Category Archives: What to do

Brunch in Barcelona

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The English word “brunch” is probably the most fashionable word in gastronomy today. A careless late breakfast which smoothly passes to the lunchtime, complemented by the cocktails and a pleasant conversation is a great reward after a hard working week.

The word “brunch” (a breakfast and a lunch) and the tendency of going to the restaurant during the daytime on weekends comes from England, but today brunches are becoming popular all over the world. Barcelona isn’t the exception. If you want to find out our top 5 places for a brunch in Barcelona, then keep reading.

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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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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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Скидки в Барселоне

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Начало января в Барселоне это не только праздники , развлечения, архитектура и музеи, но и конечно же скидки! В этой статье мы расскажем Вам, в чем заключаются плюсы шоппинг тура в Барселоне, а также укажем  лучшие торговые центры города и шоппинг зоны.

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Ski resorts close to Barcelona

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Did you think that combining a trip to Barcelona and a skiing trip is not possible? Well, is not like that. Not everybody knows that just in a 2 hours ride from Barcelona you can get to a few skiing resorts.

If you are willing to make the best out of your winter trip then you can dedicate a day to ski at the Pyrenees Mountains and make your vacation even more diversified.
Next to Barcelona there are 4 most popular skiing tracks that are visited by thousands of people each season: Masella, La Molina, Port del Comte and Grand Valira (Andorra).

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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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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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Black Friday in Barcelona

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For already six years thousands of Barcelona citizens prefer to go for Christmas shopping on the last Friday of November. Why? Because it’s not just a Friday, but “Black Friday”.  It is a day when a lot of online and some offline stores announce sales on all types of products.

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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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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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La Roca Village – The chic fashion shopping outlet

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Ever felt like staying forever in a Duty Free Zone? Then you just found the definition of paradise for shoppers. La Roca Village is one of the nine villages of the Chic Outlet Shopping ® collection owned by Value Retail. Luxury shops and high quality restaurants go hand in hand in this Village, only 30 minutes away from Barcelona.  Continue reading

Móndivers – Fun for parents and kids!

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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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