Monthly Archives: August 2012

Poblenou – Barcelona’s village by the sea

ShareLocated only a short distance from the city centre, Poblenou is a delightful area with a distinct village feel. Located beyond the city centre to the north (towards France), Poblenou is right next to the sea and can be reached … Continue reading

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Ghost town – Barcelona in August

ShareThere are some cities where, come August, practically the entire population ups and leaves, and Barcelona is one of the. In their wake, an almost eerie quiet descends, and the deserted streets become unrecognisable, the hustle and bustle of the … Continue reading

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Energy efficient apartments in Barcelona

ShareBarcelona has raised its first block of flats with an A energy efficient certificate. The building has been designed by the SAAS Studio for the Spanish government’s housing body – El Patronato Municipal de la Vivienda. This A rating belongs … Continue reading

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Seat sends electric cars to Barcelona

ShareBarcelona is proud to be a green and environmentally friendly city. The city’s recycling system is a huge success, one of the finest in Europe. Public transport is excellent, and there is a city sponsored public bike scheme. In the … Continue reading

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