Category: Festivals

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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Celebrate Sant Joan 2017 in Barcelona

Celebrate Sant Joan 2017 in Barcelona

If you are in Barcelona this Friday 23 and Saturday 24 June, remember to bring the earplugs. And if not the fireworks and noisy firecrackers will remind you! Apart from this small inconvenient of easy remedy, it is good know that in Barcelona, each one lives the verbena of Sant Joan in its way. All …

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Feria de abril de Catalunya is back

Feria de abril de Catalunya is back

Over the 60s and 70s it took place in Spain a major demographic shift. For workers in Andalusia, Catalonia became the land of opportunity. Even such was the number of immigrants installed that (exaggeration) Catalonia came to be considered “the ninth province” of Andalusia. It is for this reason that for 45 years it has been …

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Barcelona Easter: Processions, Palm Blessing and the Sweet Mona

Barcelona Easter: Processions, Palm Blessing and the Sweet Mona

We have an overflowing calendar of activities in Barcelona as Semana Santa is around the corner. Next Sunday April 9 is Palm Sunday, Messianic entrance of Jesus Christ in Jerusalem in Christian religion. This arrives right after Carnival and Lent. Starting on Palm Sunday, the Semana Santa begins until Resurrection Sunday (April 16). FInd more details about …

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Barcelona Carnival 2017

Barcelona Carnival 2017

It is a long-awaited celebration among Catalans. So much so that we are not content with only one-day to show off our costumes, but we get the most out of our imagination for a whole week. This year’s most expected week for fun comes from Thursday 23 February to Wednesday 1 March. It is true …

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New Year’s Eve in Barcelona 2016/2017

New Year’s Eve in Barcelona 2016/2017

It has been 3 years already since the first official Barcelona New Year Chimes celebration. To the elite of multitudinous enclaves of this yearly celebration like the Times Square in New York, the Brandenburg Gate in Germany, Big Ben in London or the Copacabana Beach in Rio de Janeiro among others, since the Christmas of …

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Barcelona At Christmas With Your Kids: Children’s Festival 2016

Barcelona At Christmas With Your Kids: Children’s Festival 2016

Let your imagination run free these days. Christmas, gifts, meals … everyone, deep down, feels it excited. Although that feeling may not be that strong, there was a time when we did were excited about Christmas. We were happy to receive the catalogs of the toy stores and even during breakfast we were not bothered …

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