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The 20 Most Important Events in Barcelona of 2013

Barcelona is a cosmopolitan city, ever popular with tourists and world travellers and there are many cultural, sports, and business events that take place here every year. Here is a little guide to the dates of 20 of the most important events in Barcelona happening in 2013, don’t miss out! I. Music • 22-26 May – Primavera […]

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Barcelona welcomes the Mobile World Congress once again!

From the 25th to 28th of February, Barcelona celebrates one of the largest events in the world of mobile telephone technology, the 2013 Mobile World Congress (MWC). At this time, as usual, every hotel is filled to capacity and the city´s many apartments are a great option for attendees. In this 7th annual event, Samsung […]


New Years Eve in Barcelona

In Spain (and in many other Spanish speaking countries), there is a classic New Year’s Eve tradition of eating 12 grapes at the 12 strokes of the clock at midnight, all at once. In Barcelona, this is practiced, but there is also the wonderful New Year´s tradition of living up to its reputation as a […]


Shopping in Barcelona

Still looking for that perfect holiday gift for someone? If you are here in Barcelona, worry not, we have a list of Barcelona´s top shopping areas and shops, just in time for Christmas. From obscure boutiques to Spain´s best chains, Barcelona offers an authentic experience to find exactly what you are looking for. We recommend […]


Enjoying Christmas in Barcelona

The holiday season has started here in Barcelona and with it comes a slew of wonderful winter activities to make your stay magical and unique! Go ice skating in Plaza Catalonia, walk through the city´s oldest Christmas market, or lose yourself in the winding, decorated streets during the months of December and January. The city […]


Scenes from famous movies in Barcelona

Who doesn´t remember the image of Scarlett Johansson on the terrace at La Pedrara? Barcelona’s presence is growing internationally thanks to films such as Vicky Cristina Barcelona with international audiences. If you are a cinephile or simply curious about where Hollywood and other world-famous stars have been seen in the city, gear up and follow […]


Discover Barcelona by Bike with this Special Offer!

At Aspasios, we think the city is best discovered on two wheels. Feel the breeze on your face as you breakfast in el Born and go shopping in Gràcia because when you rent a bike, you wield a tool of flexibility and convenience. All that you want to stop and see in the city is […]


Barcelona gastronomy: Helpful hints for foodies

Cosmopolitan, avant-guard, and eclectic, Barcelona is possibly the most high profile of the Spanish cities. From the tapas trail, the modernism of Gaudí, city of Picasso and Miró… it is a dilemma for residents and tourists alike to try and see everything! Barcelona gastronomy, though, cannot be missed. Where to eat in Barcelona The tapas […]

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A Unique Celebration: “La Castañada” in Barcelona

Enjoy Halloween in Barcelona and have more to talk about than spooks and ghouls! In Barcelona, the 1st of November, All Saints Day, is the traditional festival of the chestnut. So if you´re planning a trip here this week, prepare yourself between the masks and costumes to enjoy the city decked out with vendors serving […]


What to do along Las Ramblas

One of Barcelona´s busiest tourist attractions year-round is, indubitably, Las Ramblas. This lovely pedestrian promenade, stretching 1.3 km (0.8 miles) connects the more modern Plaza Catalonia with the old city and the original Port. Along this wide ramble, see why Barcelona is considered such a unique and colourful city. Aspasios brings to you a few […]

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