Catalan traditions for All Saints Day in Barcelona

Catalan traditions for All Saints Day in Barcelona

Catalan traditions for All Saints Day in Barcelona For a proper authentic Catalan experience during the long weekend of November 1st, forget about Halloween. The Catalan traditions for All Saints Day in Barcelona differ from the Celtic customs and neither pumpkin nor fancy dress is involved. However, get ready to put on some more kilos which will be very welcome…

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Autumn - Winter 2018 exhibitions in Barcelona you should not miss

Autumn – Winter 2018 exhibitions in Barcelona you should not miss

When you have a look at the window you notice a change outside. The leaves turn brown and orange. Days are shorter. People’s outfits have gone from little material to covering almost every bit of skin. Autumn has definitely settled down leaving some summer nostalgia in everybody’s mind and tranquillity in the streets of Barcelona. The most interesting activities are…

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Festa Major de Gracia in Barcelona

Festa Major de Gràcia in Barcelona

Festa Major de Gracia in Barcelona If you are visiting Barcelona between the 15th and 21st of August, allocate some time to attend Festa Major de Gracia in Barcelona. It is considered to be the most festive and original district festival of the city. Stroll around the streets of the neighbourhood to understand what we’re talking about Gràcia is located…

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Grec festival Barcelona

Grec Festival in Barcelona: a tribute to performing art

Grec festival Barcelona During the summer, Barcelona is the city that never rests. Its numerous popular parties and festival will keep you entertained for the whole period. One of the most foretold summer festivals is the month-long Grec Festival Barcelona, a major event in the Catalan capital that presents theatre, dance, music and circus. With international artists and performers coming…

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Best Barcelona Summer Music Festivals Guide

Celebrating summer with music in Barcelona

Best Barcelona Summer Music Festivals Guide Thinking of picking Barcelona for your summer holiday this year? Wise choice as Barcelona is not only filled with culture and charm but also some of the best music festivals that Spain has to offer over the summer months. If anything, the trouble you will have is deciding which one to choose. That’s why…

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Best tips for enjoying Sant Jordi in Barcelona

Best tips for enjoying Sant Jordi in Barcelona

Being the patron saint of Catalonia, Sant Jordi or Saint George is one of the most festive days of the region. If you happen to be in Barcelona during the 23rd of May you will be lucky to take part in one of the various very special events proper to the Catalan culture and customs. On Sant Jordi’s day the…

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Holy Week and Easter celebrations in Barcelona

Holy Week and Easter celebrations in Barcelona

Travelling in Spain and Barcelona during Easter is an excellent opportunity to discover the country and the city with a different aspect. The scenery starts changing with the arrival of spring and families gather with their relatives to perpetuate this ancient Christian tradition which celebrates the Christ’s passion, death and resurrection. This article will offer you various tips to enjoy…

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Light festival Llum BCN in Barcelona

Light Festival Llum BCN in Barcelona

With the light festival Llum BCN in Barcelona, enter psychedelic luminous universes worthy of some of the best Daft Punk’s concerts or Tron film with magic light shows. Take your family, friends and partners and be ready to travel to the most futuristic technology environment of the year.   Llum BCN 2018 from Barcelona Cultura on Vimeo.   Novelties The…

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Carnival poster 2018

Carnival in Barcelona

Barcelona is ready for the party February can be known as a quiet winter month with, in some parts of the world, snow and cold weather. But at least one major event in this month puts a beam of everybody’s face: it’s Carnival! This year is occurs from the 8th to the 14th of February. Information about the Carnival in…

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Modernist monuments sites to see Barcelona

Modernist monuments and sites to see in Barcelona

Modernist monuments and sites to see in Barcelona Modernism in Barcelona is not only about Gaudi and his famous houses on Passeig de Gracia or Parc Güell. There is much more to explore and discover and the number of modernist monuments and sites to see in Barcelona is actually surprising.   Let’s follow the red circles on the route of Modernism!…

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Luxury Apartments in Madrid

A Dream Stay for your Holiday in Madrid!

Luxury Apartments in Madrid   Are you planning to spend your holiday in the Spanish capital and to get to enjoy THE perfect luxury apartments in Madrid to make the most of your stay? Madrid is an excellent holiday destination both for its rich cultural and historical heritage, for its pleasant climate and for its open and welcoming inhabitants.  …

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Festa Major de Gracia Barcelona

Festa Major de Gracia in Barcelona 2017 | ChicRoom Barcelona

Festa Major de Gracia Barcelona 2017 If you are in Barcelona the week of August 15-21, you cannot miss the 200th anniversary of the Fiesta Mayor de Gràcia, considered by many to be the most festive and welcoming Barcelona street festivals. It is located in Barcelona’s Gracia district, a 20-minute walk from the city centre towards the hills to the…

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Mobile phone and tablet apps for discovering Barcelona | ChicRoom Barcelona

Mobile phone and tablet apps for discovering Barcelona Freshly arrived in Barcelona, are you determined to make the most of your stay? And above all, not to be impressed by the infinite number of museums and restaurants? With our guide for mobile phone and tablet apps for discovering Barcelona, the city is your new playground and offers you its best…

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Restaurants bars with views Barcelona

Restaurants and bars with views in Barcelona | ChicRoom Barcelona

Restaurants and bars with views in Barcelona For your stay to be perfect, ChicRoom Barcelona presents the best restaurants and bars with views in Barcelona to relax after a day of sightseeing or at the beach. In this list, you will find everything from starred restaurants to simpler places, from city to sea and mountain. One thing in common: the…

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Barcelona Grec Festival 2017: theatre, dance, music, circus

Barcelona Grec Festival 2017 – Festival Grec de Barcelona 2017 – Festival Grec de Barcelone 2017

Barcelona Grec Festival 2017: theatre, dance, music, circus One of the main festivals of Barcelona that will take place throughout the month of July is not to be missed: it is the Grec festival. This year will be the 41st edition of this event which has become a reference in the European festivals calendar. Current themes tackled through the arts This…

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Surprising Catalan traditions – Tradiciones catalanas sorprendentes – Surprenantes traditions catalanes

Surprising unusual Catalan Barcelona traditions Catalonia is a region with a very important cultural heritage that you will not be tired of discovering during your stay… We think then of museums, architecture or even gastronomy, but do not forget especially the traditions that occupy a place of choice! Whether you have decided to visit the Catalan capital, Barcelona or any…

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Summer nights in Barcelona | ChicRoom Barcelona

Summer nights events in Barcelona Throughout the summer, the Catalan capital comes together to put on a number of summer nights events in Barcelona in some of the city’s most spectacular monuments. Many of the modernist spaces including Sant Pau Art Nouveau, Palau Guell, Casa Amatller, La Pedrera, la Torre Bellesguard and Casa Batlló all take turn to host various…

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Moto GP Catalunya poster

Spain Moto GP 2017 in Barcelona – Moto GP 2017 en Barcelona – Moto GP 2017 à Barcelone

Spain Moto GP 2017 in Barcelona Barcelona will be hosting another major motor event this year: the Gran Premi Monster Energy Moto GP of Catalonia. As the region has a tradition of providing top-notch racers such as Marc Márquez (winner of the World title in 2016), Pol Espargaró and Dani Pedrosa who will also be competing against another Spanish star,…

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400th anniversary of Plaza Mayor in Madrid / 400 aniversario de la Plaza Mayor en Madrid / 400ème anniversaire de la Plaza Mayor à Madrid

What does Plaça Mayor offer us? 400 years ago, the construction of an unmissable and emblematic tourist site of the Spanish capital, the Plaza Mayor, occurred. For years, this place has hosted cultural and public events. Now it is a real symbol for Madrid and tourists. This year, many events are organised by the City Council of Madrid to celebrate…

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Saint John’s festival on the beaches of Spain – Fiesta de San Juan en las playas de España – La fête de la St Jean sur les plages en Espagne

Saint John festival summer solstice beach Spain Catalonia Barcelona Saint John’s Day In Spain, the festival of fires of the Saint John is one of the most popular; throughout the country many cities celebrate it. With roots at the same time Christian, pagan and Iberian, the goal is to celebrate the longest day of the year, the summer solstice. It…

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