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About Marina - Marketing Team

Marina is a writer from Barcelona and is passionate about travel and technology. "Whenever I have the time, you'll find me with a backpack discovering the world. And when don't, I write about my wonderful city to help visitors to enjoy it to the fullest."

La Fira de Santa Llúcia – Barcelona Christmas Market 2017

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Barcelona’s oldest and most famous Christmas Market, La Fira de Santa Llúcia, returns again this year on 24th November. Don’t miss out on the traditional Catalan Christmas fun! Continue reading

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La Castanyada and Halloween in Barcelona 2017

Castanyada Barcelona

Barcelona may be known to host some of the biggest and most colorful festivals in Europe, but Halloween is a little different. Don’t expect ‘trick-or-treating’ or even streets lined with pumpkins, because instead, the Catalan capital celebrates a religious holiday, … Continue reading

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Barcelona’s Biggest Fiesta: Les Festes de la Mercè 2017

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Known for hosting some of the most extravagant and colorful festivals in Europe, the city of Barcelona is once again gearing up for the annual Festes de la Mercè! Referred to as the biggest street party of the year, this … Continue reading

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Your Guide to Autumn in Barcelona 2017

Autumn in Barcelona

As the Mediterranean climate cools down, the Barcelona event calendar heats up with exciting festivals, fantastic events and day trips Continue reading

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La Festa Major de Gràcia 2017 – Barcelona’s Biggest Street Party

La Festa Major de Gràcia

From August 15th through August 21st, Barcelona’s usually quaint and quiet Gràcia district will host the annual Festa Major de Gràcia. Known as one of the largest street parties in Barcelona, this festival sees the Gràcia neighbourhood come to life … 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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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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Los Reyes Magos – The Three Kings in Barcelona 2017

Three Kings Parade, Barcelona

Barcelona’s celebrations are known the world over as being the top of the crop, so if you are lucky enough to find yourself in the Catalan capital this holiday season, you are surely in for a treat! One of the … Continue reading

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New Year’s Eve in Barcelona 2016: The Best Places to Celebrate

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The ever bustling Barcelona is atop many a list of destinations known to host the best festivals and celebrations in Europe, and New Year’s Eve is no exception! From theme parties at some of Barcelona’s chicest clubs to a memorable … Continue reading

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Christmas & Winter in Barcelona 2016-17: Activities and Events

Fira de Santa Llúcia, Barcelona

Thinking of Barcelona for your winter break this year? Great choice! Though the temperature cools off in the Catalan capital somewhat, the atmosphere certainly warms up as colorful Christmas lights illuminate the streets, preparations for the arrival of the Three … Continue reading

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