History & Heritage

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The medieval towns of Girona

Archway into Monells. Photo by Lorna Charlton. Blog by Lorna Charlton. The province of Girona is home to many things. Beautiful beaches, green mountainsides, fantastic food and wine but also, hidden amongst the hills and in between valleys, you can find some of the most well-preserved medieval towns in the country. Taking the north exit […]

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Where to Find Inspiration for Your Artistry in Barcelona

Report by Lucy Peters. Brushstrokes of Barcelona: Where to Find Inspiration for Your Artistry Barcelona is a city enriched with culture and beauty. When touring the city, every corner is marked with history. Many look towards this city to spark creativity; artist such as Picasso and Dalí have looked to the city for inspiration. Depending on […]

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Barcelona Your Way: quirky, exotic and exuberant

Whether you’re a first-time visitor to Barcelona or you’re coming back for more of its gorgeous Mediterranean vibe, you want to make every moment count. Barcelona is quirky, exotic, exuberant, and effortlessly cool… a Gothic and Modernist phenomenon begging to be explored. What’s your passion? Art, architecture, shopping, food, music? Barcelona has it all—from Gaudí’s […]

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The Castle, the Golden Goat and Dalí

Our guide Irina at the Castle of Quermarçó Report by: Irina Sytcheva. What a better way to discover the mind and the essence of such an eccentric and peculiar artist as SALVADOR DALI that with an expert guide? A person who has studied his work but above all his life, tastes and anecdotes… That’s why […]

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Your Guide To Antoni Gaudí’s Barcelona

Gaudí was devout believer Antoni Gaudí 101: Who, What, Where? Antoni Gaudí is one of the world’s most famous architects, and most of his work is found here in Barcelona. His work doesn’t only attract architecture lovers but is a must-see for many travelers to Barcelona. To help you discover his Barcelona, here’s our Antoni Gaudí […]

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The life of the associated artisans in Barcelona, the city trade unions

Frame of the guilds at La Casa de la Seda Barcelona The life of the artisans in Barcelona changed completely due to the Cerdà’s plan and the creation of Vía Layetana (where our office is located) at the beginning of the 20th century. Since then many guild houses were lost making us impossible to visit […]

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Your perfect guide for Day Trips in Barcelona

Tourist in Barcelona I think we can agree that Barcelona is an astonishing city. The architecture, the food, the events—it wouldn’t be hard to spend months in Barcelona without doing the same thing twice. But if you’re here for more days, or for your second (third, fourth…) visit, there’s a big chance that you’re interested […]

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The best kept secret in history – The House of Silk

The emperor and his wife with the worms Report by: Eva Barajas Are you ready to discover the best kept secret in history with us? Legend has it that the Yellow Emperor, Huang Ti, entrusted his wife, Lady Xi Lingshi, with the task of discovering why the mulberry leaves in her garden disappeared mysteriously until […]

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