Monthly Archives: September 2011

Park Güell – Gaudi’s abandoned garden city in Barcelona

ShareOffering exotic art nouveau sculpture and landscaping, stunning views across the city, a breath of fresh air and a sense of perspective, Park Güell is a must see if you are visiting Barcelona. Gaudi’s original brief was for a garden … Continue reading

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Hit musical Les Miserables comes to Barcelona

ShareSome 25 years after its premiere at the Barbican Theatre in London, hit musical ‘Les Miserables’ is due to debut in Barcelona on the 30th of September. Over 32,000 tickets are already sold and 10,000 set aside. Global director James … Continue reading

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La Mercè activities for children in Barcelona

ShareThis year’s La Mercè festivities in Barcelona falls on a Saturday this year and thus will last a day less than normal. A packed and exciting schedule is guaranteed. La Mercè offers young audiences theatre, circus, magic, art workshops, free … Continue reading

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Villa Más – and why wine is cheaper in Spanish restaurants than anywhere else in the world

ShareThe Financial Times’ food critic Nicholas Lander clearly has a penchant for Catalan gastronomy, to which his column is dedicated with increasing frequency. Last weekend Lander reviewed the Villa Más restaurant in the Costa Brava bay of Sant Feliu de … Continue reading

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The Poble Espanyol

ShareThe Poble Espanyol (Spanish Village) is an outdoor architectural museum dedicated to the different architectural styles of Spain located on the mountain of Montjuïc. Constructed in 1929 for the Barcelona International Exhibition, the Poble Espanyol museum was the brainchild of … Continue reading

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Beach Bars in Barcelona – Chiringuitos

ShareDuring the summer in Barcelona, drinking a cocktail or cold glass of beer or wine in one of the cities many beach bars is one of the greatest pleasures. The change to feel the cool breeze the sea brings in … Continue reading

Posted in Activities - Summer, Areas - The Beach, Barcelona beach apartments, Barcelona Beaches, Barcelona nightlife | 10 Comments