What to do in Barcelona in December 2018

If you're visiting Barcelona in December, you absolutely can't miss the opportunity to walk around and check out the city's gorgeous displays of Christmas lights.

This blog post was originally posted on November 26, 2014 and was updated on November 3, 2018. The holiday season has officially arrived here in Barcelona, and we can’t wait to share our favorite winter traditions with you! The festive fun brings a new sense of magic to the streets of the Catalan capital. If […]

Where to Eat Dinner on New Year’s Eve in Barcelona in 2018

New Year's Eve in Barcelona means plenty of wine! That's what you'll find at Monvinic, home to one of our favorite holiday menus.

This blog post was originally posted on December 15, 2015, and was updated on October 23, 2018. New Year’s Eve in Barcelona isn’t complete without a perfect holiday meal. If you’re wondering where, exactly, you can find one, you’ve come to the right place! There are plenty of great restaurants here in the Catalan capital serving […]

Where to Find Luggage Storage in Barcelona

There are plenty of great options for luggage storage in Barcelona, including several in the central Gothic Quarter.

Don’t let the weight of extra baggage (literally!) keep you from spending even more time exploring Barcelona! So you’ve arrived in Barcelona early and can’t check into your hotel yet, or you’ve already checked out but plan on exploring the city some more before heading to your next destination. The only problem: what can you […]

What to Do on New Year’s Eve in Barcelona in 2018

The 12 midnight grapes are a key part of celebrating New Year's Eve in Barcelona. Can you eat yours before the clock finishes chiming?

This blog post was originally posted on December 14, 2015 and was updated on October 18, 2018. There’s no better place to party than Barcelona—especially on New Year’s Eve. From traditional sit-down dinners at home with the whole family, to all-out ragers in the city’s hottest nightclubs, there’s something for everyone to enjoy on New […]

A Love Letter to the Harvest Season

Some beautiful white wine grapes fresh off the vine in southern Spain.

Have you ever been to a winery during harvest season? It’s an intense, magical time where the carefully-laid plans of the entire year hinge around a crucial few weeks, and the atmosphere is charged with expectation. After a long winter of pruning, plowing and fertilizing, followed by the potentially devastating storms and frosts of spring […]

Five Alternative Christmas Markets in Barcelona in 2018

If you'll be in Barcelona in December, keep your eyes open for unique Catalan Christmas decorations at the holiday markets!

This blog post was originally posted on December 11, 2014 and was updated on October 16, 2018. With tasty seasonal treats, beautiful handcrafted goods and a sense of holiday spirit permeating the air, it’s hard not to love Christmas markets. As Spain’s second-largest city and one of Europe’s most popular destinations, Barcelona itself has several […]

Christmas Markets in Barcelona in 2018

Christmas markets in Barcelona are the best way to get into the holiday spirit!

This blog post was originally posted on November 21, 2014, and was updated on October 11, 2018. Barcelona’s Christmas markets provide a classic European feel with a Catalan twist. Known as firas, Christmas markets here in the Catalan capital are unlike any other you’ll experience. And what makes the Christmas markets in Barcelona even better is […]

What to do in Barcelona in November 2018

If you'll be visiting Barcelona in November, be sure to take some time to get lost in Gracia!

This blog post was originally posted on October 13, 2014, and was updated on October 8, 2018. Fall is officially in full swing here in the Catalan capital, and we couldn’t be more excited! The heat waves of summer are long gone, and locals here in Barcelona are welcoming fall with open arms. From seasonal […]

What to Do in Barcelona in October 2018

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 9, 2018. 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: pleasantly mild temperatures with plenty of sunny days perfect for spending time outside. […]