Children enjoying La Marató TV3

On Saturday and Sunday 17-18 December Barcelona Guide Bureau participated one more year in the La Marató de TV3. This year we are very happy to announce than we collected more than 5.100 euros to give a financial boost to research on strokes and traumatic spinal cord and brain injuries. BGB superated all expectatives! This is… Read More


Tourists in Barcelona

Barcelona has an antique and rich culture which is represented in a vast variety of customs. Traditions that in many occasions surprise the travellers that visit the city. Why not take a piece of this culture when you return home? In this article we recommend the top souvenirs that you should take home and the interesting history… Read More


Cathedral in the Gothic Quarter

Are you in Barcelona for Christmas? Good news, you have plenty of things to do for this end of the year! I strongly recommend that you don’t miss any of these beautiful or stunning churches! 1 – Catedral de Barcelona Located in the gothic quarter, the Cathedral of Barcelona – also called the Catedral de la… Read More


Christmas market in front of the Cathedral

Smells like Christmas when December begins. It is a month where there is a lot of activity –but also with some stops-, in Barcelona, not only related to what is going on around December 25th. There are also very interesting traditions that are really worth (and even useful!) to know. A bank holiday before Christmas! … Read More


Sagrada Familia

The Sagrada Familia is the masterpiece of the architect, Antonio Gaudí, (in Catalan the building is called Temple Expiatori de la Sagrada Família). This architectural beauty that you can’t miss if you visit Barcelona belongs to the Catalan modernisme but combines others styles from different ages. This is because despite starting in 1882, it’s still… Read More


Girona and the Onyar River

Should we book a guide for this? Such question comes up when we are thinking to visit other places nearby our destination. Last time I travelled, I spent some days in Switzerland and proved again that there’s nothing better than proper planning. When I spent one day wandering around Geneva I missed many things I… Read More


Girona and the flies of Sant Narcís

If it’s your first time to Girona, you might wonder why there are so many souvenirs that resemble flies. There are chocolates, magnets and even stickers for cars. What is it about flies that are so distinctive in Girona? There are so many stories about fearful beasts, eagles and lions that defend fortresses, the Dragon… Read More