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


Concentration againts the terrorist attacks in Plaza Catalunya

After the terrorist attacks of yesterday, August 17 of 2017, in Catalonia, Barcelona Guide Bureau wants to show his firm condemnation to these inhuman acts. A van ran over to dozens of people in La Rambla of Barcelona in a terrible act assumed by the ISIS. There are at least 14 dead and a hundred wounded.… Read More


Accessible pedestrian crossing. PHOTO: Turisme de Barcelona

Accesible Barcelona: Is the city well adapted for wheelchair users? Do musems in the city welcome blind and partially sighted persons? Are the beaches accessible for people with reduced mobility? We know that every traveller has different needs, especially if you are a wheelchair user or you have any sort of disability. Let us explain in this… Read More


plaça-vila-de-gracia

Gràcia has always fascinated both the locals and the tourists. There are some of the city’s most appreciated folkloric festivities, theaters, restaurants and squares. However it is more than a neighbourhood: to the true graciencs Gràcia is still not Barcelona. This belief has kept the original village allure of this precious area. It all started five… Read More


Magical Fountains Montjuic

Barcelona might be undeniably hot in Summer, and, like in almost every warm place in the world, life turns more active towards the evening: we selected what we considered the upcoming top 7 Summer Night plans in Barcelona’s Monuments. Take your best cocktail clothes, charge your camera and cheers!  Maybe every night, perhaps once a week,… Read More