11th of September is not only the terrible event in New York. 11th of September is Catalunya National Day. the Catalunya National Day is a public holiday both in Barcelona and Catalonia region of Spain. Barcelona celebrates the "Diada Nacional de Catalunya" at several locations in Barcelona mostly in the Ciutadella park, where you can … [Read more...]
Barcelona has some truly gorgeous areas to explore in its abundance of gardens and parks, open to the public they provide breathing space from the crowded city streets and it’s easy enough to spend the whole day walking around them admiring the blooms and lush plant life. Parc de la Ciutadella is popular with both locals and tourists and busiest on a Sunday when people come for the space and to picnic under the trees, some of the park is now used by Barcelona Zoo. Montjuïc Mountain has lots of little gardens to discover including Jardins Mossén, Jacint Verdaguer and Jardí Botànic with their outstanding views and beautiful displays. Search for cheap apartment Barcelona and spend more than a few days discovering the scenic gardens of this exciting and cosmopolitan city. Many parks were once owned by the city's nobility such as the Parc del Laberint, or the Labryinth Park set in the grounds of a stately mansion with a large labyrinth maze, sculptures and classical music concerts during the summer months. Barcelona's Parc Guell was created by Gaudi and is a captivating place to visit with wild colourful mosaic patterns and the Gaudi dragon fountain.
Every summer, you can go and listen to some good music in one of Barcelona parks. "Music als Parcs" means music in the parks. Free admission. Starting at 9 PM August 15 to 16th Jazz in the Ciutadella park August 22 to 24th Iago Marta Trio + Joan Mas, guitare quatuor , basse électrique, saxophone , with very good … [Read more...]
This Saturday the 14th of July the most well known museums of the Montjuic hill open their doors for the night of the Montjuic (Montjuïc de nit). Their expositions can be visited FOR FREE between 8pm and 1am and are accompanied with live music. Free entrance for the MNAC, The Caixa Forum, Fundació Joan … [Read more...]
Adress: Passeig Picasso or Passeig Lluis Companys - Arc de Triomf Metro station: Arc de Triomf, Barceloneta, Jaume The Born area is close to the Park. Cross the street from the Passeo Picasso or from the street to Francia train station. The Parc de la Ciutadella is Barcelona's most central park. It is located next to the Francia train … [Read more...]
Copito de Nieve-ex-Star of the Zoo Barcelona Zoo Park de la Ciutadella Metro Barceloneta, Arc de Triumf, Jaume Francia train station Web Barcelona zoo Opening hours : 26th of October until 15th of March : from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. 16th of March to 31st of May : from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. 1st of June to 25th of October from 10 a.m. to 7 … [Read more...]
When you visit a big city like Barcelona with children, you have to find interesting things for them so that they, and you neither, are getting bored…. Here are 10 tips to entertain you and your children during a long weekend in Barcelona. 1. Go down the Ramblas where the human sculptures will enjoy them. Some are very funny… Do not forget to … [Read more...]
Park Güell Barcelona or Gaudi Park The Güell Park is not in the centre of Barcelona but up the hill of Carmel. It is up the Gracia area. It is worth going up there ... If you buy a ticket with the Tourist bus, it will drive you up there. Spend at least one hour in the park. The Güell Park is a World Heritage by UNESCO Address : North of the … [Read more...]