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May – Formula 1

The “Circuit de Catalunya” is located about 20 km north of Barcelona next to the small community of Montmeló. The route often is used as a test track by the teams. The demanding circuit with lots of fast and slow corners offers the audience certainly an exciting race. On Barcelona.de you can buy tickets to […]

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May – Sant Ponç

On 11 Mai you can see many stands with honey, herbs and spices, fruits, wines, herbs and other natural products in the street Carrer Hospital. This is part of the celebrations of the Holy Sant Ponç, the patron saint of beekeepers and herbal specialists.

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May – The Tamborinada

A day for children in the Ciutadella Park with theatre, dancing giants and music. Also, the Feria de Abril will take place at this time of year, an originally Andalusian festival with music, dance, food and a lot of wine.

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April – Sant Jordi (April 23)

Many people think that Sant Jordi (Saint George) is the most beautiful festival in Barcelona. The date of Sant Jordi, the patron of Catalonia, is also known as the “Day of the book”, because the most important poet of spain, Cervantes, died and Shakespeare was born on an 23 of April. The tradition wants that […]

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March – Easter week for Semana Santa

The first important date of Easter week is Palm Sunday. On this day the Padrinos (godparents) give their baptised children some decorated intertwined palm leafs. This gift is followed by the “Mona”, creations from chocolate. Meanwhile less traditional characters such as Harry Potter are becoming successful. During the Easter procession hundreds of people carry statues […]

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March – Barcelona Marathon

Since 1978, the marathon takes place once a year. For more information and to register einemn link can be found in our Barcelona special marathon.

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March – Festival de Sant Medir de Gràcia

The festival of Sant Medir takes place during the first week of March, a long procession of pack animals and riders on the most beautiful horses meets at the square “Plaza Rius i Taulet” in the district of Gracia. The colourful flags of the clubs that organize this festival, flutter in the wind. Then they […]

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February – Carnival, Carnival in Barcelona

The carnival in 2015 begins at February 12 and ends on February 18. From Thursday to Green Ash Wednesday the realm of Carnestoltes governs Barcelona. This big-bellied Prince leads the city’s business and creates masked balls, huge festivals and processions with creative costumes. The processions and ceremonies in Sitges, just 30 minutes from Barcelona, are […]

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January – Holy procession of the Three Kings (January 5)

In Port Vell (Old Port), the “Magos” land with their ship and move, while making a long procession, through the city. Their train is lined with old and young and they throw candies to the children. The children awake in the morning of the 6th January with their gifts, which the Holy three kings brought.

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January – New Year’s Eve (December 31 – January 1)

It is not worth climbing on a mountain because of an alleged fireworks on New Year’s Eve. There are none (or only very occasionally). It is worth more to spend the New Year’s Eve on one of the many squares. Traditionally, all parties in Barcelona, as in Spain, are paused twelve seconds before 12am to […]

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