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Spain Seaside Destinations-Top 10 By The Mediterranean

The Mediterranean Sea has many different climates to offer and beaches to suit every kind of holiday; from rocky beaches near mountain...

Malgrat de Mar Spain Travel Guide

Over 4 km of white sandy beaches mark the Mediterranean coast of Malgrat de Mar, which lies only 60 km north of Barcelona. Tourism really kicked off here back in the 1960s and today it has been classified as...

The Best Of Barcelona Travel Guide

A cosmopolitan, Mediterreanean city, Barcelona is the Catalan capital, where Roman remains sit comfortably alongside medieval quarters, and numerous super examples of Avant-garde and Modernist 20th century...

14 hidden gems in Barcelona for the best experiences

I love Gaudí and Gothic Barcelona. I adore hanging out on the city’s beautiful beaches, its stylish squares and discovering...

Catalonia Best Beaches-With Blue Flag Status

If you wish to discover a great destination for a beach holiday, then one quick way is to check out the beaches which have been awarded the Blue Flag. This will be particularly important if you’re...

Vilanova i la Geltru Travel Guide

A major tourist destination in the high season, Vilanova i la Geltru is one of the Catalan towns that blends the old with the new. On one hand the coast is filled with everything you could hope for, to have a...

Calella Spain Travel Guide

Long and lovely, the coastline of Calella has been attracting visitors for over 50 years. These days this town is pretty cosmopolitan, holding special days in honour of its foreign residents and visitors....

Sardana Dancing Calella

Sardana Dancing Calella Festival Date: 06-06-2015 In 2015 this festival runs from the 6th to 7th June. Sardana dancing is an integral part of Catalan culture. Why not visit Calella at this time to take in this...

Festimatge Calella

Festimatge Calella Festival Date: 04-04-2015 In 2015 this festival runs from the 4th to 26th April. This is a cultural festival, which translates into the Festival of the Image. It attracts plenty of arty,...

Badalona Spain Travel Guide

The third most populated municipality in Catalonia, Badalona can be found just 10 km away from the buzzing city of Barcelona. Evidence of the original city, called Baetulo, which was founded in the 3rd century...

Badalona Fiesta of Saint Anastasius

St Anastasius is the co-patron saint of the city, and these festivities take place around 11th May. Celebrations can be traced back definitely to the 19th century, and include a variety of activities, some of...

Badalona St. Peter Fiesta

St Peter is the patron saint of fishermen. If you’ve previously been to Badalona, or you’ve seen photos online, you’ll know that it has a lovely coast line. This makes it a great spot to join...

Badalona Night of San Juan Fiesta

The night of San Juan is celebrated throughout Spain. The beach of Badalona is a super location to join in with the celebrations. In fact a lot of work goes into the preparation of cleaning the coast in the...

Sitges International Film Festival

Sitges International Film Festival – 3rd October 2015 Festival Date: 03-10-15 This is the world’s first Festival of Fantastic Cinema. It’s been running for over 40 years, with its first edition...

Sitges Harvest Festival and Wine Fair

Sitges Harvest Festival and Wine Fair Festival Date: 06-10-18 to 07-10-2018 This is a wonderful time to be in Sitges, as the wine harvest festival and fair always takes place at the same time as the...

Sitges Three Kings Parade

Sitges Three Kings Parade Festival Date: 05-01-16 Sitges Three Kings Parade 5th January Three Kings Parade – although the Epiphany, Little Women’s Christmas or Three Kings falls on the 6th January,...

Sitges Carnival

Sitges Carnival – Before Lent. Festival Date: 11-02-15 The Sitges Carnival has quite a reputation, and kicks off about a week or so before Ash Wednesday. It is launched by the King of the Carnival, His...

Sitges Barcelona International Vintage Car Rally

Sitges Barcelona International Vintage Car Rally Festival Date: 22-03-2015 A fabulous way to remember a bygone era, the Sitges Vintage...

Sitges Corpus Christi

Sitges Corpus Christi – 4th June 2015 Festival Date: 04-06-2015 There are a number of towns and villages which celebrate Corpus Christi, but this tradition in Sitges is especially well known. Lots of the...

Sitges Main Festival St. Barthomolew & St. Thecla

Sitges Main Festival St. Barthomolew & St. Thecla 22nd to 23rd September in 2014 – the Saint’s Day is the 23rd but...