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Going out: The best bars in Raval

Many times the bars are the reflection of the area where they are located. Based on this premise, and considering that Raval is a mixture of nationalities – about 50% of the population are foreigners – as well as students and young people attracted by its cultural offerings together with former neighbors of the so-called Barrio Chino, interculturality and diversity are two of the attributes that characterize the 322 establishments that make up this neighborhood.

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Eixample Dreta: the most classical Barcelona

Pronouncing the name of this district may not be easy for many foreigners, but getting lost in the streets of L’Eixample doesn’t usually present a problem. This modern area of Barcelona was designed by the engineer Cerdà in the middle of the 19th century. The old town created in the Middle Ages could no longer accommodate all its inhabitants, so the center needed an extension (which is what its name Eixample means in Catalan).

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Combining tourism and sports in Barcelona

Barcelona is a great destination for all kind of holidays. No matter if you are a party lover, you rather enjoy relaxing holidays, culture and history, travelling with kids or even playing sports, Barcelona will definitely meet your needs as a tourist.

Today we are going to talk about how to combine tourism and sports when visiting Barcelona. Here you have some touristic spots in the city ideal for enjoying sports.

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Barcelona music festivals: Primavera Sound & Sónar

Barcelona has managed to position itself in recent years as a worldwide music festival destination. Many international and national artists find in the Catalan capital the right stage to offer their best show and connect with the European audience in a Mediterranean atmosphere. But in addition to concerts and live music venues, Barcelona has managed to position itself as a musical destination thanks to the raise of many international music festivals, such as Primavera Sound and Sónar.

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How to visit Girona from a Barcelona studio for rent?

Barcelona is undoubtedly one of the most attractive cities in the Mediterranean and even if it isn’t a huge city, you can spend many days and even weeks enjoying everything it offers to foreigners and locals. No matter if you like the beach, the nightlife, contemporary art or indie music Barcelona will keep you amazed for several days.

Anyway, once you have come to Barcelona it would be a pity for you to loose other interesting places located in the surroundings of Barcelona. There are many places to visit near Barcelona but if there is one you shouldn’t miss at all that’s Girona. Moreover, Girona is easy to visit from your Barcelona studio for rent.

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What to do in Barcelona for Sant Jordi

What to do in Barcelona for Sant Jordi

As you may know, Sant Jordi (Saint George) is the patron saint of Catalonia, celebrated on April 23. The city gets covered by beautiful stands with roses stalls and books, as well as concerts and workshops for all ages.

The tradition of giving a rose to a girl and a book to a boy is now more flexible. Women like to read too and sometimes people give away both presents for the same person. It is a special day, a day dedicated to love and culture.

If you are in Barcelona during this celebration, you can go for a walk and get nourish by the spring climate and the smiles on everybody’s face while discovering new activities over the city. Check this list and make some plans!

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Choosing the best apartment to rent in Barcelona: Where?

If you are planning to come to Barcelona for your next holidays you’ve done a pretty good decision. In this Spanish city you will find all the cultural offer of a European city together with nice climate and grate gastronomy of the Mediterranean countries. No wonder why Barcelona is one of the most visited cities in the country.

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Main historical figures of the history of Barcelona

Summarizing the rich history of Catalonia in a single post is too complicated and extensive, but before renting an apartment in Barcelona, we can acquire a broad perspective of the main characters who have made this city to be worldwide known today and visited by millions of people. Who are they? What footprint have they left in the city?

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Plans to do in Barcelona during spring: see the skyline

7 plans to do in Barcelona during spring

Spring is the ideal time to travel and enjoy the streets of any city. Barcelona is a city where you can enjoy a Mediterranean climate of high temperatures but without feeling a very overwhelming heat, it is therefore a very welcoming city where we can go for a walk through its amazing corners. We offer you the opportunity to take 7 plans to do in Barcelona during the spring so that you decide to enjoy yourself Barcelona’s streets and its surroundings.

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Secret places of Barcelona: charming corners

When we travel, we all have an idea of the city’s icon sites which are a must visiting, the most important museums, leisure-time plans, places where we wish to eat and drink like a king. But whether we wish to divert from our original plans or if we have some extra days in a rental apartment and want to explore hidden places of the city, we will always encounter charming corners, filled with legends and stories and that will allow us to learn about the city we are visiting from a different perspective

In Barcelona we may find many examples of such corners where arts, tradition, legends and monumentality go hand in hand to show us the city’s hidden face, where to find it?

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