Category Archives: Activities – Summer

Summer activities in Barcelona – goings-on and recommended activities in Barcelona in the summertime including the beach

Festa Major de Sants 2016

ShareWith the Grácia Festa Major recently finished, it’s time for Sants to throw their own neighbourhood bean feast, a close runner-up for the liveliest such party in the city. While it’s not quite as impressive as Gracia’s 7 day event, … Continue reading

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Summer Acoustic

ShareThe Summer Acoustic festival will be holding a range of delightful free acoustic concerts, every day, at locations across the city. The festival’s aim, apart from to entertain, is to create a platform for local artists to perform in front … Continue reading

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BBF – Barcelona Beach Festival

ShareThe combination of a beach, sunshine and house music may have originated in Ibiza, but can work just as well in Barcelona, where all of the necessary ingredients are found in plenty at The Barcelona Beach Festival. Headlining the proceedings … Continue reading

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Cinema Lliure a la Platja

ShareOne of a number of free summer activites in Barcelona, Cinema Lliure a la Platja (Free Cinema on the Beach) is opening for its 5th year running. Opening today, July the 7th, a variety of original independent films will be … Continue reading

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Nits d’estui 2015

ShareNits d’estiu, or Summer Nights, takes place at the Caixa Forum. Events are subsidised and therefore affordable, ranging in price from free to 6 euros. An original and eclectic array of shows and performances from all around the world are … Continue reading

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Summer House Music in Barcelona

ShareThis August in Barcelona there is plenty happening for house music lovers. Down in Barceloneta until the 2nd of September, WEDJ’s festival brings top DJs to the dancefloors of Opium Mar beach club. On Thursday August the 12th Axwell will … Continue reading

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IBStage Barcelona

ShareIBStage was begun in Italy seven years ago as a result of the idea of joining young students of classical dance with major ballet stars on the stage. IBStage is now a worldwide event. This year Barcelona again hosts this … Continue reading

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Sala Montjuïc 2015

ShareIf you love outdoors cinema then the Sala Montjuïc is for you. Every summer this outdoors cinema sets up shop in the beautiful grounds of Montjuïc castle for more than two weeks from July the 31st. Screening this year are … Continue reading

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Summer Nights at La Pedrera 2015

ShareFor a truly memorable night out in Barcelona, La Pedrera is set to launch its iconic rooftop summer jazz concert series. Known affectionately to locals as ‘La Pedrera’,the Casa Mila was designed by Gaudí between 1906 and 1910 for businessman … Continue reading

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Mas i Mas festival 2015

ShareBarcelona is deserted by locals at this time of year and visitors often find the city at their disposal, things having gone rather quiet. As our blog this month highlights, there is still abundant noise for those seeking it in … Continue reading

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