Category Archives: Events

Girona Flower Festival – Girona Temps de Flors

Each spring, during the 2nd week of May, the streets of Girona fill with colour as the city hosts it’s annual flower festival Girona Temps de Flors. The festival takes place in the historic city centre and medieval Jewish quarter El Call Jueu. The most impressive floral displays include the Cathedral steps, the Arab baths, MORE»

The Nature of Art Nouveau Exhibition at DHUB Barcelona

Last year I told you that the hoardings surrounding the unusual Disseny Hub Barcelona had come down and that I looked forward to finding out more when the centre opened. Well it’s taken nearly two years but the DHUB will finally open on the 14th of December 2014. In fact the DHUB has been partially open MORE»


New Year’s Eve Fireworks Display

Traditionally the Spanish see the new year in at home with their family. As the clock strikes midnight everyone eats 12 grapes and toasts the new year with cava. If you’ve visited Barcelona before, you will know that midnight is pretty much considered early evening here! Once the family celebration is over most people meet MORE»


The Mediterranean Tall Ships Regatta

From the 21st to 24th of September 2013 Barcelona plays host to the Mediterranean Tall Ship Regatta. This year 30 tall ships are going to race from Barcelona via Toulon (France) to La Spezia (Italy). In the days leading up to the race the ships are moored in Barcelona’s “Port Vell” (old port). Most of MORE»