Grec Festival 2018

Grec Festival

Barcelona offers heaps to do in the summer. With tourist attractions, restaurants and events galore, you’ll find you have plenty to keep you busy. To add to the list, this month the city is hosting its 42nd edition of El Grec Festival, a celebration of international stage arts and performance. Read on to find out more… Continue reading

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Summer in Barcelona 2018: Activities, Events and Apartments

Barceloneta Beach, Barcelona

With the weather warming up for a glorious season filled with beach days, picnics in the park and nights out with friends, Barcelona is certainly the place to be for an unforgettable summer! From stunning Gaudí architecture to fantastic festivals … Continue reading

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A Fiery Fiesta: Sant Joan Festival in Barcelona 2018

Sant Joan Festival Barcelona Cover

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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Sónar 2018 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 25th 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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Girona Flower Festival: Temps de Flors 2018

Girona Flower Show

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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Primavera Sound Festival 2018

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The festival season is right around the corner and Primavera Sound is kicking it off with the 18th 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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Easter in Barcelona 2018: 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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Antoni Gaudí: 10 things you may not know

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It’s no surprise that Barcelona is often referred to as Gaudí’s city, as its streets are filled with unique architecture designed by the late great architect.  Incredibly talented and extremely influential, Antoni Gaudí has become internationally recognised as one of … Continue reading

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Sustainability in Barcelona: A Short Guide

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Going green in Barcelona is in fact simpler than you may think, as the Catalan capital offers plenty of ways to reduce your environmental footprint without sacrificing your favourite city break activities. The Provincial Government of Barcelona itself is established … Continue reading

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