Guided tour inside Sagrada Familia temple

Imagine you have arrived in Barcelona with a written or a mental list of things to do and visit. Advices from relatives, people from work, neighbours and/or friends have increased that ‘list’ to the maximum: monuments, museums, restaurants… You only have a week and you panic!. So many things to do and so little time! Don’t worry, here are some suggestions to… Read More


Locals and tourist enjoying in terrace

Catalan is one of the official languages of Barcelona and, although you can survive knowing a little Spanish or even English, knowing a few basic expressions in Catalan brings you much closer to the local culture. We challenge you to pronunce your first words in this language? The city of Barcelona is known by the local media… Read More


Park Güell

While visiting Barcelona, you can’t miss the Park Güell –it’s a must! No other work by Antoni Gaudí better reflects the complete and perfect harmony of nature and architecture than Barcelona’s Park Güell. Initially designed as an English-style garden-city–hence the official name Park– it finally became Barcelona’s most unusual public park. The failure of an ambitious housing estate project… Read More


Bolets (mushrooms)

Many people celebrate the arrival of Autumn because it is time for ‘Bolets’! Find mushrooms in the woods is close to a sport in Catalonia (there are even official competitions about it), and in order to succeed you need some certain skills, knowledge, intuition, and also, a little bit of luck. So much so that instead of… Read More


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During the past years, many citizens from Barcelona have started enjoying el Born, one of the most special places in Barcelona. El Born is the Catalan name for the street enclosure dedicated to the medieval jousts between knights during the beloved tournaments, the traditional celebrations across Europe in the middle ages. Passeig del Born was the… Read More


Barcelona Guide Bureau condemns the scenes of violence that took place in Catalonia on the occasion of the referendum held on October 1st. These facts have nothing to do with the quiet and civic lifestyle of a city, Barcelona, which receives thousands of visitors daily. Today we closed all our tours due to the general… Read More


24/09/2011. Barcelona. Cabalgata de la Mercè . Foto: Jonathan Grevsen

Every September 24th and during a whole week, Barcelona celebrates its “Festa Major” – Barcelona’s festival of festivals, a celebration which goes back more than two-hundred years. La Mercè captures the character of the city itself, and transforms Barcelona into a grand stage bursting with fantasy and imagination. Over 600 activities and shows go on… Read More


Sant Antoni market underconstruction

In the heart of Barcelona, on the left side of the Eixample disctrict (known by locals as ‘Eixample Esquerre’), but away from the hustle and bustle of other areas like el Raval or Las Ramblas, there is the neighbourhood of Sant Antoni. Almost 40,000 people live there, in a local atmosphere that is gradually transforming… Read More


Our visitors during the tour in Montjuïc

Magic Montjuïc: The views Montjuïc mountain is one of the places at the top of the list to visit in Barcelona. It is next to the sea, but there’s plenty of varied and leafy vegetation that reminds of a kind of ‘enchanted forest’. The main facilities that held the Olympic Games, back in 1992, regained… Read More


Flowers and candles after terrorist attack in Ramblas

“Ramblejar” as we say in Catalonia, or what is the same, walk along La Rambla of Barcelona, ​​is very common and appetizing on summer evenings when the sun gives a truce and temperatures drop. This iconic boulevard has become the obligated stop of millions of tourists who daily visit the city. It was originally a passage of water… Read More