Category Archives: Shopping in 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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Barcelona Yewellery Week 2014

ShareBarcelona Yewellery Week takes place from today until the 13th of October and during this time will convert Barcelona into the jewellery capital of the world. In case you were wondering, “yewellery” is how Spanish speakers pronounce the English word … Continue reading

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Craft Beer in Barcelona

ShareSpain has not traditionally been a big beer producing country. Beers such as San Miguel and Estrella Damm tend to be cheap and strong; Spain has always been more of a wine producing country. However the recent global hipster craze … Continue reading

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Barcelona’s Top Destination – La Roca Village

ShareEver wondered what the most visited tourist destination in Barcelona is? If you were to take a guess, you probably might say Las Ramblas, the Sagrada Familia, the Picasso Museum or perhaps the Camp Nou, home of FC Barcelona. All … 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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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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Apple store opening in Barcelona soon!

ShareGood news for us Apple fans here. Apple has announced that its new Barcelona store is to make its grand opening on July the 28th 2012. In preparation Apple has been contacting Catalan Apple users to announce that its new Barcelona … Continue reading

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La Manual Alpargatera – a Barcelona institution

ShareLa Manual Alpargatera is something of a Barcelona institution, it has been stocking handmade espadrilles since 1910. Located in Calle Avinyó in the heart of the old town, the shop has been visited by the likes of Michael Douglas, Jack … Continue reading

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