Category Archives: Local festivities

Barcelona Marathon 2018

The Barcelona marathon is an annual event that takes place in Barcelona, Spain.

The first Barcelona running marathon took place in 1978, so this year´s marathon will be the 40th edition. Till 2005 it was known as “Catalan marathon”. The route passes across the central city streets. The start and the finish are on España Square (Plaza España). Every year the marathon gains more and more popularity. On the start of the first marathon in 1978 there were 185 people and in 2011 on start there were 15 134 persons, from which 12 531 could finish the distance.

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Half Marathon in Barcelona

The half marathon in Barcelona, also known as Mitja Marato de Barcelona, is carried out every year in February — March. Next half marathon in Barcelona will take place on 11th of February, 2018.

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Новый Год в Барселоне


Что может быть лучше,  чем спраздновать Новый год в кругу семьи или друзей? Только спраздновать его с ними в Барселоне. Столица Каталонии является популярным городом для туристов круглый год.  Этот город предлагает своим посетителям широкий выбор развлечений  на любой вкус,  море, архитектурные шедервы, мягкий климат и непередаваемую атмосферу.

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Christmas time in Barcelona


Christmas in Barcelona is one of the most popular time to come and enjoy Barcelona. Preparation begins approximately a month in advance. The most important sign of approaching Christmas is the opening of the central Christmas fair in Barcelona. It passes in the downtown, on the square in front of the cathedral. This fair is called Fair de Santa Lucia.

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La Mercè Festival, the annual Barcelona festivity

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La Mercè is the major festival in Barcelona since it’s the official city holiday. Once a year by the end of September, it takes place all over the city along its streets and beaches. This year is going to be from 19th to 24th of September.

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Enjoy the magical Sant Joan night


Every year during the night of 23rd of June, the whole territory of Catalunya and Valencia is plunged into party, music, bonfires and fireworks to celebrate the official start of summer, the night of San Joan. Traditional food, music and parties on the beach, everything you need to know about this magical night is to be found in this post. Continue reading

Sant Jordi day


The 23rd of April is Sant Jordi festivity day in Catalonia (St George’s day in England).
Although it isn’t an official bank holiday, it is one of the most beautiful and positive days of the year, probably one of the best days to spend in Barcelona. Spring is coming, the city is surrounded by roses and love and you can feel a positive and romantic atmosphere all around you.

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