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

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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Festival of Sant Joan 2012 Barcelona

ShareSant Joan is one of Barcelona’s main festivals, the celebration of Saint John the Baptist. Like many religious festivals, Saint Joan coincides with a more ancient pagan event, the summer solstice in this instance. Not for the faint hearted, Sant … Continue reading

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Calçots!! The best places to eat them in and near Barcelona

ShareVisitors to Barcelona this month are treated with a Catalan gastronomic treat, the Calçotada. A calçot is a large green vegetable belonging to the onion family, though it looks more like a leek with a green stem and white edible … Continue reading

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F1 Barcelona 2012

ShareThe Barcelona F1 2012 is staged at the Catalunya Circuit in a small town called Montmelo, just 20km North-East of Barcelona. The main race takes place on Sunday the13th of May 2012, with practice and qualifying sessions from Friday the … Continue reading

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Carnival Barcelona 2012

ShareThe Spanish Carnival season is celebrated all over Spain, in every region Carnival has its own unique character and traditions. Barcelona has always had its own flavour of festivities, and this year, 2012, Barcelona City Council is launching a new … Continue reading

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Park Güell – Gaudi’s abandoned garden city in Barcelona

ShareOffering exotic art nouveau sculpture and landscaping, stunning views across the city, a breath of fresh air and a sense of perspective, Park Güell is a must see if you are visiting Barcelona. Gaudi’s original brief was for a garden … Continue reading

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Tour Barcelona by Bus

ShareBus tours are a great way to see the sites of Barcelona without tiring yourself and for those on a tight schedule they offer a way to pack in all those sites. Barcelona’s Hop-on hop-off buses visit all of the … Continue reading

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Joan Miró in London and Barcelona

ShareOn the 14th of April the Tate Gallery in London opens a major retrospective of the work of Catalan surrealist painter Joan Miró. More than 150 paintings, drawings, sculptures and prints spanning across the six decades of his prolific career … Continue reading

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