After the summer months, the city feels so much calmer in October. It is time to quietly visit its tourist sights, time to enjoy the terraces in front of the sea or go to a walk around the Collserola hill.
Throughout October you can also enjoy a several festivals and event that take place in Barcelona
These are some proposals:
Festa del Roser, October,7th, that take place on La Rambla. All sorts of activities are organized many of which involve free visits, sometimes guided tours, at emblematic places such as the Palau Güell, Teatre del Liceu, Wax Museum....
Mercat de Mercats, from 21 to 23 october, on the Catedral Square. Several Catalunya's markets take part offering to visitors its typical Catalan products. And of course, you can taste delicious "tapas" and catalan gastronomic products.
Sitges Film Festival: Which brings together the lovers of fantasy cinema. From 7 to 16 October. Just 40 km from Barcelona.
The Barcelona International Boat Show: From 12 to 16, October
Barcelona Meeting Point: From 19 to 23, October
Manga Fair: From October 29th to Noviember,1st