In Catalonia and throughout Spain, the festival of El Día de los Reyes on 6 January is a massive event. It celebrates the arrival of the three kings in Bethlehem with their gifts for the infant Christ, and is the traditional Spanish day for exchanging gifts. A huge parade takes place throughout Barcelona, with fireworks and street parties, as children clamour to receive their presents.
You have three days to discover the best that Barcelona has to offer. This guide will take you, step by step, from one unmissable stop to the next. Discover the city's old town on day one.
Rent a moped with Cooltra and experience Barcelona as the locals do. Enjoy the freedom a Barcelona scooter rental gives you to discover the places a conventional tourist can’t easily find.
Travelling to Spain and want to learn a little more about the language? Our article provides interesting information about the origin, development and geographical distribution of this beautiful, Romance language. But, most importantly, we’ve put together a list of essential phrases you can try out during your trip!
The story of a Sunday in Port Aventura, Barcelona’s theme park, spent with friends on the hunt for some real thrills and spills. A different way to spend the day in company whilst in the Catalan capital...
El Gotico is the very heart of Barcelona and where the city began many, many years ago. Join us in a series of articles on this unique barrio of Barcelona as we discover and share with you the best bars, restaurants, shops, sights and attractions. A maze a narrow streets and fantastic architecture, you’ll fall in love with Gotico.
The ´Casa de Migdia’ is a secret chiringuito for Barcelona’s residents. Here you can spend relaxing evenings far from the frenzy of the Catalan capital. Be advised that there is no special treatment for tourists!
Are you coming to Barcelona and looking for some unique things to do? Check out our insider tips on some of the best activities that Barcelona offers - save money with our Barcelona discount card.
Sundays tend to be sleepy, still days in Barcelona, as all major shops and supermarkets remain firmly shut. Still, there's plenty to do if you plan ahead.
They might have a strange name but Barcelona's 'chiringuitos' are an ever-popular feature on the city's beach scene. Whether you're after a sunny spot to relax or somewhere a-buzz with nightlife, read our rundown of top sites by the sea.