Category Archives: Activities – Summer

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

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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Ghost town – Barcelona in August

ShareThere are some cities where, come August, practically the entire population ups and leaves, and Barcelona is one of the. In their wake, an almost eerie quiet descends, and the deserted streets become unrecognisable, the hustle and bustle of the … Continue reading

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Summer Nights at La Pedrera

ShareSummer Nights at La Pedrera is a very special summer event that takes place on the roof of Gaudí’s magical Casa Milà, better known as La Pedrera (the quarry), situated on Passeig de Gràcia, one of Barcelona’s finest thoroughfares, and … Continue reading

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Swab Barcelona

ShareSwab Barcelona will gather around 60 galleries from around the world between May 23th and May 26th of 2012 in Barcelona. Bringing together a carefully curated selection of participating international galleries all of whom focus on young and up and … 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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Beach Bars in Barcelona – Chiringuitos

ShareDuring the summer in Barcelona, drinking a cocktail or cold glass of beer or wine in one of the cities many beach bars is one of the greatest pleasures. The change to feel the cool breeze the sea brings in … 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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Musica als Parcs: Free summer concerts in Barcelona

ShareThis years ‘Musica als Parcs’ event is already under way and in full swing. If you are visiting Barcelona this summer, this is great free entertainment for a summer evening and a great way to see different parts of the … Continue reading

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Water Sports in Barcelona – Surfing and Gaudí

ShareAmong the many activities on offer in Barcelona, water sports are a great option. These offer a fun-packed day, the perfect way to escape the summer heat and enjoy the ocean in-between swimming, sunbathing and topping up your tan. Water … Continue reading

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A street party in Barcelona this August – Festes de Gràcia

ShareBarcelona’s biggest street party is just round the corner! The Fiestas de Gràcia involve 8 days (and nights) of pretty much solid partying. Each August the usually tranquil Gràcia village district erupts into a carnival-like display of decorated streets. Residents … Continue reading

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