Spanish Restaurants Opening Hours

Opening Hours Spanish people eat very late. Normally, they go to restaurants for lunch between 2:00 pm and 4:00 pm and for dinner not earlier than 9:00 pm. Restaurants therefore mostly open their kitchen at 9:00 pm and close at about 11: 00 am. Nevertheless, due to the huge number of tourists who Continue Reading...

Tried & Tested: “La Paradeta” restaurant

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La Paradeta Carrer commercial 7 ( behind the Born Market) 08009 Barcelona ph : 932 681 939 In fact you enter in a fish market … Choose your own seafood, shellfish,  schrimps, oysters, octopus, lobster you want to eat. Then  the way you want it to get cooked . grilled or  fried ? Do you want a Continue Reading...

Red Bull Air Race in Barcelona

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The Grand Finale of the 2009 Red Bull Air Race World Championship takes place in Barcelona on 3rd and 4th October. Britain's Paul Bonhomme currently with 55 points and Hannes Arch of Austria with 51 points will be contending for the title of World Champion 2009. For the third consecutive year, Continue Reading...

Enjoying Barcelona with Kids

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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 Continue Reading...

Hop On – Hop Off Bus tour

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If you are coming in Barcelona for the first time, take the Hop On - Hop Off bus tour. With the nice weather, you can sit on the panoramic desk and discover Barcelona from above. You can hop on the bus, and hop off to see the sight and then hop back on another bus again to go to the next sight. You Continue Reading...

CDLC Restaurant and Lounge Bar

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CDLC Restaurant Passeig Maritim 32 Barcelona Ph : +34 932 240 470 Terrace on the seashore (Port Olympic, down from Frank Gehry big metal fish) and big place inside.  Enjoy a long table for a group.  Small lounge places for 2 or 4 people. Very cosy decoration, oriental, budhist, candles .... Continue Reading...

The Picasso Museum in Barcelona

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Picasso Museum Address: carrer Montcada 15-23  08003 Barcelona Born area Metro Jaume Ph. (+34) 93 256 30 00 Opening from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Closed on Mondays ( except bank holidays) Website Picasso Museum The Picasso Museum in Barcelona is a key reference for understanding the formative years of Continue Reading...

Fiesta de La Merce. Sept 23rd to 26th, 2010

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Every year in september Barcelona becomes a city of traditional spectacles side by side with the most contemporary artistic shows like theatre and independent music. La Fiesta Mercé is the cities most important festival of the year. The distant origin of the festival today: in the 17th century the Continue Reading...

Panellets: Typical Catalan Sweets

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PANELLETS time is back in Barcelona : from Mid October until the end of December, you can see those delicious sweets in bakery and pastry shops. Those are tiny cookies of varying shapes and flavours, traditionally accompanied by sweet wine and eaten throughout the fall. The basic recipe for Continue Reading...