Monthly Archives: August 2011

Tour Barcelona by Bus

ShareBus tours are a great way to see the sites of Barcelona without tiring yourself and for those on a tight schedule they offer a way to pack in all those sites. Barcelona’s Hop-on hop-off buses visit all of the … Continue reading

Posted in Activities - Spring, Activities - Summer, Architecture in Barcelona, Areas - Las Ramblas, Areas - Sagrada Familia, Areas - The Beach, Areas - The Eixample, Art in Barcelona, Barcelona for Children, FC Barcelona - Football, Gaudi architecture, Miró, Transport in Barcelona | 11 Comments

Barcelona cruise ships now in record numbers

ShareOn the 20th of August 2011 the port of Barcelona set a new record: a staggering tally of over 31,000 cruise passengers embarked and disembarked in its terminals in just one day. This sets a new record for the largest … Continue reading

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The Picasso Museum in Barcelona opens its new gallery

ShareThe Picasso Museum in Barcelona has just completed an extensive set of renovations and improvements. The five former medieval palaces that make up the museum are now joined by a new corridoor and a a new gallery space has been … Continue reading

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El Celler de Can Roca celebrates its 25th birthday

ShareThis month the world’s second best restaurant, El Celler de Can Roca, celebrates its 25th birthday. No longer second fiddle to El Bulli, which closed its doors this July, El Celler de Can Roca is now hot on the heels … Continue reading

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A walk to remember: Montjuic, Miró, the MNAC & Mies van der Rohe

ShareThis walk takes in the sights of Montjuic Mountain – a quintessential Barcelona landmark, The Miró Museum, the MNAC (National Museum of Art of Catalunya), the Barcelona Pavilion by Mies Van de Rohe. We recommend you start early, this is … Continue reading

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Musica als Parcs: Free summer concerts in Barcelona

ShareThis years ‘Musica als Parcs’ event is already under way and in full swing. If you are visiting Barcelona this summer, this is great free entertainment for a summer evening and a great way to see different parts of the … Continue reading

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