Category Archives: Activities – Summer

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

Kitesurfing in Castelldefels

ShareCastelldefels, for those who have not visited, is a charming seaside town no more than 20 minutes train ride to the south of Barcelona. Castelldefels boasts an expansive and beautiful sandy beach, and it is here that Barcelona’s first dedicated … Continue reading

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El Prado Exhibits in Barcelona

ShareThe Table of Madness, by the Flemish painter Hieronymus Bosch, arrived at the CaixaForum in Barcelona on Wednesday. The work is on loan form the Museu Del Prado in Madrid where it has and will form a central part of … Continue reading

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WEDJ’s Barcelona 2014

ShareThe WEDJ’s Festival celebrates its 5th edition this year this June from the 18th of July. WEDJ aims to bring Barcelona the coolest names international dance in a live session every Wednesday this summer at Opium Barcelona, right next to … Continue reading

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Barcelona Hotel Terrace Week 2014

ShareWith the arrival of summer, Hotel Terraces Week in Barcelona is soon upon us. Owed to the success of past editions, this year it will last longer than in previous years and is to be held between May the 30th … Continue reading

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Plan your day at the beach with Infoplatges!

ShareBefore going to the beach in Barcelona this summer check your Smartphone. Thanks to the “Infoplatges” (beach info) app which the Metropolitan Area of Barcelona (AMB) has just developed, you can access all the information you would need in order … Continue reading

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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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Our 5 best spots for a summer drink in Barcelona

Share1) Chill out on the beach Everyone’s favourite summer spot in Barcelona – the beach. The city has over 3.6 km of golden sands stretching from the edge of the old town in Barceloneta to Poblenou in the north of … 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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Enjoy the Warmth of Barcelona on Your Terrace

ShareSince the 1992 Olympic Games, the city of Barcelona has attracted not just tourists but also many new residents as well. Today, it has grown into a lively cosmopolitan city because of its colourful culture and spectacular tourist attractions. In … Continue reading

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Poblenou – Barcelona’s village by the sea

ShareLocated only a short distance from the city centre, Poblenou is a delightful area with a distinct village feel. Located beyond the city centre to the north (towards France), Poblenou is right next to the sea and can be reached … Continue reading

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