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All you need to know about the arts, culture, local fare and activities in Catalonia’s capital city. This is your guide to Barcelona.

Parc de Ciutadella Tour Guide

Looking to get in touch with nature on your trip? Look no further than Parc de Ciutadella, located on the northeastern edge of Ciutat Vella. In addition its gorgeous greenery, bountiful gardens, and grassy knolls, the historic park also houses a zoo, the Parliament of Catalonia, greenhouses, castles, and Josep Fontserè i Mestre’s famous Cascada fountain. Spend …

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Font Màgica de Montjuïc: Barcelona’s Magic Fountain

Font Màgica de Montjuïc (The Magic Fountain) is Barcelona’s biggest ornamental fountain, integrated as the main feature in a complex of fountains, cascades, and pools on Avinguda de la Reina Maria Cristina. The fountain is best known for its impressive production of seven-billion light-and-water shows, propelled by modern hydraulics. This internationally recognized emblem of Barcelona …

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Parc del Laberint d’Horta

Parc del Laberint d’Horta, also coined the “Labyrinth Park of Horta” is Barcelona’s oldest conserved garden, best known for its beautifully groomed labyrinth and Neoclassical and Romantic architecture. Here’s a bit of history and detailed overview of the park to prep you for your visit. History Joan Antoni Desvalls i d’Ardena, the owner of the …

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An Evening in Barcelona

When night falls, the romance of Barcelona takes full effect. We’ve gathered up our favorite nighttime activities for an unforgettable evening in the city, whether you’re sharing a date or hitting the streets with friends. Tapas: Pan & Oil; Carrer de Galileu, 30, 08028 Barcelona, Spain   Don’t start the night on an empty stomach. …

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Our Favorite Barcelona Holiday Markets

Visiting Barcelona this winter? Be sure to stop by our famous holiday markets, full of gifts, food, entertainment, light shows, and parades the whole family will love. We’re here to help you get into the holiday spirit with five of our favorites. 1. Fira Santa Llúcia Christmas Market Perhaps Barcelona’s most-popular market, Fira de Santa Llúcia provides …

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Ringing in New Year’s Eve 2018 in Barcelona

With unique Catalan traditions, fireworks, and all-night dancing, New Year’s Eve in Barcelona makes for an unforgettable experience. We’re here to help you narrow down your choices for 2018 with a handful of festive activities. New Year’s Eve at Plaça d’Espanya Hosted at the foot of Montjuïc Mountain, Plaça d’Espanya throws a lively New Year’s …

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