Mies van der Rohe Barcelona Pavilion

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 Barcelona

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

Open Air Cinema Barcelona

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

Olympic Diving Pool Barcelona

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

Olympic Stadium Barcelona

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!

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Teleferic Montjuic

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! 

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Montjuic Castle

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 Barcelona, the Moulin Rouge Theatre on Parallel

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

Botanical Gardens Barcelona

The mountain of Montjuic offers many beautiful gardens, full of fresh air, flowers, cacti, and much more. Because of these gardens that you can find in Montjuic, including the Botanical Gardens of Barcelona, the mountain is referred to as the green lung of the city of Barcelona. From our boutique hotel Casa Vaganto, it is only an approximate 10-minute walk to the Botanical garden! What more could someone want? 

If you are curious about the botanical garden and what they offer, then keep reading to find out more.

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Montjuic Museums Barcelona

On the Montjuic Hill in the wonderful city of Barcelona, there are many museums. In this article, we take a look at all of those different museums you can visit while strolling in the hill. If you happen to stay close to the area, like our Casa Vaganto boutique hotel, which is very conveniently located in the Poble Sec neighborhood, you will find many of these museums at a very short walk distance. See below for the list of museums and all other things that are in this blog. 
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