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Weekend in Barcelona

1st Weekend of October: Plenty of Activities!

There are many plans offered on the first weekend of October. We propose you a few : Oktoberfest 2015 Oktoberfest, better known as the Beer Festival, is one of Germany’s main historic and cultural celebrations, and takes place each year in the Bavarian city of Munich – nowadays it’s regarded as the world’s biggest popular […]

Festa Major La Rambla

The Rambla Festival

The Rambla is Barcelona and Ciutat Vella’s iconic avenue, separating the Raval neighbourhood from the Barri Gòtic. In the past a stream, the Riera d’en Malla, flowed down here but when the Raval wall was built in the 15th century, the watercourse was diverted north. After that, the area gradually attracted more and more people […]

Animals And Pharohs

Animals and Pharaohs

Animals, real or representative, wild or domesticated, played a key role in ancient Egypt and were ever present in everyday life. Ancient Egyptians understood the animals’ characteristics and used these in different ways for their symbolic images. Thus, the animal figure becomes the multiple element of a coded language, written or represented, and in this […]

Barcelona Galley Weekend

The Barcelona Gallery Weekend is born

The Barcelona Gallery Weekend is an event for art lovers, collectors, professionals and artists with the aim of becoming one of the annual musts of Barcelona. It’s due to take place between the 1st and the 4th of October, 2015. During these four days, 40 venues of the city and its metropolitan area intend to present […]


Barcelona Jazz Festival

For 47 years Barcelona has played host to an annual jazz festival. This year there are more than 20 concert venues, in what is to be the longest edition in the festival’s history, from 26th September to 11th December 2015. The festival takes place in venues all over town and you will need to buy […]


Piromusical: Merce Festival Farewell

The Piromusical is the grand finale of the Merce Festival. It is at the Magic Fountain at the foot of Montjuic hill near Espanya metro station with the Palau Nacional majestically in the background. The Piromusical is a fabulous music, water, fireworks and laser light display centred around the Magic Fountain at Montjuic hill. Spectators fill the […]

Total Lunar Eclipse

Enjoy the last Total Lunar Eclipse of the Tetrad

Total Lunar Eclipses are rare – only about one in three lunar eclipses are total. About four to five total eclipses can be seen at any place on Earth in a decade. Lunar eclipses usually do not occur in any specific order. However, every once in a while, four total lunar eclipses happen in a […]

Desgusta Barcelona

Barcelona Degusta: 5th Popular Food Festival

This week, from 24 to 27 September,  the fifth edition of the Popular’s Food Festival , Barcelona Degusta , will be held in Fira Barcelona’s Montjuïc Exhibition Centre – Hall 1. If you are becoming a foodie, this is your event! Barcelona Degusta is a biennial event which has organized a delicious gastronomic activities program for […]

Course Barcelona Midnight Trail

Barcelona Midnight Trail is back!

The night-time race setting off from and finishing at the Tibidabo Amusement Park takes place tonight, Friday September 18th. The Barcelona Midnight Trail is a night-time mountain race that sets off from and finishes at Barcelona’s Tibidabo Amusement Park and passes along the Collserola Nature Park. Barcelona Midnight Trail The course is 15 km long […]

Bogatell fireworks

Fireworks at Bogatell’s Beach

We all know that every weekend thousands of activities are taking place in Barcelona. The choice is yours! But the beginning and end of the festivals have a very special charm . In coincidence with the beginning of Mercè Festival…  Poblenou festival comes to an end. This Sunday, September 20th at 8:30pm the big Poblenou’s […]