April 23th – the day of roses and books! Across all of Catalonia, this day is dedicated to celebrating both love and literature. It is also known as La Diada de Sant Jordi which translates into The Day of St. George. It can be a good idea to visit Barcelona if you want to enjoy the romantic atmosphere of that moment. Continue reading if you’d like to learn more about the meaning behind the tradition of exchanging books and roses. We assure you that you won’t be disappointed!
The IAAF has recognized the Barcelona Half Marathon, also known as the eDreams Mitja Marató Barcelona, as the best Half Marathon in Spain for 2020. This year 2023, it will be held on the 19th of February. People from all over the world come to Barcelona to take part in it. On the other hand, there is another and surely not less exciting marathon in March, which will be happening on the 19th in 2023 – Zurich Marató Barcelona. In comparison to the half-marathon it is a two times longer competition. You will now discover what you need to know about these two outstanding events!