The 24th edition of the Sonar festival is held on 15, 16 and 17 June in Barcelona and you can not miss it. This festival has been for almost a quarter of a century uniting music, creativity and technology in a unique environment. Now you can also go to Sonar in total comfort with the Renfe-SNCF en Coopération trains. Get to Barcelona in no time, save time and money, and just worry about enjoying the best three days of the year. Read on to discover the 5 reasons to go to the Sonar festival by train.
1. Impressive line-up
Fatboy Slim concert at Sonar by night 2016 - Image: sonar.es
The first reason to go to Sonar festival 2017 is its awesome program. In the poster of this edition
you can find world-famous artists who lead the development of techno music. Among them are Justice, Eric Prydz, DJ Shadow, Jon Hopkins, or Nina Kraviz.
If you are a lover of this musical genre you can now enjoy Sonar in the most simple and economical way, with Renfe-SNCF en Coopération trains. If you travel by train to Barcelona you do not have to queue for long
, check-in is very easy
, and you can get on the train until two minutes before departure. This way you can enjoy your stay at the Sonar festival and in Barcelona.
2. Much more than a music festival
Jean Michel Jarre at the Sonar+D 2016 - Image: sonar.es
Parallel to Sonar by day, Sonar + D is celebrated. Sonar + D
is an international conference created with the intention of bringing the cutting edge of technology to the forefront of creativity. Here we discuss the future of the cultural and digital industry and the transformations it undergoes today.
Here 4500 accredited professionals, 2000 companies, 30 startups and multitudes of people who want to exchange experiences and visions meet. If you travel to Barcelona and the Sonar festival by train you can take up to three suitcases without paying any extra amount
. Take advantage to fill them with new knowledge and ideas in Sonar + D.
3. Sonar by day and Sonar by Night
In addition to Sonar + D, the Sonar festival is structured in two parts: Sonar by day and Sonar by Night. These are two different ways of living the Sonar, and are composed of different types of activities. Sonar by day is designed to discover new musical talents, see cultural proposals and audiovisual projections. In contrast, Sonar by Night focuses more on music, dance floor and party until dawn. Whatever Sonar you choose to visit, remember that Renfe-SNCF en Coopération trains always take you from city center to city center. This way you spend less time traveling and more time enjoying the festival.
4. The city of Barcelona is in itself unmissable
Hiraoki Umeda at Sonar by Day 2016 - Image: sonar.es
The Sonar festival is held in Barcelona, and if it is your first visit to the "condal city" you will not know whether to go to the festival or stay enjoying the city itself.
Luckily, you do not have to choose and you can have it all. In the rests of the Sonar by Day you can make a cultural route for the creations of Gaudí in Barcelona
. And if you are looking for a little peace during the Sonar by Night, do not hesitate to go to the Barceloneta beach
, in the fishermen's district. There the Barcelona party continues, but at a different place and with the smell of the sea. You will have time and desire of all this and more if you travel to Barcelona with the Renfe-SNCF en Coopération trains
, that offer you wide and comfortable seats in which to relax and to save your forces for the three days of festival.
5. A unique experience
The Sonar festival is something you will want to repeat. And, fortunately you can, whether it is in Barcelona the following year or at any of the other capitals that host this impressive festival. In any case, when everything is over and you are thinking of going back home, what better way than by train? Just sit back, enjoy the rattling of the train in the wide and comfortable seats of the Renfe-SNCF en Coopération trains and get to your hometown in no time.