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

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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What to do in Montjuic

Being the birthplace of the city Barcelona, Montjuic Mountain is one of the most important places in the city that offer a great diversity of activities you can do, being delighted with the breathtaking panoramic views of the city. At our beautiful boutique hotel, we’re very lucky to be located at its foot in ParallelPoble Sec, with direct access to the teleferic or a short stroll to the main sites this mountain offers.

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Activities in Parallel

The Avinguda Parallel, also called the little Broadway Avenue and Avenue of the Theatres, as you can find many theatres and some clubs where to attend a play, a concert or party all night long, is one of the main arteries of the city. Officially opened in 1894, it is a big multicultural avenue where you find great entertainment, cultural and gastronomical offers for its citizens and Barcelona’s visitors. And the best part is that you won’t have to walk very far from our beautiful boutique hotel since we’re conveniently located in its avenue’s heart.

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Picasso Museum

The Picasso Museum is the reference space to contemplate, learn and understand the art of the Malaga painter Pablo Picasso. The permanent collection includes more than 4,000 works that review all its phases, making it ideal to understand and admire the evolution of the Spanish genius. It is the largest collection of artworks by the artist in any other museum.

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The modernist Casa Batlló

Barcelona is full of historical monuments and buildings. One of such buildings is Casa Batlló, a building located at Passeig de Gràcia, the center of Barcelona. Not only will you be able to find a great hotel in Barcelona center, but you have this elegantly built structure reflecting the history of the city.

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A Visit To Barcelona On The International Museum Day

If you are making a plan to tour Spain, don’t miss out on the International Museum Day in Barcelona. Your tour itinerary must include the thrilling and zestful expedition of the city of Barcelona. It is full of history, tradition, culture, attractions, and wonderful museums.
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MACBA Museum: an Ode to Contemporary Art in Barcelona

The Barcelona Museum of Contemporary Art (MACBA) is one of those indispensable places, especially if you’re interested in contemporary art and culture. The collection offers a journey from 1929 to the present through works of Catalan artists, although international creators are also well represented. More than 6,000 pieces will keep any visitor interested in the exhibit. The MACBA is located only 20 min away by walk from our central guesthouse in Barcelona.

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L’Aquàrium de Barcelona

Barcelona’s Aquarium is located in Port Vell, by the sea, right next to Maremagnum shopping centre. It is a unique visit to do when you come to Barcelona. Indeed, the Aquarium has 35 aquariums, hosting more than 11 000 animals, divided in 450 species. From our boutique hotel Barcelona city centre, the Aquarium is only 20 min by walk.

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Museum Night in Barcelona: When it is and What to Do

One night a year you can visit Barcelona’s museums. We’re talking abut the event known as la Noche de los Museos, or Museum night, which is celebrated every year on May 18th. It’s an ideal plan for people looking for a more cultural way to spend their free time. If you’re planning to visit the capital city on those dates, it’s an event not to be missed! Come stay at boutique hotel in Barcelona’s centre and you can easily quite a few of the museums.

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