The National Day of Catalonia is held each year on September 11th, in remembrance of the 1714 defeat of Barcelona. The National day of Catalonia is now represented as a symbol of national identity and heritage, celebrated through processions, commemorations and festivities.
Barcelona bids farewell to the summer with the biggest street party of the year: Les Festes de la Mercè 2021! Catch all the action from the “Fire Run” to the human towers! Check out our informative guide for all the highlights of this much anticipated event.
On the night of June 23rd, the city skies of Barcelona come alive in one of the most anticipated summer celebrations: the Festival of Sant Joan. Considered the official kick-off to summer, fireworks, bonfires and all night fiestas fill the beaches of Barcelona in honor of Saint John. Read on as we discuss this memorable night out!
Fancy escaping the hustle and bustle of Barcelona? Why not head to Girona this spring to catch the famous flower festival, the Temps de Flors, where you can enjoy over 100 spectacular flower displays and many other activities.
La Diada de Sant Jordi is Catalonia’s very own version of Valentine’s Day! Find out what to expect and exactly why you’ll be seeing red (and white and yellow!) on this colourful April day in Barcelona.
Celebrate the arrival of the Three Kings, Barcelona-style! Follow them on their magical 5km journey across the Catalan capital and catch a year’s worth of candy in the process! Read on to find out exactly what to expect!
The best part of the holiday season is the delicious food that you can eat. From panellets to canelons, we share our tastiest catalan treats for you to tuck into this festive season.
Need ideas for the best day trips to take from Barcelona in the winter months? Read our list of our favourite days out that are no more than two hours away from Barcelona, that don’t rely on hot weather!