Every year in september Barcelona becomes a city of traditional spectacles side by side with the most contemporary artistic shows like theatre and independent musician. La Fiesta de la Merce is the cities most important festival of the year. The distant origin of the festival today: in the 17th century the city asked the Virgin of Mercy, la Mercé, … [Read more...]
parc de la ciutadella
Parc de la Ciutadella covers a huge area and there’s loads going on once you venture inside the gates, as well as the zoo and Natural History Museum there’s also the Catalan parliament buildings that can be visited on the first Friday of the month, the Museu d'Art Modern, the Museu de Geologia, a school, a church, a boating lake, and a bandstand. The Parc is an idyllic oasis away from the busy streets of Barcelona and you can visit here for relaxation, to walk or picnic, take a rowing boat around the lake, or find a place to chill with the family on a sunny Sunday afternoon, although this is the busiest day of the week as everyone and their dog come here to walk, play and relax. If you’re planning a stay in Barcelona imagine yourself in a chic city central apartment that feels just like being at home. Rent Barcelona apartments to stay in after a busy day sightseeing, working or shopping, air-conditioned and tastefully decorated they offer all the comforts you need including fully-equipped kitchens, laundry facilities, and stereo’s with CD player and colour TV’s.
The fashionable youth have turned this working-class area into the trendiest place in town, where yesterday’s charm blends with today’s lifestyle. Art galleries, fashion shops, design stores, traditional pubs, quality food; it’s the locals’ favourite neighbourhood. Not too crowded & close to the Barceloneta harbour and beaches. Medieval … [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 … [Read more...]