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CosmoCaixa: Science Museum in Barcelona

Barcelona is well-known for its great climate, its incredible architecture and its vibrant cultural life. The city features a whole bunch of great museums and expositions. Among them, the CosmoCaixa takes a very special place. Located in the uptown, close to the Tibidabo hill, it offers an amazing experience for everyone who is interested in […]

Sant Jordi: Roses and books in Barcelona

April 23 is a very special date in Barcelona’s calendar. On this day the city celebrates Sant Jordi (St. George in English), the official holiday of Catalonia’s patron. Traditionally, men give a rose to women, while women give them a book in exchange – as a representation of love and literature. Sant Jordi is a […]

Plans in Barcelona from 16 to 22 May

Barcelona is full of activities to enjoy this week. In our blog we bring you the cultural agenda so you don’t miss anything. We want you to enjoy your stay with us. FIUBCN´16 On May 17th the third edition of this event is celebrated in Sala Barts. More than 900 participants will attend. 40 companies […]

Festivity of Sant Medir in Barcelona

The Sant Medir is a feast held in Barcelona every March. It is a celebration with one of the most traditions in Barcelona’s Gracia district. During this celebration tons of sweets are thrown to the crowd from horses, carriages and trucks participating in the parade. In the morning all participants gather and a pilgrimage begins […]

The real Carnival is in Sitges

From February 2nd to the 10th, Sitges Carnival celebrations will take place. It is an amazing show of colors, costumes and dancing in a wonderful setting on the Mediterranean coast. Children and grownups will appreciate the colors, the festive atmosphere, the costumes and the music of this traditional event in Sitges. In addition to bars […]

Three Kings Parades in Barcelona

According to the Bible, the Three Wise Men came to Jerusalem from the Far East to worship the newborn Jesus. Each one had a present for him: Gaspar gave him Frankincense as a symbol of deity, Melchior gave him Gold as a symbol of kingship, and Balthazar gave him Myrrh as a symbol of death. […]

Curiosities of Barcelona

Barcelona is a city filled with famous tourist attractions such as Gaudi’s masterpieces, museums, parks, churches… But there are also hidden and unknown oddities, sometimes even in the most famous places, that most people don’t know about. We’d like to reveal some of the many mysteries of Barcelona. The magic square on the Sagrada Familia […]

Discover the city by Barcelona Port Cable Car

Starting in Barceloneta port, the cable car crosses 1300 meters (4265 feet) in ten minutes to reach Montjuïc Hill. It was finished in 1931, even though it was originally designed for the 1929 Universal Exhibition, and has kept its original appearance throughout the years, taking its passengers on a journey through time with a wonderful […]

Barcelona Zoo – A great experience

One of the most fun activities for do with your family if you live in Barcelona or come to visit during your holiday, is certainly the Barcelona Zoo. Discover animals from all over the world with your family, Barcelona Zoo has everything you need! Wandering around, you can find different sort of mammals, birds, reptiles […]

Wax Museum Barcelona

If you are looking for a rather original activity in Barcelona, you might want to read further. Today we’ll be writing about perhaps one of the most charismatic and quirky places in Barcelona: the Wax Museum. Get ready to meet Dalí or Lionel Messi. In wax. Wax Museum Barcelona The Barcelona Wax Museum is located […]

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