Shows in Barcelona
Experience the Gràcia Festival and see the decorative street displays
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.
Feast Day of Sant Jordi: a book and a rose on Les Rambles
In Barcelona, romance is celebrated with roses and books on the Feast Day of San Jordi rather than St Valentine’s Day.
Barcelona with children, a city to be enjoyed as a family
Gaudí’s creations and the infrastructure built for the exposition of 1929 offer countless activities for children in Barcelona.
La Mercè, Barcelona’s biggest festival
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 in Barcelona: the magic of the shortest night of the year
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.
The best romantic plans in Barcelona. Enjoy the capital of Catalonia with your partner.
If you’re planning a romantic break in Barcelona with your partner, here are some irresistible ideas to enjoy with your other half.
Activities for single travellers in Barcelona
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 music festivals, always ahead of the crowd
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.
Barcelona as a group: five fail-safe activities
In the Catalan capital, groups will find a whole host of activities to keep them busy, whether you’re looking to enjoy the sea, sport, the food, or just contemplate the city from a secluded viewpoint.
The Palau de la Música, an ode to Catalan Modernism
If there is such a thing as a fusion of the arts, the Palau de la Música Catalana is, without question, the best place to experience it.