Category: Barcelona

A Walk Before Christmas

A Walk Before Christmas

This weekend is the perfect opportunity to go for a walk in Barcelona. It might be that the weather is not that good, or the fact that this weekend is the last weekend before Christmas may do the streets a bit crowded … but either way, it could not bring ruin to our weekend: it is …

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Barcelona Christmas Shopping

Barcelona Christmas Shopping

When it comes to Christmas time, we all know how messy and tricky is to find the most perfect present. Here we have the answer: This Christmas, Barcelona is the gift. We could not agree more with this year’s Christmas Shopping campaign of Barcelona Shopping City by Turismo de Barcelona. The Barcelona Shopping Line, the …

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Christmas in Barcelona Has a Date

Christmas in Barcelona Has a Date

Despite the jumpstart of Christmas shopping with the Black Friday, no Christmas really kicks off in Barcelona until the festive lights are switched on all over the streets. This year, the lights switch on is scheduled pretty much before the couple of weeks leading up to Christmas. This is the aim of Barcelona Commerce to …

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Black Friday Barcelona 2016

Black Friday Barcelona 2016

It is a few days before we take to the streets in search of the biggest discount for Christmas gifts. Many of us will be well prepared, as if instructed to watch, scan and process price tags while pushing and pulling down either doors or humans. Some others … may someone have mercy upon them. …

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Time Changes Again for Winter

Time Changes Again for Winter

And 3AM will be 2AM again. Winter is around the corner and when it comes we say goodbye to long-lasting sunsets in Spain. All of a sudden, the day turns into a dark cold moment difficult to define whether is afternoon, evening or night already. To take the most of the daylight, on Sunday morning …

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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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International Boat Show in Barcelona

International Boat Show in Barcelona

Next month we are directing all vessels upon the Mediterranean. From 12 to 16 October, Barcelona is holding the Salón Náutico Internacional, the most ambitious boat show in Spain and the only one of our country with the recognition of the International Federation of Boat Show Organizers (IFBSO). The Salon will count with 3 premises, …

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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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Palau Baró de Quadras

Palau Baró de Quadras

Barcelona is a well-known destination for travellers seeking modernism architecture, especially that of Gaudi. In Catalonia, and in our city, there was also another Catalan artist who dropped his modernism architecture onto our streets. This is Josep Puig i Cadafalch (1867- 1956). He was one of the star architects of Catalan modernism, considered its last …

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