The Santa Llúcia Fair arrives

Every Christmas in Barcelona, the Santa Llúcia Fair takes place in front of the Cathedral. This year it will take place from 27th November. The fair, which currently boasts 270 stalls, is one of the most popular in the city and dates back over two hundred years, with accounts of its existence as far back […]

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BarGelona: Ice rink in Barcelona moves to Hospitalet

The official opening of the 5th edition of BarGelona will be held at La Farga de L’Hospitalet from November 27th to January 10th 2016. According to the organisers, this year, BarGelona is the largest temporary ice skating rinks in Europe. This year, the premises measures 1.600 square metres, two hundred square metres more than last […]

Bits Tricicle

Bits a digital comedy by Tricicle

Every time we conceptualize a new show we always go back to our old drawers where, over time, we have buried many ideas we found interesting at one point or another. This is what we will have to do at the end of 2011 when we start working on a new show. We can anticipate three things […]


Charming Corners: Palau Robert Gardens

The Palau Robert Gardens are an oasis of green amid the urban surroundings, and one of the Eixample district’s most iconic natural treasures. Designed in the early twentieth century by the municipal gardener, Ramon Oliva, the gardens feature lush vegetation, harmoniously and elegantly arranged, making this a truly privileged space and yet one that is […]


Public festivals in the neighborhood of Sant Andreu

The neighborhood of Sant Andreu is one of the city’s most vibrant areas towards the end of the year, when this district celebrates its local festival. From November 27 through December 8, Sant Andreu, a small village outside Barcelona up until 1897, will be absolutely bursting with all kinds of celebrations and merriment emblematic of […]


92nd Edition of Jean Bouin Race

One year more the Cursa Jean Bouin is one of the most important athletics competition in Barcelona. 1920 were disputed for the first time in, turns which it into older the effective athletic event of Spain, besides the Championships of Spain of athletics. The event is deeply rooted in the sporting culture of the Catalan capital. […]


Tapantoni: Tapas Route in Sant Antoni

Tapantoni, the tapas route throughout the neighbourhood of Sant Antoni , organized by Sant Antoni Comerç is held from 13th to 29th November. This is the 6th Edition. During these days, 39 establishments, restaurants and bakeries will be offering a special tapas and a drink at a special price 2,50 euros. 7 restaurants will be […]

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Chocolat: To make you lick your fingers

A really typical Barcelona tradition is to have a hot chocolate with melindros, crunchy xurros, a soft ensaïmada . Barcelona’s xocolateries form part of its culinary and cultural heritage, a feature of the good living its inhabitants enjoy. Stepping into one of these chocolate cafes often means discovering a place with over 50 years of […]


Las Golondrinas: a privileged vantage point for viewing Barcelona

Las Golondrinas appeared in Barcelona harbour for the Universal Expo in 1888. Since then, locals and tourists have enjoyed previously unknown views of the city and the harbour while sailing the Mediterranean. They quickly became a tourist attraction because the short trips round the harbour area gave them a close-up view of this city nerve […]

The mystical centre

The oldest garden in Barcelona

For various generations, when Barcelona residents talked about going to the park they meant going to the Ciutadella park as for many years this was the only green space in the city. Beyond the old city, however, at the foot of Collserola, there is a park which dates back to the last decade of the […]