If you have arrived in Barcelona or perhaps you are planning to travel in the next few days, you have probably noticed the gastronomic culture of tapas that is present in the city. So today we’re going to show you our favorites.
Here, tapas evenings can become eternal because of how good they are. This restaurant is located in the Sants district and its chef Alain Guiard has a clear vision of his restaurant: offer a creative tapas menu inspired by worldcuisine.
In recent years has become a benchmark in Barcelona, all foodies talk about it. Here you can enjoy the best selection of tapas and dishes. You should try the Russian salad, the cock crequettes or the rock octopus.
It’s a Barcelona tapas bar of a lifetime. Traditional and quality products stand out here. This is one of the places that both locals and tourists visit daily.
Next May 18 will take place “the night of the museums”, where the museums and institutions of Barcelona will remain open until midnight. It is a perfect option to discover the best cultural offer of the city. Here we show you our favourites.
It is one of the most innovative museums in Barcelona. During that day you can enjoy the exhibition inspired by the moon and the world of the comics of Tintin. Also, don’t miss the mirrors room, which will challenge your perception of reality based on physics.
Macba. Contemporary Art Museum of Barcelona
Located in the heart of Barcelona’s old quarter, this contemporary museum will exhibit a collection of Christian Marclay’s graphic and sound work. Don’t miss it, it will surprise you in all senses.
The PicassoMuseum also opens its doors and takes the opportunity to commemorate the 100 years that the museum received the painting of the Arleqiuín, a work painted by Picasso with the aim of transgressing and transcending the limitations of humankind.
The terraces are an icon of Barcelona. The good weather and gastronomy pushes its residents to enjoy life outside their homes, in the outdoors along with a good vermouth or glass of wine.
It is a hidden jewel in the Gothic quarter of Barcelona. It is located in the courtyard of the Marès Museum, inside the old Royal Palace. In spite of the crowds that walk through the neighborhood, this place will give you peace and tranquility, and it will also feed you from 10 am to 10 pm.
The garden of the Hotel Alma
It’s probably our favorite hotel interiorterrace. It is a large garden of trees and plants, which houses a unique atmosphere, with small tables and comfortable sofas. If you need a place to relax and reflect with a good drink near the Diagonal do not hesitate to try.
located in Prim Square, in the Poblenoudistrict, is one of the most historic sites in the city, culinary speaking. Here the seafood cuisine predominates and you will be able to enjoy it outdoors in good harmony.
If there is one thing that definesBarcelona, it is its gastronomy. It is found everywhere, not only in restaurants but also in streets and squares. So today we bring you our favouritegastronomicmarkets.
They are defined as a gastronomicmarket, offering good music and street food in different locations in Barcelona. In addition, they look for the interaction and education of the assistants with contests or workshops as “how to make a Peruvian ceviche”.
It currently occupies the space of an old factory in Poblenou, where its spaces house exhibitors of artisans from all fields, such as jewellery, art or fashion. Aside from the wide range of handicrafts you will find many food stalls and foodtrucks.
Eat Street are events 100% focused on gastronomy and specific foodproducts. You will find editions focused on meat, vegetables or world kitchens. The farmers and manufacturers who attend are usually local, which guarantees high product quality.
Vermouth is a typical aperitif in Barcelona. It is an excellent way to start a meal or just enjoy the good day on a cityterrace. In today’s post we will show you our favorites.
The history of MorroFi began as a gastronomicblog that has now materialized in the opening of 4 bars in Barcelona. They offer a wide range of tapas to pair with a tasty vermouth.
It has become a place of cult for any vermouthlover. Its owners, Tere and Antonio, serve carefully selected bulk vermouths to extract the maximum flavour and aroma. It is located in the beautiful district of Gracia. Remember on your first visit to order a homemade croquette, you won’t regret it.
It is a gastro-cocktail bar in the PobleNou district known for its aesthetics and devotion to beverages. Its collection includes national, French and Italian vermouths that will surprise you.
If you have just arrived in Barcelona or plan to come this week, we show you our favorite plans to enjoy the city’ s best culture and leisure.
World Press Photo 2019 (until May 26th)
Barcelona is famous for exhibiting the World Press Photo every year at the CCCB (Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona) in the Raval district. The purpose of this exhibition, accompanied by visits and activities, is to make the public aware of what is happening in the world through photojournalism. Don’t miss it!
Metallica Concert (May 5th)
This year, Metallica has decided to stop in Barcelona for its Worldwired Tour 2019. Both for classics and for those who are interested in hard rock, it is a concert that you will live and enjoy to its fullest, remaining in your memory forever.
Biergarten 2019 (until May 12th)
The most authentic Biergarten will be held for almost half a month in PobleEspañol, in the Montjuic neighbourhood. The recreation of the German party will be total, with the famous jugs, dresses and more than 50types of beersavailable.
If you’ve been following us for a while, you’ve seen that we haven’t stopped suggesting plans to do in Barcelona. The reason behind it is that there are so manycoolthings in the city that we would never end up. That’s why in today’s blog we’ll show you some more magic for this month’s list.
Get on the cable car of the port
What’s more exciting than seeing Barcelona from the air? The cable car offers you a unique experience at an altitude of 70 meters, connecting the port with the mountain of Montjuic. We love to use it in the late afternoon and enjoy the sunset from the fortification of Montjuic.
Walk through one of the most secret gardens of Ciutadella, due to the fact that its closed most of the hours. It was built at the end of the 19th century and presents an exhibition of plants of all origins and will make you feel as if you were in a dense forest.
Ajuntament de Barcelona
Getting to know Los Encants market
This is where Barcelona‘s treasure huntersmeet. Among its different spots you can find from and old kitchen gadgets to real jewelry and vintage watches. In addition, if you are an audiophile you will find thousands of LPs that you will be able to bargain as to their price.
Are you planning to visit Barcelona and need a dose of goodmusic? We bring you the best concerts of the week, from jazz to classical music.
Jazz&Blues nights at the Mandarin Hotel (all year round)
The famous MandarinOriental Hotel hosts an evening of jazz and blues in style. At the Banker’s Bar, you’ll enjoy the best live music. You can check all the programming on their website. The price is 18€ and includes a great cocktail.
Carmen de Bizet (until 16 July)
Bizet‘s most famous opera and the one that has created the most admiration from classical music fans, premieres at the Palau de la Música Catalana. Don’t miss it.
Ànteros + Mount Cane (until 21 April)
This group of rock and indie music presents its album “Cuerpos celestes (2017)”. After the 50 concerts held, it is already a well known group in the city and very interesting to discover for its instrumental approach.
Easterweek is a long-awaited holiday in Barcelona. All the shops open their doors during these days, as well as the town hall which organizes interesting plans of culture, music and festivals.
The Master Tast
Moritzbeer is an icon of Barcelona. It has a nice taste and attracts many locals. Near the university square they have their factory, now also converted into a restaurant. OnEaster days they offer a guided tour of the brewery’s facilities along with a tasting of five varieties of beer.
From flower to flower
During the 19th and 22nd of April, the SpanishVillage will be filled with color in honor of the Festival of Flowers and Gardens. Among all the exhibitions you can not miss the decorations with orchids, the sample of unique bonsais or the decorative set of the most beautiful roses. There will also be a series of short films inspired by nature. Don’t miss it!
Traditions are never lost. BarcelonaCathedral will be the place to see all the liturgical rituals that will be carried out in devotion to GoodFriday. In front of the high building, there will be the Sermón de las Siete Palabras, the liturgy of La Pasión y la Muerte del Señor and in the afternoon the Vía Crucis will be celebrated.
On the eve of May and with the softwarmth of spring, we really want to enjoy this pleasant temperature from a terrace, with a good glass of white wine. Would you join us?
Hotel Iberostar Paseo de Gracia
Its new opening has given a lot to talk about. Now it has become a must for any local and tourist in Barcelona. Located next to the Apple Store in Plaza Cataluña, it offers a terrace with a swimming pool on its highest floor. The views are spectacular, you can see in the background the mountain of Montjuic or the sea merging with the sculpture of Columbus.
At the foot of the Montjuicmountain is this cozy and intimate hotel. It has a garden for strolling and relaxing from the noise of the city. In its terrace (Lobby Bar) you won’t be able to resist to taste long drinks as a good gintonic made of the Mediterranean gin called Gin Mare.
Another option to enjoy a view of our beloved Barcelona is from the Mirablauterrace located in the Tibidabomountain. You also have the option of choosing in which moment you want to appreciate its views, because during the day it is a restaurant and at night it becomes a nightclub.