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Obamas to attend Springsteen concert in Barcelona this Friday

Catalan News | Barcelona

April 25, 2023 12:14 PM

Former US president is friends with musician and will be staying in Catalan capital

Freemasonry, anarchism, and Sherlock Holmes books fill

Biblioteca Pública Arús‘ shelves

Gerard Escaich Folch | Barcelona

Visitors at first public library opened in Barcelona greeted by Statue of Liberty’s replica

April 24, 2023 09:30 AM

Streets brimming with life on first post-pandemic

Sant Jordi with no restrictions

Catalan News | Barcelona

Books and roses take center stage on Catalonia’s day of romance

April 23, 2023 01:30 PM

Catalans take to the streets en masse to delight in

Sant Jordi festivities

Catalan News | Barcelona

Over 320 book stalls in Barcelona’s ‘literary superblock’ alone

April 23, 2023 09:22 AM

What are Catalan politicians, journalists, writers, and musicians reading for

Sant Jordi?

Catalan News | Barcelona

List of recommendations includes classics, contemporary literature, and translations

April 22, 2023 05:24 PM

Best libraries to go to across Catalonia

Gerard Escaich Folch | Barcelona

Old maternity wards or buildings designed by Gaudí among some of most beautiful sites

April 22, 2023 10:57 AM

International journalists get ready to discover

Catalonia’s day of love, Sant Jordi

Catalan News | Barcelona

Italian, German, and British reporters experience tradition of gifting books and roses to loved ones firsthand

April 21, 2023 05:34 PM


Temps de Flors flower festival to take place from May 13 to 21

Catalan News | Barcelona

68th edition of Girona event will have 126 floral displays in over 100 locations

April 21, 2023 05:29 PM


places to celebrate Sant Jordi 2023 in Catalonia

Catalan News | Barcelona

Along with stalls selling books and roses, a range of cultural activities are organized for April 23

April 21, 2023 03:53 PM

Books and roses from London to Tokyo: where to celebrate

Sant Jordi around the globe

Cristina Tomàs White | Barcelona

Find out how the rest of the world observes the most romantic day of the year

April 19, 2023 12:23 PM

[INTERACTIVE MAP] Where to find

international authors signing books in Barcelona on Sant Jordi

Cristina Tomàs White, Guifré Jordan, and Gerard Escaich Folch | Barcelona

John Boyne, Camilla Läckberg and Henrik Fexeus, Sari Arponen, and Robin Sharma among writers

April 20, 2023 06:54 PM

Florists hope to sell 6 million roses over

Sant Jordi weekend

Catalan News | Barcelona

Over 90% of flowers from Colombia, Ecuador and the Netherlands

April 18, 2023 12:31 PM

How to choose the

best rose on Sant Jordi

Gerard Escaich Folch | Barcelona

Check some tips to know which flower to choose from during Catalonia’s special love day

April 14, 2022 01:07 PM

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How much do you need to earn to live in Barcelona in 2023?

March 30, 2023

Barcelona is becoming a less accessible city to live in.

Barcelona ranked among the top cities in the world for walking

March 21, 2023

The British company Pour Moi has presented its ranking of the most beautiful cities in the world for walking, based on the opinion of avid travelers.

7 useful apps for visitors and residents of Barcelona

March 20, 2023

Earlier we talked about the most useful apps for foreigners (and not only) in Valencia, today it’s time for Barcelona.

A pet cemetery and crematorium to be built in Barcelona in 2024

15 March 2023

Barcelona City Council announced plans to build a municipal cemetery and pet crematorium in 2024.

Free dog training workshops will be held in Barcelona throughout the year

March 07, 2023

More and more people in Barcelona are adopting pets, so local organizations are trying to do everything possible to make animals feel like…

One of the most expensive penthouses in Spain was sold in Barcelona

March 03, 2023

One of the most expensive penthouses in Barcelona was sold for more than 40 million euros (61.538 euros per 1 sq.m).

Night train between Barcelona and Amsterdam will be launched before the end of the year

March 01, 2023

This route is part of the European Commission’s project to create new railway lines that will connect different cities of the continent.

Teachers, doctors and taxi drivers protested in Barcelona

January 26, 2023

Processions during the day could be observed on Passeig de Gràcia, Plaça de Sant Jaume and in front of the Catalan Parliament.

Spain plans to introduce lanes for motorcyclists only

December 26, 2022

According to a report prepared by Estamos Seguros and the National Association ANESDOR, every tenth vehicle in Spain is a scooter or m…

The next stage of construction of Sagrada Familia 9 is completed0013

December 17, 2022

The official website announced the completion of the construction of 2 towers of the Evangelists Luke and Mark in the Sagrada Familia.

Announced Christmas events in Catalonia in 2022

December 13, 2022

The Catalan government has presented a Christmas program for 2022, covering various municipalities.

The number of sales of houses in Catalonia has reached the level of 2010

November 30, 2022

According to preliminary data released by the National Statistical Institute (INE), 7,683 new mortgage loans were approved last month…

The Barcelona authorities launch a program to increase the use of the Catalan language

November 11, 2022

51% of the inhabitants of the Catalan capital use the regional language to little or never use it.

The head of the El Carme patisserie in Catalonia is recognized as the world’s best chocolatier

November 03, 2022

Luc Crucellas, head of the El Carme patisserie in Vic (central Catalonia) was named the best chocolate maker in the world at …

The people of Catalonia and the Association of Neighbors protest against the Real Estate Fair in Barcelona

October 17, 2022

The people of Catalonia and the Association of Neighbors protest against the Real Estate Fair District, which is to be held in Barcelona at the Fira Mon…

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No tourists, no locals: Barcelona closes famous (or rather infamous) bunkers at night
Carmel. The city council has installed several fences around this iconic space to close it at night and avoid the problems associated with a massive night
pilgrimage to this place.

Three cheeses produced in Barcelona are recognized as the best in Spain. Salón de los Gourmets held the 13th Championship
Gourmet Cheese Championship, the most important in the country, during which 60 cheeses produced in Spain were awarded… read in full

The number of cruises in Barcelona is growing : more than 800 are expected in 2023. The cruise sector is experiencing a clear
recovery, and the performance of the Catalan capital is already higher than before the pandemic. .. read more

Tipping in Spain. One of the most common questions we hear from our tourists is how
Spain is doing well with tips. Are they included in the bill, as is the case, for example, in the USA. If they do not turn on, how much should be left, etc. … read in full

Luis Suárez’s Chalito restaurants in Barcelona are a real success. Not only Barcelona residents go to try their famous Milanesa
(Milanese chop), but thousands of tourists visiting Barcelona do not deny themselves the pleasure of looking into these establishments… read more

False signs for tourists in Barcelona. During Holy Week in the vicinity of Park Güell appeared
several false signs aimed at misleading tourists: following these signs, guests of Barcelona not only did not get into Park Güell, but, on the contrary, moved away from
him… read in full

La Vanguardia reports that the increase in the already exorbitant rental prices of in Barcelona continues and notes the fact that they are “guilty” of
this foreigners – in particular digital nomads. .. read

What does the yellow ribbon mean in Barcelona and Catalonia? Recently, the whole of Barcelona, ​​and indeed the whole of Catalonia, are hung with yellow ribbons of various
configurations and sizes… read in full

Barcelona is one of the best cities in the world for walking. The British company Pour Moi has published a rating
cities of the world, where hiking brings maximum aesthetic pleasure to happy tourists… read more

Why do Catalans say “merci”? In order to say thank you, in the Catalan language there is quite a
similar to the Spanish word “gràcies”, but in practice, the Catalans, thanks to you for something, most often say “merci” … read more

By the end of 2024, there will be a pet cemetery in Barcelona. Thanks to this initiative, the Count’s City
will be the first in Spain to offer a cremation and burial service for pets. .. read more

Barcelona attracts digital nomads! The Bydigitalnomads portal published a list of the most attractive
places in the world for the so-called digital nomads… read in full

The average rental price in Barcelona has increased by more than 100 euros in just one year and is at the same level as
same as SMI (minimum wage)… read full text

The Barcelona authorities have introduced new rules for tour groups in the Old Town of Barcelona. Maximum 20 people per
group, limited capacity in the squares and prohibited loudspeakers: a new decree for tourist groups comes into force… read in full

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Travel from Barcelona to Paris by train in just one hour. It seems impossible, right? However, the company
Hyperloop TT responsibly declares: it is possible, and in the near future! . . read

Where do Spaniards buy prepared food? Whatever one may say, one cannot do without ready-made food in modern life – sometimes
there is a catastrophic lack of time and energy for cooking at home… read

The narrowest house in Europe is located in the heart of Spanish Valencia, on Lope de Vega Square in the central
area of ​​Santa Catalina… read more

Sant Cugat del Vallès and Sitges (Catalonia) are among the ten cities with the most expensive housing in Spain in
fourth quarter of 2022… read more

Spain has reached the fashion to walk the streets in pajamas and slippers. In the world she turns out to have gained momentum
for a long time, but yes, our peninsular state has just sailed … read in full

The population of Barcelona has grown. How many of us now? Whether the pandemic is to blame or not, the truth is that with
2020, Barcelona has been steadily losing its inhabitants… read in full

The best Iberico jamon from the supermarket. Jamon Iberico is one of the most bought
products in Spanish supermarkets, which is not at all surprising: Spain, as you know, is the birthplace of jamon, and it is eaten by the locals in large quantities and on a regular basis. And demand, as you know,
gives birth to a proposal… read in full

Not all of us can afford to buy things in certain luxury stores . For this reason, the publication
Metropoli has compiled a list of the best outlets in Barcelona and its surroundings, where you can buy things from the best brands at very attractive prices… read more

Where is the cheapest place in Spain
housing? If there is not so much money, and you need housing in sunny Spain, as they say, desperately, it makes sense to take a closer look at the province of Toledo. .. read in full

Sales! The most
an expensive apartment in Barcelona went for 40 million euros. The apartment boasts a “modest” area of ​​650 square meters and no less “modest” location – on
at the intersection of Diagonal Avenue with Paseo de Gracia: those who have been to Barcelona understand perfectly well that this is the “center of the center”, nothing more, nothing less… read more

In Barcelona (more precisely, in the nearest
suburb) opened a restaurant for dogs. Until recently, this was unthinkable, since only a few European cities, such as Berlin, experienced occasional
establishments where you are allowed to eat yourself and feed your pets… read

Rules for entering Spain from the EU and third countries from October 21, 2022. Spain has lifted all restrictions due to the pandemic. For a long time Spain remained
the only (!) country in Europe where covid entry restrictions for tourists from third countries continued to operate. And finally, it happened… read in full

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Barcelona sent to Kyiv
humanitarian aid after the visit of the mayor of the city of Ada Kolau to the capital of Ukraine. Barcelona strengthens ties with Kyiv. Visit of the Mayor of the Catalan capital Ada Colau to the capital of Ukraine
led to the shipment of a new batch of humanitarian aid to a country devastated by war… read

“cheap” restaurants in Barcelona recommended by the Michelin guide. Last week, the Michelin Guide awards ceremony for the best restaurants in the world took place. In Barcelona at once 5 new
restaurants have been awarded stars, making the city the gastronomic capital of the country with the largest number of Michelin-starred establishments… read more

The best cava in the world is produced in
Catalonia. The Champagne & Sparkling Wine World Championships named Freixenet Cordón Negro the best cava in the world for the second year in a row… read in full

The best hotel in Spain is located in
Barcelona. Last Friday, November 10, the third Beyond Luxury Awards took place, this time in Málaga, where the Hotel Serras in Barcelona was selected as the best hotel in Spain and Portugal in the categories “Best Luxury City Hotel” and “Best Luxury
boutique hotel “… read more

The best goat cheese in the world is made in
Catalonia. Muntanyola’s Garrotxa has won the award for the best semi-hard goat cheese in the world… read in full

Barcelona – where to dine
cheaper than 10 euros. Barcelona is not a cheap city at all, or, to put it bluntly, one of the most expensive cities in Spain. This sad feature is reflected in the prices of the local
catering, which, by the standards of Spain, are not at all distinguished by loyalty to consumers… read

The best of the best bars in the world is located in
and is called Paradiso “(Paradise”) The winner was chosen as part of the most prestigious international competition to date, The World S 50 Best
Bars… read more

New wealth tax
Spain. The Spanish government plans to introduce a new temporary tax from 2023 for persons whose wealth exceeds $3 million. The minister made the announcement on Thursday.