Tag Archives: Barcelona

Over 150 buildings in Barcelona open to the public this weekend! – 48h Open House

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Have you ever wondered what it would be like to stand on top of the famous Arc de Triomf or visit the chambers of Barcelona Town Hall? Now you have the chance to do it during the 48h Open House … Continue reading

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Sagrada Familia in Barcelona open to visitors for FREE

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Basílica i Temple Expiatori de la Sagrada Família, commonly known as the Sagrada Familia, is the icon of Barcelona and one of Gaudí’s masterpieces. It’s so unique on a world scale that it has been named a UNESCO World Heritage … Continue reading

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Spain’s Absolute Musts

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Most Beautiful Nature Spot Spain is so beautiful that choosing only one “most beautiful” spot was a hard task. We are mountain lovers, so for us it would have to be Picos de Europa, a jaw-dropping mountain range located 20km … Continue reading

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Castell (human tower) performance in Barcelona, Spain

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If you have ever been to Catalonia, you probably know that Catalan people are very proud of their cultural heritage and that’s not without reason. Along with other unique cultural traditions, festivals and celebrations, castell (human tower) is a spectacle … Continue reading

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Famous Gaudí house Casa Batlló open to visitors for free

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This beautiful fairy-tale house is Gaudí’s masterpiece and it’s considered one of his most emblematic works. The house was originally built between 1875 and 1877 by one of  Gaudí’s teachers, Emilio Salas Cortés. Back then it was a simple classical … Continue reading

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Easter Processions in Spain [photo gallery]

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Spain is an interesting place to find yourself during the Holy Week that precedes Easter (Semana Santa). The weather is usually glorious (which not always can be said about the rest of Europe) and Spanish Easter customs in many regions … Continue reading

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Christmas decorations in cities around the world [photo challenge]

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The Christmas period is approaching fast and we also, at Hitch-Hiker’s Handbook, have started to feel this lovely festive atmosphere. To put you in the merry mood as well, we’ve decided to create another photography challenge in which we invite … Continue reading

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