Thunder and sudden showers are typical in Autumn

  It is not often, but when it does rain, it rains cats and dogs. It seems like the world is about to end, you hear the thunder, the sky turns dark and, from nowhere, it starts pelting with rain.   What’s the chance that it rains during your stay in Barcelona? We have over… Read More


Autumn in Barcelona

  Are you coming to Barcelona in autumn? Then let me congratulate you as this is one of the most wonderful seasons to visit the city. Don’t let the shorter days, colder evening and maybe a rainy day make you stay at your hotel. There are some seriously good things going on to warm you… Read More


Poster for 2013 Festes de la Merce

La Mercè is the Festa Major of Barcelona, when we celebrate the Saint’s Day of Our Lady of Mercy, La Mare de Déu de la Mercè. It has been an official city holiday since 1871, which first consisted of a Roman Catholic festivity commemorating St. Mercè on 24 September. The opening speech will be given… Read More


Picasso studio

Seven interesting facts of his early years and corners in the city where you can know him better There is no doubt that Pablo Ruiz Picasso (Málaga, Spain, 1881-Mougins, France, 1973) is one the most known artist of all time. His prolific creativity and unlimited talent have left some of the most admirable art pieces in… Read More


Escolania of Montserrat

One of the most prized jewels of the Sanctuary is the voices that compose the Choir of Montserrat (in Catalan: Escolania de Montserrat). It is one of the oldest children choirs in Europe. There are documents dating from the fourteenth century that corroborate this religious and musical institution. Its existence is as old as younger is… Read More


Dancers of "Rumba Catalana"

How NOT to confuse Rumba Catalana with Flamenco. Catalonia has the privilege to add to the Unesco’s World Heritage list the works of Art Nouveau masters Antoni Gaudí and Domènech i Montaner and the not less spectacular ‘Castells’ (‘Human Castles’), among others. But there are so many other things that deserve to be known worldwide.… Read More


Private tour Park Güell

You want to be sure to make the best of your stay when you book a private tour? Read these 5 tips! Indeed, from April to November, it is the pick season in Barcelona and it could be difficult sometimes to obtain tickets to access to your favorite monument, to take the metro or just… Read More