What to Do

On holiday with family, a group of friends, or significant other? Here you’ll find our suggestions on what to do in Barcelona over your stay… come on now, let’s get planning!

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  • tourists watch castellers form a human tower in barcelona spain
    Ash | July 20, 2021 | 18 comments
    Visiting Barcelona in September 2021 (+ Festival Guide)

    Update 20/07/21: I’ve updated this post but a lot of the events are still TBA due to the ongoing COVID situation. For more up to the minute info please check out our group I’m Off to Barcelona or my post on visiting Barcelona during the COVID pandemic. I get why you’re here. You’re trying to […]

  • festa de gracia in barcelona august
    Ash | August 19, 2021 | 38 comments
    A Thorough Guide to Visiting Barcelona in August 2021

    There’s nothing more natural than deciding to spend part of August in Barcelona. It’s the month the city’s already lively street culture finds another gear. Sure, the parties and sunburns tend to send tourists to bed early – but we won’t be having any of that. Yes, August 2021 in Barcelona is shaping up to be the […]

  • cagatio barcelona christmas ornaments
    Ash | March 16, 2021 | 34 comments
    Barcelona Christmas 2020 – Visit Ideas, Markets, Tips

    So you’re planning a Barcelona Christmas. First of all – great choice! The Catalan capital has a lot to offer, not to mention a brief weather respite from the cold of most parts of English speaking countries. But how the heck can we plan the perfect holiday with the limited hours, massive crowds, and even […]

  • circuit de catalunya f1 race barcelona
    Ash | May 29, 2020 | 1 comment
    Circuit de Catalunya: F1 and MotoGP Guide + 2020 Events

    If your Sundays are all about high-speed and adrenaline then a visit to the Barcelona racetrack (known as the Circuit de Catalunya) lands in can’t-miss territory. Whether you’re there for the F1 Spanish Grand Prix or want to take a Ferrari out on one of the world’s best racetracks knowing how to get the most out […]

  • a boat arriving at the port of salou
    Ash | June 20, 2021 | 2 comments
    Salou Holidays in 2021: Things to Do + Cheap Hotels

    Ah yes, Salou: amazing amusement parks, bumpin’ clubs, beautiful beaches, value hotels, and an impeccable climate to boot. And it’s all within easy reach from Barcelona. My Salou holidays have always been a great beach escape and so here I am to spread the joy, with my very own Salou guide on Barcelona Hacks! Salou […]

  • roses blooming in a barcelona park
    Ash | June 20, 2021 | 10 comments
    Barcelona Park Guide: the Best 8 to Visit in 2021

    Sometimes it’s not a beach day. Especially in spring and autumn there’s no better urban escape for locals than heading to a Barceona park – and trust me when I say there’s so much more than just Park Guell. Here’s a list of Barcelona parks and gardens, how to get there, and how to make […]