Category Archives: Carnival time in Barcelona

Carnival 2015

ShareCarnival is here once again! Barcelona celebrates carnival party from the 12th to the 18th of February, with dancing, music, costume parties, traditions and general merrymaking. THURSDAY FEBRUARY 12 Traditionally the festival begins with ‘Fat Thursday’ when local high calorie … Continue reading

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Correfocs

ShareA Catalan correfoc is a stunning visual extravaganza. The name translates as “fire run” so as the name suggests, health and safety are not on the menu, medieval style pyrotechnics are. Basically a street level, hand-held firework display, the correfoc … Continue reading

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Springtime activities in Barcelona for 2013

ShareSpring is a great time of year to visit. While the cold and wet outstay their welcome in the north of Europe the temperature in Barcelona is warm and the sun is shining. Barcelona’s spring climate is perfect – warm … Continue reading

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Carnival Barcelona 2012

ShareThe Spanish Carnival season is celebrated all over Spain, in every region Carnival has its own unique character and traditions. Barcelona has always had its own flavour of festivities, and this year, 2012, Barcelona City Council is launching a new … Continue reading

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