Spending winter in Barcelona? From traditional Catalan customs to snow sports in the Pyrenees, with a dash of wintry treats and Christmas market, find out what exciting events and activities await you this season in and around Gaudí’s city!
From twinkling lights to hand-made gifts, and from Catalan customs to traditional carols, don’t miss the Fira de Santa Llúcia in Barcelona, named one of the top ten Christmas markets in Europe!
Swap your candy for chestnuts this Halloween as the Castanyada celebrations in Barcelona give you a different take on how to enjoy this age-old Pagan holiday. Don’t worry if you’ve already picked out your favorite costumes, there’s plenty of Jack-o-lantern celebrations to sink your fangs into as well!
Trace the past of vermouth in Catalonia and explore the story of the production and consumption of this flavorful drink. Learn about the different varieties of Vermouth and how it has become an important part of the Catalan region’s heritage.
Barcelona bids farewell to the summer with the biggest street party of the year: Les Festes de la Mercè 2023! 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.
Are you getting ready for your trip to Barcelona and want to know more about the festivals and traditions that await you? We’re here to help!
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.