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The Fira de Santa Llúcia has opened

ShareThe ancient Fira de Santa Llúcia de Barcelona opens today in Barcelona. This Christmas market takes place in front of Barcelona’s Cathedral La Se and is a Christmas tradition dating back several centuries. The festival features many stallholders selling small … Continue reading

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Ruta de tapas Barcelona 2014

ShareWe love to discover a new tapas bar or indeed a special offer on tapas in Barcelona. So we are very excited to see the arrival of ‘Ruta de Tapes Barcelona 2014’ now running until the 30th of November. This … Continue reading

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Barcelona Flux Festival 2014

ShareBarcelona is a city in love with all things new and contemporary and Barcelona’s Flux Festival is a festival that showcases innovative video art. This year featured the event will be held in the Santa Monica Arts Centre on Las … Continue reading

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Ice Rink 2014

ShareAs we have mentioned previously in our blog, sunny Barcelona is gearing up for the festive season, thought the weather outside is far from Christmassy at the moment! Yesterday the Barcelona Trade Foundation opened the ice rink in Plaza Catalunya. … Continue reading

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The Christmas lights are on!

ShareIt is time to get festive with Barcelona’s Christmas lights now on! Each year the city surpasses itself in creating a more dazzling display than in the previous year. This year no less than 85 kilometers of christmas lights will … Continue reading

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Explore La Marina and eat tapas!

ShareA bargain tapas offer. Every Friday starting at seven in the evening until eleven at night 19 establishments in the neighbourhood of La Marina will offer a top quality tapa and a drink for only 1.95 euros! Given the time … Continue reading

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The Strokes are confirmed for Primavera Sound 2015

ShareNew Yorkers ‘The Strokes’ are the first confirmed act for next year’s edition of Primavera Sound. The 2015 edition of Primavera sound will be the 15th edition and will be held between the 28th and the 30th of May at … Continue reading

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L’alternativa 2014

ShareL’Alternativa film festival opens today in Barcelona and lasts until the 23rd of November. The festival takes place at the CCCB in Barcelona every November. The aim of L’Alternativa is to showcase interesting international independent films that usually fail to … Continue reading

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Autumn in Barcelona’s Collserola Park

ShareAutumn is a wonderful time to explore the Collserola Park situated on Barcelona’s western fringe. The intense summer hear has gone, making outdoor pursuits such as hiking more agreeable. With a total area of 84.65 km², Collserola is the largest … Continue reading

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Open House Barcelona 2014

ShareThe Open House initiative began in France in 1984 and since then it has spread to cities all across the globe. The Open House initiative seeks to open up outstanding architecture for all to see, and to encourage dialogue about … Continue reading

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