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


Toasting with cava

One of the reasons why Spain is known around the world is for its pleasant climate and its varied cuisine. Enjoy a glass of wine in the sunshine of a Summer or Autumn afternoon is a unique moment that you can’t miss on your holidays. The best time to walk through the vineyards is in September and… 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


Hotels & hostels

A city where you can experience a piece of history in each corner. Its cultural richness and playful broad range makes that every year millions of tourists look for hotel in Barcelona. Last year 8,303,609 travellers stayed in hotels and hostels (growing 5.4% between foreign and Spanish). Choosing where to stay is a vital aspect to consider.… Read More


The time zone of Spain Do not forget to change your clock this Saturday night, March 26, when at 2 am will become the 3 am welcoming the Easter and the summer time! But have you ever wonder why Spain changes the time when the country is not on that timezone UTC+1? is this a geographical… Read More


La Casa de la Seda

It’s time to discover more about the history of our beautiful city and its monuments! Hidden in the heart of the Gothic Quarter there is a jewel still unknown for many: La Casa de la Seda (the House of Silk). La Casa de la Seda was built between 1758 and 1763 by Joan Garrido Bertràn… Read More