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5 hidden gems of Antoni Gaudí

  You cannot travel to Barcelona without being exposed to the incredible architecture of Antoni Gaudí. The towering La Sagrada Familia can be seen from any corner of the city. Casa Batlló is gleaming along bustling Passeig de Gràcia. The colourful Parc Güell is one of the first images you see when you look up…

5 Interesting Facts about Salvador Dalí

    When you think about this legendary artist, what comes to mind are probably some of his most recognized surrealist works like “The Persistence of Memory”, or “Swans Reflecting Elephants”. But you might be surprised when you find out how many interesting facts about Salvador Dalí are out there. For a man whose life…

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…

Important Flags in Barcelona

  Exploring the vibrant streets of Barcelona, whether independently or with one of our guided day tours in Barcelona, you may come across multiple flags that share similar colors and designs. Amidst this visual tapestry, it can be confusing, especially with the varying political significance attached to each flag. Whether you’re a returning visitor or…

Sant Joan Festival: Barcelona’s Night of Fire and Festivity

Fireworks can be seen all over the city during the night of Sant Joan The Sant Joan Festival, also known as St. John’s Eve or Nit del Foc (Night of Fire), is a vibrant and enchanting celebration that takes place in Barcelona on June 23rd. With its roots in both pagan traditions and the birth…

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, the one in which we want to get…

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 a Tarragona Day Trip! Two millennia ago, Tarragona was one of the…