Category Archives: Activities – Summer

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

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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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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