barcelona traditions Tag

La Mercè are the festivities celebrated in Barcelona from 20 to 24 September. It is a celebration in honour of the Mare de Dèu de La Mercè, one of the patron saints of Barcelona, filling the city with cultural, free musical and religious events in...

Are you going to visit Barcelona and want to get to know the local culture and gastronomy? Enter and discover the main Catalan customs and traditions....

Sant Jordi is one of the most important celebrations of the year in Barcelona. Discover how to make the most of this festive, cultural and romantic day....

Barcelona celebrates Christmas with an endless number of activities combining tradition, entertainment, fun and festivity.We offer you a guide to enjoy them...

La Mercè, but I'm sure that you knew it beforehand, is the annual festival of Barcelona's city. Even though the festival has been celebrated since the Middle Ages when in 1687, it has been an official city holiday since 1871, when the local government first organized a program of special activities in the feast...

  Castellers or mostly known as a “human tower” are recognized as a World Heritage Site by the UNESCO. From oldest to the youngest one, a lot of people take part in building of this human castle. The strongest people (usually men) are on the floor and some...

The Carnival word has its origin in the Latin “Carnelevarium”, whose meaning is “bye to meat”. It consists of eating all products (principally meat) that they couldn’t eat during the following forty days of Catholic Lent. This is the reason why each year, the Carnival is celebrated in a different...