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Beast in the Barrio Gótico

On a wall in a side street… | Photo: Tom Walton The Barrio Gótico is somewhere to explore on your own: when you've got an hour before or after class, or whenever, go get yourself lost there…! It's also one of the most popular events on our social program — exploring some of its hidden […]

Lo mejor que le puede pasar a un cruasán

This week we recommend you the first novel of Barcelona-born "Pablo Tusset"… Título: Lo mejor que le puede pasar a un cruasán (2001) Autor: Pablo Tusset [Wikipedia] Nivel: Avanzado De qué va: La novela cuenta el recorrido de Pablo Miralles por los barrios más pijos de Barcelona en busca de su hermano desaparecido. Una cita: […]

The district of Gràcia

Like Sarrià, the district of Gràcia [general information | map] was once a separate town — at least until 1897, that is, when it officially became part of Barcelona, as the latter started to expand. In August, Gràcia has a great Festa Major and its other attractions include some great places to sit on a […]

Social program Barcelona, January 25-31

Balcony in the district of Gracia: come with us, Wednesday | Photo: Tom Walton Your social program in Barcelona this week… Tuesday 26th | No trip to Barcelona would be complete without seeing the Sagrada Familia, the Gaudí cathedral. This afternoon we'll also be going just up the road from the Sagrada Familia to the equally […]

A nameless square in the Barrio Gótico

Hidden in the Gothic Quarter | Photo: Tom Walton At the end of the Carrer Bisbe Caçador [map], a short side street leading off the Plaça Sant Just, there's another little square which (according to the map) doesn't even appear to have a name. Because the street is a dead-end, because there's nothing especially remarkable […]

La llavors dels Orígens

Ángel recommends us somewhere central to try some Catalan cooking, for lunch or dinner, just off the Plaça Universitat… Nombre: La llavors dels Orígens. Dónde: Enric Granados 9 [mapa]. Metro Universitat (L1 and L2). Me gusta: La carta en los manteles, que se puede consultar en Internet, como las recetas de los platos. Así puedes […]

Social program Barcelona, January 18-24

Inside the Park Güell… Come with us, Tuesday | Photo: Tom Walton The social program in Barcelona this week… Tuesday 19th | We're going to one of Barcelona's must-see places today: Gaudí's Park Güell, for many visitors to Barcelona their favourite place in the city (16.00). Wednesday 20th | It's just a short distance away […]

The view from El Carmel

Sagrada Familia and Barcelona's twin towers from El Carmel | Photo: Tom Walton We had a picture of the view of Barcelona from the Park Güell, recently; here's another one from not so far away, though you're not actually that likely to go there. El Carmel is one of the barrios of the district of […]

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