When you arrive to a city like Barcelona you have to think about how to move through the city. Barcelona is a great city to move around by bicycle. There is a municipal service of bicycles called Bicing and there are also lots of stores where you can buy or rent for few days. Discover Barcelona […]
Paseo de Gracia is one of the most famous avenues in Barcelona. Due to its fame, lots of nice shops and the best restaurants are located in this great avenue. Furthermore, you will find the Barcelona‘s most emblematic monuments.This street is the place where you will find La Pedrera, Casa Batlló by Antoni Gaudí, the casa Ametller by Puig […]
Cova Fumada is located in Barceloneta. It has been open for over 60 years. This old Barceloneta winery is decorated in classic style and is located in the maritime district of the Ciutat Vella. Being run by the third generation of the founding family, Cova fumada is a popular and busy place that still has […]
Barcelona Cathedral is a gothic-style church that was built at the former site of a Visigoth church. It is located in the Barri Gotic ( Gothic district). The construction of this building started in 13th century and took more than 200 years. Barcelona cathedral is dedicated to a saint called Santa Eulàlia, who was killed by […]
Ever seen a food truck around Barcelona? Wondered why? No street businesses are allowed in the capital, so BCNMés has been in charge for the pas 3 editions, to try and open the Council’s eyes so that they see Street Food more brightly. Every edition, Eat Street Barcelona brings this way of life to the […]
Among all the jamón iberico, seafood and tapas, many vegetarians get a little bit lost. Yes, we can ask for a Spanish omelet or veggie paella in any random restaurant, but if you’d like to try quality meat-free Catalan cuisine, these are 5 perfect places where you’ll be able to taste the difference. Here’s our […]
When autumn kicks in, it’s time for the most well-known Film Festival in Catalonia: Sitges; which celebrates its 47th edition this year. Such important names in the cinema industry as Quentin Tarantino, Wim Wenders, Guillermo del Toro and Park Chan-Wook have walked the Sitges Auditorium’s red carpet. If you’re in Barcelona between the 3rd and […]
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September is a month for celebrations in Barcelona and after the Catalan National day, the 24th September is la Mercè 2014, the “festa major” of the city. We recently explained what the festa major party was when talking about the festa major of Gràcia, but this celebration is something else! It’s the perfect way to […]
If you have ever been in Barcelona on the 11th September you’ll have seen more people than usual on the street, Catalan flags hanging from balconies and windows and concerts and plenty of animation to enjoy the day. If you’re still not quite sure what all this is about, here’s a guide to the 11th September, […]
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If you’ve seen all of the main attractions in Barcelona’s Gothic Quarter, it’s time to take a closer look at some of the most interesting (and less touristy) places in this part of the city. Plaça de St Felip Neri This square has a special and quiet atmosphere to it, as if time had stopped […]
If you write Barcelona in Google the first entries refer to the city’s team FC Barcelona. The team’s stadium, the Camp Nou, welcomes hundreds and hundreds of visitors each day and thousands at every home match. Haven’t visited the Camp Nou yet? Here are 6 reasons to visit the Camp Nou. 1.The Camp Nou tour […]
It’s quite normal if we’re travelling for a fairly long period to get fed up of the city we’re visiting, and it is also enriching to find out a bit more about the area’s culture, sites and nature. Sometimes you can find great spots if you look a bit further. This is why today we’d […]