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Haunted and Mysterious Places in Barcelona

By Dan Blystone With more than 2,000 years of history, Barcelona has its fair share of ghosts and mystery. Explore the dark legends of the Catalan capital, if you dare… Torre Salvana *** Torre Salvana is an abandoned castle dating from the 10th century. Situated just outside Colònia Güell, it is famous for paranormal activity and […]

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101 Things to Do in Barcelona

Barcelona offers a such a wealth of activities to visitors, it can be a challenge to organize your trip. In this post we’ve compiled the cream of what the city has to offer – covering the best cultural, recreational and gastronomic attractions. 1. Park Güell * * * Originally intended as a housing development project […]

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Barcelona Graffiti and Street Art

​ *** Mural on Carrer de Veneçuela in Sant Martí. This block is covered in street art, with Carrer de l’Agricultura, Carrer de Pallars and Carrer de Josep Pla making up the other three walls. *** Picasso remembered on Carrer de l’Agricultura. Picasso spent his adolescence and early adulthood in Barcelona and during that time […]

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Barcelona Coworking Spaces

MOB // Makers of Barcelona * * * A pioneer in Barcelona coworking, MOB//Makers of Barcelona opened its first space over 6 years ago. Now joined by MOB&PAU, FabCafe, Future Funded, or KUBE, MOB gathers a community of more than 300 entrepreneurs, creative souls and techies – offering you the best work environment & connections […]

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Secret Gardens of Barcelona

By Dan Blystone Barcelona has relatively few major parks, with Parc de la Ciutadella, Park Güell and the sprawling Parc de Collserola coming first to mind. However, the city is also home to a collection of charming gardens, sometimes hidden away in places you would not expect. Jardins de Joan Maragall *** These beautiful gardens on Montjuïc […]

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El Born Guide

El Born is part of the Ciutat Vella (old city) of Barcelona and sits within a larger district officially called Sant Pere, Santa Caterina i la Ribera. The neighborhood is one of the most fashionable parts of the city, famous for its international feel, nightlife and wealth of cultural attractions. Passeig del Born * * * According […]

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The Three Hills Walk

This is a beautiful walk of about 6km within the city that takes about 2 hours, winding through the districts of Gràcia, Carmel and Horta-Guinardó. The path into Parque de la Creueta del Coll in Gràcia Along the way we pass three hills: El Coll (249 meters), El Carmel (267 meters) and La Rovira (261 meters). They […]

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