Primavera was first held in 2001. Ever since the early stages, the festival has succeeded in bringing together in its lineup the representatives of many different genres like pop, dance, rock, R&B and also the latest independent music scene. Primavera Sound is also being held in Porto, Portugal, a week later than the Barcelona edition.
Primavera Sound is considered to be one of the biggest festivals for the alternative scene. Portishead, Arcade Fire, LCD Soundsystem, Kendrick Lamar, Neil Young and Patti Smith are only a few names that have performed in previous years. In addition to the great lineup, Barcelona is one of the most beautiful cities around the world, which needs to be explored.
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Frequently Asked Questions
How do I get to the festival?
The best possible way to go to the festival is by public transport. The regular bus lines work between 6 am and 11 pm. Night buses work from 12 am to 6 am. The most convenient option would be the metro. You can use the Line 4 Metro and exit at El Maresme-Fòrum Station with 150 meters walking distance to the festival site. T4 Tram line also offers non-stop service. You should exit at Trambesós (T4 Line): Fòrum Station. On the way back, there are shuttle buses available until 5 am from Parc del Fòrum to Plaça Catalunya for the price of 2€.
If you are coming from abroad, you are probably traveling to Barcelona either by plane (BCN) or train. The airport is 20 kilometers away from the city center. You can easily navigate by train, metro or taxi options. If you are coming by train you can use multiple transportation options from Barcelona-Sants station.
If you are coming by car, you will have to find an available parking place in Barcelona, since there are no specifically designated areas for parking at the festival location.
Is there a festival campsite?
Unfortunately not. But the good news is that the festival location is pretty close to the city center. You can best find a hotel or B&B in in Barcelona.
What should I do if I have any further questions regarding Primavera Sound?
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Parc del Fòrum
Carrer de la Pau
08930 Sant Adrià de Besòs