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Nit de Sant Joan or Summer Solstice in Barcelona Nit de Sant Joan or Summer Solstice in Barcelona

Catalunya has a lot of traditional festivals and one of the most favorites is Nit de Sant Joan celebrated on Summer Solstice – the shortest night of the year. Let’s have a look at the roots of this feast and find out why exactly is it became so popular locally. Tradition of the Nit de…

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Figueres Figueres

The capital of Tramuntana (the strong north wind), Figueres, has a flavour of originality. Situated in the Empordà region, the city formed itself around the city’s boulevard Rambla. It is lined with striking buildings in the style of Noucentista and Modernista (particularly remarkable is the El Jardí theatre) and offers a great variety of atmospheric…

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This cat, which meets everyone with a smile, is a true symbol of Barcelona and Raval district. Back in 1987, the work of the world famous Colombian sculptor Fernando Botero was acquired by the city council of Barcelona. The sculptor became famous for his figurative art style; he created a range of massive figures with…

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about Casa Dover apartments building about Casa Dover apartments building

Meet our new exclusive building Casa Dover with 9 holiday apartments, consisting of 1 to 5 spacious bedrooms and accommodating up to 10 people. We have just started to manage these 13 refurbished apartments in the centre of Barcelona and really excited to tell you about them.   Location First of all, we love the location. The…

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Calcots devouring in Valls Calcots devouring in Valls

The eating season of Calçots starts in the middle of January and lasts until the end of April. Calçots is a particular variety of baby leek. Catalonian restaurants in Barcelona offer a special calçots menu but the main calçots festival is taking place in Valls, where people are heading to, especially from all over Catalonia.…

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Christmas and New Years Eve in Barcelona like a local Christmas and New Years Eve in Barcelona like a local

In this article, you will find out how to live this Christmas as any local in Barcelona and learn more about local ways and traditions of this holiday. Santa Llucia Well, let’s start with one of the oldest and most beautiful flea markets – Fira de Santa Lucia. Here on Plaza de la Catedral (Pla de…

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