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beaches near Barcelona best in europe

Four beaches near Barcelona are among the best ones in Europe in 2019

We’ve always said it. The Costa Brava has some of the most beautiful beaches in Europe (and probably in the world, right?). As experts of the Barcelona and its surroundings in the whole Catalonia area, we always put our region on a pedestal. European Best Destinations, specialists in promoting tourism and culture in Europe, proves we’re (almost) right with its…

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Barcelona best travelling destination in 2019

Barcelona, best travelling destination in 2019?

Our blog articles always praise the magnificent city of Barcelona like being the most fantastic place to visit in Spain and probably in the world. But honestly, can you blame us for that? The city enjoys more than 2530 hours of sunshine yearly, it’s located between the Mediterranean Sea and the mountain, counts with numerous restaurants serving exquisite local food…

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Casa Battlo's new facade

The new old face of Casa Batlló

The city of Barcelona is easily associated with Antoni Gaudí – architect of the Sagrada Familia – and its wonderful art nouveau buildings. Although every corner of the Catalan capital is embellished by this architectural masterpieces, there’s one particular spot that comes to mind straight away: the avenue Paseo de Gràcia. The “Quadrat d’Or” (the Golden Square) is a part…

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disappeared lamp of Casa Batlló

A disappeared lamp of Casa Batlló has been found in a suitcase

The story of the disappeared lamp of Casa Batlló seems a bit far-fetched and inspired by a fictional scenario but everything is totally true. Casa Batlló is one of the most famous Gaudí’s buildings in Barcelona. Created between 1904 and 1906, it stands in the noble Paseo de Gràcia as one of the unmissable landmarks of the Catalan capital. Josep…

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Gaudi’s work brought back to life in Barcelona

Demolished more than 70 years ago, a fountain designed by the world-renowned architect Antoni Gaudí (father of the Sagrada Familia) has been recreated. You can find it in the Museu Agbar de les Aigües (Water Museum) located in Cornellà de Llobregat outside Barcelona. Gaudi’s fountain reconstruction Barcelona   #Gaudí va dissenyar aquesta font ornamental el 1883, com a element principal del…

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10 things to know about Feria de Abril of Seville

When you think of places to visit in Spain surely the name of Seville comes into your plan. Crossed by the Guadalquivir River, the city enjoys a splendid architecture mix with Moorish buildings standing alongside Baroque edifices. Its historical heritage is spectacular! The Cathedral with the Giralda Tower, the Alcazar, the Golden Tower and Plaza España are some of the…

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Kosmopolis literature festival in Barcelona

Kosmopolis – literature festival in Barcelona

Fellow readers, literature lovers and soon visitors of Barcelona, take a break and read this article especially made for you. Kosmopolis literature festival in Barcelona Although the Catalan capital is not mainly famous for that, it has a long tradition of literature. The city has been mentioned in several novels and hosts various literary events every year. Public of every…

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Meet Vincent van Gogh Experience

Meet Vincent van Gogh Experience in Barcelona

The award-winning interactive exhibition “Meet Vincent van Gogh Experience” has finally arrived in Barcelona. From the 14th of March until the 14th of July 2019, take a multi-sensory journey into the world-famous Dutch painter’s life as if you were actually living it. Created by the experts of the Van Gogh Museum of Amsterdam, it displays over 10,000 elements thanks 17 projectors,…

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A romantic Valentine’s Day in Barcelona

This article is for you to spend a romantic Valentine’s Day in Barcelona. We have to recognise that Barcelona isn’t the first place that comes to people’s mind when they think of a romantic place. For sure it’s not Paris where you could propose your beloved one under the Eiffel Tower. Neither it’s Venice where you could go on a…

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Mobile World Congress Barcelona

Mobile World Congress in Barcelona

One of the most sought-after and major professional events in Barcelona is about to take place. From the 25th to the 28th of February, the Catalan capital will host some of the most influential actors of the technology sector worldwide. Mobile World Congress Barcelona is the essential meeting that makes Barcelona of the main technology hobs in the world.  …

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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

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 20 minutes away from…

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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. From 25 June to 31 July 2019  this major event in the Catalan capital presents quality theatre, dance, music and circus…

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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…

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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 make…

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