Authentic Barcelona Flamenco Shows
WHERE TO SEE THE BEST FLAMENCO SHOWS IN BARCELONA
Most people will tell you that if you are in Spain, you shouldn’t miss a flamenco show. However… Flamenco is not a Catalan tradition, and that’s why many believe that Barcelona is not the place to go for that. Well, the truth is that since we have a lot of Andalucia immigrants living here, we happen to have some of the best flamenco artists in Spain here!
The best place to watch flamenco in Barcelona is one of these:
Tablao de Carmen
One of the famous Barcelona flamenco show, named after the famous dancer Carmen Amaya who used to perform there. It is located inside the Spanish Village (Poble Espanyol) in Montjuïc, and since you get a free entrance with your reservation it is a good excuse to visit it.
It’s also a flamenco restaurant offering both dinner or drink-only options. The downside is that it’s far from the city center and you need taxis to get there.
Palacio del Flamenco
This is the newest venue that has been added to the offer of flamenco shows in Barcelona. It is located near Passeig de Gràcia, so it is very convenient if you are staying in the Eixample district. Book it here.
Opera & Flamenco
Another interesting option is this flamenco evening show offered some days in the Poliorama theater and some others in the Palace of the Music. It is a great mix of flamenco dance choreographies and famous flamenco-ish opera excerpts such as those from Carmen, for instance.
Certainly it is not what you would expect of a flamenco “tablao”, but I would say that it is a very friendly option if you are not so familiar with flamenco music (and if you are buying tickets for Palau de la Música, it’s a plus to visit this gorgeous site!). Book it here.
Are you planning to attend any flamenco dance shows in Barcelona?
Marta is the founder of ForeverBarcelona. She is a passionate tour guide that loves Barcelona and loves writing too. She is the main author of our Blog, and is committed to sharing her knowledge about Barcelona and her best tips with our readers.
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