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.
Right after the Halloween holidays, the Christmas spirit starts to invade us, with stores putting up the decorations and offering the traditional seasonal sweets. At the same time, the street lights are hanging, waiting to lighten up the cold winter nights. Some people think every year comes earlier and should go one holiday at a time. If you love the most magical season of the year, you’re probably in the best city to spend this year’s holidays. Poble Espanyol will become a giant advent calendar to make this year’s the most magical Christmas of all!
If you are going on tour to Europe and intend to travel to Spain, your itinerary must include a visit to Barcelona due to its magnificent art, history, and architecture. As a matter of fact, considerable emphasis is put on the summer solstice in Catalunya. The summer solstice referred to the most short-lived night of the year and is observed as a public holiday. You would never miss the feast of San Juan during this shortest night while touring Barcelona. Read More
Indeed, it is Diada de Sant Jordi where you can get amused. If you are going to Barcelona, this festival of Sant Jordi is a must-visit place for those who believe in love and are fond of books and roses. Your trip should start out from this unique festival, the most original celebrations in Barcelona. Read More
The countdown has started for the festival of San Juan, one of the most-anticipated celebrations of the year in Barcelona, which marks the beginning of the summer. The festivities take place on the eve of San Juan’s day (June 24th), which means that it’s best not to make plans for the 23rd. This is a festival full of tradition, in which bonfires, the beach, and sweets all play starring roles. We encourage you to come stay at our central boutique hotel in Barcelona to experience this event a little differently, but of course unforgettably.
Every April 23rd, Barcelona has a party. They celebrate Sant Jordi’s day, an event that is deeply rooted in Catalan culture. Flowers and books are the stars of the day and everyone floods the streets to enjoy the activities they put on. Since it isn’t technically a holiday, all the businesses are open, contributing to an even more festive atmosphere. Planning to visit Barcelona around then? We encourage you to stay with us at our hotel close to Ciutat Vella that allows you to comfortable reach all the events.
The Fiestas de Santa Eulalia, considered Barcelona’s biggest winter festival, will take place from February 8th -12th. Despite the Winter cold, things will heat up with all the activities and events planned for the celebration. If you like public festivals, don’t miss out on this event, which will pack the streets of the Barrio Gótico with color and tradition. Looking for a place to stay? We encourage you to stay with us at our design hotel in Barcelona city centre, where you will feel right at home.
Although Halloween is the most visible face of the night of October 31st, in Catalonia they still continue their own traditions for this special night. We’re talking about La Castanyada, an event where Catalan traditions take pride of place. Would you like to experience All Saint’s Day a little differently? Then set aside October 31st for a visit to Barcelona and get to know a festival that is a truly immersive experience. At our boutique hotel on Parallel, we will give you the welcome you deserve.
Few events generate universal excitement like the Fiestas de La Mercè. And with good reason, because it is arguably the greatest festival in Barcelona. The festival takes place every year starting September 24th, the feast of Our Lady of Mercy. It is only 4 days long, but the intensity of those days is unmatched. A calendar packed with over 500 events is the best proof that the Fiestas de La Mercè is not just another festival. At our design hotel in central Barcelona we offer comfortable, convenient lodging situated in the theater district so you can enjoy the festival in maximum comfort.