Posted by Craig on September 5, 2012
Whether you are very keen on sport or not the Garmin Barcelona Triathlon is certainly not an event to be missed.
Garmin Barcelona Triathlon
The triathlon promises to be quite a spectacle and with over 6000 participants it will no doubt create a party atmosphere throughout the Spanish city. Anyone staying in the city on or around the 7th October will find it hard to ignore the event. It is always an occasion that draws the crowds and it is not difficult to understand why. With live music playing along the roads, media crews roaming in helicopters and thousands of of supporters and well wishers take to the streets to show their support to the athletes, the atmosphere at the Barcelona triathlon is always electric.
The Barcelona triathlon is Europe’s biggest triathlon and as such attracts athletes from around the world. This year is no exception and 27 countries are being represented at the event. The whole city will be transformed into a triathlon festival for the day and approximately 36,000 visitors are expected to turn out to show their support. If you would like to witness the extravaganza then head to Barcelona for October 7th. You will no doubt have a memorable time!
Posted by Craig on August 22, 2012
Just a few minutes outside the city of Barcelona you will find yourself in stunning countryside just perfect for horse riding. Imagine riding through beautiful pine forests, on top of beautiful rolling hills, with large mountains in the distance and winding streams at your feet. This is the Catalonian landscape and it is simply breathtaking. A day horse riding is a fantastic way to see some of the countryside.
The Catalonian landscape is perfect for a day's horse riding
The natural park of Montserrat is close to the city of Barcelona and there are many tours and excursions available on horseback to enjoy it. You can enjoy a short day trip out with lunch or even take your time with an overnight stay. From beginners to advanced riders all will enjoy horse riding in this beautiful part of the world.
Barcelona is one of the most popular holiday destinations in the whole of Europe and it is not difficult to understand why. With all the benefits of a city destination coupled with glorious beaches there is a lot to see and do. Add to this the surrounding countryside and there really is something for everyone in Barcelona.
Posted by Craig on August 1, 2012
Lady Gaga is ending the European leg of her World tour in Barcelona on 6th October. “The Born This Way Ball” is the name of the tour and has so far gone to Asia, New Zealand, Australia and is currently been shown around Europe. There are 29 European venues included in this particular leg of the tour and Barcelona is the last. Lady Gaga has sold around 23 million albums and 65 million singles across the world. She is one of the most successful artists around.
Lady Gaga ends her World tour in Barcelona on 6th October
The concert is being held at the Palau Sant Jordi on the Montjuic moutain of Barcelona. This venue was originally build for the Olympics that were held in the city in 1992. Now it is the venue for the biggest concerts and sporting events that are held in the city. There is a lot to see and do in Barcelona and because of this it is one of the most popular short break and holiday destinations in Europe. There are beautiful beaches in Barcelona as well as a huge number of world class museums and attractions.
Barcelona is a well known cultural centre offering exhibitions, concerts and performances to suit all tastes. If you don’t want to miss out on Lady Gaga’s concert in Barcelona then make sure you buy your tickets as soon as possible.