Last year over 80,000 people enjoyed this festival and it is increasingly seen as the highlight of Barcelona’s crammed cultural agenda. Stylish, fun and effortlessly modern, Sónar is now seen as one of the best festivals of its kind.read more
On 23 June Barcelona gives a fiery welcome to the official start of summer – the festival of Sant Joan. The beach comes alive with bonfires, fireworks and people dancing till the wee small hours. Read on to find out how to join in the celebrations.read more
One of the best festivals in Europe, Primavera Sound always lives up to its reputation, bringing the cream of indie talent to this festival in Barcelona. We look at how Primavera Sound 2012 is shaping up.read more
Back for its sixth year in Barcelona, the Cruilla Festival 2013 promises as varied a line-up as ever. Held down by the seaside at Diagonal Mar, the 2-day event takes place at the start of July – the perfect way to get into the groove for summer.
Planning on visiting Barcelona? Not sure whether to pack your sunglasses or your waterproofs? This article will answer your questions. See what the temperature in Barcelona is like right now through a live web cam and check out the average sun and rainfall.
Rent a moped with Cooltra and experience Barcelona as the locals do. Enjoy the freedom a Barcelona scooter rental gives you to discover the places a conventional tourist can’t easily find.
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Incredible architecture, beautiful fountains, dazzling colours, spectacular views, interesting museums – Gaudi’s Park Guëll has it all. It’s a real gem in the centre of Barcelona and perfect for a more relaxed day out. Find out what you can expect to find when you visit this architectural triumph.read the full story
Set on Montjuïc, the ‘Magic Fountain’ show is the perfect way to spend the evening in Barcelona, no matter the time of year. With 3,620 water jets, inspirational music, a stunning location and impressive lasers, this is an unforgettable activity for anyone visiting the Catalan capital.read the full story
When visiting Catalonia, Sitges is well worth a visit. Steeped in history, this glamourous town has so much to offer, from beautiful beaches to zombie film festivals! Sitges is so easy to get to – just 40 minutes by train from Barcelona’s city centre – and offers a good all-round option for a day trip from Barcelona.read the full story
Barcelona has a huge amount of choice when it comes to shopping so whatever your age, style or budget, you won’t have any problem finding something for you. Take a look at our guide so you can spend less time looking for the shops and more time in them!read the full story
Spending a day at Barcelona beach is a must-do experience on a trip to the city, especially in the upcoming summer months. The beaches offer something for everyone, whether you want to relax or party. Read our guide to the seven individual beaches to figure out what one will suit you best.read the full story
Barcelona’s exceptional location is its greatest strength, with the Collserola Mountains offering not just a backdrop to life in the city, but the ideal setting for a quick escape to the country. All in the space of an afternoon. Join us as we head to the hills to see what Barcelona’s great outdoors has to offer.read the full story