Monument to US Servicemen

On the night of January 17th 1977, 49 American servicemen lost their lives in a tragic accident in Barcelona harbour. The men, who were serving aboard the USS Guam and USS Trenton, had been enjoying a few hours shore leave in Barcelona and were returning to their ships when the small boat they were travelling MORE»

 

Sagrada Familia: Tips for Visiting Gaudi’s Masterpiece

Gaudi’s unfinished masterpiece, La Sagrada Familia is one of the world’s most popular tourist attractions. In this post we answer some common questions and share some tips that will help you make the most of your visit. Including how to avoid the queues! The Sagrada Familia receives approximately 4.5 million visitors each year. To avoid MORE»



Discount Cards and Sightseeing Passes

Barcelona offers visitors good value for money when compared to other European cities such as London, Paris, Berlin or Rome. There are an abundance of hotels to suit all budgets, eating out is inexpensive and public transport is efficient and easy to use. Having said that, the city is packed with attractions and with entry MORE»

  

Carretera de les Aigües: An Easy Walk with Fantastic Views

Often referred to as the green lung of Barcelona, Collserola National Park is a popular escape from the hustle and bustle of the city centre. Easily reached by public transport, the 8,000 hectare park is crisscrossed by footpaths and cycle tracks. The best known and most accessible footpath is called La Carretera de les Aigües MORE»



La Parella: The Couple by Lautaro Díaz Silva

One of my favourite walking routes in Barcelona is around the historic Port Vell harbour from the Christopher Columbus monument to the Barceloneta beach. Along the way you can enjoy views of the harbour filled with yachts and historic tall ships, take a look at the classic architecture and admire the diverse collection of contemporary sculptures MORE»



Rock Fest Barcelona: Everything You Need To Know!

Since its first edition in 2014, Rock Fest Barcelona has quickly established itself as one of Europe’s top rock and metal music festivals. The line-up gets better each year and has included big name acts like Aerosmith, Deep Purple, Iron Maiden, Scorpions, Whitesnake and Alice Cooper. In addition to an extensive lineup of acts covering MORE»

 

The Gothic Arch of Sant Adrià: Gateway to Barcelona

If it wasn’t for the fact that it stands alone beside a busy highway on the outskirts of Barcelona, there would be little to differentiate the Gothic arch of Sant Adrià de Besòs from a myriad of other medieval church doorways. What makes this particular doorway unusual is it’s interesting history which includes bullfights, riots MORE»