If you´ve ever wanted to be somewhere that makes you feel like you are in a fairy tale, then this article found you at the perfect time. Right now, it is your chance to fully immerse yourself in the springtime blooming season in Spain. For just a few minutes we invite you to imagine how the cherry, peach, and almond blossoms could influence all of your senses. We have selected and discussed a few of the countless places where you can witness this magical moment. You can find out more in the following sections:Continue reading
Tag Archives: Barcelona
San Antoni market
After being renovated and closed for almost 10 years, Sant Antoni market has finally celebrated the long-awaited opening.
The historical building of the Sant Antoni, the oldest market in Barcelona, has been closed since October, 2009. It has been constructed by the architect Antoni Rovira i Trias in the years 1879-1882.
Wedding photoshoot in Barcelona.
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.
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.
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.
Black Friday in Barcelona
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.
The Museum of Design of Barcelona
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
The zoo of Barcelona – A great experience for parents and kids!
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).
Best skate spots in Barcelona
El Nacional: Top fine cuisine in Barcelona
On the majestic Passeig de Gracia (must-see avenue during your stay in Barcelona) opened its doors in 2014 a space dedicated to restoration, seducing both food gourmets and lovers of interior design and architecture.
Barcelona Sonar Festival
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
You’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!
La Barceloneta district – Barcelona
La Barceloneta is one of the neighborhoods that form, together with Gothic, Born and Raval, the historical center (Ciutat Vella) of Barcelona. It has a triangular shape and an area of 71 hectares, going from the hotel W beach to the Olympic Port, and up to the Ciutadella Parc.
La Roca Village – The chic fashion shopping outlet
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!
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
Bar Casi – Great catalan food at a fantastic price.
Bar Casi is a small miracle in a city like Barcelona, where it seems increasingly difficult to find a restaurant with no hidden surprises. We can’t include the Bar Casi in the list of fancy and fine cuisine places in Barcelona, but the quality quantity of the food meet the expectations. This marvel of authentic catalan cuisine invites us to enjoy their dishes in a very rustic ambience, radically anti-design.
FC Barcelona Museum – Camp Nou experience
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:
Top 10 best Shopping areas in Barcelona
Are you ready for a shopping spree? Barcelona has a lot to offer! Most Spanish brands are based here, and offer you better prices than back home. You will find better deals and prices in Spanish brands, such as Zara, Massimo Dutti, Mango, Custo, Desigual…
The iconic Ramblas of Barcelona
Las Ramblas are the most popular and crowded avenue in Barcelona and one of the most famous over the world. Las Ramblas is now a very iconic place in Barcelona, and you will have a great time there, walking along the street and enjoying the smell of flowers and fresh paintings while watching the human statues.
Top Paella restaurants in Barcelona
Paella is by far the most typical dish in Spain and so in Barcelona. It is also by far the most preferred dish of Spanish people, specially prepared for celebrations or family meeting on weekends.