A Fiery Fiesta: Sant Joan Festival in Barcelona 2017

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The city of Barcelona is well known for enjoying some of the most outrageous, colorful and fun-filled festivals in Europe. On June 23rd and into June 24th, the city will once again come alive for the Revetlla de Sant Joan, also known as the Nit de Sant Joan, when the skies of Barcelona light up in a vibrant display of fireworks in celebration of Saint John’s Day and the longest day of the year. Continue reading

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Girona Flower Festival: Temps de Flors 2017

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Head to Girona to catch the famous flower festival, the Temps de Flors, where you can enjoy over 100 spectacular flower displays and many other activities. Continue reading

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Sónar 2017 in Barcelona

Sónar Festival Barcelona (Photo via. Official Sónar 2013)

Get ready for the ultimate electronic music experience right here in Barcelona! This year marks the 23rd anniversary of the Sónar Festival, also known as the International Festival of Advanced Music and New Media Art. Taking the city by storm for … Continue reading

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Primavera Sound Festival 2017

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The festival season is right around the corner and Primavera Sound is kicking it off with the 17th annual festival in the Catalan capital. This five-day fiesta has been named one of the best festivals in Europe by many magazines … Continue reading

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La Diada de Sant Jordi – Barcelona’s Festival of Love

Book and Rose - La Diada de Sant Jordi Barcelona

While most cities around the world see April 23rd as just another day of the week, Catalans hold the day on a high pedestal trimmed with roses and literature. El Día de Sant Jordi, also known as Saint George’s Day, is celebrated with one of … Continue reading

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Barcelona escape rooms… time for an adventure!

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Love an adventure? Love the thrill of solving a puzzle? If the answer is yes, then trying out one of Barcelona’s many escape rooms might be the perfect activity for you. You’ll be placed smack in the middle of the … Continue reading

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Easter in Barcelona 2017: Events and Festivities for Semana Santa

Easter in Barcelona, Traditional Parades

Each Easter, Barcelona comes to life as the city’s streets are filled with spectacular Easter celebrations including parades, processions and, of course, delicious chocolate treats! Continue reading

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The best places for live music in Barcelona

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One of the great things about Barcelona is the diversity of fantastic music that rings through the streets of the city. When in Barcelona, don’t forget to visit these wonderful venues to hear the tone that sets the mood of the Barcelonian lifestyle. Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day 2017 in Barcelona – Great Ideas and Cozy Apartments

Valentine's Day Barcelona

Don’t have plans for Valentine’s Day? A city booming with love of all ages, Barcelona is the perfect romantic getaway for couples this February. With many cozy Barcelona apartments ideal for two, and these enticing activities, any couple would be … Continue reading

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Sitges Carnival 2017: The Biggest Party of the Year

Sitges Carnival Parades

Carnival is one of the brightest, most vibrant celebrations to hit the picturesque town of Sitges near Barcelona every year, and 2017 will be no exception! The festival will take place from February 23rd – 1st of March, and if … Continue reading

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