Category Archives: Christmas and new year Barcelona

Ice Rink 2014

ShareAs we have mentioned previously in our blog, sunny Barcelona is gearing up for the festive season, thought the weather outside is far from Christmassy at the moment! Yesterday the Barcelona Trade Foundation opened the ice rink in Plaza Catalunya. … Continue reading

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The Christmas lights are on!

ShareIt is time to get festive with Barcelona’s Christmas lights now on! Each year the city surpasses itself in creating a more dazzling display than in the previous year. This year no less than 85 kilometers of christmas lights will … Continue reading

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Explore La Marina and eat tapas!

ShareA bargain tapas offer. Every Friday starting at seven in the evening until eleven at night 19 establishments in the neighbourhood of La Marina will offer a top quality tapa and a drink for only 1.95 euros! Given the time … Continue reading

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Bread & Butter meets Pan con Tomate

ShareBarcelona is a city and a brand synonymous with style and fashion, and so it is good news that the urban fashion fair Bread & Butter Barcelona will return to Barcelona from the 8th to the 10th of January next … Continue reading

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What happens on Christmas day in Catalonia?

ShareFollowing on from our last post ion Christmas Eve in Catalonia, here we talk about the 25th. In Catalonia and the rest of Spain the 25th of December has not traditionally been the main celebration at Christmas. Instead the main … Continue reading

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What happens on Christmas Eve in Catalonia?

ShareIf you are in town for Christmas you may wonder what the locals are up to. The answer is eating and drinking! Christmas Eve is a very important part of the seasonal festivities, and is when Catalan people enjoy one … Continue reading

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New Years Eve party in Barcelona 2013

ShareBarcelona wants to become a city that is famous for its New Years Eve celebrations. This year Barcelona is planning an all out New Years Eve extravaganza in a bid to project the city’s image globally and put on the … Continue reading

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The Christmas lights in Barcelona are officially on!

ShareOn Friday the 22nd of November, Barcelona’s Mayor officially switched on the Christmas lights and entered into the festive season. True to Catalan form, things got going in style outside the Sagrada Familia with a gospel choir and Castellers with … Continue reading

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Ice Barcelona – Skating in Plaça Catalunya

ShareFor the third year running now, Barcelona is currently enjoying its very own ice skating rink in Plaça Catalunya. Bringing merriment, and a touch of northern winters to sunnier climes, the ice rink was officially opened on Thursday the 21st … Continue reading

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Shopping Night Barcelona

ShareAll night bonanza “Shopping Night Barcelona” takes place on the 28th of November from 8pm to the following morning on Paseo de Gracia and the adjacent streets. So far 75 establishments have confirmed their participation, but it is predicted that … Continue reading

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