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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

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 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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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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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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David Bowie Is Exhibition poster

“David Bowie Is” Exhibition

David Bowie Is Exhibition Barcelona May 2017 Museu del Disseny After receiving more than a million visitors in London, Berlin, Paris, Chicago and Tokyo, it is now the city of Barcelona that is pleased to welcome the “David Bowie Is” exhibition. Almost a year and a half after his death, you will be able to learn more about this incredible…

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Museums in Barcelona

 Museums Barcelona Spain Night International Day Museum The city of Barcelona can be proud to offer an exhaustive range of museums to discover for its visitors or locals. La ciudad de Barcelona puede estar orgullosa de ofrecer una amplia gama de museos en descubrir para sus visitantes o locales. La ville de Barcelone peut être fière d’offrir une gamme exhaustive…

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Spanish Formula 1 Grand Prix

Spanish Formula 1 Grand Prix Spanish Formula 1 Grand Prix Montmelo Barcelona Catalonia Barcelona is ready again to plays host to Spain’s Formula 1 Grand Prix at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya (some time ago known as the Circuit de Catalunya). This is by a long shot one of the greatest brandishing dates on the city’s yearly datebook, and the lanes…

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Automobile Barcelona

About Automobile Barcelona  Automobile Barcelona motor exhibition technology innovations vehicles. The Automobile Barcelona motor exhibition shows off the latest technology and innovations for vehicles. If you are a fan of cars and the world of automobiles then it is not too late to visit one of the most popular events for supercar and automobile fanatics! Formerly known as the International…

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Places to visit in Barcelona

Don’t miss these sights on your visit to Barcelona

Places to visit in Barcelona The city of Barcelona is full of amazing sites and you might not have enough time to see them all (unless you decide to come back, which is a brilliant idea!); therefore, you’ll find our selection of amazing places to visit in Barcelona. Enjoy your stay in the Catalan capital!   La ciudad de Barcelona…

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The Gràcia Festa Major in Barcelona

The Gràcia Festa Major a Must See in Barcelona

The Gràcia Festa Major in Barcelona is back again with decorated streets and activities for people of all ages. Monday started Barcelona’s most iconic summer festival. From 15 August, the Gràcia Festa Major in Barcelona will see the neighbourhood’s streets garlanded while its squares will resound to music of all types. There will also be activities for the whole family, fairs, dances and folklore parades…

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Sant Jordi 2013

Roses, books and lovers: Sant Jordi 2016

Sant Jordi 2016 in Barcelona Roses, books and lovers: Sant Jordi in Barcelona is full of them on 23 April. In Catalonia the World Book Day becomes an especially romantic festivity. The people in Catalonia celebrate the day of their patron saint, Sant Jordi, with a curious tradition. If you want to know what it’s about, its origin and how…

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