Category Archives: Areas – Sagrada Familia

The Sagrada Familia area of Barcelona is home to Gaudi’s world famous work the Sagrada Familia Basilica and is an attractive residential neighbourhood

Progress is made on the Sagrada Famila’s Passion Facade

ShareGaudi’s Sagrada Familia is Spain’s most visited monument. Not only is this towering modernist masterpiece famed for its breathtaking eccentricity, it is also famed for still not being finished after nearly 150 years of construction! Well there is a popular … Continue reading

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Discover Barcelona’s architectural history online

ShareEveryone who comes here to Barcelona knows about Las Ramblas, La Pedrera and the Sagrada Familia. However, there are over 3,000 other sites of interest that are missed by tourists as well as locals. Now, thanks to interactive map Big … Continue reading

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The Barcelona Marathon 2014

ShareOfficially known as Zurich Marató de Barcelona, the Barcelona Marathon takes place on 16th March this year. The route runs through Barcelona’s historical city centre and Art Nouveau Eixample District. Traditionally the starting line is in front of the theatrical … 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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Our top 5 Christmas activities in Barcelona

Share1) Christmas markets Barcelona hosts a number of excellent Christmas markets which are perfect for feeling festive and doing a little light shopping at. They tend not to offer the mulled wine, pretzels and wurst of traditional German markets. But, … Continue reading

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Sagrada Familia, the light show..

ShareMore gaudy than Gaudí, as part of the ‘La Merce’ festival this year the city of Barcelona has invited guest city Montréal to create a moving fresco on the basilica’s nativity façade. The show, entitled “Ode à la Vie” is … Continue reading

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Sagrada Familia – still on the up

ShareAccording to official statistics published by the city council, last year the Sagrada Familia, designed by the famous architect Antoni Gaudí, became the most visited monument in Catalonia, with a dramatic rise of 900,000 more tourists in one year, reaching … Continue reading

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The Sagrada Familia – for a client in no hurry

ShareThe distinctively surreal, shifting and melting forms of the Sagrada Familia are a quintessential part of Barcelona and its skyline. Along with six other Gaudi buildings in Barcelona, la Sagrada Familia is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and as such … 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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Experience the gastronomy of Girona in the Sagrada Familia Market

ShareBetween the 6th and 7th of May the gastronomy of Girona can be sampled in the Sagrada Familia Market in Barcelona. Tastings and produce from the region will be offered as well as information on touristic, cultural and sporting activities … Continue reading

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