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Spanish Trails: The Full Story

Since 2001 Spanish Trails has been organising authentic small group and private tours in Barcelona and Catalonia. But where did it all start and how did Spanish Trails become the company they are nowadays? To celebrate over twenty years of success, hundreds of tours and thousands of satisfied customers we want to tell you more…

Winter in Barcelona

Thinking about going to Barcelona this winter? Excellent decision! Barcelona is an incredible spot to consider for a winter getaway. Here you find what to do if you visit Barcelona in winter times. Why Visit Barcelona in the Winter ? Barcelona is an amazing city to explore throughout the year, but during the winter season,…

8 differences between the USA and Barcelona

Map of the world | Photo by Andrew Stutesman on Unsplash As you probably know, both the USA and Spain have a western culture, but there are still some interesting differences. Barcelona is located in Spain, more specifically in the region Catalonia. This amazing area of Spain comes with its own culture, demographics, history and…

FC Barcelona: History & Highlights

Photo by Patrick T’Kindt on Unsplash   Throughout FC Barcelona’s history, the club has been recognized for its lovable and highly entertaining brand that always appeared to deliver results. They have won the La Liga and Copa del Rey championships a few times. They also won the Champions League and the Cup Winners’ Cup during…

7 Things to do in Sants-Montjuic

Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya | Photo by David Rüsseler on Unsplash Barcelona, the Spanish city with beautiful landmarks and historic buildings, isn’t just famous for football and beaches. There are numerous neighborhoods in the city which make living here an easy and enjoyable experience. With friendly neighbors and accepting culture, Sants in Barcelona is…

The Porrón, a basis of the Spanish wine culture

Porrón. Is a unique drinking vessel that looks like a crossing between a carafe and a watering can. The neck is narrow like a bottle of wine and the bottom is wide like that of a wine carafe fitted with a long and skinny spout. Many who encounter the porrón for the first time ask…

Catalonia’s 12 wine DOs

Catalan wine: the 12 DOs you need to know A vineyard | photo by Markus Winkler on Unsplash Did you know that Spain has 96 individually recognized wine regions, and 12 of those are in Cataluña alone? They are called DO’s, Designations of origin. The reason they were created is because each area has a…

La Mercè Festival

Gigantes parade | Photo by Andrea Huls Pareja on Unsplash La Mercè is within the many events on the calendar in Barcelona the main street festival of the year. Or as called in Spanish ‘La Fiesta Mayor’. It is celebrated each year at the end of September, and this year the celebrations will take place…

All About Festa Major de Gracia – Barcelona’s Biggest Neighborhood Festival

Fireworks at Festa Major de Gracia It is almost here again! Festa Major de Gracia – The most important festival in the Gracia district and at the same time the most colorful and biggest neighborhood festival in Barcelona. The Gracia festival happens every year, from the 15th until the 21st of August. This one-week festival…

Flamenco, the Dance of Spain

Picture yourself sitting back after enjoying a captivating guided day tour in Barcelona with Spanish Trails, having experienced the city’s vibrant charms. Immerse yourself in the mesmerizing world of flamenco dancers, witnessing their expressive movements and passionate performances of flamenco dancers that will amaze even the most knowledgeable dance aficionados. If you wish to know…