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              Top 7 to listen to Jazz live - the essential guide

Top 7 to listen to Jazz live - the essential guide

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...


              Everything that Montjuïc hides - Secrets you didn't know

Everything that Montjuïc hides - Secrets you didn't know

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...


              Historical shops in Barcelona - The oldest stores

Historical shops in Barcelona - The oldest stores

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 in Barcelona

Macarfi Guide 2024 - The best restaurants in Barcelona

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 - Plans that make you fall in love

Valentine's Day in Barcelona - Plans that make you fall in love

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...


              Top 7 to listen to Jazz live - the essential guide

Top 7 to listen to Jazz live - the essential guide

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 - Plans that make you fall in love

Valentine's Day in Barcelona - Plans that make you fall in love

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...


              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...


              Everything that Montjuïc hides - Secrets you didn't know

Everything that Montjuïc hides - Secrets you didn't know

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...


              Historical shops in Barcelona - The oldest stores

Historical shops in Barcelona - The oldest stores

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 ...


              Macarfi Guide 2024 - The best restaurants in Barcelona

Macarfi Guide 2024 - The best restaurants in Barcelona

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 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...


              Sant jordi, books, roses, love and legend

Sant jordi, books, roses, love and legend

One of Barcelona’s favourite days is almost here, the Diada de Sant Jordi (Saint George’s Day). On 23 April, the city of Barcelona will be filled with roses of all colours, but above all, with red roses and books and more books. If you still don’t kn...


              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 ...