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Barcelona weekend trips

A week-end – or why  not a week  – in Barcelona will bring you in contact with some of the worlds most amazing architecture. Barcelona was the place where Catalan architect Antoni Gaudí created his own very special variety of Art Nouveau.

Barcelona port

Barcelona vacation guide

Barcelona is an ancient city, born of the Roman Empire. But like many great cities around the world, it flowered in the late Middle Ages and blossomed in the mid-19th century. Yet there are many exciting elements of the modern period there, as well. These periods are all evident in this northeastern Spanish city on […]

Barcelona zoo

Barcelona Zoo

Barcelona Zoo receives over a million visitors per year. It isnt hard to see why, once you know about all the things it has to offer animal lovers. Built in 1892 these 13 hectares located in Ciutadella Park house thousands of animals from 400 different species, many of whom are not typically found at other […]

Park Guell

Visiting Gaudi architectures in Barcelona

The architect Antonio Gaudi (1852-1926) didnt create Barcelona. The city is over 2,000 years old and the famed artist was active around the end of the 19th century. But much that is worthy in this Spanish city is the result of his efforts. Just a list of the works he created that are still extant […]

Barcelona Five-star hotels

Barcelona Five-star hotels

When youre in Barcelona, why settle for anything less than the best? Start your vacation with a classy and extravagant bang by staying at the five-star hotels in Barcelona. Very few hotels in the world can rival the opulence and exquisite service offered in these hotels. The city itself is renowned for fine living and […]

Barcelona Sonar Festival

Barcelona Sónar Festival of Progressive Music and Multimedia Arts

The Sónar Festival, held in Barcelona, is the not-to-be-missed date for all lovers of progressive sounds, with new generation artists and the latest in music and multimedia arts. From Jun 14, 2012 to Jun 16, 2012

Barcelona Jewish Film Festival

Barcelona Jewish Film Festival

The Barcelona Jewish Film Festival has been held in Barcelona since 1999. The event came into being to support and promote Jewish culture, so closely linked with Spain’s history. This is one of the most prestigious festivals in Europe devoted to Jewish topics. A wide variety of audiovisual works, shorts, documentaries and feature films are […]

Barcelona The Primavera Sound Festival

Barcelona The Primavera Sound Festival

This is a musical event featuring top groups of the moment from both Spanish and international scenes. Electronic groups can be found alongside punk and revival bands. The large crowds at recent editions mean that a larger enclosure is now being used to house the different stages. Dates from May 30, 2012 to Jun 3, […]

Sitges Zombie Walk

Sitges Catalonia International Film Festival

The Catalonia International Film Festival, more commonly known as the Sitges Festival, is held every year in this town on the Garraf Coast. Dates from Oct 4, 2012 to Oct 14, 2012.