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Semana Santa – Easter Holidays in Barcelona

Finally spring arrives!

Spring has finally arrived in Spain and easter is coming closer and closer. The weather is great (sun and up to 18 degrees around midday), the trees are showing proudly their shining oranges and the terraces in front of bars and cafés fill up with locals and travellers from all over the world. Huevos de Pascua en cestaDuring the Easter week, which is from 24th of March until 1st of April many celebrations and processions will take place all over the city, since Spain is a catholic country and the "Semana Santa" is very important for them. The "Holy Week"  begins next Sunday, the 24th, which is called "Palm Sunday" and a procession will be held in the area of the Cathedral of Barcelona in the city center, with a parade and people holding palm fronds. Right now you can get the bleached palm fronds everywhere throughout the city center, so get equipped :) (more...)
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Anniversary of Casa Batllo

Casa Batllo celebrates 10 years of Cultural Visits Today, 20.10.2012 and tomorrow 10 years of cultural visits of Gaudi's famous Casa Batllo will be celebrated and it will be done in a very special way. We were already lucky enough to see 3D Video mapping in Plaza de Sant Jaume (click here to watch a video of it) and on Sagrada Familia for the fiestas de La Mercè this year and this weekend you will be able to see this incredible spectacle on Casa Batllo. (more...)
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Museu de Xocolata – Chocolate museum Barcelona

There are many museums in Barcelona.. you can admire works from Picasso, Miro, Dali and other famous artists.. but there is one museum without doubt the sweetest in town: Museu de Xocolata, Barcelona's chocolate museum museu_xocolataThe museum is located in the former Sant Agustí monastery in the very authentic neigbourhood El Borne and takes you on a journey through the origins of chocolate, its arrival in Europe and its spread as an element between myth and reality, its medicinal properties and nutritional value, relating tradition with the future and forming part of our collective imagination. (more...)
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Festes de la Mercè 2012


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You thought the summer is over? You are wrong! In a couple of days the most important festival of Barcelona, “Festes de la Mercè” starts and will show you again that the Catalans know how to celebrate life, the summer and Barcelonas Patron Saint Mercè. (more...)
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