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

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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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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