Category Archives: Local festivities

Barcelona Marathon 2018

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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Barcelona Christmas markets

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The first thing you need to know is that the Barcelona Christmas Markets are Spanish markets, so if you are looking for that German or northern Europe taste, like hot wine and bratwurst style, they may not be your favourites. On the other hand, what’s good about Barcelona christmas markets is that they are just… different.

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New year’s eve in Barcelona

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Celebrate the New Year’s Eve in full fashion in Barcelona, where the streets will be filled with people celebrating the New Year.

During this time of the year you could also enjoy the Christmas Shopping time in Barcelona that it is a unique, unforgettable experience. There are so many things to do and you can enjoy Christmas in lots of different ways in keeping with your own tastes and interests.

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Come to the Festa Major de Gràcia!

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Tradition, music, family activities, workshops, sport and much more! The Gràcia Festival (Festa major de Gracia) has activities for everyone and takes place from 15-21 August. Find out everything about it:

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ApartEasy – Your rental solution.

Dear Barcelona lovers,

ApartEasy would like to introduce this travel blog, where you will find valuable information about how to have your perfect stay in Barcelona.

We will try to offer you valuable information and tips about where to stay, things to do, must see places, top lists of restaurants, bars, clubs, shopping areas and everything you need to know to enjoy a perfect holiday in Barcelona.

Weather you are visiting Barcelona for a few days or looking for a long term rental in Barcelona, aparteasy is what you need. We offer daily and monthly rentals in top locations of Barcelona.

We love to hear from our customers and readers, so do not hesitate to leave your thoughts on the comment section.

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Luis Caldentey

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