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

Sant Jordi 2016

ShareThe 23rd of April is the Festa de Sant Jordi, when Catalunya celebrates the day of its patron saint, Saint George, and when traditionally men would give their partner a rose (with a sprig of wheat, a symbol of fertility), … Continue reading

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Fira de la Terra – Earth Day in Barcelona

ShareThe Fira de la Terra takes place each year in Barcelona to celebrate Earth Day. Earth Day was first held time on the 22nd of April 1970 in the United States. Originally emerging from the American hippy movement it is … Continue reading

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Brunch Elektronik

ShareBrunch Elektronik is Piknic Electronik’s electronic younger brother. It was begun in 2015 and offers a versatile program featuring children’s activities, flea markets, vinyl fairs and the performances from the best national and international DJs. The 2016 of Brunch Elektronik … Continue reading

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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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