Exploring Gaudí’s Casa Batlló

A must-see on Barcelona's Modernista trail, Gaudí's Casa Batlló inspires many an ooh and ah from appreciative visitors on the glamorous Passeig de Gràcia. Find out what lies in store on a tour behind its famous façade.
MNAC

MNAC – delving into Montjuïc’s artistic treasure trove

Perched on the side of Montjuïc, the Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya (MNAC) contains 1,000 years of artistic treasure under one roof. It offers a rich tapestry of art forms and eras to satisfy the keenest art lover.

Sónar 2014 – electronica in Barcelona

Last year over 80,000 people enjoyed this festival and it is increasingly seen as the highlight of Barcelona’s crammed cultural agenda. Stylish, fun and effortlessly modern, Sónar is now seen as one of the best festivals of its kind.

The CCCB – Barcelona’s centre of contemporary culture

The CCCB, Barcelona's centre for contemporary culture, organises displays, exhibitions, festivals, concerts and many other kinds of events. With its varied programme, you're bound to find something that takes your fancy on your holiday in Barcelona.

Salvador Dalí – a genius inspired by Barcelona

Salvador Dali spent an important period of his formative years in the city of Barcelona; however, his links with the Catalan capital are not particularly well known. In our article we explore the influence of Barcelona on his artistic development and look at some interesting facts about this self-proclaimed genius.

Interview with Juanma García – Passionate Artist of Barcelona

Juanma García Escobar is an illustrator and winner of the prestigious ‘La Rosa de la Vanguardia’ competition for this year. In our interview, we get a little closer and find out more about this passionate artist and illustrator of Barcelona. He also revelas why he thinks this is the perfect city for creative people.

The Fundació Joan Miró – art, architecture and stunning scenery

Perfect for art enthusiasts and amateurs alike, the Fundació Joan Miró is an extraordinary art gallery containing the most extensive collection of work by the world-famous artist. This is all set in a carefully designed building, in the scenic hills of Montjuïc, overlooking Barcelona.

World Press Photo exhibition – Barcelona 2011

World Press Photo exhibition 2011 comes to Barcelona on 23rd November and is a fantastic opportunity to see some of the world’s most breathtaking photography by some of the most creative photojournalists under one roof. Did we mention it’s free? This article provides an insight into and reasons behind the organisation.

The artistic side of Barcelona and its architecture

These exciting tours focus on Barcelona’s most revered architect and highlight the work of Antonio Gaudi, including works ranging from La Sagrada Familia to Parc Guell. Juliá Travel can help you see the most important aspects of Barcelona in just a few hours from the comfort of an Air-conditioned bus on JULIA TRAVEL-ART TOUR.

Bohemian Barcelona – counter-culture in the Catalan capital

The bohemian side of Barcelona continues to be an attraction for visitors to the city. This spirit influenced great artists, including Pablo Picasso, and there are still numerous cafes and restaurants in the city that retain this atmosphere. Our guide will reveal some of the best.