Category Archives: Barcelona Beaches

Concerning the beaches in Barcelona – practical information, activities and recommendations

Running tours of Barcelona

ShareExercise is a great way to relax and a novel new way to see Barcelona has just been launched in the form of running tours. These guided running tours are in many ways like the traditional walking tours, stops are … Continue reading

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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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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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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 5 best jogging spots in Barcelona

ShareBarcelona is jogging friendly for a city of its size. If you are planning on packing your running shoes you will be sure to find some great jogging routes; these will also help you to discover more of the city. … 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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A Sandstorm in Barcelona

ShareNOT a common occurrence. In fact its the first I have heard of, and I have lived here more decades than I care to mention! But quite a spectacle none the less – the storm lasted 5 minutes and brought … Continue reading

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Ten top tips for renting a Barcelona beach apartment

Share Make sure the apartment really is close to the beach. In Barcelona there are no ‘Beachfront’ apartments because there is a road directly behind the beach. However in the residential district behind the beach you can find apartments no … 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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TripAdvisor Traveller’s Choice – Barcelona in Top Ten for 2011

ShareTripAdvisor has published its list of the top ten cities of 2011, based on the feedback of travellers who have used their site. You can see the full list here. It came as no surprise to us here in Feelathomeinbarcelona … Continue reading

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