Get ready for the Mobile World Congress 2014 Get ready for the Mobile World Congress 2014

Get ready for the Mobile World Congress 2014

The Mobile World Congress 2014 is one of the most eagerly anticipated events in the technology calendar. If you’re going to be in town for this cutting-edge event, it’s best to start planning now for your stay in the Catalan capital – accommodation goes fast!

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MACBA – Barcelona’s Contemporary Art Museum MACBA – Barcelona’s Contemporary Art Museum

MACBA – Barcelona’s Contemporary Art Museum

Barcelona has a range of top-class museums, and the MACBA undoubtedly falls into this category. Situated in the centre of the city, the MACBA plays host to the best in Catalan contemporary art, along with some great exhibitions by artists from further afield. The museum is even worth seeing for its architecture alone.

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Encants Market – Barcelona’s biggest flea market Encants Market – Barcelona’s biggest flea market

Encants Market – Barcelona’s biggest flea market

Encants Market, officially known as the Mercat Fira de Bellcaire, is the biggest and oldest flea market in Barcelona. Discover an alternative take on the Barcelona shopping experience in this vintage corner of the city.

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A novel way to see the city with Trixi Taxis A novel way to see the city with Trixi Taxis

A novel way to see the city with Trixi Taxis

These 2-person bike taxis offer a relaxed and different way of seeing the stunning sights of Barcelona. It’s all pedal-powered and so you´ll be doing your bit for the environment, whilst also maybe enjoying a chat with one of the frendly Trixi drivers who will get you to your destination smoothly and efficiently.

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Weather

Things to do in Barcelona in the rain

Things to do in Barcelona in the rain

Stuck for ideas on what to do in Barcelona on a rainy day? Don’t worry, there are plenty of options – including cultural visits, shopping and day trips out of the city.

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Outside Barcelona

Tarragona – Roman history in a corner of Catalonia

Tarragona – Roman history in a corner of Catalonia

Just one hour on the train from Barcelona, Tarragona sits invitingly on the Costa Dorada, and makes for a convenient day trip from the Catalan capital. An ideal destination for history buffs and sunseekers alike, the city is worth taking the time to visit if you find you’re at a loose end in Barcelona.

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Transport

GOCAR – A Personal 3-Wheeled Guide to Barcelona

GOCAR – A Personal 3-Wheeled Guide to Barcelona

Unlike the usual type of tour, GoCar gives you complete freedom over where you go and how how long you spend in any given point. The cars even have a personality and a sense of humor, telling stories that will bring Barcelona to life while offering clear driving directions.

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Accommodation

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Barcelona in winter - advice, accommodation and activities

Winter is the perfect time to holiday in Barcelona. The flights are cheap, the weather is crisp and bright and the atmosphere is still lively and welcoming ~ especially in the run-up to the Christmas festivities. Visiting Barcelona at this time of year can be a brilliant way to beat the winter blues.
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Latest articles about Barcelona

Barcelona’s Only Cathedral

Barcelona’s Only Cathedral

Cathedrals aren’t everybody’s thing but this one has an extra twist. Within the grounds of it there is actually a cloister which has 13 swans roaming about.The Barcelona Cathedral is worth a visit

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Your not-so-lazy Sunday in Barcelona

Your not-so-lazy Sunday in Barcelona

Sundays tend to be sleepy, still days in Barcelona, as all major shops and supermarkets remain firmly shut. Still, there’s plenty to do if you plan ahead.

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Barcelona with children – a perfect family holiday

Barcelona with children – a perfect family holiday

City breaks with kids in tow can pose problems, but with its beaches, museums and outdoor options, Barcelona is definitely an all-round destination. We give you some options to get the most out of your family holiday.

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Books set in the city of Barcelona

Books set in the city of Barcelona

Many Spanish authors have used Barcelona as a source of inspiration. The city has been the setting of several top novels, and here we list some recommended reads to keep you entertained for hours.

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Barcelona’s best 100-year-old shops

Barcelona’s best 100-year-old shops

Barcelona is a unique shopping destination. If you’re heading here to hit the shops, it’s a good idea to venture off the high street and discover some of the city’s fascinating and ancient boutiques. Here’s our guide to some of Barcelona’s oldest independent shops and their wares.

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All about the Catalan language

All about the Catalan language

There’s no doubt that the Catalan people are extremely proud of their language and the history it represents. Catalan is thriving and you’ll come across it everywhere in Barcelona, making it worth your while checking out this article about its difficult past and modern-day position in Spain.

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