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What is there to do in Barcelona? Activities, music festivals, exhibitions, etc.


La Mercè Festival

La Mercè is the patron saint of Barcelona since 1687. It is said that in that year there was a plague of locusts, and that people prayed to the Virgin of La Mercè. The city overcame the plague, so the City Council named her patron saint of Barcelona. Since 1868, festivities were held in September …

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Festa Major de Gràcia virtual 2020


The festival “Festa Major de Gràcia” is one of the most famous and crowded in Barcelona during the summer. It’s well-known for the street decorations and the magnificent hand-made figures as well as for its many live concerts and activities which last for about a week. This year it takes place between the 15th and …

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Primavera Sound Festival 2017 In Barcelona

   One of the hottest summer music festival tickets in Spain, let alone worldwide, is Barcelona’s Primavera Sound festival. Since 2001, Primavera Sound has been five days of warm sun, cool drinks, and great music going until the early morning hours, with a lineup of the hottest acts and DJs that span the globe. For …

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Sant Jordi Day 2017 In Barcelona

Spring is the time of year in Spain when roses  bloom and the language of love is in the air.  It’s also when sweethearts both young and old in Barcelona have a special day: the Diada de Sant Jordi, which is a Catalonian twist on Valentine’s Day. Traditionally on this day, men will give red …

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Carnaval Barcelona 2017 In Sitges

It’s almost Carnaval time! And while the celebrations in Venice, Rio, or New Orleans are famous for their non-stop energy and colorful living, the Barcelona area of Spain also has its share of colorful Carnaval parades and lively fiestas, all with a Spanish flair. At Dime Barcelona, we like to take a quick train ride …

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