Get the most out of your holiday and take a second and read through our list of things to know before traveling to Barcelona. 1. Catalonia is not Spain[src-1]Okay, it is really. But, it's a tricky situation, especially at the moment. Catalans are a fiercely proud bunch with a strong cultural heritage that is unique to the region. Under... Read More
The thunderous sound of hooves is barely audible over the roar of the crowd. You catch glimpses of multi-colored helmets bobbing up and down. The firm twist of reins pulls horses around treacherously steep corners.... Read More
It’s time to start getting ready for La Merce Barcelona 2019. Every year in early fall Barcelona throws this massive, largely free, street party. Imagine a city-wide Festa Major and then multiply that by about 100 and... Read More
The Festa Major de Gracia 2019 kicks off this year, as it does every year, on the 15th of August, beginning with Assumptions Day. Yes, the 15th it's a public holiday for anyone who is asking! This week-long celebration is one of the biggest of Barcelona’s Festa Majors and takes place in the Catalonian capital neighborhood of Gràcia.
Festa Major de Gracia: Where it came from!
[img-2]The Festa Major de Gracia, or the Gracia street festival, dates back to 1817. The first edition took the form of a religious procession on the 15th, the... Read More