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Discovering Barcelona, a travel guide for teens

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"Discovering Barcelona, a travel guide for teens"... is the ultimate guide to the wonderful city of Barcelona but with a twist: it does not aim to be a typical tourist guide covering only monuments, museums and other...

La Diada, 11 sept 2017: Catalan National Day

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In lieu of current political events in Catalonia (Oct 2017), we found it's important for our visitors to show them how Catalans celebrate their demonstrations. Here a summary of La Diada 2017, celebrated on Sep 11t...

New Year’s Eve party in Barcelona 2016

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Our city might not be as big as London, New York or Paris, nor our fireworks as spectacular as Singapore, Beijing or Tokyo, nor will they break any Guinness records like Dubai's, nor are we the first one to celebrate ...

The pyromusical of La Mercè 2016

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La Mercè is Barcelona's biggest festival, celebrated to honour the city's patroness saint, Mercè: concerts, traditions and family activities that you won't want to miss. It's celebrated for four days nearly at the end...

El Tast de Joan Noi: sea-to-table dining

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Located in Gràcia, a bohemian neighbourhood in the north part of the city, El Tast de Joan Noi is not your typical restaurant... in fact it isn't a restaurant as we know it. In Barcelona, food markets are longtime ...

Flower Festival in Girona

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Temps de Flors (Flower Festival) in Girona For 10 days in May, the city of Girona's historical buildings, courtyards and gardens are adorned with floral arrangements and art installations with a programme of cultur...

Barcelona promo 2016

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Barcelona, in a privileged position at the shores of the Mediterranean, it is the capital of Catalonia, a small nation over 1000 years old which is now part of Spain (for now?). Two languages are spoken in Barcelona: ...

A beautiful time lapse of the mountain of Montserrat

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Montserrat (Catalan for "serrated mountain", like the common handsaw) is the name of a peculiar and very beautiful mountain range near Barcelona were the famous monastery and art museums are located and which is one o...

Castle of Púbol, The House of Gala Dalí

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The castle at Púbol ("poo-bohl")  was the home to surrealist painter Salvador Dalí and his wife Gala (but not at the same time). Gala is buried at the castle. In 1968, Dalí bought Gala her own separate castle in Púbol...

Christmas is in the air: Mercat de Santa Llúcia in Barcelona

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The Fira de Santa Llúcia is one of the oldest Christmas markets in Barcelona dating back to 1786. This is probably Barcelona's most well-known and classic Christmas market and it's located on and around Avinguda de la...

La Vall d’Aran, the essence of the Pyrenees

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Escaping a few days to the mountains of the Pyrenees, in the comarca (county) of Vall d'Aran, located at the top left corner of Catalonia. Merely at a four hour drive from Barcelona you encounter one of the remaining ...

La Ribera d’Ebre county

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The Ribera d'Ebre county, literally meaning "banks of the Ebre river" -one of the most important rivers on the Iberian Peninsula: Ebre in Catalan, Ebro in Spanish- is one of those little hidden gems that Catalonia has...

El Bosc de les Fades (The Forest of the Fairies)

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Situated at the bottom of La Rambla, ideally hidden away down a dark alleyway behind the Museu de Cera (Wax Museum), this kitsch attempt of creating a bar with a mystical, fairytale atmosphere is a great success. El B...

Romantic Barcelona stories

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In order to show you another view of Barcelona, insolitBarcelona has designed urban routes through which you will discover the city and its history, from the origins of Barcelona to the present city, passing by the se...

Rick Steve’s Barcelona and Catalunya

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We don't always agree with some of the stereotypes portrayed in Rick Steve's videos... still Rick is a good journalist and this is (overall) a good video introduction ;) Video: © Rick Steves Europe Source: https:/...

Ein Besuch in Barcelona

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Dieses Video ist für unsere deutschsprachigen Freunde! Kathedrale/Basilika Sagrada Familia, Entworfen von Antoni Gaudí, Gespräch mit dem Architekten Jordi Bonet, Begehung dar Baustelle Weitere Bauwerke von Anton...

Sitges and Freixenet’s Cava Wine Cellars Day

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Take a day trip from Barcelona to tour the cava cellars of Freixenet (Catalan pronunciation: [freh-ee-sh-eh-net]) and visit the picturesque beaches of Sitges. More information: Sitges, the Catalan answer to St. ...

Some say Catalans are cold and distant and far too serious…

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Catalans, who banned in disgust bullfighting in 2012 and whose sedate national dance, the sardana, is unruffled by passion, are serious, hardworking people. Some associate them with northern Europeans rather than with...

Cervera, a fortress in the border lands

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The origins of the town of Cervera are remote in time. In the year 1026, three peasant families built the first settlement in the comarca (county) of Segarra, as in those days it was uninhabited. Later on, the Barcelo...

Modernisme, a local version of Art Nouveau

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In the late 19th century, at the time of the Universal Exhibition of 1888, Barcelona was a bustling city in which architecture played a major role as an indicator of the social status of the then flourishing bourgeois...

CaixaForum: one of the best modern art collections in Europe

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CaixaForum Barcelona is an art gallery sponsored by the Catalan bank "La Caixa", and opened in 2002 in a former factory. CaixaForum is located in the Montjuïc area, on Avinguda de Francesc Ferrer i Guàrdia. The mai...

Sant Antoni de Calonge

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More information: http://www.calonge.cat -official town site. In Catalan and Spanish only. http://www.calonge-santantoni.com/index.php?chlan=gb http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sant_Antoni_de_Calonge How to get th...

The Three Kings Parade

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The biggest Christmas parade and celebration is the "La Cavalcada dels Reis d'Orient" (Catalan for the "Three Kings Parade" in English, or "Cabalgata de los Reyes Magos" in Spanish) or also known as the "Twelfth Night...

Circ Raluy

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Circ Raluy is both a historic travelling circus and travelling museum of old circus caravans that is now one of Barcelona's Christmas traditions and brings a new show to town every year. The Great Raluy Circus Show...

New Year’s Eve party in Barcelona 2013

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Our city might not be as big as London, New York or Paris, nor our fireworks as spectacular as Singapore, Beijing or Tokyo, nor will they break any Guinness records like Dubai's, nor are we the first one to celebrate ...

Typical Christmas menu

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Video: © videosfrombarcelona Source: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EMC0meBehoc

Caganers and the Nativity scenes in Christmas

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A caganer (Catalan pronunciation: [ka-gah-neh]) is a figurine depicted in the act of defecation appearing in nativity scenes in Catalonia and neighbouring areas with Catalan culture such as Andorra, Valencia, former N...

Nativity exhibitions during Chrismas

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During Christmas, in many Catalan homes you are going to find beautiful Nativity scenes, called pessebres in Catalan. Kids love those small figurines that we put into the Nativity scenes, and you can find as well Nati...

Homage to a Catalan Christmas

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This is a video showing and explaining some of the Christmas traditions in Catalonia as seen by an American from Iowa. Yes, I know what you're thinking: "Those crazy Catalans!", lol!, we're indeed a bit... eschatologi...

Ball de bastons

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Ball de Bastons (Sticks dance) is the name of a ritual weapon dance spread throughout Europe and the rest of the Iberian area (cossiers in Majorca, Portuguese pauliteiros, Aragonese palotiau, Basque ezpatadantza and S...

Sail on a historical vessel

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The Museum Marítim de Barcelona (Maritime Museum) is located by the waterfront in one of Barcelona’s finest landmark buildings: the Reials Drassanes, the medieval shipyards which are a unique example of civic Gothic a...

Jezebel’s: great pop up restaurant

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Discover Barcelona's hidden pop-up restaurants. We follow American expat Kathleen Englehardt as she prepares a mouth watering Mediterranean inspired menu for her select group of guests. This video is a promotional ...

Segway-ing around Barcelona

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Discover Barcelona the easy way, a guided tour of the city on a segway, the personal transportation system designed to become a new way to efficiently and effortlessly go anywhere in the city with the minimum environm...

Natural Park of the mountain of Montserrat

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Montserrat is a mountain near Barcelona where a Benedictine abbey, Santa Maria de Montserrat, which host the Virgin Montserrat sanctuary and which is identified by some with the location of the Holy Grail in Arthurian...

Day of the Mussel in Alcanar

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In Alcanar, a small fishing town located in the southernmost edge of Catalonia, by the river Ebre delta, the Day of the Mussel of the Ebre Delta has been celebrated every year since 2001. Hundreds of kilograms of stea...

The Mies van der Rohe Foundation

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The Barcelona Pavilion, designed by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, was the German Pavilion for the 1929 International Exposition in Barcelona. This building was used for the official opening of the German section of the ex...

A cappella anthem at FC Barcelona’s Camp Nou stadium

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Listen to the fans singing the club anthem at the Camp Nou on May 17, 2014 before the title decider between FC Barcelona and Atlético Madrid. More information: http://www.fcbarcelona.com/ http://en.wikipedia.or...

How Barcelona came to be…

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An entertaining and educational 5 minute video about how the city of Barcelona was formed and has grown since its foundation on 3rd century BC to modern times. It's worth first having a look at the current map of the ...

Walking through history in rural Catalonia

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Ulldecona is a town in the South of Catalonia, in the comarca (county) of Montsià, near the Senia River. Ulldecona is part of the Taula del Sénia free association of municipalities. It has got town privileges since 12...

Museum of Catalan Art Nouveau

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Art from one of Catalonia’s most important art movements, the Museu del Modernisme Català (MMCAT) is the only museum that is dedicated exclusively to Catalan Art Nouveau. The museum, which opened in March 2011, is loc...

The ruins of Empúries

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Empúries was a settlement on the Mediterranean coast of the comarca (county) of Alt Empordà in northern Catalonia. Nowadays is part of the municipality of the town of l'Escala. The settlement was founded in 575 BC by ...

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