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Top Things to Experience Barcelona in Autumn & Winter

Top Things to Experience Barcelona in Autumn & Winter

Barcelona is a great city for enjoying in autumn and winter. Due to its good weather conditions and cultural life, the Catalan city will inspire you to live a perfect getaway. At Hotel Continental we celebrate the arrival of chilly weather with a 4-part series, exploring our favorite ways to experience Barcelona during these seasons. …

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The Largest Manga in its History

The Largest Manga in its History

Next weekend October 29, in the aftermath of Barcelona Oktoberfest, it will take place the XXII Barcelona Manga Fair. In Plaça Univers as well as in the same area known as the exhibition center of Montjuïc -one of the world’s most emblematic urban venues. From our Hotel Continental Barcelona and Continental Palacete it takes barely …

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Señorito: The Art of Andalusian Tapas in Barcelona

Señorito: The Art of Andalusian Tapas in Barcelona

Step out the district of Raval, all the way left from our two Hotels Continental in Barcelona, we find Sant Antoni neighbourhood. This area is the legacy of the former Sant Antoni Marketplace –which still exists nowadays but renovated into an open air market like the Boqueria even larger and not so crowded. After the reopening …

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Catalonia National Day 2016

Catalonia National Day 2016

Every 11th September since 1980, in Catalonia it is marked the fall of Barcelona into the hands of the Bourbon forces on September 11, 1714. It occurred after a 14-month siege of the city, in the War of the Spanish Succession. In the aftermath, the Catalan institutions were abolished. What do we do during our …

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The best football in Barcelona

The best football in Barcelona

On Wednesday September 13th is held in Barcelona the first match of the qualifying rounds of the Champions League. FC Barcelona against Celtic Glasgow. The group C is composed by FC Barcelona, Glasgow Celtic, Borussia Mönchengladbach and Manchester City. This exciting game of the Champions League will start at 20.45h at the Stadium of FC …

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NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM: MUSEU NACIONAL D’ART DE CATALUNYA

NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM: MUSEU NACIONAL D’ART DE CATALUNYA

Last 21st May we went through a magic night in Barcelona with all its museums open as a courtesy of The Art Factories, launched by Barcelona City Council’s Culture Institute. Next Saturday, 16th July the Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya (National Art Museum of Catalonia) and from now on MNAC, will also celebrate open doors …

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Ferrari Land & Port Aventura

Ferrari Land & Port Aventura

Do you love Port Aventura? Wait for it… An accurate description would say that Port Aventura is a leisure resort and theme park located in Vila-Seca (near Salou, Tarragona, south of Catalonia). Any booklet would include that it is the 6th most visited theme park in Europe. And any Travel + Leisure would read such …

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Neil Young in Concert in Barcelona!

Neil Young in Concert in Barcelona!

Neil Young + Promise Of The Real will delight us with themes of The Monsanto Years at Poble Espanyol in Barcelona next 20th June! Of course, not the only. Neil Young always returns to his classics and the setlist of this tour includes legends such as Old Man, Out On The Weekend, Everybody Knows This …

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Sónar 2016

Sónar 2016

What is Sónar? Next 16th, 17th and 18th June it will take place in Barcelona the music and technology festival pioneering the cultural events wordlwide: Sónar 2016. Since 1994 this festival is the melting pot of the most creative artists and the most cutting-edge technology applied to the music. This 2016 edition will promote five …

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