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              The Barcelona of sport

The Barcelona of sport

Barcelona is mainly known for its architecture, history and culture but it is also an ideal destination for sports enthusiasts. Whether for those who prefer football, athletics, water sports or simply want to immerse themselves in Olympic history, in...


              Legendary grocery stores - history of the food revolution

Legendary grocery stores - history of the food revolution

The food revolution that Spain experienced during the 19th and 20th centuries led to the proliferation of grocery stores, full of local and international foods. What were known as grocery stores were establishments that sold a little bit of everythin...


              The best beaches in Barcelona

The best beaches in Barcelona

Barcelona is known for its rich culture, iconic architecture and vibrant nightlife, but its beaches are also a fundamental part of the city's charm. Located along the Mediterranean coast, Barcelona's beaches offer a perfect escape from the urban hust...


              The best all-you-can-eat buffets in Barcelona

The best all-you-can-eat buffets in Barcelona

"In general, humanity, since the improvement of cuisine, eats twice what nature requires." Benjamin Franklin. Without a doubt, the American politician, polymath, scientist and inventor is not without reason. Open buffets are a dream and a place of wo...


              On a route along Las Ramblas

On a route along Las Ramblas

Las Ramblas is the most iconic and bustling promenade in the city that extends from Plaza Cataluña to the port. About two kilometers long, it is a vibrant and multicultural scene, full of color, culture, street art, shops and restaurants. On Las Ramb...


              Hidden modernist treasures

Hidden modernist treasures

Barcelona is one of the most visited and attractive cities in the world. Tourists marvel at the beauty of its buildings, its old town and its modernist architecture (don't miss this article ). However, not everyone is aware of some of the notable tre...


              Tips for visiting the Sagrada Familia

Tips for visiting the Sagrada Familia

The Sagrada Familia is an emblematic monument in Barcelona and an architectural masterpiece that you should not miss if you visit the city. Designed by creative genius Antoni Gaudí, this incredible basilica attracts millions of visitors each year. If...


              Eat well at a good price in Barcelona

Eat well at a good price in Barcelona

It is quite true that gastronomy is one of the great attractions for tourists and that eating well, but at a good price, is a very interesting option. In Barcelona you can find a wide range of places to eat, with prices to suit all tastes. One factor...


              Novels set in Barcelona

Novels set in Barcelona

Barcelona is preparing for another year to celebrate one of its most emblematic festivities: Sant Jordi's Day. During this day, the aroma of fresh roses and the bustle of readers intertwine in a festival where love, literature and Catalan culture mer...


              Workshops in Barcelona

Workshops in Barcelona

Do you like authentic and handmade products? Do you enjoy the opportunity to purchase or make distinctive items for yourself or your loved ones? Do you want to enjoy a cooking workshop or perhaps learn the basics of a dance? The benefits of doing som...


              El Born - Route through the fashionable neighborhood

El Born - Route through the fashionable neighborhood

El Born stands out as one of the oldest areas of Barcelona and one of the four neighborhoods that make up the Ciutat Vella district. Today, it is a very popular area with a large number of bars, restaurants and shops, as well as a rich cultural offer...


              9 glamorous restaurants

9 glamorous restaurants

What defines a restaurant as "cool"? Without a doubt, among other virtues, its atmosphere, the vibrations it transmits and, of course, a touch of authenticity. The most desired tables, unique atmosphere, live shows, dream decorations and trendy resta...


              Holy Week - The best plans

Holy Week - The best plans

Holy Week is one of the most notable celebrations in the Christian calendar. In general, throughout Spain people live with great devotion; they are days full of traditions, ceremonies and religious acts. Catalonia is no exception and the typical trad...


              Irish Pubs in Barcelona

Irish Pubs in Barcelona

Every March 17, many countries wish to join this mythical celebration of Saint Patrick's Day, which has become a global holiday. From the United States, Canada, Scotland, Australia and even China, Irish-style parades and festivities are celebrated. B...


              Gaudí Route - The legacy of a visionary architect

Gaudí Route - The legacy of a visionary architect

Barcelona has a unique essence and that is thanks to Modernism and its greatest exponent, a great icon of this movement, the architect Antoni Gaudí, who imbued the city with his magic and creativity by designing some of the most emblematic buildings....


              Top 7 live jazz venues

Top 7 live jazz venues

Barcelona, city of musical flavors, where tones, rhythms and melodies are mixed, which enrich the sound culture of our city! From the big stages to the coziest bars, the city bustles with concerts, festivals and jam sessions that make the soul vibrat...


              Secrets you didn't know about Montjuïc

Secrets you didn't know about Montjuïc

Montjuïc is the mountain with the most magic and history in Barcelona. It is considered an oasis in the middle of the hectic city, full of charming areas and fascinating stories. Did you know that the name of this mountain means “Jewish Mount”? In th...


              The oldest shops in Barcelona

The oldest shops in Barcelona

We want to share with you some of the oldest stores in the city, obligatory stops to explore the authentic Barcelona, those hidden corners that are only revealed by walking through the streets. These places brim with charm, they are treasures of Cata...


              Macarfi Guide 2024 - The best restaurants

Macarfi Guide 2024 - The best restaurants

The Macarfi Guide has become one of the reference guides that rewards the best restaurants in Spain by province. At the moment, they value restaurants in Barcelona, Girona, Madrid, Vizcaya, Guipúzcoa, Álava, La Rioja, Málaga and Valencia, these last ...


              Valentine's Day in Barcelona

Valentine's Day in Barcelona

Valentine's Day is, after Sant Jordi , the most romantic day of the year! We have it just around the corner and, although loved and hated in equal parts, we cannot ignore it and it is the perfect excuse for a special plan as a couple, with someone yo...


              Croissant Day - The best way to celebrate it

Croissant Day - The best way to celebrate it

Next January 30 is International Croissant Day. Is there a better way to celebrate than trying the best in Barcelona? Whether for breakfast, a snack, or any other time of the day, a croissant is always a good option to sink your teeth into. Although ...


              Barcelona markets - Fresh products and gastronomic whims

Barcelona markets - Fresh products and gastronomic whims

Attention food lovers and shopaholics! Ready to delight your senses with a feast of fresh, top-quality delights? The answer to your gastronomic adventure in Barcelona begins by visiting one of the most emblematic markets in Barcelona. From the most a...


              Croquette Day - In search of the best in Barcelona

Croquette Day - In search of the best in Barcelona

Next Tuesday, January 16, International Croquette Day is celebrated and we couldn't let it pass without recommending some of the best croquettes in the city. Yes, we know that croquettes are not of Spanish origin, they were invented in France, but we...


              The Cathedral of Barcelona - Discover some of its curiosities

The Cathedral of Barcelona - Discover some of its curiosities

The Barcelona Cathedral is the most important religious temple in the city and one of the most emblematic buildings in the city, along with the Sagrada Familia basilica. Located in the heart of the Gothic Quarter of Barcelona, among its narrow street...


              The Three Kings Parade - A tradition full of light and a lot of magic

The Three Kings Parade - A tradition full of light and a lot of magic

When in the rest of the world it seems that the Christmas holidays have already ended, in Spain one of the most magical celebrations of these dates arrives, the arrival of the Three Wise Men from the East. During the first week of January, all of Spa...


              New Year's Eve 2023 in Barcelona

New Year's Eve 2023 in Barcelona

Tick-tock, tick-tock, ... everything is ready to say goodbye to this year 2023 and welcome the new one, putting dreams, hopes, desires and purposes on our wish list. Barcelona is one of the main European destinations for parties and celebrations and ...


              Christmas menus - Discover the most traditional foods

Christmas menus - Discover the most traditional foods

The magic of Christmas has already invaded the city and, with it, the most traditional meals also arrive, one of the essential elements of these dates full of meetings and gatherings with family and friends. The most important Christmas holidays in C...


              Christmas plans in Barcelona - Enjoy its magic

Christmas plans in Barcelona - Enjoy its magic

Christmas in Barcelona is lived in an atmosphere of happiness, parties and outdoor activities, which delight the whole family. Theater plays, markets, Christmas lights, outdoor activities, traditions, parades and this year's typical food infect local...


              Christmas markets - Explore the city's traditions

Christmas markets - Explore the city's traditions

With the lighting of the lights on November 23, Christmas in Barcelona was officially inaugurated. All the Christmas markets have already opened and the city already breathes the magic and excitement so characteristic of this time of year.The Christm...


              December Long Weekend - plans you shouldn't miss

December Long Weekend - plans you shouldn't miss

One of the dates most anticipated by many Spaniards is approaching, the well-known December Bridge , on which Constitution Day, December 6, and Immaculate Conception Day , December 8, are celebrated. Many people take advantage and take the 7th as a h...


              Gastronomic Barcelona - Michelin stars at affordable prices

Gastronomic Barcelona - Michelin stars at affordable prices

In Barcelona, there are no less than more than 60 restaurants that have one or more Michelin Stars. Although they have a reputation for being very expensive, there is a solution to enjoy some of them. Neither more nor less than choosing your lunch op...


              Barcelona - The world mecca of art museums

Barcelona - The world mecca of art museums

Barcelona is a global benchmark for art museums, with a vibrant variety of exhibitions to satisfy all art enthusiasts. The Catalan capital is home to some of the most impressive works of art in history, and its museums and galleries celebrate the reg...


              Barcelona as a family - Free plans to do with children

Barcelona as a family - Free plans to do with children

If you are thinking about traveling to Barcelona with children, don't think twice, our city is a wonderful destination for a family vacation. There are plenty of museums and tourist attractions to entertain everyone, both children and adults. We offe...


              La Castanyada - a very Catalan tradition

La Castanyada - a very Catalan tradition

If you like gastronomy, autumn and All Saints is a perfect time to enjoy. The oil season has just begun, the mushrooms are in their maximum splendor, the truffle is showing its nose and it is time to try the new wine. But there is much more that make...


              Plans for a rainy day in Barcelona

Plans for a rainy day in Barcelona

Barcelona is a city where the weather is usually good, but there are also rainier times and days, especially in spring and autumn. If during your visit to the city it happens to be a rainy day, don't despair, there are many plans ahead to make your d...


              The most emblematic neighborhoods of BCN

The most emblematic neighborhoods of BCN

Barcelona is a cosmopolitan and vibrant city that is made up of a wide range of neighborhoods and districts. Whether those interested in historic architecture, local culture or culinary delights, our city has something to offer every visitor. In this...


              The most typical dishes in BCN

The most typical dishes in BCN

Barcelona is one of the best cities in the world for its privileged location, its architectural appeal and, undoubtedly, for its excellent gastronomy that combines tradition, sea and mountains to make Catalan cuisine a guaranteed success. The city ha...


              History Museums in BCN

History Museums in BCN

Barcelona is rich in museums for all tastes. Currently there are about 55 museums that cover topics of general interest such as art, history, architecture, science, sports, war, the sea and some more specific ones. If you are history lovers, we offer...


              A weekend in BCN

A weekend in BCN

Do you only have a weekend or a couple of days and are you planning to take an express getaway to Barcelona? Don't worry! Although Barcelona is an inexhaustible source of places to visit, with a weekend you have enough time to discover the most impor...


              Top chocolate shops in Barcelona

Top chocolate shops in Barcelona

“Eating chocolate can have an important influence on mood, usually leading to an increase in pleasant sensations and a reduction in tension” - Peter Rogers, Ph.D., Institute of Food Research. In 1995 and to pay tribute to the British writer Roald Dah...


              La Mercè festivities 2023

La Mercè festivities 2023

La Mercè is the quintessential popular festival in the city of Barcelona, honoring its patron saint and with a program full of activities of all kinds and for all audiences, with music, circus dance and street arts and where there is no shortage of g...


              How to locate yourself in Barcelona

How to locate yourself in Barcelona

Barcelona is a cosmopolitan city and one of the top tourist destinations in the world, but unlike big cities like New York, Mexico City or Buenos Aires, its surface area of just over 100 km2 can be covered in a logical way both by public transport , ...


              Top 10 pizzerias in Barcelona

Top 10 pizzerias in Barcelona

Pizza, one of the most popular foods in the Mediterranean diet, already has its predecessors in ancient Egypt when cereal doughs seasoned with cheese and aromatic herbs were used, and in Ancient Greece they also used to prepare doughs of this type, m...


              One day route through Barcelona

One day route through Barcelona

Visiting a city like Barcelona undoubtedly requires a few days to not miss the most important things, discover special places or enjoy your day to day. But not always visitors have this time and it always helps a lot to have a guide for a full day in...


              Festivities of Gràcia and Sants

Festivities of Gràcia and Sants

The Fiesta Mayor is the great celebration of each town, which is prepared throughout the year and in which important events of the town, neighborhood or city are celebrated with music, festivals and popular culture in the open air with family and fri...


              Top breweries in Barcelona

Top breweries in Barcelona

International Beer Day is celebrated on August 5 in more than 50 countries around the world. It seems that this day was established by a group of friends in California to celebrate those moments in which they chat and share with friends. It was also ...


              Fun museums in Barcelona

Fun museums in Barcelona

Barcelona is, without a doubt, a city with great museums and great collections, which are visited by thousands of people every day. But there are also museums designed to have a good time with friends and/or with the family and more than one will sur...


              Where to cool off in Barcelona

Where to cool off in Barcelona

Spending the summer in Barcelona can be quite an experience for which you have to be prepared and have the resources to get through the peaks of heat, with options to cool off both inside and out. When the temperatures are higher, and the days are lo...


              7 Day-Trips from Barcelona

7 Day-Trips from Barcelona

Barcelona is a city with infinite options, you will never run out of places to visit, restaurants to try new and different foods, bars to enjoy and activities to have fun. But if you are going to spend a few days in the city and you want to discover ...


              10 very original restaurants

10 very original restaurants

Barcelona undoubtedly has an offer of restaurants for all palates and tastes and in this same blog, you can find ideas to enjoy good gastronomy in our city. But today we want to go one step further and we have prepared a list of 10 restaurants that a...


              Must-see Modernist buildings

Must-see Modernist buildings

Modernism is an artistic and cultural movement that arose in Europe at the end of the 19th century, until the beginning of the 20th century. This movement spread a lot in Catalonia and acquired its own personality and differentiated from the rest of ...


              5 plans to enjoy Barcelona with your party

5 plans to enjoy Barcelona with your party

Barcelona has a beach, mountains, a lot of architecture, culture and, of course, a lot of fun activities and experiences to do in a group if you come to visit the city with your family or friends, whatever time of year it is. We propose 5 most entert...


              Sant Joan, the shortest and most magical night of the year

Sant Joan, the shortest and most magical night of the year

The most magical night of the year is approaching, with the traditional festival of Sant Joan, in which the shortest night of the year is celebrated with music, cava, firecrackers, sparklers, coca de Sant Joan and bonfires. Sant Joan is one of the mo...


              What to see when you have seen it all

What to see when you have seen it all

Have you visited Barcelona so many times that you think you have seen it all? Surely not, Barcelona is a tireless source of different places to visit, for this reason, today we bring you some different, original and more alternative options because, ...


              Public transport in Barcelona

Public transport in Barcelona

Public transport in Barcelona is varied, relatively cheap and works excellently, so today we want to explain everything you need to learn how to use it, since the best way to get around Barcelona and, above all, to discover it, is using public transp...


              Winners Tapas Magazine 2023

Winners Tapas Magazine 2023

From the hand of the prestigious TAPAS magazine we know a very interesting list of the most important openings in recent months, “ restaurants that stand out for their unique craftsmanship, for their surprising and elegant proposal; experiences that ...


              The night of museums 2023

The night of museums 2023

Since 1977, every year, on May 18, International Museum Day is celebrated, a European initiative created with the aim of raising awareness among the population and visitors of the key role of museums and other cultural centers in the development of s...


              How to enjoy Holy Week in Barcelona

How to enjoy Holy Week in Barcelona

Barcelona is, without a doubt, one of the most appreciated destinations to spend Holy Week. Traditions, life in the streets, many activities interweave an offer of activities for all audiences. In the Western cultural context, Easter represents both ...


              10 curiosities of the Sagrada Familia

10 curiosities of the Sagrada Familia

The temple of the Sagrada Familia began to be built in 1882 on a plot of land in the Eixample dret (right Eixample) of Barcelona. Antoni Gaudí designed the Sagrada Familia basilica to be the tallest building in the city. The original project is not b...


              The 5 best beaches near Barcelona

The 5 best beaches near Barcelona

Summer is here and with it comes the desire to walk on the sand and feel the waves of the sea. All of us who have had the chance to enjoy the beach know that it is an incredible place where we can connect with ourselves, with the sound of the sea and...


              The Barcelona of sport

The Barcelona of sport

Barcelona is mainly known for its architecture, history and culture but it is also an ideal destination for sports enthusiasts. Whether for those who prefer football, athletics, water sports or simply want to immerse themselves in Olympic history, in...


              On a route along Las Ramblas

On a route along Las Ramblas

Las Ramblas is the most iconic and bustling promenade in the city that extends from Plaza Cataluña to the port. About two kilometers long, it is a vibrant and multicultural scene, full of color, culture, street art, shops and restaurants. On Las Ramb...


              El Born - Route through the fashionable neighborhood

El Born - Route through the fashionable neighborhood

El Born stands out as one of the oldest areas of Barcelona and one of the four neighborhoods that make up the Ciutat Vella district. Today, it is a very popular area with a large number of bars, restaurants and shops, as well as a rich cultural offer...


              Gaudí Route - The legacy of a visionary architect

Gaudí Route - The legacy of a visionary architect

Barcelona has a unique essence and that is thanks to Modernism and its greatest exponent, a great icon of this movement, the architect Antoni Gaudí, who imbued the city with his magic and creativity by designing some of the most emblematic buildings....


              Secrets you didn't know about Montjuïc

Secrets you didn't know about Montjuïc

Montjuïc is the mountain with the most magic and history in Barcelona. It is considered an oasis in the middle of the hectic city, full of charming areas and fascinating stories. Did you know that the name of this mountain means “Jewish Mount”? In th...


              The oldest shops in Barcelona

The oldest shops in Barcelona

We want to share with you some of the oldest stores in the city, obligatory stops to explore the authentic Barcelona, those hidden corners that are only revealed by walking through the streets. These places brim with charm, they are treasures of Cata...


              A weekend in BCN

A weekend in BCN

Do you only have a weekend or a couple of days and are you planning to take an express getaway to Barcelona? Don't worry! Although Barcelona is an inexhaustible source of places to visit, with a weekend you have enough time to discover the most impor...


              One day route through Barcelona

One day route through Barcelona

Visiting a city like Barcelona undoubtedly requires a few days to not miss the most important things, discover special places or enjoy your day to day. But not always visitors have this time and it always helps a lot to have a guide for a full day in...


              7 Day-Trips from Barcelona

7 Day-Trips from Barcelona

Barcelona is a city with infinite options, you will never run out of places to visit, restaurants to try new and different foods, bars to enjoy and activities to have fun. But if you are going to spend a few days in the city and you want to discover ...


              Legendary grocery stores - history of the food revolution

Legendary grocery stores - history of the food revolution

The food revolution that Spain experienced during the 19th and 20th centuries led to the proliferation of grocery stores, full of local and international foods. What were known as grocery stores were establishments that sold a little bit of everythin...


              The best all-you-can-eat buffets in Barcelona

The best all-you-can-eat buffets in Barcelona

"In general, humanity, since the improvement of cuisine, eats twice what nature requires." Benjamin Franklin. Without a doubt, the American politician, polymath, scientist and inventor is not without reason. Open buffets are a dream and a place of wo...


              Eat well at a good price in Barcelona

Eat well at a good price in Barcelona

It is quite true that gastronomy is one of the great attractions for tourists and that eating well, but at a good price, is a very interesting option. In Barcelona you can find a wide range of places to eat, with prices to suit all tastes. One factor...


              9 glamorous restaurants

9 glamorous restaurants

What defines a restaurant as "cool"? Without a doubt, among other virtues, its atmosphere, the vibrations it transmits and, of course, a touch of authenticity. The most desired tables, unique atmosphere, live shows, dream decorations and trendy resta...


              Macarfi Guide 2024 - The best restaurants

Macarfi Guide 2024 - The best restaurants

The Macarfi Guide has become one of the reference guides that rewards the best restaurants in Spain by province. At the moment, they value restaurants in Barcelona, Girona, Madrid, Vizcaya, Guipúzcoa, Álava, La Rioja, Málaga and Valencia, these last ...


              Croissant Day - The best way to celebrate it

Croissant Day - The best way to celebrate it

Next January 30 is International Croissant Day. Is there a better way to celebrate than trying the best in Barcelona? Whether for breakfast, a snack, or any other time of the day, a croissant is always a good option to sink your teeth into. Although ...


              Barcelona markets - Fresh products and gastronomic whims

Barcelona markets - Fresh products and gastronomic whims

Attention food lovers and shopaholics! Ready to delight your senses with a feast of fresh, top-quality delights? The answer to your gastronomic adventure in Barcelona begins by visiting one of the most emblematic markets in Barcelona. From the most a...


              Croquette Day - In search of the best in Barcelona

Croquette Day - In search of the best in Barcelona

Next Tuesday, January 16, International Croquette Day is celebrated and we couldn't let it pass without recommending some of the best croquettes in the city. Yes, we know that croquettes are not of Spanish origin, they were invented in France, but we...


              Christmas menus - Discover the most traditional foods

Christmas menus - Discover the most traditional foods

The magic of Christmas has already invaded the city and, with it, the most traditional meals also arrive, one of the essential elements of these dates full of meetings and gatherings with family and friends. The most important Christmas holidays in C...


              Gastronomic Barcelona - Michelin stars at affordable prices

Gastronomic Barcelona - Michelin stars at affordable prices

In Barcelona, there are no less than more than 60 restaurants that have one or more Michelin Stars. Although they have a reputation for being very expensive, there is a solution to enjoy some of them. Neither more nor less than choosing your lunch op...


              The most typical dishes in BCN

The most typical dishes in BCN

Barcelona is one of the best cities in the world for its privileged location, its architectural appeal and, undoubtedly, for its excellent gastronomy that combines tradition, sea and mountains to make Catalan cuisine a guaranteed success. The city ha...


              Top chocolate shops in Barcelona

Top chocolate shops in Barcelona

“Eating chocolate can have an important influence on mood, usually leading to an increase in pleasant sensations and a reduction in tension” - Peter Rogers, Ph.D., Institute of Food Research. In 1995 and to pay tribute to the British writer Roald Dah...


              Top 10 pizzerias in Barcelona

Top 10 pizzerias in Barcelona

Pizza, one of the most popular foods in the Mediterranean diet, already has its predecessors in ancient Egypt when cereal doughs seasoned with cheese and aromatic herbs were used, and in Ancient Greece they also used to prepare doughs of this type, m...


              Top breweries in Barcelona

Top breweries in Barcelona

International Beer Day is celebrated on August 5 in more than 50 countries around the world. It seems that this day was established by a group of friends in California to celebrate those moments in which they chat and share with friends. It was also ...


              10 very original restaurants

10 very original restaurants

Barcelona undoubtedly has an offer of restaurants for all palates and tastes and in this same blog, you can find ideas to enjoy good gastronomy in our city. But today we want to go one step further and we have prepared a list of 10 restaurants that a...


              Winners Tapas Magazine 2023

Winners Tapas Magazine 2023

From the hand of the prestigious TAPAS magazine we know a very interesting list of the most important openings in recent months, “ restaurants that stand out for their unique craftsmanship, for their surprising and elegant proposal; experiences that ...


              The best beaches in Barcelona

The best beaches in Barcelona

Barcelona is known for its rich culture, iconic architecture and vibrant nightlife, but its beaches are also a fundamental part of the city's charm. Located along the Mediterranean coast, Barcelona's beaches offer a perfect escape from the urban hust...


              Tips for visiting the Sagrada Familia

Tips for visiting the Sagrada Familia

The Sagrada Familia is an emblematic monument in Barcelona and an architectural masterpiece that you should not miss if you visit the city. Designed by creative genius Antoni Gaudí, this incredible basilica attracts millions of visitors each year. If...


              Workshops in Barcelona

Workshops in Barcelona

Do you like authentic and handmade products? Do you enjoy the opportunity to purchase or make distinctive items for yourself or your loved ones? Do you want to enjoy a cooking workshop or perhaps learn the basics of a dance? The benefits of doing som...


              Irish Pubs in Barcelona

Irish Pubs in Barcelona

Every March 17, many countries wish to join this mythical celebration of Saint Patrick's Day, which has become a global holiday. From the United States, Canada, Scotland, Australia and even China, Irish-style parades and festivities are celebrated. B...


              Top 7 live jazz venues

Top 7 live jazz venues

Barcelona, city of musical flavors, where tones, rhythms and melodies are mixed, which enrich the sound culture of our city! From the big stages to the coziest bars, the city bustles with concerts, festivals and jam sessions that make the soul vibrat...


              Valentine's Day in Barcelona

Valentine's Day in Barcelona

Valentine's Day is, after Sant Jordi , the most romantic day of the year! We have it just around the corner and, although loved and hated in equal parts, we cannot ignore it and it is the perfect excuse for a special plan as a couple, with someone yo...


              New Year's Eve 2023 in Barcelona

New Year's Eve 2023 in Barcelona

Tick-tock, tick-tock, ... everything is ready to say goodbye to this year 2023 and welcome the new one, putting dreams, hopes, desires and purposes on our wish list. Barcelona is one of the main European destinations for parties and celebrations and ...


              Christmas plans in Barcelona - Enjoy its magic

Christmas plans in Barcelona - Enjoy its magic

Christmas in Barcelona is lived in an atmosphere of happiness, parties and outdoor activities, which delight the whole family. Theater plays, markets, Christmas lights, outdoor activities, traditions, parades and this year's typical food infect local...


              Christmas markets - Explore the city's traditions

Christmas markets - Explore the city's traditions

With the lighting of the lights on November 23, Christmas in Barcelona was officially inaugurated. All the Christmas markets have already opened and the city already breathes the magic and excitement so characteristic of this time of year.The Christm...


              December Long Weekend - plans you shouldn't miss

December Long Weekend - plans you shouldn't miss

One of the dates most anticipated by many Spaniards is approaching, the well-known December Bridge , on which Constitution Day, December 6, and Immaculate Conception Day , December 8, are celebrated. Many people take advantage and take the 7th as a h...


              Barcelona as a family - Free plans to do with children

Barcelona as a family - Free plans to do with children

If you are thinking about traveling to Barcelona with children, don't think twice, our city is a wonderful destination for a family vacation. There are plenty of museums and tourist attractions to entertain everyone, both children and adults. We offe...


              Plans for a rainy day in Barcelona

Plans for a rainy day in Barcelona

Barcelona is a city where the weather is usually good, but there are also rainier times and days, especially in spring and autumn. If during your visit to the city it happens to be a rainy day, don't despair, there are many plans ahead to make your d...


              How to locate yourself in Barcelona

How to locate yourself in Barcelona

Barcelona is a cosmopolitan city and one of the top tourist destinations in the world, but unlike big cities like New York, Mexico City or Buenos Aires, its surface area of just over 100 km2 can be covered in a logical way both by public transport , ...


              Where to cool off in Barcelona

Where to cool off in Barcelona

Spending the summer in Barcelona can be quite an experience for which you have to be prepared and have the resources to get through the peaks of heat, with options to cool off both inside and out. When the temperatures are higher, and the days are lo...


              5 plans to enjoy Barcelona with your party

5 plans to enjoy Barcelona with your party

Barcelona has a beach, mountains, a lot of architecture, culture and, of course, a lot of fun activities and experiences to do in a group if you come to visit the city with your family or friends, whatever time of year it is. We propose 5 most entert...


              Public transport in Barcelona

Public transport in Barcelona

Public transport in Barcelona is varied, relatively cheap and works excellently, so today we want to explain everything you need to learn how to use it, since the best way to get around Barcelona and, above all, to discover it, is using public transp...


              The 5 best beaches near Barcelona

The 5 best beaches near Barcelona

Summer is here and with it comes the desire to walk on the sand and feel the waves of the sea. All of us who have had the chance to enjoy the beach know that it is an incredible place where we can connect with ourselves, with the sound of the sea and...


              What do designer jewelry, motorcycles and rock&roll have in common...

What do designer jewelry, motorcycles and rock&roll have in common...

Undoubtedly, they are characteristic elements of a lifestyle, a way of living, personal freedom and nonconformity. And, who better than a woman like Sonia Ordás to be the image of the new 2022 collection for women of the prestigious brand PLATADEPALO...


              Hidden modernist treasures

Hidden modernist treasures

Barcelona is one of the most visited and attractive cities in the world. Tourists marvel at the beauty of its buildings, its old town and its modernist architecture (don't miss this article ). However, not everyone is aware of some of the notable tre...


              Novels set in Barcelona

Novels set in Barcelona

Barcelona is preparing for another year to celebrate one of its most emblematic festivities: Sant Jordi's Day. During this day, the aroma of fresh roses and the bustle of readers intertwine in a festival where love, literature and Catalan culture mer...


              Holy Week - The best plans

Holy Week - The best plans

Holy Week is one of the most notable celebrations in the Christian calendar. In general, throughout Spain people live with great devotion; they are days full of traditions, ceremonies and religious acts. Catalonia is no exception and the typical trad...


              The Cathedral of Barcelona - Discover some of its curiosities

The Cathedral of Barcelona - Discover some of its curiosities

The Barcelona Cathedral is the most important religious temple in the city and one of the most emblematic buildings in the city, along with the Sagrada Familia basilica. Located in the heart of the Gothic Quarter of Barcelona, among its narrow street...


              The Three Kings Parade - A tradition full of light and a lot of magic

The Three Kings Parade - A tradition full of light and a lot of magic

When in the rest of the world it seems that the Christmas holidays have already ended, in Spain one of the most magical celebrations of these dates arrives, the arrival of the Three Wise Men from the East. During the first week of January, all of Spa...


              Barcelona - The world mecca of art museums

Barcelona - The world mecca of art museums

Barcelona is a global benchmark for art museums, with a vibrant variety of exhibitions to satisfy all art enthusiasts. The Catalan capital is home to some of the most impressive works of art in history, and its museums and galleries celebrate the reg...


              La Castanyada - a very Catalan tradition

La Castanyada - a very Catalan tradition

If you like gastronomy, autumn and All Saints is a perfect time to enjoy. The oil season has just begun, the mushrooms are in their maximum splendor, the truffle is showing its nose and it is time to try the new wine. But there is much more that make...


              The most emblematic neighborhoods of BCN

The most emblematic neighborhoods of BCN

Barcelona is a cosmopolitan and vibrant city that is made up of a wide range of neighborhoods and districts. Whether those interested in historic architecture, local culture or culinary delights, our city has something to offer every visitor. In this...


              History Museums in BCN

History Museums in BCN

Barcelona is rich in museums for all tastes. Currently there are about 55 museums that cover topics of general interest such as art, history, architecture, science, sports, war, the sea and some more specific ones. If you are history lovers, we offer...


              La Mercè festivities 2023

La Mercè festivities 2023

La Mercè is the quintessential popular festival in the city of Barcelona, honoring its patron saint and with a program full of activities of all kinds and for all audiences, with music, circus dance and street arts and where there is no shortage of g...


              Festivities of Gràcia and Sants

Festivities of Gràcia and Sants

The Fiesta Mayor is the great celebration of each town, which is prepared throughout the year and in which important events of the town, neighborhood or city are celebrated with music, festivals and popular culture in the open air with family and fri...


              Fun museums in Barcelona

Fun museums in Barcelona

Barcelona is, without a doubt, a city with great museums and great collections, which are visited by thousands of people every day. But there are also museums designed to have a good time with friends and/or with the family and more than one will sur...


              Must-see Modernist buildings

Must-see Modernist buildings

Modernism is an artistic and cultural movement that arose in Europe at the end of the 19th century, until the beginning of the 20th century. This movement spread a lot in Catalonia and acquired its own personality and differentiated from the rest of ...


              Sant Joan, the shortest and most magical night of the year

Sant Joan, the shortest and most magical night of the year

The most magical night of the year is approaching, with the traditional festival of Sant Joan, in which the shortest night of the year is celebrated with music, cava, firecrackers, sparklers, coca de Sant Joan and bonfires. Sant Joan is one of the mo...


              What to see when you have seen it all

What to see when you have seen it all

Have you visited Barcelona so many times that you think you have seen it all? Surely not, Barcelona is a tireless source of different places to visit, for this reason, today we bring you some different, original and more alternative options because, ...


              The night of museums 2023

The night of museums 2023

Since 1977, every year, on May 18, International Museum Day is celebrated, a European initiative created with the aim of raising awareness among the population and visitors of the key role of museums and other cultural centers in the development of s...


              How to enjoy Holy Week in Barcelona

How to enjoy Holy Week in Barcelona

Barcelona is, without a doubt, one of the most appreciated destinations to spend Holy Week. Traditions, life in the streets, many activities interweave an offer of activities for all audiences. In the Western cultural context, Easter represents both ...


              10 curiosities of the Sagrada Familia

10 curiosities of the Sagrada Familia

The temple of the Sagrada Familia began to be built in 1882 on a plot of land in the Eixample dret (right Eixample) of Barcelona. Antoni Gaudí designed the Sagrada Familia basilica to be the tallest building in the city. The original project is not b...