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The Sant Jordi festival in Barcelona

Sant Jordi is probably the most romantic Catalonian festival and one of the most told legends on our homeland. This festival comes from the legend of St. George (“Sant Jordi” in Catalan) slaying the dragon to save the princess. According to the legend, after the downfall of the dragon, a gorgeous red rose grew from

April 25th, 2017|Blog|

The ultimate guide to the Park Güell

The Parque Güell, the Parc Güell or the Park Güell, whatever you name it, it is one of the most symbolic places here in Barcelona, proved by the over-2-million visits it receives every year. There are three elements that give fame to the spot: the great architect Antoni Gaudí, his magnificent architectural elements inspired by

April 16th, 2017|Blog|

What to eat in Barcelona: the Ciudad Condal’s best dishes

This year’s tourist season has begun. With the arrival of the Mediterranean warmth, visitors from our neighboring countries as well as from all over the world are coming to visit Barcelona. Strolling around the well-known modernist quarters, learning about the city’s rich history and culture, enjoying sport events, and exploring Barcelona’s classic Catalonian dishes, just

April 12th, 2017|Blog|

What to see in Barcelona during Easter “la Semana Santa”

Here in Spain we are just two weeks away from one of the most breathtaking celebrations around the year: Easter (also known as the Holy Week; “la Semana Santa” in Spanish). Apart from its religious meaning, Easter marks the arrival of the warm weather in Barcelona – we are going to enjoy more sunshine and

April 5th, 2017|Blog|

CHINESE NEW YEAR IN BARCELONA

Barcelona celebrates Chinese New Year in colourful style  with a parade from Parc de l'Estació del Nord to the Arc de Triomf. Over 1000 people will take part, including 36 Chinese and Catalan entities and celebrations will incorporate both Chinese and Catalan traditions. Expect to see Chinese dragons and Catalan dracs, martial arts, dancers, percussionists,

January 18th, 2017|Blog|

Sagrada Familia

Maybe you come to Barcelona without knowing anything about the city, just to let yourself  be seduced by its charm; or maybe you come here to visit one of its most emblematic buildings: Sagrada Familia in Barcelona. Sagrada Familia is an icon of Barcelona skyline and a jewel of modernist architecture in Barcelona. Unfinished it

January 10th, 2017|Blog|

Barcelona Shopping

Municipal markets, art galleries and antique shops can be found in Barcelona alongside crafts shops, fashion shops and open-air markets. To stroll around the streets of Barcelona from shop to shop is to discover a world full of possibilities to satisfy all kinds of tastes and all budgets. Barcelona itself is like one large shopping

January 2nd, 2017|Blog|

Barcelona Christmas 2016

Barcelona has many things to do at Christmas including Christmas fairs, Christmas markets, concerts, nativitiy scenes and circus and fun-fairs for the children among the many festive things to do for families and children. Barcelona is also a perfect for Christmas shopping. In the Catalan language we say "Merry Christmas and Happy New Year" like

December 24th, 2016|Blog|

Barcelona Three Wise Men Parade 2017

5th January  is one of the most beautiful days  for children and adults in Spain. Maybe you wonder why. Well, it is because Three Wise Men come to celebrate the magic of Christmas bearing gifts and joy all around Spain. Every fifth January , children and not so children crowd the streets in Barcelona to

December 17th, 2016|Blog|

Montserrat monastery…

Beautiful place to visit close to Barcelona. One of the most popular attractions in Catalonia is the Montserrat monastery. This Benedictine monastery is located just 58 km from Barcelona or about 1-hour drive by car. The monastery is named by the stunning mountain called Montserrat and it is officially known as Santa Maria de Montserrat.

August 31st, 2015|Blog|