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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. The day after Halloween is a national Spanish holiday: El Día de Todos Los Santos is a day for honoring and remembering…
Fireworks of Sant Joan

The Festival of Sant Juan

The Sant Joan festival goes by many names, but in Catalonia and Barcelona, it is most often called the Nit de Sant Joan which translates to St. John’s Eve. Even though the celebration goes by many names, they all refer to the same…
Secret Gardens of Girona

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…
Festa Major de Gracia decorations

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…

La Mercè: The Insider’s Guide

Since the weekend of La Mercè has an abundance of activities happening all around the city, you will have to pick which ones you want to attend. Sadly, it is impossible to go to every event (trust us, we’ve tried) but with some tips from…

All About Our Favorite Holiday: La Mercè

We are so excited that September is finally here because that means La Mercè is just around the corner! This year it will be held from September 22nd to the 25th. It is the event that us Barcelonans wait for all year! You may be wondering though,…
Sant Joan Fires on the beach

The "Sant Joan Night", the Night of the Fire

If you're in Barcelona on June 23rd, consider yourself the luckiest tourist in the world! Get ready for bonfires, fireworks and typical Catalan traditions: it's the Sant Joan's night! Sant Joan’s Night is the shortest night of the year,…
Christmas in Barcelona

Christmas in Barcelona: Getting Ready for the Magic

December has arrived, and Barcelona is welcoming all the lights, decorations, seasonal markets and joyful songs that come with the last month of the year. And not Barcelona: all Catalan cities, towns, and villages are getting immersed into…
Barcelona Festival Mercè

Traveling to Barcelona in September? Make Room for La Mercè Festival

If your travel plans include a visit to the best city in the world (a.k.a. Barcelona) in September, and that'd happen anytime between the 18th and the 24th September, you must be ready to have a blast. La Mercè Festival is the city's largest…
Sant Joan

Sant Joan 2015: a Last-Minute Guide

Tonight is one of the most important nights of the year in Catalonia. It marks the summer solstice and is also the festival of Sant Joan. This holiday is officially tomorrow (June 24th), but tonight is what Catalans call 'la revetlla' – the…
Museums Barcelona

Nit dels Museus 2015: What to See and Do

One of our favorite nights in Barcelona is coming up! The Night of the Museums will take place on Saturday, May 16th, and it will make you reconsider everything that you have ever thought about visiting museums. We just love this night. Over…
Sant Jordi

Sant Jordi's Day: Books, Roses and Smiles All Around

Saint George by Raphael   Sant Jordi's Day (Saint George in Catalan) is much more than a simple feast day in Barcelona. It is the Catalan equivalent to Valentine's Day, and love is in the air! Each year the streets are filled with…

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