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

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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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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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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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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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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