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
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!
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 Parallel–Poble Sec, with direct access to the teleferic or a short stroll to the main sites this mountain offers.
Perhaps the most famous dishes from Spanish cuisine, there is no place like Carrer Blai for Tapas and Pintxos, a must-try when visiting Barcelona. Just one minute away from our beautiful boutique hotel, the tapas and pintxos street, Carrer Blai is a street where you find so many tapas restaurants where they serve you these delicious meals. You know when it’s good when it’s full of local people that go there and have an aperitif with a drink or vermouth at a really cheap price!
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!
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.
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.