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Water, fire, and new beginnings in Barcelona

Tourists who come to visit Barcelona during the month of June might see some rather unusual sights in the city’s public plazas. This is not the start of a revolution, but rather the city’s routine preparations for one of its most magical nights, la verbena de San Juan. This popular festival, which marks the summer […]

Circuit Festival

Circuit Festival 2016

This summer, Barcelona will held again several activities aimed at the gay and lesbian community, as well as numerous performances by international artists, all under the framework of the Circuit Festival. This festival, in which more than seventy thousand people participate, has become a reference worldwide. Among the planned activities include concerts, DJ sessions, sports and […]

Vermouth pack - Hotel Granvía

Vermouth & Friends at Hotel Granvía

For all vermouth lovers, the recently restored terrace of the Hotel Granvía will turn into a true oasis for leisure and enjoyment this summer, thanks to a new opportunity to taste this classic drink in style. This special offer restores the centuries-old tradition of enjoying fine vermouth around the table with family and friends. The […]

Fabra Observatory

A Thousand Stars Dinner

Like every summer, from the last 10th of June and until the 9th of October, it will take place in Barcelona, from Tuesday to Sunday, the Season Dinners with Stars. This activity takes place at the Observatorio Fabra, during the summer months, and combines popularization of science and astronomical observation with a suggestive gastronomic offer. […]

Sant Joan BCN

St John’s Eve in Barcelona

Saint John’s Eve, which is celebrated every year during the night of 23th of June, is lived with special intensity in Barcelona, where it is known as “Nit de Sant Joan” or “La revetlla de Sant Joan”. Sant Joan is one of the main festivals in Barcelona, one night in which the protagonists are fire, both bonfires […]

Saint John's Eve

Saint John’s Eve: The Origin

On the night of June 23rd-24th, Barcelona celebrates one of the most important occasions of the year, popularly known as the night of San Juan, or Saint John’s Eve. The celebration is Pagan in origin and is only one of many solstice-related festivals. Born of a tradition that dates back to the pre-Christian era, it […]

Barcelona Beaches

The city’s beaches get ready for the season

As ever this year, in the weeks prior to Easter, the Àrea Metropolitana de Barcelona (AMB) is carrying out work to get the city’s beaches in shape. The work involves tractors which plough the sand to a depth of 50 cm. Ploughing the beaches means disinfecting the sand with sunlight and, as explained by Mariano […]

This Weekend: The daylight-savings time change

This weekend, we’ll have an hour less to sleep because the clocks go forward an hour, the night of Saturday 26 to Sunday 27 March, at two o’clock will become three, to adapt to daylight saving time. So make sure you change your clock. The daylight-savings time change is a measure adopted by some eighty […]

Platja de la Barceloneta

La Barceloneta, a neighborhood with a maritime essence

Just steps away from the city center lies a unique neighborhood with a markedly maritime character: la Barceloneta. Lively beaches, lots of bars and restaurants, sporting facilities, a long seaside promenade, streets and plazas with personality… there are many reasons you’ll want to thoroughly explore La Barceloneta. This cosmopolitan neighborhood is one of the youngest […]

Hard Rock Rising Barcelona

Hard Rock Rising Barcelona

This weekend, Friday 24 & Saturday July 25, the platja del Fòrum and Parc de la Pau in Sant Adrià del Besòs will host the 1st edition of the global music festival: Hard Rock Rising Barcelona. The festival will offer 16 hours of music bringing together national and international artists of the category of Robbie […]