Outside Barcelona

Outside Barcelona

Looking for something different on your next trip to Barcelona? One hour’s drive to the north, south or inland and you’ll have a truly unique experience to enjoy.   Here are a few of our favorite destinations off the beaten path: 1. Montserrat...
Barcelona Tours

Barcelona Tours

Barcelona has so much to offer; a single visit provides such a broad variety of opportunities that cater to everyone’s needs. We took the liberty of suggesting some of our favorite tours we recommend for everyone.   1. Highlights of Barcelona Tour Start...
Top 5 Gothic Quarter

Top 5 Gothic Quarter

Barrí Gotic or the Gothic Quarter is found between the Cathedral and City Hall, enclosing most of what is left of medieval Barcelona and contains some of the most interesting monuments of the city. Hidden below these centuries old streets another secret also...
Sagrada Familia

Sagrada Familia

Let me be absolutely clear about this from the outset; Sagrada Familia is a must when visiting Barcelona. Consecrated to venerate the Holy Family; Jesus, Mary and Joseph, for me it is much more, Holy Scripture expressed through breathtaking architecture. Started in...
The Brilliance of Ildefons Cerdà

The Brilliance of Ildefons Cerdà

From it’s foundation as the Roman of Barcino, Barcelona has always been surrounded by walls to defend the city against her enemies. The Burbonic conquest on the 11th of September 1714 turned these protective walls into the city’s prison. The conquering...
Casa Batlló

Casa Batlló

Origins In the mid-nineteenth century, the cut and thrust of industrialization pushed Barcelona to it’s limit; the city was growing demographically and bursting at the seams. To compensate the walls that had surrounded and protected the city for generations were...