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Fun times at Primavera Sound 2013 in Barcelona

ShareAt the end of May, Primavera Sound 2013 returns to Barcelona, this time for its 12th year. The event focuses on independent music, performers that have played here in previous years include: Lou Reed, The White Stripes, Primal Scream, New … Continue reading

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Diada de Sant Jordi – what is it all about?

ShareLa Diada de Sant Jordi is Barcelona’s unique version of Valentine’s Day. Catalan Sant Jordi celebrations are ancient, dating back centuries to the middle ages. In the Catalan version of the myth he slays a dragon and rescues a princess, … Continue reading

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The Feria de Abril in Barcelona

ShareThe concept of a ‘Fería de Abril’ or ‘April Fair’ has its roots in the province of Andalucía where it is associated with the capital, Seville. In the post-war years however many Andaluces emigrated to Barcelona, and in 1971 set … Continue reading

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Mozart’s Requiem Concert 2013

ShareClassical music lovers coming to Barcelona will not want to miss the chance to see his requiem live at the Barcelona Auditori. Mozart composed the Requièm Mass in D minor in Vienna in 1791 and it remained unfinished at his … Continue reading

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Barcelona Restaurant Week 2013

ShareBarcelona and Catalunya are famed for their gastronomy, restaurants such as Ferran Adria’s Ell Bulli or the brothers Roca’s El Celler de Can Roca in Girona have held places one and two respectively in the prestigious San Pellegrino Top 10 … Continue reading

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Saint Patrick’s Day in Barcelona

ShareFor all our Irish customer’s and as well as all those who enjoy the craic, we have selected our pick of events for celebrating Saint Patrick’s Day in Barcelona. St Patrick’s Stand up comedy show To celebrate St Patrick’s day … Continue reading

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Springtime activities in Barcelona for 2013

ShareSpring is a great time of year to visit. While the cold and wet outstay their welcome in the north of Europe the temperature in Barcelona is warm and the sun is shining. Barcelona’s spring climate is perfect – warm … Continue reading

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Some new apartments in Plaça Catalunya

ShareWe are very happy to have just launched some exciting new apartments on our site this month. The Universitat Ramblas building is located just behind Plaça Catalunya and contains 11 brand new luxury apartments all of which are beautifully decorated … Continue reading

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Our top 5 Christmas activities in Barcelona

Share1) Christmas markets Barcelona hosts a number of excellent Christmas markets which are perfect for feeling festive and doing a little light shopping at. They tend not to offer the mulled wine, pretzels and wurst of traditional German markets. But, … Continue reading

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Enjoy the Warmth of Barcelona on Your Terrace

ShareSince the 1992 Olympic Games, the city of Barcelona has attracted not just tourists but also many new residents as well. Today, it has grown into a lively cosmopolitan city because of its colourful culture and spectacular tourist attractions. In … Continue reading

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