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Covid- 19 travel tips

Waiting for you in Barcelona. COVID-19: Safety First!

 Our tours and activities are suspended until further notice. Meanwhile, we keep working on improving our services and we look forward to receiving you in Barcelona, happily and safely, as we’ve always done. We’re excited to share…
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Barceloneta neighborhood: the story of an “island” within the city

Among our Barcelona City Tours, we often visit a unique place in Barcelona, a peninsula that its inhabitants describe as independent from the rest of the city. Lots of seafaring tales about it, a history of war, famine, challenges, overcomings,…
Small group, private tours

Private Tour with Spanish Trails

Spanish Trails specializes in authentic, private tour experiences. We take pride in our private tours which have been carefully crafted for over 20 years. These specialized private tours are an exclusive experience, specifically adapted…
Drinking from the Porrón

The Porrón, a staple of Spanish wine culture

The Porrón, a staple of Spanish wine culture and a unique drinking vessel that looks like a cross between a carafe and watering can. The neck is narrow like a bottle of wine, and the bottom wide, like that of a decanter, fitted with a long…
Woman looking at Arc de Triomf, BarcelonaToa Heftiba

The Barcelona Day Tour Checklist: Everything You Should Bring

Anyone who has been lucky enough to visit the stunning seaside cosmopolitan that is Barcelona knows how much there is to do in just one day! The city is filled with art and architecture, history and food, music and events, that it’s impossible…
Tarragona Cathedral

Visit Tarragona

Spanish Trails has recently added a brand new Barcelona day tour to the list of amazing experiences we offer. The Roman Spain, Tarragona Day Tour features the ancient city of Tarragona and is a great way to discover the largest site of Roman…
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What Makes a Dalí a Dalí?

Discovering Salvador Dalí, revered as one of the most influential artists from Spain, is an exciting task. Having promoted and lived the surrealist movement from his home in the Costa Brava and the Emporda Region, his influence on the culture…
woman walking through the forest

Secret Forest: An Inside Perspective

We recently went on a half-day hike through Barcelona’s green lung, the Collserola Natural Park, and followed it with a truly authentic Catalan lunch which is any nature lover’s dream. The Secret Forest is a lush, hidden oasis in the outskirts…
Roasted Chestnuts in Barcelona

Autumn in Barcelona

In Autumn, a lot of cultural and gastronomic happenings take place which makes this a great time to visit the city of Barcelona. The day after Halloween is a national Spanish holiday: El Día de Todos Los Santos is a day for honoring and…
Ferris wheel and view of Barcelona

The best view points in Barcelona

If you want to visit Barcelona, you might want look at the big picture before you dive into its narrow gothic streets. Where can you get a bird’s eye view of Barcelona? You have different places to see the important landmarks, mountains and…
Dali Museum from the outside

Dalí and Girona: An Inside Perspective

We are starting a new series where we highlight our tours and guides from an inside perspective. Our Spanish Trails interns hope you enjoy this more personalized look at what Spanish Trails has to offer by recounting their tour experiences.  A…
Fluent City Spanish Textbook with Cactus Background by Dan Gold

Helpful Spanish Phrases to Use on Your Spanish Vacation

Traveling to a new country is both exciting and new, offering fresh perspectives on culture, architecture, food, people, and language. Language is complex yet simple, an oxymoron in every sense, and is one of those special things that brings…

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