Tag: Catalan culture

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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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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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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