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The Ribera, between art and the sea

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The Ribera neighbourhood has its own unique charm. The streets of the Ribera are a living time capsule of the city-s history, and the neighbourhood still provides a window onto the Mediterranean. It is a charming spot with a wide range of options for you to enjoy the sea and culture. Below you-ll find some suggestions for activities you can enjoy for a day.

  • This is Barcelona

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    They said to us "This is Barcelona" and showed us a postcard of the Pedraforca. We didn't believe it, but just 2 hours outside Barcelona you can be in the heart of the countryside and the Pyrenees mountains.

    In the Pyrenees, you have plenty to do, whether it's sport, culture or gastronomy. In any season of the year, if you go to Barcelona, take a break in the Pyrenees, and discover it for yourselves.

  • Cava & Sunset Sailing Experience

    The Ribera, between art and the sea

    BCN Life

    The Ribera neighbourhood has its own unique charm. The streets of the Ribera are a living time capsule of the city-s history, and the neighbourhood still provides a window onto the Mediterranean. It is a charming spot with a wide range of options for you to enjoy the sea and culture. Below you-ll find some suggestions for activities you can enjoy for a day.

  • The Gothic Quarter and Olimpic Marina by land, sea and air

    BCN Life

    Can you imagine what Barcelona looks like from the sea? And from the sky? Well, now you can find out with a water-based activity in the Olympic Marina combined with a unique cultural tour of the Gothic Quarter, which will ensure you enjoy Barcelona to the full while gaining a different insight into the city.

  • Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya. MNAC

    From Port Vell to the Parc de Montjuïc

    BCN Life , For family

    Barcelona can boast of many things, but it is its status as a Mediterranean, historic, cutting-edge, cultural and cosmopolitan city that make it truly special. Here are two great ideas for your visit that will take you from the old harbour, the Port Vell, right by the sea, to Barcelona's green lung, the Parc de Montjuïc, to make sure you enjoy your visitor experience to the full with a perfect combination of sea and city.

  • #ExperienceBarcelona, an alternative way of enjoying an intensive weekend in the city

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    Art, gastronomy, views, excursions by sea and historical secrets… you can do a lot in Barcelona in 48 hours, and we had the opportunity to take advantage of all of it on June 16th and 17th with #ExperienceBarcelona. How would you like to discover it too?

  • Plans for the summer in Barcelona: grab your diary

    BCN Life , Gastronomy

    Summer's here and the city is awash with things to do! Festivals, summer nights, tapas restaurants and terraces… Choose yours and enjoy!

  • Pa amb tomàquet

    The sacred principles of "pa amb tomàquet"

    Gastronomy

    If you ask any Barcelona local to name the best Catalan invention of all time, nine out of ten will probably reply "el pa amb tomàquet!" (bread rubbed with tomato). More than a simple recipe, culinary technique or custom, the gesture of rubbing tomato on a piece of bread is a sign of Catalan identity.

  • Revetlla de Sant Joan: Barcelona's most magical night

    Seasonal

    If you start to hear fire crackers going off and see bonfires blazing on the night of 23rd June, don't worry; you're about to discover the most magical night of the year.

  • Calles con historia, Barcelona

    Historic streets

    BCN Life

    The city streets are an extension of the lives of its inhabitants; they are part of their homes, their way of sharing and living together in what is, in short, their home or everyone's home. If we walk through Barcelona,  we'll see that every street has its own unique story to tell.

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