Being called the festival of festivals, La Mercè is Barcelona’s Fiesta Major. It is a macro-festival including various individual festivals that showcases Barcelona’s cultural wealth. This year, the La Merce festival will take place around Plaça Sant Jaume. Luckily, when wanting to rest in between, we offer comfortable, convenient lodging in our boutique hotel that is situated in the theatre district so you can enjoy the festival in maximum comfort.
A great event and an unmissable spot in the city of Barcelona is the Montjuic Magic Fountain, or in Catalan, Font Màgica de Montjuic, that offers spectacular shows of water and light. Now that summer is here, the streets are overflowing with people. In a buzzing city such as Barcelona, many summer events and an unlimited amount of outdoor venues are offered to entertain the crowd. When you are staying at our boutique hotel, you will be at a stone-throwing distance from this must-see event.
Barcelona is a beautiful city full of wonders and hidden gems, many of them you can find in Montjuic area, where at its foot you can find our beautiful boutique hotel. For fans of architecture, it is a great place to spot beautifully designed buildings and great ornaments in the places you least expect them. Architecture fans definitely have to visit one extra site in the city: the Mies van der Rohe Barcelona Pavilion.Read More
Festival Grec is one of the many summer activities and festivals that the city of Barcelona offers. Grec means for Barcelona a space where arts and culture meet, offering international theatre, circus, dance, and music performances. With most of the performances taking place at the outdoor Grec Theatre, in Montjuic hill, each year some of the set locations may vary. Being in Poble Sec, the best part about Casa Vaganto boutique hotel is it is just an easy walk to the main stage of this festival. In this entry, we will emphasize the importance of this cultural key event for Barcelona.Read More
Do you want to watch a movie outdoors in an Open Air Cinema in Barcelona? There is no better summer plan than enjoying a movie under the stars, and the best place in town is in Montjuic mountain surrounded by its beautiful gardens. The Montjuic Open Air Cinema, or Cinema a la Fresca de Sala Montjuic, in catalan, celebrates its latest edition by once again screening the best films in their original language with Spanish subtitles. It is a great way to enjoy movies! Furthermore, another good thing is that it is located at the Montjuic Hill, where at its foot, you can find our boutique hotel!Read More
Sunbathing at the Olympic Diving Pool Barcelona is one of the best plans on a hot and humid summer day in Barcelona. The Montjuic Olympic pool offers amazing and spectacular views over the city since it is located in the Barcelona Olympic park, on Montjuic Hill. If you happen to stay in the boutique hotel on Poble Sec, then is only 15 minutes away by foot. Grab your swimwear, sunscreen and towel and keep reading for the best summer activity in town.Read More
The Barcelona Olympic Stadium, or Estadi Olímpic de Montjuïc in Catalan, can be found in Barcelona on Montjuic Hill, and it is one of the many attractions you can visit on the mountain. It has a rich history, and it is still open up to this day. When wanting to stay around the area, our boutique hotel is only a 15-minute walk away! Are you already interested in the Barcelona Olympic Stadium? Then scroll down and keep reading!
Barcelona has many viewpoints where you can see the city in all its beauty. An example of this is the many points on Montjuic Hill, where on the foot, our boutique hotel is located. In this blog entry, we will tell you about an amazing way to see the city, by flying above it. Do you feel like flying over Barcelona with the Teleferic Montjuic? Then scroll down and keep reading!
The Montjuic Castle, or Castell de Montjuïc as it is said in Catalan, is an important figure in the Catalan history. It lies on top of Montjuic hill, a mountain that offers a great variety of sights and activities to do in Montjuic. Around and on the mountain, you can find as well restaurants, bars, beautiful gardens, informative museums, and different accommodation options like the beautiful Casa Vaganto boutique hotel. If you are curious about the great castle, then keep reading and be allured. Read More
El Molino is a well-known art space concept in Barcelona. It is a wonderful venue full of joy, laughter, and spectacles from the many events and concerts hosted there. Located right in front of our Boutique Hotel on Parallel Avenue, in the quarter of Poble Sec, a bustling neighbourhood full of cafes, restaurants, viewpoints, and offers many things to do. In short, El Molino is a great way to spend the afternoons and evenings in Barcelona. If you are interested and want to know more, then keep reading and scroll down below. Read More