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…
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…
Flamenco Dancer's on stag

Flamenco - the Dance of Spain

The intensity of expression and passion on the faces of flamenco dancers will amaze even the most knowledgeable dance aficionados. Flamenco bailadores dance with their bodies and with their faces, unlike any other form of dance. Performers Those…
Park Güell

Catalan artists: Gaudí & Dalí

Antoni Gaudí and Salvador Dalí are surely two names you’ve heard of as they have greatly influenced architecture and painting. They both created artwork that was new and significant during their lifetimes, and these two Catalan artists grew…

Barcelona's Olympic Legacy

As you go around Barcelona you will keep hearing about the Olympics, specifically what Barcelona was like before the games and after the games. You may be wondering why people can’t stop talking about it and how it can still be relevant years…
Salvador Dali with Mustache

A Closer Look at Salvador Dalí

Salvador Dalí was born in Figueres, the capital of the Empordá region in the beautiful northeast corner of Catalonia. Growing up he spent most of his time in the landscapes that would be featured in many of his works. Even from a young age…
Street Art Barcelona

Barcelona, City of Urban Artists

It’s no secret that Barcelona is a very artistic city and people from all over the world come to visit either appreciate art or become an artist. We’ve all heard of Gaudí, Miró, Picasso, and Dalí, and their creations surround us everywhere…
Colón Barcelona

October 12th and the National Day of Spain

Today is a holiday in Spain, and one of the most important ones. It is called "Nuestra Señora del Pilar", in honor of the patron virgin of Spain and of the Hispanic people, and of the Civil Guard of Spain.  This date is also called "Fiesta…
Instagram Barcelona

Our 10 favorite Instagram Accounts about Barcelona

Since we joined Instagram, we've been following all sorts of people: guests, partners, food lovers, architects, official accounts, magazines, travelers, explorers... But we do save some soft spot for those who put some extra effort when capturing…

Walking on Art: the History Behind Barcelona’s Tiles

The most delightful thing about Barcelona is that you can always – believe me, always – discover something new to appreciate. You just gotta have your eyes wide open and pay attention to everything. In this case, to the floor!

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