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Picasso’s passion for El Greco

Last days to enjoy ‘Picasso’s passion for El Greco’ at Museu Picasso. Thanks to an exchange of works, the Museu Picasso will be showing a masterpiece by El Greco from the collection of the Museo Nacional del Prado, the Portrait of an Old Gentleman, together with over thirty works from our collections which were inspired […]

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Wine Tourism at Columbus Monument

Barcelona Turisme presents a new activity from an unique space: Wine tourism experience at  Mirador de Colom. Taste four of the best varieties of cava and wine with Designation of Origin status: from the coastal area of Alella to the inland region of Pla de Bages, the innovative D.O. Catalunya and world-renowned Penedès accompanied by […]

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Encants de Barcelona

The most important and oldest antiques and second-hand market in Barcelona is the Fira de Bellcaire, better known as the Mercat dels Encants de Barcelona.Open every day, it is now located towards the south of Plaça de les Glòries Catalanes, under a modern, futuristic structure, built to improve the conditions of the traders and to […]

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Cirque du Soleil in Barcelona

The Cirque du Soleil company’s production of Varekai was first performed 13 years ago in the city of Montreal, in Quebec. The show is based on the Greek myth of Icarus, a character whose wings melt when he flies too close to the Sun. The incident causes him to fall into a forest, where he meets […]

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Three King’s Parade in Barcelona

It is said that this is the most magical night of the year, and these three characters are definitely to ‘blame’. The Three Kings are enthusiastically welcomed by children and adults every 5 January, just a few hours before they visit our homes bringing gifts for everyone who has been good during the rest of […]

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Poble Espanyol: An ideal Village

The Poble Espanyol was built in 1929 for the International Expo. This ideal village, with 117 reproductions of typical buildings from around Spain, was supposed to have been demolished 6 months later, after the Expo, but such was the admiration it inspired that a decision was taken to preserve it. Today it is the fourth […]

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New Year’s Eve at Montjuïc

The area around the Montjuïc Magic Fountain will become a huge clock on New Year’s Eve. At 11.30 pm the show to see in 2016 gets underway and combines fire, water, light, melodic music and percussion. The four Puig i Cadafalch pillars will be lit up for each of the four chimes preceding the stroke […]

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Barcelona gives way to Christmas fairs

While Barcelona’s Christmas fair par excellence is the Santa Llúcia, held in front of the cathedral, many of the city’s streets and plazas host festivities and little markets to explore, hear some carols, purchase traditional ornaments and decorations, or find the perfect gift for a loved one. Just outside the Sagrada Familia, now through December […]

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Christmas in Plaza Catalonia

Plaza Catalonia becomes the center of a different Christmas. Come to celebrate the Winter Solstice! This is one of the oldest celebrations.  With Solstice, therefore, celebrate the victory of light over darkness, a moment that announces spring is coming soon. Plaça Catalunya is playing host to the 1st Responsible-Consumption, Social and Solidarity Economy Fair, from […]

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Els Pastorets: The little shepherds

Els Pastorets, the little shepherds, is a very old Christmas performance, originating from the medieval dramas that were part of the Christmas Eve services. These masses, which at first were said in Latin, were known as Officium Pastorum, and it is known that from the 15th century they were already being performed in Catalan. Nowadays, […]