18 Sep

What to do in September

Barcelona during September is a great time to visit. The locals are back in the city after their summer holidays, giving the city a more cultured and authentic feel. However, they have gone back to work and many visitors from around the world have gone home for the autumn, meaning the streets are less crowded...
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3 Sep

The National Day of Catalonia

September 11th To the locals, this day is known as ‘La Diada’ and is held on the 11th of September every year to commemorate the loss of the laws and institutions in Catalonia in 1714. The day festival celebrates the culture and history of the region and, in more recent years it has become a...
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23 Aug

Sporting events!

Massa Crítica Attention those who love cycling!! Did you know that every first Friday of the month there is an event called Massa Crítica (Critical mass) where, anyone of any age, no matter how good or bad you are at cycling, can ride from the Arc de Triumph with lots of other people who seek...
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22 Aug

Great views of the city!

Walking amongst the streets of Barcelona can give you a great insight into the city’s culture and vibe, especially the small narrow streets of the Gothic Quarter. However, having the entire city at your feet from a high view point can create a feeling of euphoria and it is great the see this amazing place...
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16 Aug

Great sights to see outside central Barcelona

Have you been to Barcelona before but you feel like you’ve exhausted your options of well-known places to visit, like the Sagrada Familia, Parc Guell and Montjuic? We’ve come up with a few ideas of lesser-known places that you could visit if you’re in the mood to see something that’s not one of the typical...
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8 Aug

DGTL & La Mercè Festival

There have been countless music festivals in Barcelona over the past month or so, and there are still more to come, such as DGTL festival, which is happening in a few weeks. We’re letting you know about it now, so you have some time to plan a trip if you think it interests you! And...
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1 Aug

Street festivals in Barcelona

Street festivals in Barcelona, known as ‘Festes Majors’, are a popular, longstanding tradition that allow locals to celebrate the life of their neighbourhood with Catalan traditions. These festivals take place at different times throughout summer for the various neighbourhoods in Barcelona, and they are a spectacular thing to experience, both for locals and people passing...
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23 Jul

Events in August

Nits d’Estiu at CaixaForum – Wednesdays in August ‘Summer Nights at the CaixaForum’ is a cultural event that will take place every Wednesday evening throughout the month of August. There will be concerts, film screenings and exhibitions, as well as workshops and guided tours. Featuring events from artists from around the world, there will be...
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18 Jul

Free entry to museums

Do you like visiting museums when you come to a new city, but you aren’t that tempted by paying for admission? Barcelona is a great city when it comes to culture and art, and it’s even possible to visit some of its museums for free. So, here is some handy information about a selection of...
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