Christmas in Barcelona is a magical time. With so many seasonal traditions, markets, lights, nativity scenes and food, a visit to the city is bound to get you in the festive spirit. Read on for your guide to the Christmas period in the Catalan capital.read more
With its reputation as a party city, it’s no wonder New Year’s Eve in Barcelona is one of the best nights out of the year! Barcelona has so much to offer – from street parties to beach clubs, from gala dinners and grape eating in Plaça Catalunya. Check out our guide to what’s what this New Years in the cool Catalan capital!read more
In Catalonia and throughout Spain, the festival of El Día de los Reyes on 6 January is a massive event. It celebrates the arrival of the three kings in Bethlehem with their gifts for the infant Christ, and is the traditional Spanish day for exchanging gifts. A huge parade takes place throughout Barcelona, with fireworks and street parties, as children clamour to receive their presents.read more
Tourists information points in Barcelona for a long time have been assisting the millions of tourists that visit the city every year. Find out where the tourist information points are, their opening hours, their products, their services and more…
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.
Inercia is the biggest skate shop in Spain. Run by 3 local experts, they offer rollerblade and longboard rental, rollerblade tours and sales on an extensive range of equipment.
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Are you coming to Barcelona using a low cost airline such as Ryanair? If so, it is highly likely that you will be flying to Girona Airport. In our article you will find out how to get from Girona Airport to Barcelona in taxi, bus or train. We will also give you some handy tips for your journey.read the full story
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.read the full story
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.read the full story
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.read the full story
The CCCB, Barcelona’s centre for contemporary culture, organises displays, exhibitions, festivals, concerts and many other kinds of events. With its varied programme, you’re bound to find something that takes your fancy on your holiday in Barcelona.read the full story
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.read the full story