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The Casa Batlló makes steps into new dimensions

ShareLa Casa Batlló needs little introduction. Its sinuous and surreal art nouveau façade is one of the highlights of any trip to Barcelona. Designed by Antoni Gaudí for the wealthy Batlló family between 1905 and 1907 and is located on … Continue reading

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The Barcelona Marathon 2014

ShareOfficially known as Zurich Marató de Barcelona, the Barcelona Marathon takes place on 16th March this year. The route runs through Barcelona’s historical city centre and Art Nouveau Eixample District. Traditionally the starting line is in front of the theatrical … Continue reading

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Mutek 2014

ShareMutek is one of those international festivals that were just made for Barcelona. This incredibly hip international festival is a combined celebration of sound, music and visual art. So no surprise that it sets up shop for its fifth edition … Continue reading

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A guide to Sarrià-Sant Gervasi

ShareHere we are going to take a look at one of Barcelona’s less known districts, Sarrià-Sant Gervasi. Most visitors to Barcelona visit the Gothic Old Town with Las Ramblas and the old port, or the Eixample and Gaudi’s famous modernista … Continue reading

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Festa de Sant Medir 2014

ShareOn the third of march a wonderful event in Barcelona for families with sweet-toothed children takes place in Barcelona, Sant Medir 2014. Also known by the name of the Fiesta de San Emeterio, this annual festival takes place in March … Continue reading

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Music in Barcelona Spring 2014

ShareThis spring some famous names in the world of music are playing in Barcelona, with something for all musical tastes. First up we have the Backstreet Boys (Sant Jordi Club, February the 20th). Beyonce also plays at the Sant Jordi … Continue reading

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Take the Camp Nou Tour

ShareA visit to the Camp Nou is a must for soccer fans coming to Barcelona. But even if you are not soccer mad, FC Barça is such an integral part of the cities identity that a visit to the Camp … Continue reading

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What happens on Christmas day in Catalonia?

ShareFollowing on from our last post ion Christmas Eve in Catalonia, here we talk about the 25th. In Catalonia and the rest of Spain the 25th of December has not traditionally been the main celebration at Christmas. Instead the main … Continue reading

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What happens on Christmas Eve in Catalonia?

ShareIf you are in town for Christmas you may wonder what the locals are up to. The answer is eating and drinking! Christmas Eve is a very important part of the seasonal festivities, and is when Catalan people enjoy one … Continue reading

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New Years Eve party in Barcelona 2013

ShareBarcelona wants to become a city that is famous for its New Years Eve celebrations. This year Barcelona is planning an all out New Years Eve extravaganza in a bid to project the city’s image globally and put on the … Continue reading

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