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European vines with American feet

Call it a cross-cultural exchange or a horrible mistake, this is another bump in the long history between Americans and Europeans - we accidentally endangered Europe’s beloved vineyards and their wine-loving way of life. Many European countries,…
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Flamenco – the Dance of Spain

Imagine yourself sitting back after enjoying an amazing day tour in Barcelona with Spanish Trails and discovering the expression and passion on the faces of flamenco dancers, a spectacle that will amaze even the most knowledgeable dance aficionados.…
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Temps de Flors Festival

Indulge your senses in unique floral art decorations, light displays, fountains, acapella concerts and community pride at the Temps de Flors festival. The height of spring is also the season of anticipation for one of the biggest festivals…
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Top Things To Do In Barcelona

Our highly diverse team at Spanish Trails can tailor your holiday experience to your needs, but if you're still unsure of a potential destination, here are some ideas of top things to do in Barcelona: Visit the Sagrada Familia. Designed by…
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The Best Picnic Spots in Barcelona

Summer in Barcelona screams for a picnic! Barcelona is full of perfect and peaceful picnic spots and you don't even have to leave town. There are more than 300 sunny days per year, so it's not necessary to worry about the weather. Take your…
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All About Festa Major de Gracia – Barcelona’s Biggest Neighborhood Festival

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…

5 Lovely Villages in Catalonia

Catalonia is one of Spain's richest and most highly beautiful regions. Many people are familiar with Barcelona, but did you know that there are three provinces in addition to Barcelona? The other provinces of Catalonia are Girona, Tarragona,…
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10 Things Locals Want You To Know Before You Visit Barcelona

Barcelona’s architecture, delicious food, excellent shopping possibilities, and great nightlife attract a lot of tourists. This makes it one of the most visited cities around the world and one that is definitely worth discovering! As you may…

Welcome to the Shopping Mecca of Barcelona

Ready for shopping? YES! Barcelona is definitely a shopper’s dream and one of Europe's top cities of fashion. Barcelona has a wide variety of top designer brands, shopping malls, and fashion boutiques. But what is the best time to shop and…
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