Sitges carnaval

Sitges Carnival 2014 – when a town becomes a stage

This small town near Barcelona puts on one of the biggest and best carnivals in the world. Find out why hundreds of thousands of revellers descend on Sitges for a week of vibrant colour,unique traditions and unrestricted fun.

We’ve Tried: La Mercè

La Mercè is one of the biggest occasions on the calendar for people in Barcelona. This festival, which celebrates the patron saint of the city, is an explosion of colour, music, fireworks and dancing. Find out what we thought of last year's event (2010).

Festa Major de Gràcia 2014 – Barcelona’s August carnival

The Fiesta Mayor de Gracia returns to Barcelona this August, so why not join the thousands of locals and tourists that flock to enjoy this week-long celebration? With decorated streets, traditional food, wine tasting and a carnival atmosphere all around the barrio, we’re sure you’ll love this taste of the real Barcelona.

La Mercè 2014 – from past to present

It's one of the most hotly anticipated events of the Barcelona calendar - yes, it's September's Festa de la Mercè. A 4-day festival that offers music, art, street performers and a fair few fire-breathing dragons, just for fun. Find out more about what this year's La Mercè has in store.
Valentinstag

Valentine’s Day in Barcelona – ideas and discounts

Valentine’s Day is coming and that means the same question as last year: what to do? We have some romantic suggestions for you to enjoy a special day in Barcelona with your partner. Check out our unique ideas for day trips and restaurants as well as the great discounts we have on offer.
Easter Eggs by fotologic

Easter in Barcelona

In the holy week leading up to Easter in Barcelona, many locals might choose to escape to the country, but there are still many Easter traditions and celebrations to mark the occasion. Celebrate Easter in Barcelona the Catalan way.

Five days and nights of music – Primavera Sound 2014

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 2013 is shaping up.

Sant Jordi: Barcelona’s fiesta of love and literature

We look at the most interesting Barcelona festival, La Diada de Sant Jordi, which celebrates the city’s patron saint and takes place on 23 April. Today it's a massive event based around Catalan culture, romance and reading. There's nothing quite like the Ramblas decked out in roses!
Trips Barcelona

The Feria de Abril 2014 – celebrating Andalusian culture in a corner of Barcelona...

Of all the different regions in Spain, no-one knows how to throw a party better than Andalusians, - and in April, they bring the party to Barcelona. Head down to the Feria de Abril at Diagonal Mar and take full advantage of the carnival atmosphere – think flamenco, sherry and foot-stamping fun by the sea.

Gay Pride 2014 – Barcelona

Barcelona at its best and most alive, a week packed with culture, debate, parties, film, sport and entertainment. Barcelona once again stands up and over as a diverse and respectful city. One of the for sure good time parades of the year.