Category Archives: Activities – Spring

Spring time activities in Barcelona – some suggestions for things to do and see in Barcelona in Spring time. Barcelona oofers many outfoor activities to enjoy as the early Mediterranean Sspring arrives in the city

International Day of Dance in Barcelona

ShareApril the 29th is International Day of Dance. The UNESCO International Dance Committee established this event in 1982, picking this day in order to commemorate the birth of Jean-Georges Noverre (April 29, 1727), who is generally considered to be the … Continue reading

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La Barceloneta – a favourite neighbourhood

ShareLa Barceloneta is built on reclaimed land between the old town the former Maians Island, and is where Barcelona’s most central beach is found. An evocative name, La Barceloneta, this is Barcelona’s much loved neighbourhood by the sea, where the … Continue reading

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Mercat d’escapades – rural tourism in Catalunya

ShareMany visitors to Barcelona are unaware of the diversity and beauty of Catalunya, which includes high mountains in the north and lush plains in the centre. From Friday until Sunday the the Mercat d’Escapades on the Avenida de la Catedral … Continue reading

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Pedestrian Sundays

ShareBarcelona pedestrian Sundays are a fun new weekend event organised by the Ajuntament de Barcelona (council). Staring at the end of the month, on March the 29th, the event is to run on six consecutive Sundays up until April the … Continue reading

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Pixar 25 years of animation at the CaixaForum

ShareA wonderful exhibition has arrived at the CaixaForum, in the shape of ‘’. Pixar were the first studio to produce films entirely from CGI, beginning with Toy Story in 1995. Since then Pixar has earned 15 Academy Awards, seven Golden … Continue reading

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Carnival 2015

ShareCarnival is here once again! Barcelona celebrates carnival party from the 12th to the 18th of February, with dancing, music, costume parties, traditions and general merrymaking. THURSDAY FEBRUARY 12 Traditionally the festival begins with ‘Fat Thursday’ when local high calorie … 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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Barcelona Hotel Terrace Week 2014

ShareWith the arrival of summer, Hotel Terraces Week in Barcelona is soon upon us. Owed to the success of past editions, this year it will last longer than in previous years and is to be held between May the 30th … Continue reading

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The best Picnic spots in Barcelona

ShareBarcelona is the ideal city for picnicking outdoors. Year round sunshine makes any season ideal for a picnic in Barcelona, even the odd winter day! This is a city all about outdoor eating in all its forms, a city with … Continue reading

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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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