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Eating calçolts in Barcelona

Eating calçolts in Barcelona

TASTING CALÇOTS IN BARCELONA Eating calçots is one of the favorite traditions among Catalans in the winter months; harvest goes from November and continues through April. This old tradition has been keeping alive for centuries and it is a great excuse to enjoy these grilled onions in company of family and friends. Not to be […]

Fiestas de Gracia 2013 in Barcelona

Fiestas de Gracia 2013 in Barcelona

La Festa Major de Gracia – the most colorful street festival in Barcelona La Festa Major de Gracia is the most important event of Gracia district in Barcelona, one of the most emblematic neighborhoods of Barcelona. It begins on August 15 and lasts for 7 days, during which the streets, squares and balconies are decorated […]

Major events and festivals in Barcelona for 2013

Major events and festivals in Barcelona for 2013

Major events and festivals in Barcelona Barcelona is the city which never sleeps so if you come here for your vacation, you will be never bored! There are plenty of events and festivals in Barcelona going on every day, so you can just choose the one you like and enjoy it. Catalan people have got […]

What’s on in Barcelona this week

What’s on in Barcelona this week

  BARCELONA ART Goya and his inheritors.  Today’s madness A series of contemporary artists inspired by Goya’s etchings.             Museo Diocesano (Pia Almoina) – Avenida de la Catedral, 4 – Barcelona Grabados 09/05/2013 – 15/09/2013 From Tuesday to Saturday – 10am till 2pm and 5pm till 8pm. Sunday from 11am […]

Andalusian party in Barcelona

Andalusian party in Barcelona

Feria de Abril Are you coming to Barcelona at the end of April? If yes, don’t miss this opportunity to live this Andalusian experience in Barcelona! The ‘Feria de Abril’ (April party) is originally celebrated in Seville, which is the capital of Andalusia. Later on, the Andalusian immigrants began organizing their own Feria de Abril […]

Party of candy- Fiesta de Sant Medir in Barcelona

Party of candy- Fiesta de Sant Medir in Barcelona

Fiesta de Sant Medir in Barcelona If you are in Barcelona with your family and especially with your children, this is the party for you. All kids like candy so don’t hesitate to come to Gracia neighborhood and live this unique tradition of Fiesta de Sant Medir. Where? Fiesta de Sant Medir is located in […]

Christmas markets in Barcelona

Christmas markets in Barcelona

If you are visiting Barcelona during the Christmas holidays, you can visit many Christmas markets and get some inspiration for the presents. The most popular and also the biggest Christmas market in Barcelona is the Fira de Santa Llucia market, located in front of the Barcelona Cathedral. The market has been going since 1786 and […]

Fiesta de la Mercé

Fiesta de la Mercé

La Merce La Mercé is the famous festival in Barcelona which takes place every year at the end of the September.  This year the celebration starts on 21nd of September and finish 24th of September on Sunday and during these 4 days you can see various activities, concerts or street shows. The festival was first […]

LOS CASTELLERS..Have you ever seen the human tower?

LOS CASTELLERS..Have you ever seen the human tower?

LOS CASTELLERS If yes, you probably know that the Catalan name of the human tower is LOS CASTELLERS. If you have never seen and you cannot imagine what it means, I will explain this typical Catalan tradition. Los Castellers It’s a Catalan tradition which requires balance, sense of solidarity, and also strength to make a […]

Easter in Barcelona – activities

Easter in Barcelona – activities

EASTER IN BARCELONA Are you planning to spend Easter holiday in Barcelona? Here are some tips of what to do at Easter in Barcelona. In Barcelona and a whole Spain keeps a strong traditions during this religious celebrations. It’s a good idea to travel to Barcelona during this time because there are many things to […]