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Wine of the Month #1 – Marta de Baltà, a strong female wine of love

In the middle of the Penedès wine region, especially famous for its white sparkling wines, there is a great family winery, Parès Baltà, whose origins date back to the year 1790. Spanish Trails has been collaborating with them for more than…

5 Books About Barcelona You Should Read Before Visiting

There are many ways to learn more about a city or a region. Exploring it on your own, taking tours and doing online research are just some of the most obvious. This time we would like to focus on that very special part of the trip preparation,…

6 Best Cocktail Bars in Barcelona

If you are searching for a tasty alternative different from a pre-supper Sangria, get yourself over to one of the many cool cocktail bars in Barcelona. There are a few notable bars in Barcelona that are jewels from bygone ages. Below we propose…

Tarragona Day Trip: An Ancient Experience

Just an hour south of Barcelona, the port city of Tarragona attracts thousands of visitors every year, offering each one of them a direct contact with the ancient world. Read through to find out what you can expect to see and learn about on…

Best Times of the Year to Visit Barcelona

Barcelona is the second-biggest city in Spain. It is the hotbed of Spanish culture, architecture, wine, and art. With beaches touching the Mediterranean sea, Barcelona is frequently called Barna as a sweet name. If you are an art or wine lover,…

The Secret Hermitages around Montserrat

One of the main and best known attractions in Catalonia is definitely Montserrat. A spectacular multi-peaked mountain range with a Monastery built at an impressive height. But this area hosts many secrets. Among them, a small multitude of hermitages.…

FC Barcelona: History & Highlights

Throughout FC Barcelona history, the club has been recognized for its lovable and highly entertaining brand that always appeared to deliver results. They've won a slew of La Liga and Copa del Rey championships, and they've also won Champions…

5 Best Ski Resorts Near Barcelona

When you picture Barcelona, you probably think of swaying palm trees, warm Mediterranean beaches, and the lively night scene. It is true that Barcelona has all those things, but the great thing about this city is that it also has close proximity…
Thanksgiving in Barcelona

Thanksgiving in Barcelona: American Traditions with a Twist

Thanksgiving: traditionally a day for spending time with family, reflecting on all you have to be grateful for, and eating some amazing home-cooked food. While Thanksgiving is only recognized as a holiday in the United States, that doesn’t…
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