El Raval is a multicultural neighbourhood divided in two parts by the Carrer Hospital. NORTHERN PART: the most interesting. Popular terraces, cheap (but often delicious) restaurants, and bars next to lounge cafés, alternative boutiques, New Age book shops, and amazing international exhibition halls. MACBA : contemporary art museum from the … [Read more...]
The Barcelona Museum of Contemporary Art, or MACBA as it’s more commonly called, is located in the Plaça dels Àngels in the district of El Raval and has a collection consisting of many works from Catalonian, Spanish and International artists, some of which are permanent whilst others are changed regularly. Join the guided tour included in the price when you buy a ticket and check out the ‘Modern and the Present - Change of Century in the MACBA Collection’ tour as it’s interesting for anyone who likes art. Barcelona luxury apartments can be booked over the internet, look for something in the center and discover the city by foot. They also run a family program aimed at families and children of all ages which looks at the works of various popular artists and has lots of hands-on activities. Courses, seminars, lectures and discussions are organised for students of art and anyone who just wants to come along and find out more about a particular subject, this could be anything from the History of Art and Architecture to a talk on a particular exhibition. The museum offers a wide variety of ongoing training for teachers including an Introductory Course to Contemporary Art, and works alongside various school programmes.
Select an area for more details: El Gotic - Rambla, El Born, Eixample, Gracia, El Raval, La Barceloneta El Gotic - Rambla The historical centre of Barcelona from Plaza Cataluna down to the old harbour (Columbus statue), alongside the Rambla: 1,3 km... To be seen : The Ramblas & the living statues The Plaza … [Read more...]
Ciutad Vella (catalan) means Old Town. Until the end of the 19th century, the historical centre or Ciutat Vella ( the Gothic area, La Ribera, La Rambla and El Raval) was the city of Barcelona. It is famous for its historic monuments, narrow streets and its bohemian atmosphere. You can walk for hours in its medieval streets wandering how it must … [Read more...]
Be part of art! Barcelona counts with many interesting museums and lots are well worth a vist, but usually the time and the budget for museum visits are limited during a holdiday. But for art lovers and those really interested into visting at least the 7 leading art centres in Barcelona, there is the Art Ticket available. The Art Ticket is … [Read more...]
Barcelona´s bakery Reykiavik Carrer doctor Dou 12 (street in the Raval area between the Ramblas and Macba) Barcelona Ph : 93 302 09 21 Website Barcelonareykjavik Second shop in the Gracia area carrer Asturies 20 ( Metro Fontana) Third shop in the Born area Carrrer Princesa ( Metro Jaume) If you are used to eat good whole wheat … [Read more...]