What to Do in Barcelona in October 2019

Barcelona in October takes on magical fall colors when viewed from Montjuïc.

This blog post was originally posted on September 17, 2014 and was updated on September 5, 2019. After the bustling summer months draw to a close, it’s time to relax and enjoy Barcelona in October. Weather-wise, it’s the best of both worlds, with pleasant, mild temperatures and plenty of sunny days. You’ll want to spend […]

What to do in Barcelona in September 2019

If you're visiting Barcelona in March, mark your calendar for the iconic Sant Josep Oriol festival, where the city's famous giants make an appearance!

This blog post was originally posted on August 28, 2014, and was updated on August 6, 2019. Barcelona in September is positively magical. As summer tourist crowds clear out and locals return from vacation, the city begins to retain more of the authentic charm that enamors so many. Weather-wise, sunny days and pleasantly cool nights […]

Navigating a Catalan Menu: Catalan Food Vocabulary & Tips

Bocata sandwiches and sparkling cava: a traditional Catalan breakfast

Forget everything you learned in your high school Spanish class. Here in Barcelona, it’s all about Catalan. Sure, many people regularly speak Castilian Spanish here in Barcelona. But pride in the local language runs deep in Catalonia, and making an effort to speak a little bit of Catalan will immediately make the locals smile. It […]

Where to Find the Best Crema Catalana in Barcelona

Caramelizing the sugar with a blowtorch on the best crema catalana in Barcelona.

Everyone’s heard of crème brûlée—but what if we told you the Catalans were making a version of the famous dessert centuries before the French dreamed up theirs? Crema catalana is a staple on dessert menus throughout Spain. But in its home region of Catalonia, the obsession for this tasty treat runs deep. It’s not just […]

Where to Shop in Barcelona: The Ultimate Guide

El Raval is where to shop in Barcelona if you're looking for something different than the typical brand-name fare.

It’s no secret by now that chic, stylish Barcelona is a shopper’s dream come true. The even better news: the diversity and variety of the Catalan capital makes it easy to find anything and everything you could possibly want. Glitzy luxury brands? Quirky, eccentric boutiques? Handcrafted artisanal goods? You name it, Barcelona’s got it. This […]

9 Michelin Star Restaurants in Barcelona for the Meal of a Lifetime

Moments is one of the top Michelin restaurants in Barcelona, with many dishes inspired by chef Carme Ruscalleda's Catalan heritage.

Few experiences are more prized in the foodie world than dining at a Michelin-starred restaurant. These are the kinds of places where you’ll never have the same meal twice, thanks to their constant innovation and focus on seasonal products. In Barcelona, many of them draw from the same source of inspiration: the humble Catalan kitchens […]

What to Do in Barcelona in July 2019

In Barcelona in July, you'll find us at one of the city's many amazing rooftop bars!

This blog post was originally posted on June 11, 2015, and was updated on June 3, 2019. Summer days in Barcelona are glorious, and the nights are even better. Sure, you’ve got the beach, but that’s not the end-all-be-all of summer in Barcelona. Whether you want to explore the streets of the city or beat […]

Barcelona in June 2019: The Ultimate Guide to Summer Fun

This blog post was originally posted on May 4, 2015, and was updated on May 6, 2019. Summer has officially arrived, and in our book, there’s no better place to be than the Catalan capital. Barcelona may as well be synonymous with good times and good vibes. And with plenty of Spanish sun and a […]

What to Do in Barcelona in May 2019

Primavera Sound is the top event taking place in Barcelona in May.

This blog post was originally posted on April 15, 2015 and was updated on April 8, 2019. If you’re still not sure when is the best time of year to visit Barcelona, let us tell you a little bit about why we love May. First of all, the weather is stunning. Then, consider the fact […]