They told you that all shops close on Sunday and you don’t know what to do? To show you that we are not as lazy as you think here are some ideas to explore our beautiful city on a Sunday.   1. Recharge your batteries Start the day with some “churros con chocolate” in Granja… Read More

La Mercè

Festivities in Barcelona: How to have fun and know a little bit more of Catalan traditions at the same time! It is always easy to find something going on in Barcelona by only taking a stroll. Even at times it seems that the Catalonia’s main city lives in an eternal “fiesta” with continuous  parades or live… Read More

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