Category Archives: La Mercè Barcelona


ShareA Catalan correfoc is a stunning visual extravaganza. The name translates as “fire run” so as the name suggests, health and safety are not on the menu, medieval style pyrotechnics are. Basically a street level, hand-held firework display, the correfoc … Continue reading

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La Merce 2014

ShareAs summer draws to a close here in Barcelona, as kids return to school and the holidays come to an end, the city prepares to celebrate its annual festival, La Merce. This year locals and visitors alike will be able … 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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