10 Mar

Typical catalan desserts

Crema Catalana It’s a creamy dessert of a pasta base, made out of eggs, milk and sugar. The top is covered with burnt sugar Where to find it:  Granja Viader (Carrer d’en Xuclà, 4-6, 08001) Granja Dulcinea (Carrer de Petritxol, 2, 08002 ) Pastisseria Escribà (La Rambla, 83, 08002)   Catànies This is a small...
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9 Mar

Spring festive days and festivals in Barcelona

Semana Santa Date: from the 25th of March    Location: the Cathedral and Santa Maria del Mar, also any church of the city During the Holy Week, you will see parades and processions In Barcelona. The celebration starts with “Domingo de Ramos” or “Palm Sunday” which symbolises the arrival of Jesus in Jerusalem.  The parades...
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14 Feb

What to do in winter in Barcelona?

 Sitges carnival This is one of the most popular festival a 100 year old history, it takes place from 8th until the 14th of February. The first day is the Fat Thursday (Dijous Gras) and for one week, each day represents an ancient village of Barcelona, celebrated with different traditions,  parades, dances etc. Els...
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