Category Archives: Experiences

In 2023 Barcelona welcomes some of the greatest singers

Today we would like to share with you three of the most significant performances happening this year in Barcelona! These are the ones by Coldplay, Beyoncé, and Madonna. The great events don’t stop here, though. There are music festivals held every year in Barcelona – Primavera Sound and Sónar. You can discover all there is to know by reading the material below.

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Wedding photoshoot in Barcelona.

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Barcelona has always been one of the most attractive cities for tourists from all around the world and now it’s gaining popularity as a wedding city and attracts more and more couples. And it isn’t surprising. Wedding ceremonies and photo shoots became more popular and available to independent planning. You can contact the wedding agency or photographer directly to discuss all details of the future shooting. In this article we will point out the important details which you should consider while choosing the photographer and organizing the photo shoot.

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International Jazz Festival in Barcelona

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The Voll-Damm International Jazz Festival in Barcelona is one of the most known jazz festivals in the world and one of the most important musical events in Barcelona and Spain. It takes place annually in October-December. This year’s events are distributed between the 13th of October to 20th of December.

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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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Casa Vicens, Gaudi´s first project opened for public

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The creative heritage of Antoni Gaudi became the hallmark of Barcelona a long time ago. Sagrada Familia, Palau Guell, Casa Milà and other constructions are very well-known around the world. Starting from 16th of November, Barcelona citizens and visitors have one more point in their list of things to see: Gaudi´s first project as an architect, Casa Vicens.

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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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The Museum of Design of Barcelona

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Barcelona is known for being a lover of design in all its forms, with famous architectural master pieces such as the Sagrada Familia or the Agbar Tower, hosting fashion events like the Bread&Butter or the M80 show, and with a very active artistic and cultural life. The Museum of Design of Barcelona (Museu del Disseny) is located in the Glories neighborhood, precisely in the Design Hub Building. It’s a building commonly known as “The Stapler”, build in metal and glass and highly environmentally friendly. Continue reading

Milano Cocktail Bar – a trip through time and space

campari milano cocktail bar barcelona vintage cocteleria best bars in2An elegant and discreet place, live jazz, tapas, assorted cocktails and red vintage sofas. Milano Cocktail Bar has the perfect combination for an afternoon aperitivo in the Milan of the 40’s.

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The zoo of Barcelona – A great experience for parents and kids!

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Barcelona Zoo opened its doors in 1892 inside the perimeter of the Ciutadella Park, during the Universal Exhibition organized at that time in Barcelona. You will find a very wide variety of animals, such as amphibians (frogs), birds (penguins, flamingos, vultures, ostriches), mammals (dolphins, elephants, gazelles, bears …) and reptiles (crocodiles, iguanas, pythons are found, turtles).

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The Botanical Gardens of Barcelona

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Barcelona’s botanical gardens are located in Montjuic, close to the 1992 Olympic Gams stadium. Jardi Botanic de Barcelona opened in 1999, after the construction of the Olympic sites damaged the Historical Botanical Garden of Montjuic, established in 1930. Both botanical gardens continue to thrive and are commonly referred to as the old and new botanical garden.

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Best skate spots in Barcelona

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Barcelona is known as the world capital of sktaboarding, due to its high number of skate spots. It’s sunny weather, big wide sidewalks (Diagonal Avenue, Passeig de Gracia, beach promenade…) and km of bike lane make Barcelona one of the most skateable cities in the world. If you bring your board to Barcelona, you cannot miss these 5 top skate spots in the city:

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Barcelona Sonar Festival

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HISTORY

Sónar is a three-day electronic and advanced music festival. It was founded in Barcelona in 1994 by journalist Ricard Robles and musicians Enric Palau, and Sergi Caballero. This first event was attended by nearly 6,000 people, but this numbered tripled in only two years, reaching 18.000 in 1996. Sonar assistants number has allways kept growing until the early 2010’s, when Sónar size stabilized at around 80.000 visitors / year. Continue reading

10 must-do plans to enjoy Barcelona during summer

enjoy summerYou’ll always find something to do in Barcelona, even in mid November, but during summer the possibilities are absolutely countless. Open-air cinema, breathtaking viewpoints, gorgeous parks and so on. A long list of free or very cheap activities for you to enjoy your holiday in Barcelona. To help you choose between them, we hereby recommend you our Staff Pick of the top 10 activities to experience 100% the city of Barcelona in summer!

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Móndivers – Fun for parents and kids!

mondiversssss If you are tired of running after your kids around the bar and feeling embarrassed every time you go out for coffee, this place is just for you! Playground, climbing wall, bar, and even a changing table in the bathroom, Móndivers is a leisure and cultural space especially thought for both children and parents. Continue reading

Dalí vs Picasso. Who will you choose?

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It was about time that the relationship between such two key figures of twentieth-century art was examined in detail. The Picasso/Dalí. Dalí/Picasso exhibition will take place at Picasso Museum of Barcelona, First floor of Finestres Palace, and will open its doors next Friday 20th march 2015.

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FC Barcelona Museum – Camp Nou experience

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The Camp Nou Experience, the most visited museum in Catalonia in 2013, is the best place to know the history of probably the best soccer club in the world. The experience is divided in 4 parts:

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Best places for Live Music in Barcelona

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Fancy some live DJ’s or live concerts? Jazz, dance, indie rock… there are lots of bars and clubs that offer live music in Barcelona, so you’ll find anything you need. Here are some ideas from our Staff Pick of the best places to listen to live music in Barcelona.

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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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Top 10 activities to enjoy Barcelona with kids!

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If you are planning on coming to Barcelona with the whole family, little ones included, don’t worry, because there are many activities for little kids to have the best time in Barcelona. In this post, we will tell you the top 10 activities to enjoy a holiday with kids in the beautiful city of Barcelona.

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Gran teatre Liceu, the Barcelona opera house

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Barcelona’s Gran Teatre del Liceu, also known as Barcelona Opera House, was founded in 1847, and it has become a symbol of the city through the years.

The Liceu was founded by private shareholders that made a trading company, organized in a trade society (Great Liceu Theater Society). By that time, Barcelona was a growing city which needed to offer its citizens a music conservatory and theater. That’s why the Liceu was planned and built.

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