Shows in Barcelona
The Gràcia Festival is celebrated in August, and is Barcelona’s most popular and colourful festival. Stroll around the streets of the Gràcia neighbourhood, and be amazed and impressed by the decorative displays.
Right on the Rambla stands the Gran Teatre del Liceu de Barcelona. Its walls have laid witness to almost two centuries of music, dance and opera having risen like a phoenix from the ashes after the fire that devastated the building in 1994.
In Barcelona, romance is celebrated with roses and books on the Feast Day of San Jordi rather than St Valentine’s Day.
Gaudí’s creations and the infrastructure built for the exposition of 1929 offer countless activities for children in Barcelona.
La Mercè is Barcelona’s big annual festival. It is celebrated at the end of summer and always includes traditional elements such as fire runs and human towers.
Saint John’s Eve (Revetlla de Sant Joan, in Catalan) is the most magical night of the year. It is also the shortest and marks the beginning of summer. Barcelona residents celebrate the evening and night of 23 June by lighting traditional bonfires, taking nocturnal swims and eating typical pastries called coques de Sant Joan.
If you’re planning a romantic break in Barcelona with your partner, here are some irresistible ideas to enjoy with your other half.
The Catalan capital is the perfect place for solo tourism thanks to its wide variety of activities that let you do everything from taking time out to reflect to meeting new people.
Barcelona’s link with music is no secret. That’s why, every year, some of Europe’s most important festivals of all musical styles are held here.