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Urban planning has never been easy, especially when ongoing projects are of massive scale such as the case of Via Laietana in Barcelona. The street is called after the Iberian tribe who lived in the city’s area: the Laietani. When the Roman Empire arrived to the peninsula, they settled the military camp that became the… Read More


Centre de Convencions Internacional de Barcelona (CCIB)

The vast experience obtained from having organized two universal exhibitions (in 1888 and 1928) and, most recently, the 1992 Summer Olympic Games, as well as being a ‘powerful brand’, have turned Barcelona into a city to take into account when organizing International Summits, Congresses or Seminars. In fact, according to the International Congress and Convention… Read More


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


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


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


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 Sant Just

Today we explore some of the sweetest spots of the Old City Core of Barcelona, the so called Gothic Quarter or Ciutat Vella (‘the old city’). If the intention is to get lost, let it happen! But there’s certainly some hidden spots that could be missed… …Around the Cathedral If we start exploring the Gothic Quarter,… Read More


GuellTrenca

One of most famous symbols of Barcelona’s identity, the mosaic technique used by Gaudí, like many artists in Catalan Art Nouveau, is still in vogue.   The name of this technique comes from the main feature perceived at first sight: broken tiles, plates and cups. Trencar means in Catalan ‘To break’, hence trencadís is the equivalent for ‘breakable’.… Read More


Festivals in Barcelona

From the ‘billions’ of things you can do and enjoy in Barcelona, live music is (always) a great choice. In fact, going to some of the most important festivals in Europe –which in the last decade have settled in Catalonia’s main city-, has become a good reason for many people to stay a few days… Read More


Our guides enjoying in the Portal del Bisbe

The doors of Barcelona, this is a city that seems enclosed by the elements: air, water and land. This city is located on the Mediterranean Sea to the East, the Collserola mountain to the West, the Llobregat River to the South and The river Besós to the North. But this limited territory welcomes a population… Read More