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Start of the 18th Rallye Monte-Carlo Historique from Barcelona

Next Friday 27th of January, at 4:30 p.m, the Moll de la Marina at Olympic Port of Barcelona, will host the start of the ‘Rallye Montecarlo Historique’. The start from Barcelona will be the second most important of the seven cities from where this mythical test of regularity for classics will begin, in total it gathers […]

Santa Llúcia Fair

Santa Llúcia Fair

The oldest and most popular Christmas fair in Catalonia, Santa Llúcia, commemorates its 230th anniversary this year, with 286 stands offering traditional Christmas products.

Medieval Fair

Medieval Fair in Poble Espanyol

Between the next 4th and 6th of November we will travel back to the Middle Ages with the second edition of the Medieval Fair in Poble Espanyol.

La Castanyada

“La Castanyada”, Halloween in Barcelona

“La Castanyada” is a Catalan tradition dating back to the Middle Ages, when the ringers had to touch all night for dead people to pray for their souls.

National Day of Catalonia

National Day of Catalonia

Each year, the eleventh day of September, the official holiday of Catalonia, the National Day, is celebrated with numerous events such as demonstrations, concerts and activities.

Refugi 307

The Air Raid Shelter 307

The 307 Air Raid Shelter, located on Montjuïc, is one of the many air-raid shelters that were built in Barcelona during the Spanish Civil War. The aim of the shelter was to protect the inhabitants of the city of Barcelona suffered repeated bombing. The shelter was dug with the help of the neighbors of Poble […]

VII Classic Bus Rally of Barcelona

The next 28th and 29th of May will be held the International Classic Bus Rally Barcelona, which reaches its seventh edition this year. On 28 May, as already happened in previous editions, it is planned an exhibition of the same vehicles participating in the rally. This exhibition will take place on Avenida Maria Cristina in Barcelona, and […]

Night Tour In The First Metro Of Barcelona

Barcelona metro will revive one more year its first metro convoy of 1924, the night from 4 to 5 of May. This journey through time with the historic train will leave after midnight the station of Sagrada Familia, and will go to La Pau station. The train will then travel back toward the starting point […]

Turó de la Rovira and Bunkers del Carmel

On top of the Turó de la Rovira, in the Carmel district, we can find one of the most special places in Barcelona, Carmel Bunkers, a privileged natural viewpoint that allows us to contemplate a panoramic view of the city. With a height of 262m above sea level and a 360 ° view, Turo de […]

Xi’An Warriors have returned to Barcelona

The terracotta army has returned to Barcelona, at the Teatre Coliseum, for the international exhibition ‘Terracotta Army’, which brings together 150 replicas, besides ten of the original pieces exhibited during the 2004 “Forum de Les Cultures”. “Terracotta Army. Xi’an Warriors“, which can be seen until June in the city, brings the opportunity of knowing the […]