsexuals and intersex. But it is not only a protest movement, but also a festive event to celebrate pride in diversity.

During a week you will find at various points of the city, exhibitions, sports competitions, various activities and the great celebration of the demonstration with a large parade of floats of various groups and a large influx of people. We will participate with a dance group on foot.

Also, take the opportunity to get to know Barcelona. Come and spend a few days in this wonderful city that will not leave you indifferent. Located in the Mediterranean, Barcelona is a cosmopolitan city full of history, from the foundation of the Romans in the 2nd century BC. Many monuments are preserved, Romanesque, Gothic, Renaissance, medieval quarters and even Roman ruins. Known worldwide for being the center of modernism with Antoni Gaudí and Lluis Doménech i Montaner, among other great artists of the time.

To stroll through Barcelona is to enjoy each of its corners, at the bottom of the sea, pedestrian streets in the oldest neighborhoods, large majestic avenues in the center and hidden gardens.

In addition, Barcelona has numerous viewpoints from which you can enjoy spectacular views of the entire city. You will also have the opportunity to enjoy Catalan cuisine, as we will take you to taste the best dishes.

 

We have three options for this trip:                                                                

Option 1: 5 days / 4 nights    ………. 425€

Option 2: Weekend, from Friday to Sunday   ………. 215€

Option 3: Participation in the parade (only for residents in Barcelona)   ………. 60€

 

Barcelona has a great cultural offer, it is one of those cities where there is always something to do, theater, concerts, musicals, and a long etcetera. In addition to a lot of dancing, come and check it out!

26 June 2019 - 30 June 2018
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TRIP DETAILS

*** OPTION 1. 5 days / 4 nights *** (From Wednesday 26 to Sunday 30)

 

DAY 1: BARCELONA

Upon arrival at the hotel, our TravelToDance tour leader will be waiting for you to check in and confirm the meeting time with the rest of the group.

Depending on your arrival schedule we can suggest an activity or indicate which areas you can visit.

Accommodation.

 

DAY 2: SAGRADA FAMILIA

Breakfast at the Hostel. Your TravelToDance tourleader, will indicate the departure time to visit the Sagrada Familia, because you can not miss in our itinerary a visit to the iconic masterpiece of the genius Gaudí. Discover the fascinating history and architecture of a unique building considered the greatest exponent of Catalan modernist architecture.

The visit includes a ticket to climb the tower of the Passion façade, from where you will enjoy panoramic views of the city at 65 meters high.

After the visit we can go to Plaza Catalunya, stroll along the Ramblas, visit the Boqueria market or even go for a swim in Barceloneta.

Accommodation.

 

DAY 3: COSTUME DRESS TEST

After breakfast we will visit the Gothic Quarter and the Cathedral of Barcelona with a guided tour so that you know all the secrets of the old part of the city. Your TravelToDance tour leader will tell you the time of departure.

In the afternoon we will have the costume test in case we need to adjust something for the next day.

Accommodation.

 

DAY 4: DANCE IN THE GAY PRIDE PARADE

After breakfast we will dress and make up to be ready for the parade.

The schedules have not yet been confirmed, what is known is that the parade is on Saturday and probably as in the last years, it will start at Plaza de España. Your TravelToDance tourleader will informe you the exact time and we will  meet all together before to dress up and put make up.

Accommodation.

 

DAY 5: BARCELONA AT YOUR RHYTHM

Free day to enjoy your last hours of this magnificent city and do some shopping if you wish. We will make sure you have where to store your bags if your return flight is in the afternoon.

Return home and end of your bailonga getaway with TravelToDance!

 

*** OPTION 2. Weekend *** (from Friday 28 to Sunday 30)

If you can not afford to take more vacation days but do not want to miss the experience of parading in the Gay Pride of Barcelona and enjoy an incredible party, do not worry, you can sign up for this trip only on the weekend. The itinerary will be the same, corresponding to days 3, 4 and 5.

 

*** OPTION 3. Only for residents in Barcelona ***

If you already live in Barcelona and you want to participate in the parade, we also have room for you. You will only pay for the rent of the suit to participate with our dance group.

* It will be necessary to show proof of residence to be able to choose this option.

* The detailed program may suffer some variation due to climatic or operational reasons. Due to these reasons, the offered services may suffer a change of day or order, but the provision of them is guaranteed whenever possible.

PRICES

Price per person in quadruple room with breakfast.

Supplement per person in double room € 112.50 for 2 nights, and 225€ for 4 nights.

 

GROUP

Guaranteed departure when you reach a minimum group of 4 people. In case of not reaching the minimum, you can pay a supplement to make the trip.

 

INCLUDES

 

Option 1. 5 days 4 nights

Travel insurance.

4 nights accommodation in a quadruple room.

Rental of the costume for the parade and participation in it.

Visit Sagrada Familia.

Tour through the Gothic Quarter.

 

Option 2 : Weekend

Travel insurance.

2 nights accommodation in a quadruple room.

Rental of the costume for the parade and participation in it.

 

Option 3. Only for residents in Barcelona

Rental of the costume for the parade and participation in it.

 

NOT INCLUDE

Plane tickets.

Lunches and dinners not mentioned in the section of includes, or personal extras.

No entry to dance nightclubs, or excursion not described in the section includes.

Transportation to move around the city (metro, taxis, etc.)

Nothing that is not described in the INCLUDE section.

 

 

* If you want to do a tour not mentioned in your free time, let us know and we will offer you availability and prices.

Some of the visits you can make in Barcelona are the following:

  • National Museum of Art of Catalonia
  • Montjuic
  • Casa Batló
  • La Pedrera
  • Guell park
  • Pueblo Español
  • Spanish village
  • Camp Nou

DOCUMENTATION

Valid passport. To avoid surprises, please make sure before traveling to check the expiration date.

 

MINIMUM AGE

18 years

 

HEALTH

No vaccine is necessary.

Do not forget to bring your health card.

 

WEATHER

In June the temperature is around 20-28 degrees. You can already see the summer and you can enjoy going to the beach in your free time. Do not forget the swimsuit.

 

CURRENCY

Euro

 

LANGUAGE

Spanish, Catalan and English in the most touristy areas and establishments.

 

SECURITY

Barcelona is a fairly safe city and it is recommended to take the necessary precautions of common sense, such as keeping your wallet and not neglecting phones or cameras.

There are no aggressions to tourists, but pickpockets are common in areas with a lot of people, so you have to be careful in certain areas.

 

ELECTRICITY

220V

You can consult more details in our article What should I pack? where you will find information about the plugs that are used by the world.

 

TIPS

Get used to leaving between 5% -10%.

If you are interested in one of our trips and don’t want to run out of place, book now.
You have to make a 50€ payment and we will book you a place in the trip during the next 15 days (in case this period is not incompatible with the remaining time until the trip)

 

 

1. Click on BOOK NOW from the trip you are interested in.

2. Fill in the booking form where you will find the IBAN number to make the bank transfer.

3. In the bank transfer, indicate your name, surname and the booking code.

4. Once we receive the payment, we’ll send you an email with the booking confirmation.

When the group is formed with the minimum of travelers we’ll contact you to make the payment for 50% of the total of the trip. (The 50€ from the booking will be deducted from the amount corresponding to 50%). At this point, if required by the destination, we’ll ask you to send a copy of your passport.

5. 15 days prior to departure we’ll send the travel documentation, itinerary, air tickets in case we have issued them, travel contract and travel insurance.

6.  Let’s travel!

The trip price does not include flights.
We can arrange the air tickets for you, and have to be paid in full before being issued.
No tickets will be issued until the group is confirmed, unless the participants agree to pay the supplement in case the minimum group isn’t form.
We recommend you, as far as possible, to buy your flights in advance to get better schedules and prices.

The 50€ from the booking will be fully refundable during the 15 days of the reservation if you decide not to travel.
The 50% paid at the group confirmation will not be refundable one month prior to departure. At this time you’ll have to make the final payment.
If at this point you decided not to travel, you could still get back 50% if you gave your place to someone who is not already enrolled in the travel group.
In case you can not give your place, we will have to see in each case, with our suppliers in the destination, the services that can be canceled without expenses.
Any cancellation after paying the 50% deposit will have 100€ expenses in concept of bank and management fees.

Air ticket cancellation will always depend on the airline terms and conditions and not from TravelToDance.
For any clarification about the booking process, contact us and we’ll be happy to assist you.Air ticket cancellation will always depend on the airline terms and conditions and not from TravelToDance.
For any clarification about the booking process, contact us and we’ll be happy to assist you.