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Barcelona and sport: a love story

BCN Life

Love of sporting values and emotions. Love of teamwork and seeing sportsmen and women beat their personal best. Love of the open air, speed and cheering on your favourites. There are so many sports to enjoy in Barcelona, you’ll be spoilt for choice.

  • Barcelona's best shops

    BCN Life , For family

    Barcelona is the perfect place to go shopping whether you're wanting to renew your wardrobe with clothes by leading brands, or want to browse shops with soul and take away some local products. As you wander through its streets, you'll find everything from fashions and hand-made items to decorative goods and gourmet produce. A love of design is part of the city's DNA so if you're interested in unique and inspiring shops, you've come to the right place.

  • Casa Batlló. Antoni Gaudí

    Plans for summer 2021 in Barcelona. Enjoy!

    Seasonal , For family

    Look no further, because Barcelona has everything you want. This summer, the city has the best plans for the summer: more than 400 live concerts, international festivals, plans for the evenings so you can escape the heat and enjoy the peace and quiet of the night, cultural activities across the city, food to suit all tastes… and the sea, beaches, boulevards, gardens, shops… Welcome to the summer of your life.

  • Alfresco Barcelona

    BCN Life , For family

    Barcelona is Mediterranean, green and blue, and the perfect place to explore in the open air. Summer is the time to enjoy yourself to the full and make the most of Barcelona while you enjoy all the things to do and the different places where you can experience the city alfresco.

  • Barcelona LGTB-Friendly

    Barcelona LGTBIQ+-Friendly

    BCN Life

    Barcelona has become on of Europe's favourite destinations for the lesbian, gay, trans, bisexual and intersexual community. As an open-minded and cosmopolitan metropolis, the city offers its visitors a whole host of attractions associated with diversity, freedom and tolerance. The LGTBIQ+ district, with its year-round offer of services, is a good example of this.

  • Summer festivals in Barcelona: the definitive guide

    Seasonal , BCN Life

    Summer nights have so much to offer. For instance, summer wouldn't be summer without a festival. Barcelona's fine weather and eclectic, cosmopolitan spirit make it one of the world's festival capitals, and summer features some of the most eagerly awaited ones. And we're not just talking about music (although in summer there are concerts to suit absolutely all tastes) but practically every artistic trend: literature, film, design, theatre, dance, food… Get ready to cool off with our great choice of culture, concerts and leisure attractions.

  • #BarcelonaENOTurisme: discover wineries you would never have imagined

    Gastronomy , BCN Life

    You know wine tourism isn't just about drinking wine. You can do that at a pavement café, at a restaurant table… or even at home! Wine tourism is much more than visiting a winery. It's culture, landscape, heritage, history, adventure, food and getting away from it all in the heart of nature. Discover the many wineries near Barcelona.

  • Summer nights in Barcelona: the definitive guide

    Seasonal , BCN Life

    The golden hour begins, the sun is setting and the city become the focus of cultural, art and food-related events. These are the "Nits d'estiu" (Summer nights), an ambitious project that makes the city the go-to place for an unforgettable summer.

  • Correfoc de Barcelona

    Experience La Mercè festival like one of the locals

    Seasonal

    If you're thinking of heading to Barcelona for a break in September, there are five key dates on the calendar when the city opens its doors and celebrates its festivals in style. The Catalan capital dresses up for the occasion to pay tribute to the Mare de Déu de la Mercè, patron saint of Barcelona since 1687.

  • 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.

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