Category Archives: Montjuic

The Ethnological Museum

ShareDiscover the new Ethnological Museum of Barcelona on Montjuic, next to the MNAC and the old botanical garden. From November the 15th you can enjoy free guided tours every Sunday, up until the 3rd of January. The newly renovated Museum … Continue reading

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New Year’s Eve 2015 in Barcelona – what to expect?

ShareWith Autumn in full swing and Christmas shopping under way, thoughts turn to New Year. Barcelona’s New Year celebration ritual began two years ago by the local government, in response to a barrage of requests from hoteliers of the city … Continue reading

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Barcelona Gallery Weekend

ShareBarcelona Gallery Weekend is an exciting new event for art lovers and a great introduction to the Barcelona art world. This weekend some 40 venues across the city, including 21 art galleries and several museums, will showcase work from an … Continue reading

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Turo de la Rovira – los bunkers

ShareTuró de la Rovira is the official name for ‘Los Bunkers’, as they are know by locals. Los Bunkers are a former anti aircraft battery built to defend Barcelona from fascist bombing raids during the Spanish Civil War. Perched high … Continue reading

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Nits d’estui 2015

ShareNits d’estiu, or Summer Nights, takes place at the Caixa Forum. Events are subsidised and therefore affordable, ranging in price from free to 6 euros. An original and eclectic array of shows and performances from all around the world are … Continue reading

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Sala Montjuïc 2015

ShareIf you love outdoors cinema then the Sala Montjuïc is for you. Every summer this outdoors cinema sets up shop in the beautiful grounds of Montjuïc castle for more than two weeks from July the 31st. Screening this year are … Continue reading

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Barcelona Harley Days 2015

ShareIf you’re a fan of the Harley Davidson motorcycle, check out this free three-day Harley celebration. There will be activities and festivities (including a custom motorcycle show, guided tours, a country party and live rock concerts) as well as a … Continue reading

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Gabriel Casas at the MNAC

ShareGabriel Casas is one of Spain’s most important photographers. Born in Barcelona in 1892, he was active between the wars and during the Spanish civil war, of which he was an important documenter. Like many other artists of the inter-war … 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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Museum Night 2014 in Barcelona

ShareThis Saturday May the 17th is Museum Night in Barcelona, with more than 70 venues participating and offering free events. Museum Night is an initiative sponsored by the Council of Europe. Over 4,000 museums across 40 countries participate and this … Continue reading

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