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.

Barcelona’s best Cava venues

One of the region's best exports, a drop of Cava is a must for anyone wanting to experience all that Catalonia has to offer. Here we offer a guide to the best bars and tours of this sparkling sensation.
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Montjuïc Castle – see the city from a different perspective

Up on the hill of Montjuïc, sits an 18th-century castle overlooking Barcelona. Take in the views of the city and then stroll around this historic fortress which now hosts some of the city’s main calendar events.

Palau de la Música Catalana – a palace indeed

Palau de la Musica is a palace for music, an architectural “garden” filled with flowers, trees and nature. Discover its rich history, cultural importance, the reasons behind such a building and find out why visiting this unique and magnificent building is a must do when in Barcelona.

Bohemian Barcelona – counter-culture in the Catalan capital

The bohemian side of Barcelona continues to be an attraction for visitors to the city. This spirit influenced great artists, including Pablo Picasso, and there are still numerous cafes and restaurants in the city that retain this atmosphere. Our guide will reveal some of the best.

The Fundació Joan Miró – art, architecture and stunning scenery

Perfect for art enthusiasts and amateurs alike, the Fundació Joan Miró is an extraordinary art gallery containing the most extensive collection of work by the world-famous artist. This is all set in a carefully designed building, in the scenic hills of Montjuïc, overlooking Barcelona.
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Montserrat – the mystical mountain at the heart of Catalonia

Within easy reach of Barcelona, Montserrat, the mountain at the heart of Catalonia, offers an excellent day trip from the city. A visit to Montserrat monastery and a walk among its steep crags is an unforgettable experience.
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Sala Montjuïc 2013 – open-air cinema in Barcelona

Sala Montjuic provides the perfect retreat for a tranquil and relaxing summer evening in Barcelona. This open air cinema at the top of Montjuïc hill displays a selection of world-class films as well as an array of other entertainment, drawing people up from the city lights below.

Who was Antoni Gaudí?

When you hear the name Antoni Gaudí, you automatically think of stunning architecture and the city of Barcelona - the two go hand in hand. This man is one of the greatest architects the world has seen and is emblematic of the city. Here's some key information about this famous Catalan.
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The Picasso Museum – the artist and Barcelona

The Picasso Museum is one of Barcelona’s most visited tourist attractions. What were the links between the artist and the Catalan capital? What can you see here? Here you will find all the information...