Monthly Archives: April 2011

A Sagrada Familia Walking Tour – Avinguda Gaudí and the Hospital Sant Pau

ShareThe Sagrada Familia is an architectural monument that needs little introduction, its famous towers dominate the Barcelona skyline and attract millions of visitors every year. Yet few visitors realise that this monument also gives its name to the part of … Continue reading

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The Sagrada Familia – Art, Science & Spirituality

ShareFrom April 1 to May 15, 2011 an exhibition on Gaudí is being held in the Vatican City – Gaudí and the Sagrada Familia in Barcelona: Art, science and spirituality. The exhibition tells the story of the famous Basilica and … Continue reading

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A walking tour of Barcelona’s beach

ShareThe Beach in Barcelona is the ideal place for a walk, to take in some fresh sea air and take a break from the city. In summertime the beaches in Barcelona throng with sunbathers and swimmers. As summer ends the … Continue reading

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Joan Miró in London and Barcelona

ShareOn the 14th of April the Tate Gallery in London opens a major retrospective of the work of Catalan surrealist painter Joan Miró. More than 150 paintings, drawings, sculptures and prints spanning across the six decades of his prolific career … Continue reading

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Barcelona beach apartments – city and beach life

ShareIn recent years beach apartments have become an increasingly popular choice with holidaymakers. Proximity to the sea plus the warm sunshine of oceans such as the  Mediterannean, Carribean or Pacific make a beach apartment the perfect choice for relaxing by … Continue reading

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Primavera Sound returns for 2011

SharePrimavera Sound is one if the coolest festivals going, offering 5 days of alternative music next to the beach in Barcelona  in late May and, in some years, early June. The festival is held in the Parc del Fòrum in … Continue reading

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Rooftop bars and cocktails in Barcelona

ShareBarcelona offers many rooftop bars and restaurants, the ideal place to spend a pleasant day enjoying the views whilst eating and drinking. Here we review some of the best. Visit Up is the terrace of the Hotel Pulitzer (Bergara, 8, next … Continue reading

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