Ripoll : What to See and Do

The plaza in front of the Monastery of Santa Maria de Ripoll on a sunny day. A yellow and red senyera flag flys at the top of the bell tower of the monastery.

Ripoll is a small town in the foothills of the Pyrenees mountain range, one hundred kilometres from Barcelona. The town is best known for the monastery of Santa Maria de Ripoll which was founded in …

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Discover the Awesome Graffiti and Street Art of Poblenou

Colourful graffiti near Avenida Diagonal in the Poblenou neighbourhood of barcelona

Over the last few years Barcelona’s once industrial Poblenou neighbourhood has begun a steady transformation from area full of disused factories to one of hi-tech office blocks, stylish hotels and modern apartment buildings. Many of the abandoned factories have …

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From Argentona to the Castell de Burriac

2 walkers taking a rest on the stone walls of Burriac castle

The 11th Century “Castell de Burriac” is a small medieval castle with fantastic views of the Maresme Coast, Montseny and Barcelona. The castle is located at the top of Burriac hill at an altitude of …

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